Robbe De Boey

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Biographical Information[edit]

Robbe De Boey has played in Belgium and for the Belgian national team, as did his father Robert De Boey.

He debuted in 2020, going 0 for 1 for the Brasschaat Braves. [1] In the 2021 Federations Cup, he hit .167/.211/.167 but went five shutout innings to beat the Vienna Wanderers. [2] In the regular season, he was 1-for-20 with 4 walks and 3 runs, fielding .895. [3]

In the 2022 Federation Cup, he was 3 for 14 with two walks and three runs; he was 0-1 with a 2.25 ERA, losing to Cuban national team veteran Yosvany Torres and the Astros Valencia. [4] In the Belgian season, he was 1-0 with a 1.68 ERA and batted .253/.381/.275, playing regularly at 2B for the Braves. Only Jamie Verheyleweghen (his teammate) had a part in more double plays than his 24. [5] In the 2022 U18 European Championship, he was 6 for 10 with 4 walks, 2 hit-by-pitch and 5 runs in 5 games while going 1-0 with a 1.40 ERA, beating Ireland. He led the event in average and OBP. [6]

De Boey fell to 0-1, 6.97 in increased work in 2023 and hit .252/.319/.293. He tied for 3rd in double plays turned. [7] In the 2023 U23 European Championship, he was 0 for 3 and allowed one run in one inning against France. [8] He still made it onto Belgium's team for the 2023 European Championship. He did not bat and only pitched briefly. Against Israel, he relieved Tom Beeckmans in the 6th inning with a 9-3 deficit, two on and none out; he settled things down over the final 3 as Belgium pulled within 11-8 before falling. He walked Assaf Lowengart to load the bases then went 1-2-3 against Robb Paller, Zev Moore and Benny Wanger to escape the jam. He walked Jonathan Zeevi and Ben Rosengard went deep then he allowed no more runs over the next two frames. He tied Kevin Desmedt for 4th on the team in ERA. [9]