Most Minor Leagues have started their playoffs. Here is an overview of the Dutch and Netherlands Antillian players that are participating in the several playoffs.
In game one of the Carolina League’s playoffs, the Potomac Nationals (Nationals organization) took on the Lynchburg HillCats (Braves). Potomac’s Randolph Oduber hit a solo shot in the sixth inning with two outs. This was his sole hit in four at bats. The Nationals beat the HillCats 4-2.
A Full Season
The Lake County Captains (Cleveland Indians organization) flexed their muscles vs the South Bend SilverHawks (Diamondbacks) in an Midwest League matchup. Sicnarf Loopstok went 1 for 3. He also drew a walk, struck out once and drew a walk. On the defensive side, he threw out a potential base stealer.
In the Sally League (South Atlantic League), the Hagerstown Suns (Washington) faced the Greensboro Grasshoppers (Miami). Catcher Spencer Kieboom got a double out of three at bats and struck out once. In the fifth he was part of a spectacular double play. With one out and J.T. Riddle at third, Felix Munoz hit a, what was meant to be, a sac fly towards left fielder Narciso Mesa. The latter caught the ball and lined it towards homeplate where Spencer could tag the runner from third. The Suns won 3-2.
A Short Season
The State College Spikes (Cardinals’ organization) and Darren Seferina lost their first game of the playoffs of the New York-Penn League to the Hudson Valley Renegades (Tampa Bay Rays). Darren went 1 for 4 and struck out twice. He was also the initiator of a 4-6-3 double play.
In the Northwest League, the Vancouver Canadians (Toronto Blue Jays) and the Spokane Indians (Texas Rangers) played a close game. Juremi Profar played first base for the Indians and got a double ouf of four at bats. He also struck out once. He was the final part of a around-the-horn double play.
De Indians lost 1-0 to Vancouver. Adaric Kelly saw no action for the Canadians.
In the first game of the championship series of the Appalachian League, the Danville Braves fell to the Johnson City Cardinals by 2-1.
Ozhaino Albies got the only basehit of the Braves in four at bats. He also struck out once. The pitching of the Cards was very dominating, considering the fifteen strikeouts on the side of Danville.