Pim Walsma

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Pim Walsma
Amsterdam Pirates
Pitcher
Born: (1987-02-03) February 3, 1987 (age 27)
Netherlands
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Career highlights and awards

Pim Walsma (born February 3, 1987, Amsterdam) is a Dutch baseball player who currently plays for the Amsterdam Pirates and the Dutch national team.[1]

He attended Lower Columbia College in the United States.[2] During his sophomore season, he went 2-3 with a 3.27 ERA.[1]

Walsma debuted in the Hoofdklasse in 2005 and went 1-6 with a 5.11 ERA, walking 38 in 44 innings for the Amsterdam Pirates; he was 5th in the league in free passes.[1] He fell to 1-6, 6.75 in 2006 with 40 walks in 3713 innings, finishing 6th in walks. He participated in the MLB European Academy that summer.[1] In 2007, Walsma was 1-2 with a save and a 7.62 ERA for Amsterdam, with 19 hits and 13 walks in 13 innings.

In 2008, he began the season 1-4 with 5 saves and a 4.22 ERA, fanning 48 in 4223 IP. Walsma was added to the Dutch national team for the 2008 Haarlem Baseball Week. He allowed one run in 623 IP in the event.[1] He then was selected by coach Robert Eenhoorn in the team that represents the Netherlands at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.[3]

In the 2009 World Baseball Classic, Walsma got a start against the Puerto Rico.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f BR Bullpen: Pim Walsma, baseball-reference.com, ret: Aug 6, 2008
  2. ^ "Lower Columbia College: Pitchers Paradise". Lower Columbia College. Retrieved 1 June 2010. 
  3. ^ Dutch Olympic Baseball squad 2008, knbsb.nl, ret: Aug 5, 2008