■ Huskers eager to get back on the field (huskerextra.com)
Since then, Nebraska has added 20 players to a roster that will be at 35 when play begins Feb. 19 at 2008 national champion Fresno State. NU’s recruiting class was ranked 13th-best nationally by Collegiate Baseball, but eighth-year coach Mike Anderson has a hunch his returning players will set the tone.
“There’s some veteran guys that have a bad taste in their mouth,” he said.
“It’s good. Chemistry is good. Bonding is good. Talent level, I think, is improved. It’s a matter now of finding out the unknowns of the season. The unknown is how we’re going to perform. You just don’t know.”
■ Thoughts from Texas baseball (statesman.com)
• Pitcher Chance Ruffin said he knew he was going to be the closer since the
team’s final meetings last season.
• Just from talking to people, the most impressive freshman so far seems to be outfielder Cohl Walla. The question is if he’s going to start