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Hensley Meulens wants MLB managerial job after WBC showing

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Hensley Meulens has received positive reviews for his communication skills and upbeat approach while leading the Netherlands to two straight extended runs in the World Baseball Classic.

As the Dutch team prepares to play Puerto Rico in the WBC semifinals Monday night at Dodger Stadium, he's hoping that MLB front offices with managerial openings this winter will be taking notes

Source: http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/18951073/netherlands-manager-hensley-meulens-hopes-mlb-managerial-job

Smart shifting puts the Netherlands into the WBC semifinals

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The semifinal round of the World Baseball Classic is about to go Dutch, thanks to a lot of creative shifting by Team Netherlands.

Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/nationals/smart-shifting-puts-the-...

Multicultural Netherlands could become signature team of 2017 WBC

 Stocked with star infielders in Xander Bogaerts, Andrelton Simmons, Didi Gregorius, Jonathan Schoop and Jurickson Profar, manager Hensley Meulens has found a way to get all of them in the lineup

LOS ANGELES -- The Netherlands could be the signature team of this World Baseball Classic, thanks to a roster built of multiple ethnicities with myriad languages spoken in its clubhouse

At the core of the talented Netherlands team is a gaggle of insanely talented shortstops in Gregorius, Andrelton Simmons and Xander Bogaerts. Simmons is this team’s shortstop.

Source:  http://www.espn.com/blog/sweetspot/post/_/id/78110/multicultural-netherlands-team-could-become-signature-team-in-2017-wbc




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