Seattle Mariners 

UW’s Chris Baker the perfect example

There are a lot of good players on the 2016 Washington Huskies baseball team. They’re in first place in the Pac-12 after a 3-1 series win over a very strong St. Mary’s team, and with more than a half-season sample available, the roster has to have a lot of talent or the losses would have caught up to them by now. Not all college teams, even good ones, have future first-round draft picks, including eventual National Champions. But the one thing good college programs have is fundamentally sound players that…

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Seattle Mariners 

2014 Pac-12 Preview

In the history of college baseball, no conference has won more championships than the Pacific-12. But for a while there, it seemed like college baseball’s most storied conference was in decline. The SEC and ACC had emerged as the premier conferences in the game while the Pac-12 lagged behind. But then Arizona and UCLA rattled off back-to-back national championships, proving that the Pac-12 is both alive and well. Neither team were national seeds or favorites to win it all, but their style of play proved to be conducive to winning…

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Seattle Mariners 

2014 ACC Preview

In 1955 Eisenhower was still in his first term in office. The Dodgers were still in Brooklyn. Perez Prado’s “Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White” topped the charts. Elvis Presley was a rising star. This was also the last time that a team from Atlantic Coast Conference won a national championship in baseball. Since Wake Forest’s title in 1955, the ACC has sent 43 teams to Omaha. But every single one has come up short. It is mind-boggling to think that one of the elite conferences in the sport has…

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