Dutchies in the US part 4

I am a keen follower of Dutch players and players from the Netherlands Antilles who chase their big league dreams in the USA. Somehow the Dutch are stockpiling infielders: Andrelton Simmons, Jonathan Schoop, Didi Gregorius and Xander Bogaerts. This time an overview of players who play at MLB, AAA and AA level. MLB Roger Bernadina …

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Dutchies in the Minor League playoffs

Since I am a fan of Dutch baseball and Minor League baseball, I am a keen follower of the Dutch players and players from the Netherlands Antilles that play in the various minor leagues. Therefore I like to write about them as well.  A AdvancedIf one player deserves a championship ring, it is Randolph Oduber. …

Dutchies in the Minor League playoffs

Today another overview of Dutch and Netherlands Antillian players in the playoffs of the various minor leagues.A AdvancedThe Potomac Nationals tied the championship series of the Carolina League at one game a piece. At bat, Randolph Oduber had a hell of a game for the Nationals. In five at bats he collected two singels and …

Origin of Minor League team names: G

Since 2004 I am addicted to Minor League baseball. Not that it is easy to attend a game when you live in the Netherlands, but I love the way those clubs are more focused on families, children and the related entertainment. In 2008 I attended my first Minor League game at Adelanto, CA. The High …

Dutchies in the Minor League playoffs

Only four Dutchies saw action yesterday.AA      Hainley Statia and Shawn Zarraga can pack their bags and head to Europe to join team Netherlands in it's preparation for the upcoming European Cup. The Huntsville Stars fell 6-7 to the Chattanooga Lookouts in the decisive fifth game and is now eliminated. It would have been nice if …

Dutchies in the Minor League playoffs

AAThe Huntsville Stars tied the divisional series at two with a 4-0 victory over Chattanooga. Hainley Statia got a pinch hit appearance in which he grounded out 4-3. Shawn Zarraga didn't play.A AdvancedPotomac tied the Carolina League's championship series at one with a 3-0 victory over Myrtle Beach. Centerfielder Randolph Oduber got one basehit out …

Origin of Minor League team names: F

Since 2004 I am addicted to Minor League baseball. Not that it is easy to attend a game when you live in the Netherlands, but I love the way those clubs are more focused on families, children and the related entertainment. In 2008 I attended my first Minor League game at Adelanto, CA. The High …

Dutchies in the Minor League playoffs

AAIn the division series of the Southern League, the Huntsville Stars fell to the Chattanooga Lookouts 2-1. Shawn Zarraga and Hainley Statia both participated in this game. Hainley went 0 for 3, struck out once and drew a walk once. Shawn Zarraga didn't collect a hit in four at bats and struck out once. He …

Origin of Minor League team names: E

Since 2004 I am addicted to Minor League baseball. Not that it is easy to attend a game when you live in the Netherlands, but I love the way those clubs are more focused on families, children and the related entertainment. In 2008 I attended my first Minor League game at Adelanto, CA. The High …

Dutchies in the Minor League playoffs

AAThe Huntsville Stars got their revenge for the loss of the previous day. Yesterday they beat the Chattanooga Lookouts 9-0. Both Shawn Zarraga and Hainley Statia didn't play.A Full SeasonThe Hagerstown Suns beat the Greensboro Grasshoppers 6-2 and advanced to the South Atlantic League championship series. Spencer Kieboom drove in two runs for Hagerstown, one …

Origin of Minor League team names: D

Since 2004 I am addicted to Minor League baseball. Not that it is easy to attend a game when you live in the Netherlands, but I love the way those clubs are more focused on families, children and the related entertainment. In 2008 I attended my first Minor League game at Adelanto, CA. The High …

Dutchies in the Minor League playoffs

AABoth Shawn Zarraga and Hainley Statia got a call up for the Dutch national team, but now they are still playing for the Huntsville Stars (Brewers' organization) in the Southern League playoffs. Last night they took on the Chattanooga Lookouts (Dodgers affiliate). Both Shawn and Hainley went 0 for 4. Shawn let a ball pass …

Origins of Minor League team names: C

Since 2004 I am addicted to Minor League baseball. Not that it is easy to attend a game when you live in the Netherlands, but I love the way those clubs are more focused on families, children and the related entertainment. In 2008 I attended my first Minor League game at Adelanto, CA. The High …

Dutchies in the US part 3

For most of the minor leagues the regular season is over. A few Dutchies will advance with their teams to the play offs in the various leagues but the most can prepare for the 2015 season. Some players will join the Dutch national team for the upcoming European Cup.A AdvancedLars Huijer:  After his promotion to …

Origin of Minor League team names: B

Since 2004 I am addicted to Minor League baseball. Not that it is easy to attend a game when you live in the Netherlands, but I love the way those clubs are more focused on families, children and the related entertainment. In 2008 I attended my first Minor League game at Adelanto, CA. The High …

Origin of Minor League team names: A

Since 2004 I am addicted to Minor League baseball. Not that it is easy to attend a game when you live in the Netherlands, but I love the way those clubs are more focused on families, children and the related entertainment. In 2008 I attended my first Minor League game at Adelanto, CA. The High …

Dutchies in the US part 1

My first post on this blog will be about players from the Netherlands and Netherlands Antilles playing at the following levels: A Advanced, A Full Season, A Short Season and Rookie. A Advanced Lars Huijer Recently Lars Huijer was promoted from A Full Season to A Advanced. Now Lars is pitching for the High Desert …