New Zealand plays WBC Warm-Ups against Sydney Blue Sox


The Sydney Blue Sox and the Australian Baseball League announced that the Blue Sox will play host to Team New Zealand on November 4th and 5th at Blacktown International Sportspark.

New Zealand names provisional Roster for WBC Qualifier


Diamondblacks Coaching Staff Name First 25 Members of Historic New Zealand World Baseball Classic Team to Compete in Taiwan this November

Team Australia announces Roster for Australia Series


Following the rousing success of Aussie A’s Balfour and Blackley this season, Australia’s best baseball talent will don the Green and Gold vs. Sydney Blue Sox for the Australia Series from 26-28 October.

Balfour earns 1st Postseason Save by Australian


New South Wales native Grant Balfour earned the save in game three of the Oakland Athletics postseason series against the Detroit Tigers, becoming the first Australian to ever record a save in the Major League Baseball postseason.

Australian Baseball League Games to Air on National TV


The Australian Baseball League has announced a new television partnership that will see Fox Sports show a ‘Game of the Week’ throughout the 2012-13 ABL season.

Australia opens 2013 WBC Preparations with Series in Sydney


Team Australia will open preparations for the 2013 World Baseball Classic at home with a series against the Australian Baseball League club Sydney Blue Sox. Three exhibition games are scheduled for October 26 to 28, 2012. Games will be played at Blue Sox Stadium in Blacktown International Sportspark in Sydney.

Giants’ Skeels to lead New Zealand in WBC Qualifier


Kiwi-born San Jose Giants Manager returns to fulfil dream of leading Diamondblacks in World Baseball Classic.

Which Teams will reach Gold Medal Game in Seoul?


Seoul (Korea). The second round at the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship in Seoul, Korea will end on Friday with three games. Five teams are still in the race to reach the Gold Medal Game. Except for host Korea, which lost the evening game to Japan on Thursday. In the pole position to reach the Gold Medal Game is Canada, which ended the streak of Colombia in the morning. In the afternoon Team USA had beaten defending champion Chinese Taipei.

18U BWC: Australia ninth, Italy tenth


Seoul (Korea). Italy stayed in competition for half of the game against Australia, then the guys from Down Under took a forceful lead and won with a score of 11-2 to end in ninth in the 18U Baseball World Championship in Seoul, Korea, leaving the Europeans the 10th position.

18U BWC: USA sends Australia into Classification Round


Seoul (Korea). The United States concluded the first round on Wednesday morning with a 6-2 victory over Australia. Playing in sunny conditions at Jamsil Stadium a strong start by Ryan Olson and timely hits between the fifth and eighth inning laid the foundation for the win.