Stijn van der Meer signs with Astros

In the meantime this is kinda old news as it was published on the Facebook page of Curacao Neptunus, but I totally missed it. The Dutch shortstop Stijn van der Meer, who was drafted in the 34h round of this year's amateur draft, has signed a deal with the Houston Astros. According to the article …

Stijn van der Meer drafted by Houston Astros

Dutch shortstop Stijn van der Meer has been drafted by the Houston Astros in the 34th round as 1027th overall pick. The shortstop of current Dutch champion Curacao Neptunus, played for Lamar Univeristy during two seasons. During the 2016 season, his last with the university, he broke the university's record by getting on base in …

Dutchies in the MLB draft

Last night it became clear that Carter Kieboom, younger brother of Spencer Kieboom, has been drafted by the Washington Nationals as 28th overall pick. If both parties can agree on a deal, Carter will join the organization where his brother is playing (at AA Harrisburg) already. Both are sons of a Dutch born father who …

Dutch Hoofdklasse, Tuesday July 7: Curacao Neptunus @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates

Because of European Cup obligations Curacao Neptunus later this season, the game that was scheduled then, between Curacao Neptunus and L&D Amsterdam Pirates was played today. In a high scoring and close game, Neptunus took a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning. With two outs and Rien Vernooij on first, Vernooij advanced …

European Cup in Rotterdam, final game

Maybe rather unexpected but certainly deserved, Draci Brno faced Curacao Neptunus in the final game of the 2015 European Cup in Rotterdam. What a game it was. This game was a true promotion for European baseball. Draci scored a run in the first and a run in the second to take an unexpected 2-0 lead. …