Australia ready to compete in Women’s Baseball World Cup


Australia’s national women’s baseball team leaves for the V Women’s Baseball World Cup in four days and the team is looking fitter than ever in their lead up campaign to Edmonton Canada

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TC Clinic in Japan in August


The educational clinic for Technical Commissioners will see 18 participants representing Korea, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Australia, Chinese Taipei and Japan. The clinic will be held in Tokyo from August 23 to 26 in collaboration between the International Baseball Federation and the Baseball Federation of Japan.

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Detroit Tigers sign Australian Youth Player of the Year


by Trish Quayle, Australian Baseball Federation 2011 Australian Baseball Youth Player of the Year, Zac Shepherd has signed with MLB franchise Detroit Tigers Shepherd’s signing follows hot on the heels of fellow MLB Australian Academy (MLBAAP) player Lewis Thorpe, who signed with the Minnesota Twins Tuesday. The seventeen year old short stop is one of […]

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Young Aussie Prospect signs with the Twins


Australian Lewis Thorpe has signed with the Minnesota Twins, living up to his reputation as a dangerous left-handed pitcher and serious Major League Baseball prospect.

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New Zealander selected in MLB Draft


A baseball player from New Zealand has been selected in the 2012 MLB Amateur Draft on Wednesday. The Toronto Blue Jays choose 19-year-old catcher Daniel Devonshire in the 37th round.

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Bellevue Scholarship for Kiwi de Klerk


In February, the 6-foot-1, 210-pound (95 kg) catcher of the 18-and-under Junior Diamondblacks signed a letter of intent to develop his baseball skills at Bellevue College, a two-year post-secondary school in Washington state.

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Australia names Women’s National Team for 2012 Season


For four players this will be their fifth World Cup, having first competed at the inaugural ten years ago which was also hosted by Canada. Congratulations to Katie Gaynor, Shae Lillywhite, Sam Hamilton and Amy McCann on this monumental achievement.

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WBC Qualifiers: Journey begins for New Zealand


Baseball New Zealand have rounded first base in their quest for national sporting recognition with the naming of their qualifying pool for the World Baseball Classic (WBC) later this year.

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New South Wales wins National U15 Girls Championship in Australia


In the second inning on Tuesday night April 3 (2012) in Havana’s Latin American Stadium Granma’s Alfredo Despaigne cracked home run number 34 of the current National Series season. It was the first of two loud Despaigne cannon shots on the night that highlighted a 21-10 romp over Havana Industriales before an enthusiastic crowd announced at slightly above 12,000 partisans. Despaigne’s two homers capped a season-long pursuit of a new league home run standard that the Granma slugger himself had surrendered only one season back.

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Men’s World Championship one year away


The official countdown to the ISF XIII Men’s World Championship begins in earnest with the one-year-to-go milestone celebrated in Auckland today.

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