Category Archives: Australian Baseball League

Albernaz replaces Ruiz as Hot Rods manager

Craig Albernaz will manage the Bowling Green Hot Rods this year instead of Reinaldo Ruiz, the team announced. Ruiz was slated to return for a fourth season at the helm of the Hot Rods, but the Tampa Bay Rays reassigned … Continue reading

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Ex-Midwest Leaguers lead Brisbane to ABL title

The Brisbane Bandits won their second consecutive Australian Baseball League title Saturday, with several former Midwest Leaguers playing key roles. The biggest contribution came from starting pitcher Kramer Champlin, who gave up only one hit — a solo homer by … Continue reading

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Aussies in the Midwest League include two current managers

With the Australian Baseball League Championship Series set to begin Friday, this seems like a good time to write about notable Aussies in the Midwest League — something I’ve been wanting to do since learning two Australia natives will be … Continue reading

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Choi named ABL player of the week

Seattle Mariners prospect Ji-Man Choi was named the Australian Baseball League player of the week after hitting .350 (7-for-20) with 2 HR and 5 RBI during the last week of December. Choi, a first baseman, is hitting .326 with 5 … Continue reading

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