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  • Saupold stars in Tigers win
  • Get to Know: Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles
  • Get to know: The Hiroshima Carp
  • A Beginners Guide to the NPB: Nippon Ham-Fighters
  • Aussies get long odds from WBC Bookies

Saupold stars in Tigers win

DETROIT – If you happen to suffer from Baseball insomnia, then this morning was a great morning to get a really good dose of it. The Detroit Tigers hosted the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park in downtown Detroit and Warwick Saupold for the second time in a week earned the MVP of the game honours. Saupold entered the game in a high leverage and pressured situation as the 30,000…


Get to Know: Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles

Thanks for stopping by for our “Beginners Guide to the NPB”. So far we’ve featured 2 of the 12 NPB and you can catch up with via the below team links to read up on them: Nippon Fighters  Hiroshima Carp The third team we are featuring as we discover the NPB a little better is the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles. Perth Heat fans will remember Taishi Nakagawa who played a few…


Get to know: The Hiroshima Carp

Welcome back to part 2 of our 12 Part series “A Beginners Guide to the NPB”. It’s now time to get to know the Hiroshima Carps a little better. Hiroshima is a city needs no introduction. As History will tell you, on August 6th 1945 a weapon with the capability of killing everyone on planet earth was unleashed on Hiroshima, killing at least 140,000 people. Frightening to think about it and just…


A Beginners Guide to the NPB: Nippon Ham-Fighters

Welcome to トーキング・ヤング・オーストラリア (Talking Baseball Australia) As we are Turning Japanese!  Welcome to our first look at the Big Leagues in Japan the Nippon Professional (NPB) which we plan on covering a lot in season 2017! In Japan the league is known as Nippon Yakyu Kiko, which we finally last season found out why our good mate on twitter Yakyu Night Owl calls himself that. The League consists of 12 teams…

PHOENIX, AZ - MARCH 8:  Players line up during introductions before Pool D, Game 2 between Team Canada and Team Italy at Chase Field on Friday, March 8, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Barry Gossage/WBCI/MLB Photos via Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

Aussies get long odds from WBC Bookies

In the eyes of the Bookies, the Fat Lady has already Sung for Team Australia before a pitch has been thrown. 101/1 are the odds the Aussies take out the WBC, which as unlikely as it gets, but keep in mind the anniversary of Steven Bradbury’s Gold Medal  in Salt Lake City just happened. In 3 weeks time Seoul, Tokyo, Miami & Jalisco will come alive with Baseball. Australia of course will…


Team Australia Announced for WBC

Here is the roster for Team Australia for the WBC. Tim Atherton (CAN) James Beresford (MEL) Travis Blackley (BRI) Allan de San Miguel (MEL) Mitch Dening (ADE) Brad Harman (MEL) Liam Hendriks (PER) Luke Hughes (PER) David Kandilas (CAN) Jon Kennedy (MEL) Tim Kennelly (PER) Steven Kent (CAN) Peter Moylan (MEL) Mitch Nilsson (BRI) Trent Oeltjen (BRI) Robbie Perkins (CAN) Ryan Rowland-Smith (BRI) Dushan Ruzic (MEL) Warwick Saupold (PER) Ryan…


Aces take the TEAM Spencer Cup

PERTH – In the final Double Dip of the season and on TEAM Spencer night it wasn’t the Heat’s night as the Melbourne Aces took a pair of ballgames with them into the West Coast night taking game 1 with a final score of 7-1 and game 2 with a final score 2-1. Watch the Fielders Choice Post Game Breakdown below: Mount Frankin Water Cooler Chat Game 1 saw the Heat strike…