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The Roons Report, Week 1: Insights From The Desert

At The Ballpark

Mike Rooney offers his observations on Grand Canyon, Arizona, Northeastern, Oregon State, Arizona State, Santa Clara and Western Michigan after Opening Weekend in the desert.

Program Health

Grand Canyon went 3-0 over Opening Weekend. While that might seem uneventful given the recent pedigree of this program, the Lopes did lose three Top 5 round draft picks from the 2023 team. And life after Jacob Wilson, who went sixth overall to the Athletics, felt uncertain.

Upon further examination, skipper Gregg Wallis’ 2024 roster checks every box. There is a pair of star players in slugger Zach Yorke and ace[…]


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