According to Honkbalsite.com Dutch national teamer Sharlon Schoop has signed a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles organization, the same MLB club where also his brother Jonathan Schoop is playing. The 26-year-old infielder didn’t play in 2013. After seven seasons with the San Francisco Giants organization, he had joined the Kansas City Royals in 2012. During his minor league career he batted .256/.322/.353 with 30 home runs in 628 games between Rookie ball and Double-A. With the Netherlands he participated in the 2009 World Baseball Classic, the Intercontinental Cup in 2010 and the Baseball World Cup in 2011.
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