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Gianfranco Wawoe added to Mariners roster

Curacao infielder Gianfranco Wawoe has been added to the spring training roster of the Seattle Mariners. But even though the M’s fielded split squad teams, Gianfranco did not make his seasonal debut. Yesterday, the Seattle Mariners announced on their transaction page that Gianfranco was assigned to the team. It isn’t the first time that Gianfranco… Continue reading Gianfranco Wawoe added to Mariners roster

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Nationals release Randolph Oduber

In the meantime this is very old news, but I haven’t read about it on other Dutch baseball websites, except an Aruban sports website where I bumped into the article. The Washington Nationals have released Randolph Oduber from Aruba, early April. The reason for his release wasn’t mentioned. During this year’s Spring Training, Randolph was… Continue reading Nationals release Randolph Oduber

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Another Dutchie appointed to same club as last year

Next to Ozhaino Albies, who was assigned to the same club that he played for last season, the Reds decided to let Calten Daal start another year in the A Advanced  Florida State League with the Daytona Tortugas. After Calten received an invitation to MLB spring training as well, he had a total of twelve appearances with… Continue reading Another Dutchie appointed to same club as last year

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Premier 12: Review

Now the Premier 12 tournament is over, it is time for a review. What was a success and what went wrong? In sporting terms, the tournament was a success, despite the lack of (current) MLB players. Especially the fact that Korea blocked the way to the final for Japan was a major surprise. And the… Continue reading Premier 12: Review

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Premier 12: Awards for Carlton Daal and Randolph Oduber

After the final out of today’s final of the Premier 12 tournament, the All World team was selected. Two players of the Kingdom of the Netherlands were selected. Carlton Daal, the young shortstop of the Cincinnati Reds organization, was chosen as the best shortstop of the tournament. The organisation of the tournament looked at the… Continue reading Premier 12: Awards for Carlton Daal and Randolph Oduber

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Premier 12: Korea suprises world

In the championship game Korea took on the USA. With solid pitching and defense the Korean kept the Americans in check. The Koreans took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning and extended their lead with another run in the top of the third. Keun-Woo Jeong led off the first with a… Continue reading Premier 12: Korea suprises world

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Premier 12: USA joins Korea in final

In the second semi-final, the USA took on Mexico. It was a miracle itself that Mexico got this far. The Mexican baseball federation had a feud with the several Mexican winter leagues, who did not want to lend their players. For a long time it looked like that Panama would take the place of the… Continue reading Premier 12: USA joins Korea in final