Series Preview: Bite @ Bandits

BRISBANE and Adelaide enter the second week of the ABL season with 1-3 records – but it barely shows how they performed on Opening Weekend.

The Bandits won game four on Sunday to avoid a series-sweep despite out-hitting the Cavalry 46-37 in Canberra.

While in Perth the Bite lost three one-run games, including two in walk-off fashion.
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What we learned from ABL Opening Weekend

BASEBALL is back.

And boy it is great.

The Heat were too good for the Bite – again, the Cavalry edged the Bandits and in Melbourne the Aces found a way to avoid winning a series in an error-riddled finale.

Here are six things we learned from the Opening Weekend of the ABL season. Continue reading “What we learned from ABL Opening Weekend”

Recap: Heat walk off, Cavalry blast and Aces … Aces win on Opening Day

THE Australian Baseball League has finally got underway with three games to open the season on Friday night.

There was action in Canberra, Melbourne and Perth.

We recap each game, with highlights from ABLtv.com, ahead of three doubleheaders today.
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Opening weekend preview: Bandits @ Cavalry

TWO sides that missed the ABL playoffs last season will look to make strong starts when Canberra hosts Brisbane in a four-game set.

Both sides were alive heading into the final round last season but failed to take their chances.

It left Brisbane without a post-season appearance in five years of the ABL, and saw the Cavs miss after back-to-back Championship Series. Continue reading “Opening weekend preview: Bandits @ Cavalry”

ABL Opening Day is just around the corner

OPENING Day is one the most anticipated days in sport.

All teams start with a clean slate – a 0-0 record – and a great deal of hope.

There are expectations. There is excitement. And then the opening pitch is thrown.

Have you wondered which team has the best shot at opening its season with a W?
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