BRISBANE - With the Bandits holding high expectations for the 2014/15 season, the team has brought on a coach that can live up to the hype. David Nilsson, arguably the greatest Australian baseballer ever, will be leading the team towards the Claxton Shield this season.
When they return to their posts with the Perth Heat this season, assistant coach Graeme Lloyd and star infielder Luke Hughes will be carrying some new hardware, courtesy of their trip to the 2014 Women's Baseball World Cup with the Emeralds.
Just weeks remain in Major League Baseball's regular season, and the race for the 2014 MLB Postseason is nearing its hottest moments. Tune in for all the action on ESPN Australia/NZ as teams make their final charge to secure a Wild Card berth or division championship.
Since launch, the ABL has had a reputation of cultivating elite talent. Now, as of 1 September, nine players and one manager with ABL connections are competing at the Major League level. Read more here
ST LOUIS, 2 September - Former Adelaide Bite and Canberra Cavalry pitcher John Holdzkom strikes out the St. Louis Cardinals side in one inning of work in his MLB debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates