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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

2011 (Australian Baseball League) All-Star Game tomorrow

Australian National Team vs. a team of the best foreign players in the Australian Baseball League (an eclectic mix of Minor Leaguers, some young Japanese players, and a few Indy-leaguers) . It’ll be on (on tape delay) at 1:00 PM EST tomorrow on MLB Network.

(Link is to the starting lineups)

Players with MLB experience on Team Australia: Luke Hughes, Shane Lindsay, Chris Oxspring, Justin Huber

Players on Team World with MLB experience: Chin-lung Hu, Jason Hirsh, Dae-Sung Koo (there are also several players with NPB experience)

Gamingboy Posted: December 21, 2011 at 12:37 AM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: international, minor leagues

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   1. Phil Coorey. Posted: December 21, 2011 at 09:23 AM (#4020882)
Good to see it is on live out here as well
   2. Gamingboy Posted: December 21, 2011 at 06:06 PM (#4021183)
I've got the game (on delay) on right now. Surprisingly, they actually are having the Australian announcers do it instead of the usual "Guys in New Jersey pretending they are there" that they usually do with international baseball. Australian accents calling baseball... this, I have to say, has never been heard by my ears before.

Also I've never heard before watching this: Announcers saying what the gambling lines on the game are and even (if I heard correctly) giving the number to a sports book. Phil, do they do this with all of the sports in Oz, or just the small ones that need money?

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