Preseason Tournaments Continue To Thrive
They come in search of competition, in search of practice time, and most of all in search of sunshine. Teams travel south, or west, and find a ballpark to make their own for a few days. Some programs prefer the traditional three-game series while others opt for the round-robin tournaments. Those kinds of tournaments come in all shapes and sizes.
The tournaments start opening weekend and continue until just before conference games begin. Venues range from high school parks all the way to major league stadiums. There are also a variety of formats, although the four-team round-robin is[…]