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  • ABL well-represented on U23 World Cup roster

    GOLD COAST -- Baseball Australia are proud to announce the 24 men that will represent Australia at the U23 World Cup in Mexico at the end of October. MORE »
  • Canberra member heading to 2016 MLB World Series

    Canberra member Joel Hiscox is heading to the MLB World Series after winning the ABL's member competition MORE »
  • Wollongong to host Cavalry vs. Blue Sox game

    Big hits, 150km/h fast balls and non-stop baseball action will feature in Wollongong this November as the Australian Baseball League see rivals, the Canberra Elite Cavalry and the Compass Sydney Blue Sox, clash in the first ever ABL game held in Wollongong. MORE »
  • Matt Kennelly named Heat manager for 2016/17

    PERTH -- The Alcohol. Think Again Perth Heat are proud to announce Matt Kennelly as the 2016/17 Manager. After a lengthy search locally, nationally and abroad to replace Kevin Boles, it was Matt's vision, hunger for success and outstanding character that saw him win out the role against other highly credentialed candidates. MORE »
  • de San Miguel moves to Melbourne

    The Alcohol. Think Again Perth Heat will be without star catcher, Allan de San Miguel for season 2016/17 ABL season as the Team Australia member and All-Star Catcher is moving to Melbourne for family reasons. MORE »
  • Gregorius passed the Jeter replacement test

    After facing enormous pressure as the first New York Yankees shortstop after Derek Jeter, 2010/11 Canberra Elite Cavalry infielder and ABL Gold Glove winner Didi Gregorius has proved his value and importance to the rebuilding Yankees. MORE »
  • David Kandilas joins Cavalry outfield

    CANBERRA, ACT -- Baseball Australia player David 'Kandi' Kandilas magic glove will be called upon by Canberra Elite Cavalry this season as the veteran outfielder signs with the organisation for the 2016/17 Australian Baseball League (ABL) Season. MORE »
  • Bandits' Smith called up by Blue Jays

    TORONTO, Canada -- The man who once signed a contract for nothing is now on the verge of playing in Major League Baseball. The Toronto Blue Jays recently called up 2012/13 Brisbane pitcher Chris Smith, as a bullpen reinforcement in the midst of a playoff race. MORE »
  • Meet the ABL's newest correspondent

    Perched in a tree nibbling on who-knows-what that it found who-knows-where, the Ballpark Possum is the Australian Baseball League's newest colour correspondent. Likes: knee-buckling curveballs, bat flips and sacrifice bunts. Dislikes: intentional walks, short porches and backwards K's. MORE »
  • Bandits announce 2016/17 coaches

    As Opening Day of the 2016/17 Australian Baseball League season approaches, the Brisbane Bandits, proudly presented by WellDog, are proud to announce the full coaching staff for the year. MORE »
  • Nilsson to lead Bandits again in 2016/17

    Success on the diamond is second nature for David Nilsson. The Aussie legend has a knack for writing history, and in 2016, is determined to do nothing less as he resumes his role as the Head Coach of the Brisbane Bandits, proudly presented by WellDog. MORE »
  • Veteran outfielder Roeger re-signs with Bite

    On the back of a career-best season in 2015/16, 2015 ABL All-Star Angus Roeger has re-signed with the Adelaide Bite, proudly presented by SA Power Networks. MORE »
  • Cozens, Hoskins earn Eastern League honours

    READING -- 2016 has been a great year for a pair of Australian Baseball League alumni slugging it out in Double-A. After being named co-MVPs of the Reading Fightin Phils, Melbourne's Dylan Cozens and Sydney's Rhys Hoskins were also honoured as the Eastern League's MVP and Rookie of the Year, respectively. MORE »
  • Veteran Big Leaguer Moylan signs with Aces

    Hot on the heels of the news of James Beresford's promotion to the Big Leagues, we're happy to announce than another Australian playing in the Majors is on his way to the Aces for season 2016/17. Big League veteran and the 22nd Australian to play a Major League Baseball game,Peter Moylan is en route to the Melbourne Aces for season 2016/17. MORE »
  • Beresford's debut years in the making

    After playing in more than 1000 minor league ballgames, Victorian and Jet Couriers Melbourne Aces' infielder James Beresford notched his first career MLB hit on a single in the seventh inning of the Minnesota Twins' 2-1 win on September 10. MORE »
  • Bite RHP Smith called up by White Sox

    CHICAGO -- September call-up season continues to be a fruitful time for former Australian Baseball League players. 2013/14 SA Power Networks Adelaide Bite relief pitcher Blake Smith is the latest player to get the call, after being promoted by the Chicago White Sox after the conclusion of Triple-A Charlotte's season. MORE »
  • Aces' Beresford called up to MLB with Twins

    The Minnesota Twins officially called up longtime Australian representative and Melbourne Aces INF James Beresford. When he debuts, Beresford will become the 33rd Australian to play in MLB, and the second to play his first MLB game this year, after Perth's Warwick Saupold. MORE »
  • ABL in AFL: alumni headed to Arizona Fall League

    Touted as one of MLB's prospect paradises, the Arizona Fall League showcases some baseball's best current minor leaguers and future Major League studs. Eight former ABL-ers were named to the preliminary rosters, released recently. MORE »
  • Moylan's unconventional path to the Majors

    Team Australia and 2015/16 Melbourne Aces relief pitcher Peter Moylan's baseball journey has had more twists and turns than a pair of badly knotted earphones, and more closely resembles a legendary epic than the life of a baseball player. MORE »