Hamburger with the lot

MELBOURNE starter Mark Hamburger pitched a complete game shutout and the Aces’ offence returned to form in a series-opening victory over Brisbane.

Hamburger struck out 12 hitters and allowed two hits without a walk in nine innings of dominance as Melbourne took a 1-0 series lead on the road for just the 13th time in 40 attempts.
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Season preview: Brisbane Bandits

CLAXTON Shield holder Brisbane enters the new ABL season in a strong position to defend its crown.

The Bandits welcome back a host of the pieces behind their title run last season – including import pitcher Rick Teasley and locals Logan Wade, Aaron Whitefield, Ryan Searle and Mitch Nilsson.

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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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