Roger Bernadina, the outfielder from Curacao and player of team Kingdom of the Netherlands, will continue his career in the KBO as he has signed a deal with the Kia Tigers. Last season Roger played for the AAA affilate of the New York Mets in the Pacific Coast League. Despite having a decent season he wasn’t… Continue reading Roger Bernadina heading to Korea
In yesterday’s blogpost, I wrote about several players that can be put on the roster of the Kingdom of the Netherlands for the upcoming World Baseball Classic. But later I realized that I forgot a few and that I may have made a mistake a couple of players. This morning I saw this possible WBC… Continue reading Kingdom of the Netherlands: What conclusions can be drawn from friendly matches vs Japan? Reprise
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?
Kingdom of the Netherlands 8 – 3 Sweden In the final game of today, Sweden took on Kingdom of the Netherlands. It was not a good game: slow and plenty of errors (four on both sides). The Swedish manager brought pitcher Michael Fasth to the mound to start the game. But his pitching… Continue reading European Championship: Sweden gives Kingdom of the Netherlands a hard time
In a press release, the KNBSB (Royal Dutch Baseball and Softball Federation) announced the roster of the Kingdom of the Netherlands for the upcoming European Cup. One very well known name that is back on the list is that of Roger Bernadina. Two years ago, Roger was about to leave for Europe to join the Netherlands… Continue reading KOTN: Roger Bernadina back on roster for European Cup
Recently I went to the US for a month. Here are some baseball (related) photos of that trip. It is one of the rare photos only posts. Cashman Stadium, home of the Las Vegas 51s. The iconic light towers of Cashman Stadium David Dahl, shortly before he was promoted to the Colorado Rockies. The pitch….… Continue reading Baseball pics from my USA trip
There are a lot of players from the Dutch Kingdom active in the Minor Leagues. The biggest chunk of them comes from Curacao and Aruba. Here is an overview of those players playing in AAA, AA, A Advanced and A Full Season. AAA Roger Bernadina is having a good season so far. At bat he… Continue reading Dutchies in the minors so far in the 2016 season