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Aug '13 22

Europeans in the Majors & Minors through August 22



By DZ

Federico Castagnini (Italy), Andy Paz (France), and Aldi Guzman (Netherlands) all hit their first professional home runs in the last week. Roger Bernadina swapped NL East clubs, Kai Gronauer briefly returned from injury, and Donald Lutz went down with a broken finger.

All current major or minor league players developed in European baseball are listed here. The format is:
Name, organization, country, age (as of end of 2013 season).
Current team. Position.
Results from the past 10 days.
Season stats.

MLB –

Didi Gregorius, Arizona Diamondbacks. Netherlands. 23.
Current team: Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB). SS.
Eight hits in the last 10 days (28 AB).
.262, 85 G, 301 AB, 41 R, 21 RBI, 22 XBH, 28 BB, 55 K.

Roger Bernadina, Philadelphia Phillies. Netherlands. 29.
Current team: Philadelphia Phillies (MLB). OF.
Was released when the Nationals traded for David DeJesus, and claimed by the Phillies.
.176, 85 G, 152 AB, 18 R, 6 RBI, 12 BB, 44 K, 3/3 SB.

Triple A-

Alex Liddi, Baltimore Orioles. Italy. 25.
Current team: Norfolk Tides (AAA). 1B/3B.
Five hits, including a home run, and two walks across 25 at bats.
.253, 97 G, 384 AB, 63 R, 62 RBI, 36 XBH, 30 BB, 126 K, 11/13 SB.

Kai Gronauer, New York Mets. Germany. 26.
Current Team: Las Vegas 51’s (AAA). C.
One game after 6 weeks on the disabled list, and now back disabled. Had a double and a walk.
.273, 15 G, 33 AB, 3 R, 4 RBI, 2 BB, 10 K.

Double A-

Donald Lutz, Cincinnati Reds. Germany. 24.
Current team: Pensacola Blue Wahoos (AA). 1B/OF.
Disabled with a broken finger.
.240, 59 G, 208 AB, 33 R, 30 RBI, 20 XBH, 19 BB, 49 K, 4/5 SB.

Loek van Mil, Cincinnati Reds. Netherlands. 28.
Current team: Pensacola Blue Wahoos (AA). RHP.
2 games, 3 innings, 2 hits, 1 run, 1 loss.
0-8, 3.34 ERA, 8 saves, 47 G, 59.1 IP, 50 H, 23 R, 28 BB, 31 K.

Kalian Sams, Texas Rangers. Netherlands. 27.
Current team: Frisco RoughRiders (AA). OF.
Six of 28 with a pair of home runs and a stolen base.
.223, 59 G, 166 AB, 24 R, 34 RBI, 23 XBH, 30 BB, 58 K, 6/6 SB.

Tom Stuifbergen, Minnesota Twins. Netherlands. 24.
Current team: New Britain Rockcats (AA). RHP.
Had Tommy John surgery on his elbow, will not pitch again this season.
5-4, 4.53 ERA. 19 G, 87.1 IP, 90 H, 52 R, 11 BB, 48 K.

Single A-

Rodney Daal, San Diego Padres. Netherlands. 19.
Current team: Fort Wayne Tincaps (A). C.
Six of 18 and a walk.
.270, 70 G, 244 AB, 25 R, 36 RBI, 22 XBH, 10 BB, 52 K, 5/7 SB.

Max Kepler, Minnesota Twins. Germany. 20.
Current team: Cedar Rapids Kernels (A). OF.
Eight of his last 27 with 3 doubles and a triple.
.250, 56 G, 216 AB, 33 R, 36 RBI, 24 BB, 37 K, 2/2 SB.

Nick Urbanus, Texas Rangers. Netherlands. 21.
Current team: Hickory Crawdads (A). 3B.
One double in 14 at-bats.
.152, 45 G, 132 AB, 14 R, 6 RBI, 15 BB, 40 K, 3/3 SB.

Martin Cervenka, Cleveland Indians. Czech Republic. 21.
Current team: Mahoning Valley Scrappers (short-season A). C.
2 for 17 with 4 walks.
.186, 48 G, 161 AB, 12 R, 12 RBI, 20 BB, 39 K.

Dovydas Neverauskas, Pittsburgh Pirates.  Lithuania. 20.
Current team: Jamestown Jammers (short-season A). RHP.
One start, one win. 5.1 IP, 3 hits, 1 run.
4-3, 4.02 ERA, 12 G, 47 IP, 42 H, 27 R, 14 BB, 29 K.

Lars Huijer, Seattle Mariners. Netherlands. 19.
Current team: Everett AquaSox (short-season A). RHP.
Two starts, one no-decision with 4.1 IP, 11 H, 5 R. Then a 6 innings-pitched win, 2 hits, 2 runs.
8-1, 2.09 ERA. 12 G, 64.2 IP, 43 H, 16 R, 20 BB, 53 K.

