The Bandits claimed their first Claxton Shield of the new ABL with a 7-1 win over the Bite on Saturday night. Travis Blackley tossed six strong innings and Donald Lutz won series MVP.
Jason Jarvis tossed five strong innings, TJ Bennett hit a solo home run and drove in three, and Ryan Searle sealed the deal in the home side's win.
World Baseball Classic, Inc. (WBCI) today announced the managers, rosters and game schedule for the Sydney, Australia Qualifier, which will be played February 11th-14th at Blacktown International Sportspark.
With all eyes on Queensland's baseball team as it hosts the best-of-three series starting Friday night against the Adelaide Bite, presented by SA Power Networks, the hope is that not only can the Bandits win the grand final on home soil, but that they also become a catalyst for the still-growing sport in the local area and beyond.
Brisbane's Maxx Tissenbaum has changed MLB organisations during his second ABL season while Adelaide's Travis Demeritte is trying to make up for lost time. Both are aiming to lead their teams to a long-awaited Claxton Shield as they enter the ABLCS. MiLB.com
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