Lachlan Madden, M22 represented Australia in the Under 18s Baseball World Cup in Taiwan from 30th August to 8th September 2013. Lachlan was involved in a pitching battle against the USA in the third game of the tournament putting all his preparation into place as he came in as relief. Australia handed Team USA a 1-0 loss in a true pitcher’s duel at Intercontinental Stadium in Taichung Taiwan, capturing the first upset at the XXVI 18U Baseball World Cup. Lachlan Madden along with two other pitchers combined to keep the American bats in check. Although Australia was the only team to beat Team USA, they finished 4th in their pool and did not advance to the next semi-final round, instead Australia played Canada to acquire 8th position. A fantastic result showing the strength of Team Australia on an International level. The team of players, coaches and management doing their country and themselves proud.