Golden Spikes Spotlight: Dillon Tate
• ROGERS: Breaking down UCSB’s Dillon Tate
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Each time UC Santa Barbara prized junior righthander Dillon Tate takes the mound at Caesar Uyesaka Stadium, it’s further validation of what hard work can sometimes lead to for baseball players.
Walk into the ballpark nestled along the Pacific Ocean, and it’s always easy to tell when Tate is on the mound. The scouts and radar guns combined outnumber fans in the lower bowl of the ballpark, and there’s just that constant buzz[…]