In Australian Baseball League action from today, Stefan Welch went 1-for-4, with two RBI’s, as Adelaide was handed an 8-2 loss. Hours before the game started, Welch was named to the provisional roster of the Australian team that will represent the country in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. He now has 24 RBI’s on the ABL season, tops among all Adelaide players.
Welch was named to the 2013 WBC Team Australia roster yesterday
With the championship series set in the Dominican, the league canceled the last day of the round-robin tournament. The best-of-nine championship series will begin tonight with Leones del Escogido going up against Aguilas Cibaenas. Starling Marte, Kris Johnson and Gregory Polanco all played for Escogido this year, while Willy Garcia has appeared in a handful of games for Cibaenas. Neither Polanco nor Garcia has played since the playoffs have started.
In the U18 National Youth Championships, Nick Hutchings went 0-for-1, with a walk and run scored. The 16-year-old p...