Dutchies in the Minor League play offs

The season is nearing its end. In the minors the play offs have started. In general most of the Dutchies did not fare well with their teams yesterday. AAA Sharlon Schoop went 1 for 3 for the Norfolk Tides in a 5-2 loss vs the Columbus Clippers. Sharlon drove the ball towards center field for a single. …

Summing up the Dutchies per MLB organization: Texas Rangers

In today's episode of "Summing up the Dutchies" a team with a fair number of Dutchies in its organization:      Number of Dutchies: 4 Jurickson Profar: Jurickson Profar was signed by the Texas Rangers on July 2, 2009. The Curacao native made his first steps as a professional with the Spokane Indians where he played …

Jurickson Profar makes first step in return to the Bigs.

Jurickson Profar has returned to organized baseball. Last night he played his first rehab game with the Hickory Crawdads and joined his younger brother Juremi who is playing third base for the Rangers' Full A affiliate. Jurickson will play with the team in the coming weeks as DH to get in a flow again and …

Dutchies on play off course?

After the post about the Montgomery Biscuits being on play off course, I wondered if any of the Dutchies playing in US baseball is on play off course as well. I will only write about the teams in contention. A team like Roger Bernadina's Albuquerque Isotopes is going nowhere this season, so it doesn't really …

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 …

Dutchies in the Minor League playoffs

AABoth Shawn Zarraga and Hainley Statia got a call up for the Dutch national team, but now they are still playing for the Huntsville Stars (Brewers' organization) in the Southern League playoffs. Last night they took on the Chattanooga Lookouts (Dodgers affiliate). Both Shawn and Hainley went 0 for 4. Shawn let a ball pass …

Dutchies in the Minor League playoffs

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.A AdvancedIn 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 …

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 …