According to Chris Kabout the Houston Astros have released Stijn van der Meer just six games into the 2017 minor league season. The 23-year-old, who got drafted by the Astros in the 34th round last summer, was playing for the Buies Creek Astros. Through 19 at-bats he had collected three hits, a double and two runs. Last summer he batted .329/.404/.418 splitting time between the Gulf Coast League and the Appalachian League. After Spring Training he jumped a couple of levels and got assigned to Single-A Advanced. He will return to the Dutch Hoofdklasse.
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