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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
Travis Blackley 23 L-L 6'3" 205 Nov 4, 1982
Steven Chambers 20 R-R 5'9" 181 Nov 8, 1990
Justin Erasmus 36 R-R 5'10" 175 Jan 22, 1990
Sam Gibbons 25 L-R 6'4" 190 Dec 12, 1993
Steven Kent 25 L-L 6'0" 200 May 8, 1989
Wayne Lundgren 40 R-R 6'6" 230 Apr 21, 1982
Peter Moylan 15 R-R 6'2" 225 Dec 2, 1978
Ryan Rowland-Smith 18 L-L 6'3" 250 Jan 26, 1983
Warwick Saupold 30 R-R 6'1" 195 Jan 16, 1990
Ryan Searle 44 R-R 6'0" 190 Jun 22, 1989
Matt Timms 45 R-R 6'6" 220 Jan 18, 1987
Josh Tols 13 L-L 5'7" 165 Oct 6, 1989
Todd Van Steensel 21 R-R 6'1" 215 Jan 14, 1991
Matthew Williams 19 R-R 6'1" 180 Feb 28, 1987
Catchers
Allan de San Miguel 11 R-R 5'9" 205 Feb 1, 1988
Robbie Perkins 9 R-R 6'0" 175 May 29, 1994
Infielders
James Beresford 5 L-R 6'1" 170 Jan 19, 1989
Trent D'Antonio 8 L-R 5'9" 180 Aug 14, 1985
Brad Harman 12 R-R 6'1" 205 Nov 19, 1985
Mitch Nilsson 38 S-R 5'11" 165 May 24, 1991
David Sutherland 41 L-L 6'6" 175 May 2, 1985
Logan Wade 4 S-R 6'1" 190 Nov 13, 1991
Stefan Welch 22 L-R 6'3" 190 Aug 12, 1988
Outfielders
Mitch Dening 17 L-R 6'1" 209 Aug 17, 1988
Luke Hughes 16 R-R 5'11" 205 Aug 2, 1984
David Kandilas 29 R-R 6'2" 195 Sep 14, 1990
Trent Oeltjen 10 L-L 6'1" 205 Feb 28, 1983
Aaron Whitefield 6 R-R 6'4" 200 Sep 2, 1996
Australia Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
Jon Deeble 24 Manager
Kevin Jordan 34 Hitting Coach
Phil Dale 43 Pitching Coach
Michael Collins 7 First Base Coach
Tony Harris 2 Bench Coach
Graeme Lloyd 27 Bullpen Coach
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