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Kingdom of the Netherlands: What conclusions can be drawn from friendly matches vs Japan?

Last Saturday and Sunday, team Kingdom of the Netherlands played two exhibition games vs team Samurai Japan. The two games were part of  a four game series. Two were played between Mexico and Japan. For Japan it was a must to win all games, but one was lost to Mexico (7-3). The Dutch played two… Continue reading Kingdom of the Netherlands: What conclusions can be drawn from friendly matches vs Japan?

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Summing up the Dutchies per MLB organization: Washington Nationals

Today in “Summing up the Dutchies ” the organization that used to be known as Montreal Expos. Since 2005 they are know as:       Number of Dutchies:  3 Matt den Dekker: Matt den Dekker was born in the USA, but there are close ties with Dutch ancestors. Matt was drafted by the New York… Continue reading Summing up the Dutchies per MLB organization: Washington Nationals

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Dutchies on play off course?

After the post about the Montgomery Biscuits being on play off course, I wondered if any of the Dutchies playing in US baseball is on play off course as well. I will only write about the teams in contention. A team like Roger Bernadina’s Albuquerque Isotopes is going nowhere this season, so it doesn’t really… Continue reading Dutchies on play off course?

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Dutchies in the Minor Leagues, May 11

AAA The Albuquerque Isotopes fell 4-5 to the Sacramento RiverCats. Batting leadoff, Roger Bernadina went 0 for 4 with three strikouts. He also drew a walk. Matt den Dekker also hit leadoff in the Syracuse Chiefs’ 5-2 win over the Gwinnett Braves. The right fielder went 3 for 5 with a double, a strikout and… Continue reading Dutchies in the Minor Leagues, May 11

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Dutchies in the minor leagues: Saturday, May 2

AA At AAA level two of the three Dutchies were on the DL (Roger Bernadina and Jair Jurrjens), but Roger Bernadina played his first game since his stay on the DL yesterday. Roger Bernadina went 3 for 5 with a double, two RBI, a run scored and a strikeout. So he contributed in a big… Continue reading Dutchies in the minor leagues: Saturday, May 2

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Yankees and Dutchies in Major League Baseball, Sunday April 12

Yesterday I expressed my displeasure with the performance of the Yankees on Saturday. Some times you wonder if the players you rant about have read your article. Nah…. I rather think that Joe Girardi showed his disgruntlement and had some tirade. Anyhow, the difference between Saturday’s game and Sunday’s game was like day and night.… Continue reading Yankees and Dutchies in Major League Baseball, Sunday April 12

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Yankees and Dutchies in MLB, Friday April 10

Once again, several Dutchies showed their defensive capabilities. It shows once more that the Dutch have a shortstop overload. The Red Sox needed two games to beat, what many call “the Nursery home. The Bosox took an early 1-0 lead in the first inning and extended it with two runs in the top of the… Continue reading Yankees and Dutchies in MLB, Friday April 10