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Category Archives: Verified EU Players

Verified EU players are players who we have verified to hold European passports. We have pre-screened for recent injuries and have checked backgrounds and references to ensure skill and character. All testimonials are ones that we have gathered from former coaches, teammates, scouts and even opponents. Often we will contact former teammates and opponents who are not on their reference list.

James Watts (RHP) – Top pitcher in Swedish Elitserien in 2017 with Dutch Citizenship seeking EU club for 2018

James Watts was a four year starting pitcher for Milligan College (NAIA) where he led his team in wins in three of his four years and finished his carreer with a total of 46 starts. After a strong freshman year, James was the runner up for AAC Freshman Pitcher of the Year.  He is also 3rd…

Xavi Gonzalez: Shortstop with MiLB and Overseas Experience Seeking Australian Club

Xavi Gonzalez is a talented defensive-minded shortstop out of La Guairá, Venezuela whole holds a Spanish passport (qualifies for Aussie work and holiday visa). Having played with him myself through the summer of 2017, I can speak first hand of his abilities. With quick hands and feet, Xavi has the ability to make plays that many players…

RaMyron Poydras – Big power hitting 1B/OF who was born in Germany willing to pay flights

RaMyron Poydras is a basketball player turned baseball player who played one year of college baseball in 2016 (Lane College, NCAA II)  and has since played in a men’s league in Texas. He is a big first baseman who was born in Germany when his father was stationed there with the U.S. Army.   RaMyron,…

Sammy Hackl – Power hitting catcher who hits for average. U23 World championship experience

Signed for the 2017-2018 winter to play overseas.  Samuel Hackl is a 21 year-old catcher from Austria who has been facing professional pitching since the age of 16 while playing in the Austrian first division, a league where each team annually imports (mostly American) college graduates or former professional pitchers. At a young age Sammy…

Christopher Mortimer: Speedy Utility Player with Canadian and German Citizenship Seeking Australian Club

Chris Mortimer is an athletic OF/INF with Canadian and German passports. He has played in the German Bundesliga for the past five years and is looking continue his travels and play for a team in Australia this coming season. Having played with Chris myself this season, I have no problem speaking firsthand of his abilities. Chris is not only a…

Jordi Pizzorni: Italian/Spanish switch hitting shortstop with experience playing in Italy’s Pro League

Jordi Pizzorni is a young, utility infielder/outfielder and contact hitter who plays in the Italian Baseball League (IBL), one of two professional leagues in Europe. As a benchmark, the IBL is known for importing at least two former affiliated pitchers per team with AA+ affiliated backgrounds and each team will carry another 2-6 professional players…

Fernando Escarra: Established Two-Way Player out of Venezuela; Signed with Padres as a Catcher/1B and Signed with Orioles as a Pitcher

SIGNED TO PLAY OVERSEAS FOR THE 2017-2018 WINTER.  Fernando Escarra is a versatile player out of Valera, Venezuela. When he was only 17 years old, Fernando signed with the San Diego Padres as a catcher/first baseman. After playing two years with the Padres in the Dominican Summer League, Fernando was released and went on to…

Nick Miceli: Two-way (C,P) college player with coaching experience and EU heritage

SIGNED TO PLAY OVERSEAS FOR THE 2017-2018 WINTER.  Nick Miceli is a rare successful two-way college player out of Wesleyan University where he was used primarily as a starting pitcher and catcher. Nick’s best year pitching was in 2016 as a junior where he posted a record of 6-1 with an era of 3.41 and…

Francisco Gonzalez – U23 Spanish National Team Starting Pitcher/OF Seeking Australian Club

Francisco Gonzalez is a young Venezuelan two-way player with a Spanish passport who is looking for a new European club to play for in 2017. He had the best season of his young career in 2016 after going 10-2 with an era of 2.04 and 112 k’s in 72 innings work for the Southampton Mustangs…

Chris Van Rossum – Former AA Player with EU passport seeking player-coaching or coaching job

Chris Van Rossum is a former professional outfielder who spent 6 years in affiliated baseball (Rk-AA) between the San Francisco Giants, Arizona Diamondbacks and Cincinnati Reds and another 8 years playing independent baseball before retiring and taking up coaching. Now, at the age of 42, he is looking to take his coaching career overseas and is…

Nick Veale – Starting RHP for the Perth Heat (Signed for 2017 summer)

Nick signed as a travel ball coach in the U.S. for the 2017 summer. He is looking for an EU team for 2018.  Nick Veale is an Australian starting pitcher who is currently in his second season of professional baseball with the Perth Heat of the Australian Baseball League. At only 23, Nick is continuing…

David Carles – Speedy middle infielder with German heritage willing to pay flights (Signed for 2017 summer)

David Carles is a 2016 graduate of the Alma College Scots baseball program where he was the starting second baseman (with time at SS) and was nominated to the 2nd Team All-MIAA Conference after having a career year with a .343/.400/.505 slashline while swiping 16 bags. He is also passionate about coaching and is happy…

Jonathan Dziomba – Pro infielder since 2009, 2013 batting champ, Italian heritage

Jonathan Dziomba is an experienced hitter who has played in most U.S. independent professional baseball leagues since 2009 when he graduated from college. He has spent the majority of his career playing third base, shortstop and second base. He is a gap-to-gap hitter with the ability to hit the long ball as shown by his…

Ian Townsend – Power hitting utility player and NCAA II National Champion

Ian Townsend is a 190.5 cm right handed utility player who hits for power from the left side and possess good speed. He is capable of playing any position other than catcher however his main position in college was outfield where he had an above average arm and the ability to make difficult plays (as highlighted in a home…

Bart Janssen – Catcher / OF, Dutch Major League and CBLE Experience.

Signed in Australia for the 2016-2017 season.  Bart Janssen is a catcher from Breda in The Netherlands. Bart has been playing around Europe in the Dutch leagues as well as the European Collegiate Baseball League (CBLE) since 2010. In 2015 and 2016 Bart played for the Oosterhout Twins who now compete in the top level…

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