Sport Brisbane Bandits win Aussie baseball title

17:05  11 february  2018
17:05  11 february  2018 Source:   MSN

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BRISBANE Bandits head coach David Nilsson’s hard-nosed decision to play a foreign player ahead of a six-year club servant helped his team to advance within one win of the Australian Baseball League title on Friday night.

Brisbane will be chasing its third-straight title after defeating Melbourne last season and Adelaide in 2016. The Bandits won all three encounters at Holloway Field with the series in Canberra ending in a split.

Former Major League pitcher Travis Blackley.© Getty Former Major League pitcher Travis Blackley.

Brisbane have won their third consecutive Australian Baseball League title with a 4-2 victory over Canberra in the deciding game.

With their best-of-three ABL championship series tied at 1-1, the Claxton Shield was on the line at Wild Moose Stadium in storm-hit Brisbane on Sunday night.

Former Major League pitcher Travis Blackley starred for the Bandits, completing six scoreless innings, conceding one hit and one walk and striking out two.

With back-to-back singles by Logan Wade and Mitch Nilsson, Brisbane got off to a perfect start when Adam Weisenburger hit Cavalry starting pitcher Frank Gailey deep to open up a 3-0 lead.

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THE Brisbane Bandits have sealed back-to-back Australian Baseball League crowns. “We had to win in Canberra in the last week to make the playoffs and then win in Adelaide and Melbourne,’’ Bandits head coach David Nilsson said yesterday. Shock Aussie lifeline for sacked Coal Train.

Brisbane will be chasing its third-straight title after defeating Melbourne last season and Adelaide in 2016. The Bandits won all three encounters at Holloway Field with the series in Canberra ending in a split.

Nilsson's sixth-inning homer extended the Bandits' advantage to 4-0.

Game three was not without drama as Brisbane manager David Nilsson and first base coach Adrian Lamb were ejected as the benches cleared twice.

Play also stopped for more than an hour as a storm tore across Brisbane.

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Due to inclement weather, today's scheduled game between the Brisbane Bandits and Melbourne Aces has been abandoned. David Kandilas hit a walk-off homer as Canberra maintained its hopes of hosting an ABL semi-final series with a vital win over Brisbane on Saturday.GAME RECAP.

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The first bench-clearing brawl came as Gailey hit Andrew Campbell with a pitch after giving up the solo shot to Nilsson.

They cleared a second time after tempers flared when Campbell was caught stealing second base.

Canberra cut a run off Brisbane's lead in the seventh inning when Jay Baum singled and then scored on a throwing error by David Sutherland.

Kyle Perkins hit a solo homer off reliever Matt Timms when play resumed following the rain delay to make it 4-2.

But it wasn't enough as the Bandits claimed their third-straight crown following triumphs over Melbourne and Adelaide in the past two seasons.

Closer Ryan Searle secured the final five outs to complete the come-from-behind series win.

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