SYDNEY, 8 December – The Australian Baseball League and Baseball Australia proudly announce the rosters for the 2014 Australia Baseball League All-Star Game, presented by Levi’s®. The game, which pits the World All-Stars against Team Australia, takes place in Melbourne on Wednesday, 17 December 2014 at 7:40pm.
“I am truly blessed to get another opportunity to play amongst the best. I have worked hard to get to this point and I will work even harder to go to the next”, Beatty said. CJ Beatty was 1 of 10 players selected to represent the Brisbane Bandits. Beatty is a Chicago White Sox Prospect from Winston Salem, NC and currently the starting third baseman for the Bandits. “This is like a checkpoint in my Aussie career. I wanted to make this list before the season started now its complete. Next thing is to continue to play hard and compete for a playoff spot.”
The 2014 ABL All-Star Game will be broadcast live in Australia and New Zealand on ESPN and on delay to over 70 million households in the US through MLB Network. It will also be seen in over 30 Asia countries on Fox Sports Asia, showcasing Australian baseball talent to a truly global audience.