Midwest Notebook: Buckeyes Start HotNotebook
Editor’s note: D1Baseball’s new duo of writers in the Midwest, Nick Faleris and Burke Granger, will have weekly coverage of the region all season long. Their first installment looks back at how the Big Ten fared in Week One.
Ohio State Impresses in Opening Weekend Sweep
The Buckeyes entered 2019 as a team poised to do some damage in the Big Ten provided their unproven staff (Ohio State is replacing its entire weekend staff and bullpen stopper from 2018) could keep them close. If the first weekend of action is any indication of what to expect for the remainder of the year, Ohio State is not going to be a fun squad with which to tangle, as the Buckeye staff combined to allow just six runs (five earned) over 27 innings of work en route to sweeping Seton Hall at the Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Fla.