October B1G Baseball roundup

The final day of October saw Penn State announce its 2017 schedule. (GOPSUSports.com)

The final day of October saw Penn State announce its 2017 schedule. (GOPSUSports.com)

October has come and gone. While Major League Baseball will see at least one game played in November, for all intents and purposes, the baseball season ends once the book is closed on October.

This holds true for Big Ten baseball programs.

The college baseball season has been over since the end of June and does not begin until mid-February. But October is a very important month, one of welcoming newcomers and team practice, usually capped by intra-squad series, as teams begin to turn their focus on the upcoming season.

As the Autumn season has concluded around the Midwest, here’s a look back on the major news of the month.

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Big Ten Roundup, August 30

The last week in Big Ten baseball news was headlined by the promotion of a pitching coach, pitchers standing out over the summer, and a former top Big Ten pitcher reaching the bigs.

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Coaches want predetermined tourney site

The Big Ten will return to Omaha in 2018 and stay through 2022, but where in 2017?

The Big Ten will return to Omaha in 2018 and stay through 2022, but nothing is set for 2017.

The home of the College World Series has served to be a great home for the Big Ten Tournament. The 2014 and 2016 conference tournaments produced great games, saw great individual talent shine and enjoyed great turnouts. When able to take the chance to secure TD Ameritrade Park as the home of the conference tournament, the Big Ten did so. The postseason affair will return to Omaha in 2018, and stay through the 2022 season.

However, the Big Ten has yet to name a host city and venue for the upcoming season.

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