From BR Bullpen
Elton Harris Koeiman
- Bats Right, Throws Right
Elton Koeiman pitched in the Hoofdklasse for a number of years. He debuted in 1994 with the Twins, going 0-1 with a 6.13 ERA. In '95, he had a 2-0, 4.56 record. He moved to Neptunus in 1996 and had a 4.70 ERA. He gave up six runs in 3 1/3 IP in the 1996 Holland Series as Neptunus lost to HCAW. In 1997, Elton was 7-3 with a 3.82 ERA. He allowed four runs in four innings in the 1997 Holland Series, which was won by the Pioniers. He was 0-2 with a 5.14 ERA in the 1997 World Port Tournament. He remained with the Dutch national team for the 1997 European Championship and went 1-0 with a 1.29 ERA for the Silver Medalists.
Elton was 4-2 with a 4.67 ERA for Neptunus in 1998, then spent 1999 in the Eerste Klasse. In 2005, he was 6-6 with a 2.84 ERA for Sparta/Feyenoord. He tied David Bergman and Diegomar Markwell for sixth in the Hoofdklasse in wins, tied Rob Cordemans for 7th in innings (104 2/3), tied Cordemans and Richard Orman for 4th in complete games (4) and tied Jos de Jong for 9th in walks (32).
In 2006, the 33-year-old veteran was 2-10 with a 4.51 ERA, tying for the league lead in losses. He was 6th in innings (105 2/3), second in complete games (6, behind Satoru Fujii) and 5th in walks (42). He went 1-4 with two saves and a 4.17 ERA for Sparta/Feyenoord in 2007 and wrapped up his playing career in 2008 by surrendering 25 hits and 17 runs in 11 2/3 innings, going 0-1.