Dutchies in the minors. Where will they start?

By far not every minor league roster has been revealed but on several websites of minor league clubs you can see the name of players that has been placed their by the Major League parent club. Here is provisional overview. Not everything is clear yet, so updates will follow. Chadwick Tromp: The 21-year old Aruban catcher …

Dutch gather at Curacao to prepare for Premier12

The Dutch national team went to Curacao to prepare for the upcoming Premier 12 tournament which will start on November 8. The players arrived at the Blue Bay Curaçao Golf & Beach Resort in Willemstad yesterday. At the resort the local players that received a call up joined the team, together with manager Hensley Meulens. Meulens …

Summing up the Dutchies per MLB organization: Seattle Mariners

Today in "Summing up the Dutchies" an organization that has had many Dutchies through the years; players like Kalian Sams, Greg Halman, Wladimir Balentien and Lars Huijer to name a few.  It is time to shed some light on:         Number of Dutchies: 2 Gianfranco Wawoe: Gianfranco Wawoe is a 21-year old shortstop …

Gianfranco Wawoe promoted to AA

Curacaoan infielder Gianfranco Wawoe has been promoted by the Seattle Mariners. I realize that this is a bit old news, but since I focused on the European Cup, I have totally missed this news. Wawoe, who played a variable season at A Full Season level with the Clinton LumberKings of the Midwest League, has been promoted …

Dutchies in the Minors, May 4

At AAA level no Dutchies saw action. The game in Albuquerque between the Isotopes and the Las Vegas 51s was postponed. Sharlon Schoop hasn't played a game with the Norfolk Tides since April 30. Also at AA level no Dutchies. Some just didn't play, others are on the DL (Shawn Zarraga and Randolph Oduber). A …

Dutchies in the Minor Leagues, Sunday April 19

AAA Roger Bernadina was only used as an offensive substitution for pitcher Jorge Rondon in the eighth inning. He grounded out to first base but drove in Tim Wheeler from third base. The Isotopes eventually lost 5-4 from the Reno Aces. AA The Bowie BaySox beat the Erie SeaWolves 10-8. Sharlon Schoop saw the ball …

Dutchies in Minor League Baseball, Saturday April 18

AAA For the first time this season, Roger Bernadina reached .200 for a batting average. In yesterday's game he went 2 for 5 with a double, a walk, two strikeouts and two runs scored. The Isotopes won the game in Reno 9-4. AA In the Texas League the Frisco RoughRIders fell to the Arkansas Travelers …

Dutchies in the Minor Leagues, Thursday April 16

For most of the Dutchies in the minors it was a bad day. Many of them didn't see the ball well. AAA The Tacoma Rainiers needed eleven innings to beat the Albuquerque Isotopes 3-1. Roger Bernadina went 0 for 2 but did draw two walks. AA Randolph Oduber got a pinch hit appearance for the …

Dutchies in the Minor Leagues, Wednesday April 15

AAA Roger Bernadina played his sixth game of the season and collected 2 basehits out of four at bats. In his first at bat of the game he hit an RBI line drive. He drove in one of the five runs that the Isotopes scored in the first inning. Eventually they beat the Tacoma Rainiers …

Dutchies in the Minor Leagues, Saturday April 11

Several Dutches played again yesterday. Here is an overview of those who saw action. AAA Roger Bernadina is still without a basehit. Yesterday he got a pinch hit appearance in the Isotopes 7-3 loss vs the Aces. Roger grounded out in a kind of curious play: 3-4-3-4. AA The Bowie BaySox won a close one …

Dutchies in Minor League Baseball, Friday April 10

AAA The Albuquerque Isotopes tied the series by beating the Reno Aces 2-1 but Roger Bernadina didn't get a basehit for the second consecutive game. He went 0 for 2 with two strikeouts and a walk. AA Randolph Oduber went 1 for 2 with a lead off bunt in the bottom of the second and …

Dutchies in Minor League Baseball, Thursday April 9

Yesterday the Minor Leagues celebrated Opening Day.  Several Dutchies are  playing in the minors. AAA Roger Bernadina shared the misery of the Albuquerque Isotopes as they fell to the Reno Aces 8-2. Roger went 0 for 4 with two strikeouts. He made a couple of fly outs in right field. AA Despite the fact that …

Roster Spot of Dutchies in US baseball, AA, A Advanced, A Full Season and A Short season

For many Dutchies is was unclear where they would start the upcoming season. With only four one day until minor league opening day, I think it is safe to say that they will play at the club on which roster they are mentioned. A few Dutchies have been promoted to a higher level recently. Here …

Dutchies in the US: Where will they start the 2015 season?

With spring training around the corner, I thought it would be nice to give an overview of Dutch and Netherlands Antillian players who play in the US at various levels. I will drag those players into the spotlight that play on MLB, AAA, AA, A Advanced, A Full Season, A Short Season and Rookie (Appalachian …

Appalachian League eyes possible expansion for 2016

The Appalachian League (Rookie), where Dutch (Antillian) players Gianfranco Wawoe, Ozaino Albies and Danny Arribas have played in 2014, may expand despite messages of a few years ago that the league would contract. A new trend is dawning: MLB teams are looking to add more rookie league teams. The Appalachian League could be a perfect …

Dutchies in the US part 3

For most of the minor leagues the regular season is over. A few Dutchies will advance with their teams to the play offs in the various leagues but the most can prepare for the 2015 season. Some players will join the Dutch national team for the upcoming European Cup.A AdvancedLars Huijer:  After his promotion to …

Dutchies in the US part 1

My first post on this blog will be about players from the Netherlands and Netherlands Antilles playing at the following levels: A Advanced, A Full Season, A Short Season and Rookie. A Advanced Lars Huijer Recently Lars Huijer was promoted from A Full Season to A Advanced. Now Lars is pitching for the High Desert …

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