Category Archives: Aruba

The Week in International Baseball (18 February-24 February)

It was an especially busy week in international baseball, particularly as we premiered what became a series on Europeans playing baseball at American high schools and universities. The original two-dozen list has not hit 60 and names continue to pour … Continue reading

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The Week in International Baseball (7-13 January)

Two major rankings were released this week, with the WBSC listing its 2017 Top 75 and Mister Baseball offering the eleventh edition of its club rankings. Other news came from the Bahamas and Nicaragua, which announced a new international baseball … Continue reading

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The Week in International Baseball (22-31 December)

We wrapped up the year with news from around the globe. MLB announced major plans to invest in development centres in China (link). We premiered a new series of graphics: The ‘Top Stiffs’ who missed a vote because of the … Continue reading

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The Week in International Baseball (27 August-2 September)

The past week has been a busy one for news relating to university-aged baseball players, as we continued our coverage of the U23 European Baseball Championship as the Universiade wrapped up its baseball competition. Yesterday we reviewed the current & former … Continue reading

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National Baseball Federations and Social Media

In the fast-paced world of sport, news flows quickly and rumours, scores, and quotes are reported by the minute. While many still wait to hear their news on SportsCenter or check the box scores in the morning, most journalists and … Continue reading

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The Week in International Baseball (30 July – 5 August)

It has been another busy week here at Extra Innings, and for those who have not subscribed to the site, we thought a run-down of the news we covered might come in handy. As usual, our news came from all … Continue reading

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Red Sox Sign Another Young Aruban Shortstop

Baseball Aruba announced today that Brandon Rincones is the latest Aruban to sign a professional contract, as the shortstop and pitcher inked a deal with the Red Sox. Rincones becomes the second Aruban shortstop in Boston’s system, joining ascendant star … Continue reading

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Tromp Represents Next Wave of Aruban Talent

MANCHESTER, N.H. – In the last eight years, the Netherlands’ national baseball team has seen something of a youth movement, with players like Andruw Jones, Gene Kingsale, and Sidney Ponson retiring, and players like Andrelton Simmons and Kenley Jansen become … Continue reading

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Eastern League Sluggers Thrill Fans at Home Run Derby

  MANCHESTER, N.H. – One week after we were live from Hyde Park with the MLB Battlegrounds’ Home Run Derby, we enjoyed another picture-perfect evening on the other side of the pond at the Eastern League All-Star Game’s Home Run … Continue reading

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