Desert Dispatches: Winners/Losers of Opening WeekendAt The Ballpark
PHOENIX — The Arizona desert was the place to be on opening weekend of the college baseball season.
Three tournaments were taking place, including the MLB4 invitational featuring a rematch of last year’s national championship, while ranked Arizona State and Oklahoma State squads played series. The Sun Devils also added an extra tilt against Michigan.
The Big 10 was well represented with Minnesota and Northwestern also playing in the Phoenix area. The Pac-12 had not only its Arizona teams, but also the Oregon schools as both Oregon and Oregon State unveiled new head coaches.