The Melbourne Aces is a professional baseball team in the Australian Baseball League based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The Melbourne Aces are part of Australia’s newest professional sporting competition. They are an inaugural member of the Australian Baseball League (ABL). The Aces will compete against The Perth Heat, Canberra Cavalry, Adelaide Bite, Sydney Blue Sox, and Brisbane Bandits in the 2013-2014 season. Players have been recruited from the highly successful Victorian Aces squad, along with the Tokyo Giants, and American major and minor leagues.