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2013 World Baseball Classic

Australia

Australia

IBAF WORLD RANK: 10

Australia currently has 62 players under contract with professional clubs including Grant Balfour and Travis Blackey of the 2012 American League West Division Champion Oakland Athletics. The Australian National Baseball Team has participated in both the 2006 and 2009 World Baseball Classic, but has not advanced past Round One. In their opening game in 2009, Team Australia defeated Mexico 17-7 and set a new tournament record for hits in a game with 22, including four home runs. Most recently, Australia finished fifth in the 2011 IBAF Baseball World Cup.

Australia Roster
Name # B/T Height Weight Birth Date
Pitchers
Craig Anderson 31 L-L 6'3" 185 Oct 30, 1980
Tim Atherton 37 R-R 6'2" 209 Nov 7, 1989
Adam Bright 10 L-L 5'11" 175 Aug 11, 1984
Tristan Crawford 39 R-R 6'3" 213 Jul 22, 1982
Steven Kent 25 L-L 6'0" 200 May 8, 1989
Dae-Sung Koo 30 L-L 6'1" 185 Aug 2, 1969
Shane Lindsay 32 R-R 6'2" 230 Jan 25, 1985
Wayne Lundgren 41 R-R 6'6" 231 Apr 21, 1982
Scott Mitchinson 35 R-R 6'3" 185 Dec 28, 1984
Richard Olson 13 R-R 6'0" 185 Mar 13, 1989
Chris Oxspring 35 L-R 6'1" 195 May 13, 1977
Ryan Rowland-Smith 38 L-L 6'3" 250 Jan 26, 1983
Andrew Russell 6 R-R 6'0" 200 Apr 27, 1984
Dushan Ruzic 38 R-R 6'6" 246 Jan 5, 1982
Warwick Saupold 30 R-R 6'1" 195 Jan 16, 1990
Ryan Searle 44 R-R 6'0" 190 Jun 22, 1989
Clayton Tanner 44 L-L 6'2" 205 Dec 5, 1987
Brad Thomas 36 L-L 6'4" 235 Oct 12, 1977
Todd Van Steensel 21 R-R 6'1" 190 Jan 14, 1991
Matthew Williams 41 R-R 6'1" 180 Feb 28, 1987
Brendan Wise 28 L-R 6'2" 190 Jan 9, 1986
Catchers
Ryan Battaglia 29 R-R 6'1" 202 Jun 29, 1992
Allan de San Miguel 11 R-R 5'9" 205 Feb 1, 1988
Guy Edmonds 33 R-R 6'2" 180 Mar 16, 1993
Matt Kennelly 7 R-R 6'1" 200 Mar 21, 1989
Infielders
James Beresford 9 L-R 6'1" 170 Jan 19, 1989
Josh Davies 4 R-R 6'4" 200 Sep 12, 1985
Brad Harman 12 R-R 6'1" 205 Nov 19, 1985
Logan Wade 15 S-R 6'1" 190 Nov 13, 1991
Mike Walker 3 L-R 6'2" 240 Jun 12, 1988
Stefan Welch 22 L-R 6'3" 190 Aug 12, 1988
Outfielders
Corey Adamson 5 L-R 6'2" 205 Feb 23, 1992
Mitch Dening 17 L-R 6'1" 209 Aug 17, 1988
Luke Hughes 16 R-R 5'11" 205 Aug 2, 1984
David Kandilas 34 R-R 6'2" 195 Sep 14, 1990
Tim Kennelly 23 R-R 6'0" 180 Dec 5, 1986
Ben Lodge 45 R-R 6'1" 183 Oct 12, 1991
Joshua Roberts 19 L-R 6'1" 175 Jul 17, 1986
Chris Snelling 14 L-L 5'10" 205 Dec 3, 1981
Designated Hitters
Justin Huber 26 R-R 6'2" 200 Jul 1, 1982
Australia Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
Jon Deeble Manager
Phil Dale Pitching Coach
Michael Collins Coach
Tony Harris Coach
Greg Jelks Coach
Graeme Lloyd Coach
Glenn Williams Coach
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