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Analyzing College Baseball Rankings: The Road2Rosenblatt KSI Ratings Index

Published by on April 5, 2010

In only 25 games this season, Arizona State has shown such an ability to come from behind and win that it truly separates the Sun Devils from the rest of the competition in college baseball.

In most circumstances—and this is true for any sport or intercollegiate competition where you want to focus your debate—the difference between championship teams and the rest is the ability to overcome negative obstacles and consistently achieve success on the road to the championship.

Obviously, this is easier said than done, for character is born in the height of the storm, not when things are rosy and comfortable on the home front, as the Arizona Wildcats found out this week after being swept by California on the road in Berkeley.

It was their first road venture of the year, and the youthful Cats, with 17 freshmen listed on the roster, handled it poorly.

College baseball, along the “Road to Rosenblatt,” will reward the teams that can handle adversity with consistency over the journey of the season, both at home and on the road, in all types of contests, in any type of weather.

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