On a recent sunny day, Derek Salata and Ryan Cermak got together to play catch at a park in suburban Westchester. These days, it’s the closest the two Illinois State baseball players can get to playing a game. “It’s weird and it’s something that’ll never happen in your lifetime again,” Cermak said. “Just knowing that a baseball season —...
While professional baseball teams are in Arizona and Florida beginning their preparations for the 2020 season, the collegiate baseball season got underway over the weekend, with over 100 teams throwing out the first pitches of the new campaign. Despite all the excitement surrounding the opening weekend, there wasn’t a lot to celebrate for the area’s crop of Division I teams….