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Mosel, Williams and Adamson named to Team Australia
02/19/2018 7:06 PM ET
 (Ryan Schembri / SMP Images / ABL Media )

On the back of a standout season for the Adelaide Bite, pitcher Greg Mosel has earned a spot on the Australian National Team that will travel to Japan next month for a two game series with the Japanese National Team. 

Mosel is one of three representatives from Adelaide who will wear the Green and Gold. Veteran pitcher Matthew Williams will join the pitching staff while manager Chris Adamson will get a taste of international baseball by joining the coaching staff led by Steve Fish. 

Mosel, 25, pitched an outstanding season for the Bite and was one of the most consistent throughout the season, forcing his way into national team conversations.

After going 3-0 with a 2.55 ERA in his debut season in 2016/17, Mosel started in all 10 of his appearances this season and in a struggling Bite side was unlucky to finish 1-7 with a 5.37 ERA.

His ERA was 12th best in the league amongst the starters while he ranked 15th in strikeouts with 42 and carried the eighth best WHIP (Walks + Hits/Innings Pitched).

Williams, meanwhile, brings back his veteran experience with the 30-year-old fighting through a tough season.

Pitching from the bullpen and as a starter, Williams went 0-5 with a 6.75 ERA, but a career 3.65 ERA leaves the former Sydney player in elite ABL company.

Recording 44 strikeouts this season, he has finished with 40+ strikeouts for four straight seasons and leads all pitchers in ABL appearances with 136.

Williams has pitched over 300 innings domestically while he pitched over 350 across 200+ games in a six-year Minor League career in the USA between 2005-10.

The opportunity to travel with the national team is also an important one for Adamson, 29, with the rookie manager joining the likes of Fish, David Nilsson and Graeme Lloyd in the six-man coaching staff.

Team Australia will tackle Japan on March 3 at the Nagoya Dome in Nagoya, and on March 4 at the Kyocera Dome in Osaka.

Both games will be broadcast live on Fox Sports.

This story was not subject to the approval of the Australian Baseball League or its clubs.