Dutch baseball · Minor League Baseball

Curaçao Neptunus adds American pitcher

Reigning Dutch champion,  Curaçao Neptunus, has added a left-handed pitcher to their roster. American Trevor Reckling will be the extra arm the club desperately needed after Loek van Mil and Orlando Yntema hit the disabled list.  With the current wave of pitchers hitting the DL, one could wait for the move by the Rotterdam based… Continue reading Curaçao Neptunus adds American pitcher

Korean baseball · Uncategorized

Hof-er to throw out first pitch in Korea

Hall of famer George Brett, the famed former third baseman of the Kansas City Royals, will throw out the first pitch in Korea this weekend. The NC Dinos of the Korean Baseball Organization have invited the Hall of Famer to thrown out the first pitch on Sunday before their season opener against the Lotte Giants at… Continue reading Hof-er to throw out first pitch in Korea

Minor League affiliation news · Minor League Baseball

More heavenly PDC news

And the PDC news keeps coming. This time it is the Angels, who are announcing the extension of a player development contract. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have extended the PDC with their A Advanced affiliate in the California League, the Inland Empire 66ers, with two years through the 2018 season. Angels General Manager… Continue reading More heavenly PDC news

Minor League Baseball

Southern California PDC news

Two Southern Californian MLB clubs have extended their Player Development Contract with one of their Minor League affiliates. Starting with the most Southern of the two, the San Diego Padres. The Friars have extended the PDC with their A Short Season team, the Tri-City Dust Devils. The cooperation between the two clubs began in 2015 and… Continue reading Southern California PDC news

Curacao baseball · Dutch baseball · International Baseball · Minor League Baseball · Uncategorized

Hainley Statia appointed to Brew Crew minor league coaching staff

In the mean time this is old news, but nowhere in the Dutch press there was given any attention to this feat so far. Long time Brewers farmhand Hainley Statia has been added to the coaching staff of one of the Brewers’ minor league teams; in this case the Arizona Brewers. Hainley will become one… Continue reading Hainley Statia appointed to Brew Crew minor league coaching staff

Major League Baseball · Minor League Baseball

Biscuits owner signs deal with SL rival

No, no, it is not as shocking as the head tells you. But the head of this blog post is true nevertheless. Tom Dickson, owner of the Montgomery Biscuits is also owner of PCL, a professional catering company specialized in catering and concessions at minor league ballparks. In this case PCL has struck a deal… Continue reading Biscuits owner signs deal with SL rival

Aruban Baseball · Dutch baseball · Minor Leagues

What to expect from the Dutchies this year? Shawn Zarraga

With Spring Training at full swing now, it is time to see how the players from the Kingdom of the Netherlands will do in the upcoming season. Of course there is no crystal ball and it is still up in the air, but in general you can make a decent prediction based on the performance of… Continue reading What to expect from the Dutchies this year? Shawn Zarraga