Strassburg on the trading list?

We all know by now that the Washington Nationals have signed Max Scherzer to a seven year contract. Since then there are a lot of specualtions about the odd pitcher out in the Nats' rotation. For long, Jordan Zimmerman was named as the most likely candidate, but since a week the name of Stephen Strassburg …

Scherzer signing shows win now attitude of Nats

Today MLB.com headed that the Washington Nationals signed RHP Max Scherzer to a seven year deal. The club has not confirmed the deal yet and no amounts were disclosed but according to Forbes.com it will be more than $180 million. Aparently Scherzer knew before that he would be 37 when his new contract will end. …

Why not Jordan Zimmermann mr. Cashman?

Rumours have been swirling around that the Yankees would be interested in Max Scherzer or in Jon Lester. I wouldn't oppose a deal with Lester, but I am not too fond of a deal with Scherzer. I am not saying that he isn't a good pitcher, but he is heavily relying on his fastball. What …

Dutchies in the US, part 6

The season is really nearing its end. Only two Dutchies are active in the Arizona Fall League. And there is some news about a former pitcher of the Atlanta Braves. Jair Jurrjens It has been a while since we heard something about Jair. But the other day, the Rockies announced that they have signed Jair …

Worst World Series ever?

ESPN published this article on the upcoming World Series. According to ESPN the 2014 edition would be the worst World Series ever.... Why? Because there are two Wild Card teams in it and their win-loss record isn't quite something to write home about. Both teams had fewer than 90 wins in the regulars season. Why …

Dutchies in the MLB playoffs: NLDS game 2

             vs  The Giants took on the Washington Nationals yesterday. I can hear you think: "Dutchies in that game?" Not players but San Francisco's hitting coach Hensley Meulens is a Dutchy as well. Meulens was the first player from Curacao that made it to the bigs. He is also responsible …