Fortitudo Bologna Acquires Another Player From Curaçao

On its Instagram account, multiple Italian champions Fortitudo Bologna announced the signing of Curaçao-born Darren Seferina for the second part of the Serie A season. Darren Seferina was born on January 24, 1994 in Willemstad. He was one of those talented players who tried his luck at American schools: Trinity Christian Academy in Deltona and …

Fortitudo Bologna Retreats From Participation in The European Champions Cup.

The team that would play next to Italian champion San Marino, after it decided to decline participating in the European Champions Cup, has decided not to participate either. Yesterday, announced Fortitudo Bologna has withdrawn as well. Thanks to this decision, Parmaclima Baseball will be the lone Italian representative for now. Parma was appointed the …

San Marino Will Not Defend Its Serie A Title

For a while, T&A San Marino threatened to withdraw from the 2023 Serie A. Last Tuesday, they made it official. The "Italian" champions will not defend their title in 2023. Next to San Marino, two other clubs have withdrawn, but for other reasons than the Italian champion. Both Titans Castelfranco and Academy Nettuno decided to …

Collecchio Signs Young Aruban Pitcher

The other day, Collecchio Baseball, playing in the Italian Serie A, announced the signing of a player with a Dutch passport. In the past few years, players from the Dutch Kingdom are popular among Italian clubs. Especially players from Curaçao and Aruba since those players have a Dutch passport and thus can be considered players …

FIBS Releases Schedule of 2022 Serie A

The Italian Baseball and Softball Federation (FIBS) has released the schedule of the 2022 Serie A season. Unlike last season, when there were eight groups of four teams, there will be three groups of eight teams and one of seven teams this year. The federal council of the FIBS announced the 2022 schedule. Next to …

Italian Clubs Get Reinforcements in The Final Hour

Several Italian Serie A clubs have acquired some reinforcements just before the periode in which this is allowed will end. The most eye popping transactions will be mentioned below. Nettuno BC 1945 The oldest club of Italy is finally back at the highest level of Italian baseball. The promotion was earned last year. So far …

Italian Serie A down to 32 Teams at The Eleventh Hour

Even though the Serie A had already started a bit when Group C took off two weeks ago, the biggest chunk of the league will start this weekend. Unfortunately, one team has decided to step back at the eleventh hour. So with the decision of Bollate BC 1959 to step back, the Serie A will …

Another Curaçaoan Heads to Italy

Another player from Curaçao is heading to the Italian Serie A. The Dutch Antilles are a popular resort for Italian clubs, since the inhabitants have a Dutch passport and thus, according to the rules, they can be regarded as Dutch citizens. The club that has signed another player from the Caribbean island is Milano United. …

Jiandido Tromp Joins T&A San Marino of Italian Serie A

After a minor league career with the Phillies organization and one year in Indy ball, Aruban outfielder Jiandido Tromp will head to Europe, Italy to be exact, where he will continue his baseball career. Jiandido joined the Phillies organization in 2012 when he debuted in the Gulf Coast League before he was promoted to the …

Layout Of The Italian Serie A

For some days, a list with the new layout of the 2021 Serie A was circulating on the internet. According to several sources, the layout would take the regional alignment into account as much as possible. The new alignment will contain seven divisions. Seven divisions of four teams and one of five. This list was …

Italian Baseball Season Postponed

When the FIBS (Federazione Italiana Baseball e Softball) removed the schedules of the Serie A from its website a few days ago, one could imagine that the season would be postponed.The website of the FIBS confirms that the season will be put on hold and that friendly matches cannot be played either. Even though the …

Another Dutchie goes to Italy

Today, announced that Curaçao born Urwin Juaquin will join Parmaclima Baseball for the 2021 season. Especially on the defensive side, Juaquin, who has four years in the minors under his belt, will be a reenforcement for the cheese city. Since Juaquin is from Willemstad Curaçao, he is a Dutch citizen officially. As a result, …

Ademar Rifaela not to Nettuno

As soon as the news came out that Nettuno Baseball had acquired Ademar Rifaela, the discussion broke loose in a Dutch baseball group on Twitter. Was this allowed or not? The manager of Curaçao Neptunus stated it wasn't and eventually he was right. Ademar Rifaela is blocked from going to Nettuno Baseball in the Italian …

Transactions for Parmaclima

Italian Serie A club Parmaclima has announced several reinforcements for the 2021 season. Next to several additions to the coaching staff, some new players were added but also a few players hung up their spikes. First of all, the club started to strengthen the internal structure. Next to that the following coaches were added to …

Ademar Rifaela joins Nettuno Baseball

Like last year, Nettuno Baseball has signed another player from the Dutch Kingdom. After Oliver van det Wijst Nettuno has acquired Ademar Rifaela. Ademar Rifaela The 26-year old Curaçao born outfielder spent 7 years in the farm system of the Baltimore Orioles but was not re-signed due to corona. As a result, Rifaela joined Quick …

ASD San Marino Postpones Participation in Italian Serie A for the Time Being

In an official declaration on its website, A.S.D. San Marino baseball club has announced to freeze its participation in the Italian Serie A for the time being. Reason is several questions it has raised about the new format of the Serie A with 32 clubs. It the declaration, A.S.D. San Marino is summing up a …

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