The season is eight days away? You wouldn't know looking outside but it truly is.
Here is a rundown of this week's news. Come Monday I'll dig into providing my thoughts on the team. I know it has been a long time coming just bear with me one more weekend.
Wimmers & Burkhart continue to be noticed nationally
Here is the latest media to provide insight into Burkhart & Wimmers
College Baseball Insider caught up with the two to discuss the conjoined path to presentday.
Baseball America and Yahoo! Sports has features on the two upcoming here shortly. Buckeye State Baseball has the info on that.
CollegeBaseball360 announces Big East/Big Ten Challenge videocast schedule
CollegeBaseball360 is going above and beyond bringing exposure to northern baseball. CB360 has finalized their schedule in covering challenge between the weather-strickend conferences as they meet in the clash in Florida. You can check out when the Buckeyes will be on the stream by going here.
Big Ten Preview?
College Baseball Insider spoke to 8 of the 10 Big Ten coaches, though they did not state who, to gather their thoughts and answers on the season.
Collectively the coaches agreed Ohio State is the team to beat. Wimmers is the top Big Ten pitcher. Burkhart is the best defensive catcher while Michael Stephens is the best defensive outfielder. Stephens is one of the conference's best power hitters, while Ryan Dew and Burkhart are two of the purest hitters.
You can read all of the answers provided by the Big Ten coaches here.
Ohio State Athletics Communications continue their Ohio State preview
The talented Jerry Emig continued breaking down the Scarlet & Gray for 2010 in previewing the catching corp. Though Burkhart is the brightest star and biggest name, the group has depth. You can read the preview here.
That is the latest and greatest news about the Big Ten defending champions.