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    Baseball 2017-2018

    We begin with the Summer 2017 update (Link)

    The link contains Summer League info for returning players and Minor League Assignments for those drafted.
    "He's a little bit ball-dominant, he needs to have the ball in his hands, and he's not a good shooter." Ball-dominant isn't that a nice way of calling someone a ball hog? Where is my Jay Bilas Thesaurus?

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    Xavier Co-Hosting the 2018 Big East Baseball Championship

    They'll be playing the tournament at Prasco Park (in Mason) this upcoming season. This was the same place where Xavier played a home game on TV against Seton Hall last season.

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    From TD Ameritrade to Prasco Park. Quite a downgrade!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GoMuskies View Post
    From TD Ameritrade to Prasco Park. Quite a downgrade!
    It's a bit of shame that we have to host such events off campus. If only there were more room where the present field is for stands that could comfortably accommodate 5,000 to 6,000 fans. It's also a shame that we can't afford to pay our head baseball coach an amount that would justify him and his staff to truly commit to the Musketeer program. As much as the basketball program and the Cintas Center bring into the Xavier sports program, it's difficult to see why we cannot adequately support the baseball program such that we have inviting facilities and the cash to pay proven coaches and manager to stay put!

    So we have a giant hurdle to fly over: a combination to commit to the baseball program in terms of facilities and coaches salaries. Baseball can be a bigger draw than it currently is. The sport is historic in Cincinnati. But Xavier needs to do more to interest the fans. We at least have to be made to feel that the Muskie baseball program is considered important enough to be treated (on a Ca$h basis) as annual contender for a trip to the College World Series on an annual basis through its excellence in Big East play and beyond.

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    2018 Xavier Baseball Schedule

    Xavier may be reloading in 2018, but they scheduled up this year. Notable noncon opponents (also in last year's NCAA Tournament) include Florida State, Kentucky, Louisville, Wright State and Dallas Baptist.

    They also have a West Coast roadie this year with 3 games at Saint Mary's, a midweek game against Cal and a 3-game series at San Francisco.

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