Federico Castagnini, Baltimore Orioles. Italy. 22.
Current team: Aberdeen IronBirds (short-season A). SS.
One (home run) of 19 with 2 walks.
.105, 20 G, 57 AB, 5 R, 2 RBI, 4 BB, 20 K, 1 SB.

Rookie –

Stepan Havlicek, Tampa Bay Rays. Czech Republic. 20.
Current team: Princeton Rays (rookie). LHP.
One outing of 5.2 innings, with 9 hits (3 HR) and seven runs scored.
0-0, 6.48 ERA. 11 G, 25 IP, 31 H, 21 R, 8 BB, 12 K. 1 save.

Scott Ronnenbergh, Seattle Mariners. Netherlands. 21.
Current team: Pulaski Mariners (rookie). LHP.
3.1 scoreless, hitless innings in two appearances (3 walks).
0-2, 4.74 ERA. 13 G, 24.2 IP, 28 H, 15 R, 14 BB, 23 K.

Daniel Thieben, Seattle Mariners. Germany. 19.
Current team: Pulaski Mariners (rookie). RHP.
Two scoreless outings with only a hit but 5 walks in 1.1 innings.
1-0, 5.89 ERA. 15 G, 18.1 IP, 18 H, 13 R, 21 BB, 15 K.

Ibrahin Redan, Cincinnati Reds. Netherlands. 19.
Current team: Arizona Reds (rookie). RHP.
1.1 IP across two outings, allowing four runs.
2-2, 6.14 ERA. 17 G, 14.2 IP, 15 H, 12 R, 9 BB, 14 K.

Aldi Guzman, Cincinnati Reds. Netherlands. 20.
Current team: Arizona Reds (rookie). 1B.
Three hits in the last 10 days, but they were a double and two home runs (his first 2 as a professional).
.206, 21 G, 68 AB, 9 R, 5 RBI, 2 BB, 39 K.

Andy Paz, Oakland Athletics. France. 20.
Current team: AZL Athletics (rookie). C.
3 of 12 with his first two professional home runs.
.226, 31 G, 84 AB, 6 R, 10 RBI, 10 BB, 16 K.

Daniel Arribas, Pittsburgh Pirates. Netherlands. 20.
Current team: GCL Pirates (rookie). C.
Two of 24 with 3 walks.
.276, 44 G, 145 AB, 28 R, 15 RBI, 21 BB, 30 K, 5/6 SB.

Alberto Mineo, Chicago Cubs. Italy. 19.
Current team: AZL Cubs (rookie). C.
A double in 10 at bats, with 3 RBI.
.220, 14 G, 40 AB, 5 R, 10 RBI, 3 BB, 16 K.

Mattia Mercuri, Atlanta Braves. Italy. 19.
Current team: GCL Braves (rookie). 2B.
0-15 with a walk and run scored.
.077, 19 G, 52 AB, 4 R, 3 RBI, 3 BB, 12 K.

Jakub Izold, Cincinnati Reds. Slovakia. 20.
Current team: AZL Reds (rookie). RHP.
Two scoreless outings, totaling 2.1 innings.
0-1, 8.78 ERA. 13 G, 13.1 IP, 25 H, 15 R, 2 BB, 12 K.

Davide Anselmi, Cincinnati Reds. Italy. 18.
Current team: AZL Reds (rookie). RHP.
Has not pitched in four weeks.
3 games, 1.1 IP, 1 hit, walk, 1 K, 2 R.

Alex Roy, Seattle Mariners. France. 18.
Current team: AZL Mariners (rookie). LHP.
Pitched one inning in the past 10 days, walking two.
7 outings, 6.1 IP, 7 H, 9 R, 13 BB, 4 K.

Daniel Vavrusa, New York Yankees. Czech Republic. 22.
Current team: GCL Yankees 1 (rookie). C.
Injured. Has yet to appear in 2013.

Jan Novak, Baltimore Orioles. Czech Republic. 19.
Current team: TBD. LHP.

Julsan Kamara, Philadelphia Phillies. Germany. 17.
Current team: TBD. OF.

Marten Gasparini, Kansas City Royals. Italy. 16.
Current team: TBD. SS.

Rachid Engelhardt, Baltimore Orioles. Netherlands. 17.
Current team: TBD. OF.

Ruar Verkerk, Minnesota Twins. Netherlands. 16.
Current team: TBD. 3B.

Sven Schueller, Los Angeles Dodgers. Germany. 17.
Current team: TBD. RHP.

Artur Strzalka, New York Yankees. Poland. 18.
Current team: TBD. LHP.

Tom de Blok, Seattle Mariners. Netherlands. 17.
Current team: TBD. RHP.

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