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It’s hot in the desert this summer, both in temperature and inside two storied programs.

Arizona and Arizona State both struggled immensely at times from a pitching standpoint during the 2019 campaign. The Wildcats finished 249th nationally in ERA with a mark well over six, while the Sun Devils finished much higher at 144th overall, but also with a 4.93 ERA and a bullpen that was their downfall in the Baton Rouge Regional.

The Wildcats sensed some uncertainty at Oregon State this summer and seized the opportunity to make a strong run at heralded Beavers assistant Nate[…]