Tom Stuifbergen

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Tom Stuifbergen
Free agent
Pitcher
Born: (1988-09-26) September 26, 1988 (age 28)
Breda, Netherlands
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Medal record
Men’s Baseball
Representing  Netherlands
Baseball World Cup
Gold medal – first place 2011 Panama City National team
Intercontinental Cup
Silver medal – second place 2006 Taichung National team
Silver medal – second place 2010 Taichung National team
European Baseball Championship
Gold medal – first place 2014 Brno National team
Haarlem Baseball Week
Gold medal – first place 2016 Haarlem National team
France International Baseball Tournament (fr)
Gold medal – first place 2014 Sénart (fr) National team
Gold medal – first place 2016 Sénart (fr) National team

Tom Stuifbergen (born on September 26, 1988) is a right-handed pitcher who is a free agent. His repertoire includes a fastball that ranges from high 80s to low 90s, a changeup and a curveball. He is 6'4" and 240 lbs. and speaks two languages: English & Dutch.

Tom is currently represented by CSE Sports & Entertainment.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Stuifbergen played for the Amsterdam Pirates in the Netherlands before signing as an undrafted free agent with the Twins on August 16, 2006. In 2007, he was 0-0 with a 2.19 earned run average and nine strikeouts in 12.1 innings for the Gulf Coast League Twins. Injuries did not allow him to pitch in 2008. He is currently assigned to the Twins' Class A Midwest League affiliate, the Beloit Snappers.

Dutch National Team[edit]

Stuifbergen made his debut for the Netherlands National Baseball Team on July 11, 2006 against Italy in the European Baseball Championship. Stuifbergen was the winning pitcher, throwing six shutout innings with three strikeouts, five hits and one base on balls. In his second start for the Netherlands national baseball team at the Haarlemse Honkbalweek (English: Haarlem Baseball Week) against Japan, he threw 4.2 innings and gave up four earned runs with one strikeout, eight hits and one walk.

In November, he played in the 2006 Intercontinental Cup where the team was runner-up to Cuba. Stuifbergen pitched 7.1 innings in 4 appearances. His record was 2-1 with three strikeouts, three walks, nine hits and three earned runs and a 3.68 ERA.

In the 2009 World Baseball Classic, he started the Netherlands' second game against the favored Dominican Republic. He pitched 4 innings, had three strikeouts, and allowed no runs. The Dutch went on to win the game, their second of the 2009 WBC, to advance to the second round.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Client List". Platinum Sports and Entertainment. Retrieved 27 Jan 2011. 
  2. ^ "World Baseball Classic". Retrieved 2009-04-15. 

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