First is that the baseball team actually took the field last Monday for a brief workout session (see: Baseball Gets Back To Business).
Additionally the fall 2011 recruiting class has been named ninth in the nation by Collegiate Baseball, which is good news in that the program seems to be restocking talent very well. Five of these players were drafted by the MLB but elected to play ball at OSU: Jace Fry (LHP), Jordan Dunatov (OF/RHP), Carlos Rodriguez (LHP), Cole Brocker (RHP/OF/IF), and Nate Esposito (C/IF) and all could be names we hear more about this spring. For more about this story see: Baseball's Recruiting Class Rated Ninth By Collegiate Baseball and Collegiate Baseball: Current Recruiting Results.
And finally a story about the success of OSU players in summer league play: Nine Beavers Named Top Prospects In Collegiate Summer Leagues.