It's time to reload, and fortunately the Arizona State Sun Devils have the 16th best recruiting class in the nation.
"I feel like the chemistry on the team is something we haven't had since I've been here as a freshman. There are not really any outsiders, and if there are there are maybe just one or two,” third baseman Michael Benjamin said.
Catcher: Max Rossiter (Sr.) vs. Nathaniel Causey (So.) vs. RJ Ybarra (Fr.)
First Base: Rouric Bridgewater (So.) vs. Tony DiMartino (Fr.) vs. David Graybill (Fr.) vs. Dalton DiNatale (Fr.)
Bilbrey is a junior college transfer from Salt Lake Community College in Utah. He hit leadoff for both his freshman and sophomore years and hit .335 or better in both campaigns. Sun Devil fans should throw his speed into the mix. Bilbrey swiped 52 bags in his college career before transferring to ASU.
In General: Official team practices begin Monday of next week, so we will get a chance to see everyone in action and will keep you up-to-date on the latest shape-ups across the diamond. As of now, it’s anyone’s game so it’s time to see who wants it more and who can give this top-20 Sun Devil team the best chance to win each and every night.
The season opens up against Bethune Cookman on February 15.
Check out our entire season preview series with analysis from Sun Devil players