ASU Baseball 2021

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  1. overseascardfan

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    Lackluster hire to address the elephant in the room.

    Recruiting will be key. If he can do that then I'm sure he'll be fine with the X's & O's or whatever term is used for baseball coaching with his MLB playing experience.
     
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    It reminds me a lot of the Herm Edwards hire except he had NFL coaching experience.
     
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    The encouraging thing is there are first time coach success stories. I am willing to give WB the benefit of the doubt for a couple of years, if he struggles then ASU should move on.

    It seems to be the new trend so universities to fill vacancies with alumni despite lack of experience, I think this is the first time that I know of for college baseball but men's basketball seems to be the pioneer sport.
     
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    Aside from a lack of coaching experience, Willie Bloomquist has impressive credentials as a player with the Sun Devils, a 14 year major league career and working 5 years in the Diamondbacks front office.

    I'm not opposed to the hire if it turns out like Herm Edwards.
     
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    The hire of Willie Bloomquist as the baseball head coach is official.

     

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