The recently named Division IV Player of The Year, Van Wert's Landon Price wrapped up his high school career with a 24-1 record, a Division IV state runner-up trophy, a scholarship to pitch for the Buckeyes...and motivation to get still better, and become as good as he can be. Read more in weekend Press Pros.
Bill Mosiello made it clear in his first words to Buckeye media Tuesday...he won't take two years to settle in, and he's totally committed to make the most of a job he's anticipated for 30 years. But there's more to winning at this level than 'want to'. Lots more!
The new baseball coach spent 36 seasons working for some of the finest baseball teams and organizations in the sport, and he thinks he has what it takes to get the Buckeyes back on top, and to sustain. Mark Znidar writes for Press Pros.
TCU assistant head coach Bill Mosiello became the fifth head coach in the modern era of Ohio State baseball Wednesday after what associate athletic director Shaun Richard called a diligent search. He makes quite the first impression. Read about him on Press Pros.
Think winning is easy in Big Ten baseball? Ohio State didn’t live up to expectation, and at times looked over-matched, which invites analysis between now and fall baseball, and the 2023 season. Between those times, the Buckeyes will travel the road of rework, and redemption.
Despite the disappointment of being passed over by the draft, and an elbow injury that cost him half the season at his set position, Buckeye senior Zach Dezenzo never lost faith in himself or his goal to prove...he's worthy of one more, bigger, shot at the next level.
Shortstop Zach Dezenzo kept up his hot streak with his 18th and 19th home runs to tie the team season record. Colton Baurer (pictured) dives and catches the ball in midair in Friday's win over USC. Mark Znidar writes Ohio State baseball for Press Pros.
The Buckeyes had plenty of chances to score and take the lead, but the Spartans pulled off some outstanding defensive plays for another difficult loss. (Celebrating pictured) The Buckeyes took a 3-2 lead when Blane Robinson homered to right on a 1-and-2 pitch. Mark Znidar writes about them in the latest Press Pros feature.
Ohio State's Kade Kern (below) reaches for home plate to score in the second game of Sunday's double win over Penn State - a day in which the Buckeyes finally put it together in the field and with the bats. Mark Znidar writes about them in the latest Press Pros feature.
The individual who flew, or hired someone to fly, around Bill Davis Friday with a banner calling for a coaching change should have done some homework as well as his flight plan. Short flights are nothing. Season-long trips with turbulence is another story.
The Camels appear to be on the way to the NCAA tournament with a 31-14 record and first place standing in the Big South Conference, whereas Ohio State is playing for pride. Read about the game in Wednesday's Press Pros by Mark Znidar.
Kade Kern (below) delivered the winning hit in the top of the ninth, and the Buckeyes held on to win their fourth straight, and sweep their weekend series on the road at Northwestern. Read about the game in Monday's Press Pros.
Runs, runs, and more runs...The Buckeyes scored a combined 39 runs on 40 hits Saturday, sweeping the double-header from Northwestern. Brent Todys (below) went 8 for 11 with two home runs and 8 RBIs. Read more about the game.
The Buckeyes led 8-3 after three innings, but as has been their habit...they quit hitting and the bullpen gave up the home run ball in an eventual 11-8 Rutgers win. Mark Znidar writes for Monday Press Pros.
Sophomore left-hander Isaiah Coupet was one out from getting out of the inning, but a walk loaded the bases and reliever Jake Johnson gave up a shot to center by Ryan Lasko. Greg Beals (below) signals to the bullpent for the next pitcher in line. Read more in Sunday's Press Pros.