MLB Season Preview

Xavier Player brings us an MLB season preview with a twist. Why each team will and won’t win the World Series in just three words. Think he’s right? Think he’s wrong? Let him know below. Team Why they’ll win Why they won’t Arizona Diamondbacks Surprisingly underrated outfield. Missing Didi Gregorious. Atlanta Braves 2000’s perennial underachievers. […]

My Weekend At The MLB Opening Series

For the first time in almost thirty four years, I stepped into a Major League Baseball ballpark on the weekend. Unlike last time, when as an almost six-year-old we visited my father’s family in New Jersey and I went to watch my Philadelphia Phillies defeat the Houston Astros on the way to their 1980 World […]

ABL in the year 2020

There is little more exciting for a sports fan than dreaming about where their sport can go. With the ABL being one of the newest leagues in Australia, there is a lot of room to move on where the league could end up. Head of Baseball Operations Xavier Player shares his vision of what he’d […]

Where to for Rodriguez?

First it was Ryan Braun and now it seems that Alex Rodriguez may not be too far away from a lengthy ban. But is it enough? Xavier Player has more. It’s a tale as old as time. The athlete says they didn’t take a performance enhancing substance and the public believe them. Before we know […]

BREAKING :: 2014 MLB Season to open in Sydney

The 2014 Major League Baseball Season will open in Sydney when the Sydney Cricket Ground hosts the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers. Xavier Player has more. After months of speculation it has been announced at a press conference in Sydney this morning that one of the biggest sporting organisations in the world are heading […]

The road to the show:: MLB Draft recap

The annual MLB First Year Player Draft was held late last week. Head of Baseball Operations Xavier Player takes a look at some names to watch out for in the future as well as some of the more interesting stories to come out of this addition. It must be nice to be Mark Appel. College […]

Hewitt Sports Network & The Armchair Selector Network Join Forces

Hewitt Sports Network is pleased to announce a meeting of talents with the Armchair Selector Network in the form of a strategic agreement signed last night.         Hewitt Sports Network Hewitt Sports Network is the leading independent news source regarding the Australian baseball and ice hockey communities. Founder of Hewitt Sports Network, Andrew Hewitt, […]

Australia annnounce provisional World Baseball Classic roster

The provisional Team Australia squad for the World Baseball Classic was named on Friday morning. Hewitt Sports Head of Baseball Operations Xavier Player shares his thoughts. The naming of a roster for any competition is important, but for Team Australia who will face the Netherlands, South Korea and Chinese Taipei in the pool phase, it […]

Vox Ludus :: Season 2 Episode 2

In the biggest Vox Ludus episode to date Xavier and Andrew take you through all of the latest hockey news out of Australia talking AIHL, AWIHL and AJIHL. The boys look at Nathan Walker’s great start for the Youngstown Phantoms in the USHL as well as a quick preview of the NHL before it starts […]