In the midst of a successful two-game run to the final at the World Baseball Classic Qualifier, Team Australia catcher Allan de San Miguel added his own excitement to the tournament when he signed with the Kansas City Royals organisation.
With two quick wins to open the World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Sydney, host Team Australia will head straight to the final game on Sunday, solidifying their spot with a 4-1 win over South Africa on Friday night at Blacktown International Sportspark.
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.
Three games into the World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Sydney and just three teams remain contenders for a spot in next year's event, after the Philippines suffered its second consecutive loss, eliminated by New Zealand's 17-7 eight-inning victory in a back-and-forth affair on Friday afternoon at Blue Sox Stadium in Sydney.
With two doubles in his first matchup with the Southern Thunder at the WBC Qualifier, and four full days under his belt with the national squad, Logan Wade's progression has impressed his Team Australia teammates.
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