Bolsenbroek remains with Regensburg

The Regensburg Legionaere from Germany announced  through their website today, that Dutch pitcher Mike Bolsenbroek will stay with the club. 2017 will be his tenth season with the club from the German Bundesliga.

Afbeeldingsresultaat voor Mike Bolsenbroek
With the exception of three years in the minors (2008-2010) Bolsenbroek played for the multiple German champion since 2008. Mike even pitched for the German national team during the 2012 World Baseball Classic Qualifier that was hosted by Regensburg.

This off season the ace of the Legionaere was courted by several German and Dutch clubs but he opted to stay with the Legionaere. In the past ten years Mike has built a life in Germany where he is a carpenter, so it is not strange that he did not signed a deal with Dutch clubs.

“I know what I am having here”, said Bolsenbroek in an interview. “Regensburg is my second home. I want to play with the Dutch team as long as possible and my goal is to reach the 2020 Olympics with that team.”
Bolsenbroek also likes his role with the club. “We will have a young team with a lot of potential. I am looking forward to help the young guys and to build a new team.”
Bolsenbroek is also helping the club as pitching coach for the youth teams.

According to manager and former minor leaguer Kai Gronauer, he and Bolsenbroek had very intense talks about a longer stay. Gronauer is happy that his ace will stay with the club. Gronauer doesn’t have a doubt about the leading role that Bolsenbroek will have with the team.

 

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