Monday, October 08, 2012

Australia opens 2013 WBC Preparations with Series in Sydney

Australia to play against Sydney Blue Sox from October 26 to 28, 2012

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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.

Team Australia manager, Jon Deeble said “This series will be the first stage of player selections for the WBC team, and it will give us a good chance to look at some of our newer players coming through and how they play at the elite competition level.”

Australia is playing in Pool B in the first round of the 2013 World Baseball Classic, facing Korea, the Netherlands and one of the Qualifiers at Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium in Taichung from March 2 to 5, 2013.

Game times     

Friday 26 October, 7:30pm
Saturday 27 October, 7:30pm
Sunday 28 October, 12:30pm