Have you wondered what “#673” that the Spartan baseball Twitter account keeps tweeting? Are you curious on what the starting rotation will be? Do you want to know if any freshmen will play this season? Or are you curious what MSU’s goals are now that they finished inches away from the NCAA tournament in 2016 like many times before that? Baseball reporter and Pact host Zachary Barnes has you covered. This video has the lowdown of what to expect this season from the Spartans as they journey down south for their first series on Feb. 17.
Being a northern baseball program is no longer an excuse for a Spartan team that finished third in the nation in ERA. They have seen plenty of underdogs make a run in the NCAA tournament, including last year’s champion Coastal Carolina. They believe their deep pitching and emphasis on the fundamentals can get them at least to the tournament, from there, it’s anyone’s game.
Also hear what Captain Dan Durkin, Big Ten preseason honoree and Saturday starter Ethan Landon have to say about their squad this year.