2020 Pac 12 Preview: Arizona State Aims For StatementSeason Preview
It should be a rather interesting year in the Pac 12. Oregon State ushers in a new era with former standout catcher Mitch Canham taking over, UCLA looks to get back to the College World Series after a disappointing finish to its terrific 2019 campaign and Arizona State is finally back in the national spotlight with the return of Spencer Torkelson and others. The Devils are expected to be back in the national title discussion. USC and Oregon have new coaches in Jason Gill and Mark Wasikowski, respectively. Can those two make big strides in year one? Those questions and more will be answered in due time, as we take a deep dive into the Pac 12.
Our conference preview includes:
- Projected Order of Finish
- Preseason Awards
- Top Prospects
- Top 50 Prospects, 2020 Draft
- Top 40 Prospects, 2021 Draft
- Top 30 Freshmen
- Team by Team Breakdowns
Bold indicates 2019 regional team, and records are from 2019. Teams are listed in order of projected 2020 finish.
Projected Regional Team (5): Arizona State, UCLA, Stanford, Arizona, Oregon State
Player of the Year: Spencer Torkelson, 1b, Arizona State
Pitcher of the Year: Zach Pettway, RHP, UCLA
Freshman of the Year: Cooper Benson, lhp, Arizona State
Check out our full preview below!