With the 2016 campaign looming in the near future, the Arizona baseball team is set to begin official preparation for the new season, as first-year head coach Jay Johnson released the program's 2015 fall intrasquad scrimmage slate on Thursday.
Two former Wildcat greats will take part in this year's Major League Baseball postseason, as Robert Refsnyder will play for the New York Yankees and Mark Melancon will be a part of the Pittsburgh Pirates' 25-man playoff roster. The Yankees begin their postseason journey against the Houston Astros in the American League Wild Card Game, Tuesday at 5 pm PT on ESPN, while the Pirates will take on the Chicago Cubs, Wednesday at 5 pm PT on TBS in the National League Wild Card Game.
The University of Arizona baseball program has announced its 2016 baseball schedule with a slate of 31 games to played at Hi Corbett Field along with 27 regular season contests away from home. All opponents are confirmed, but exact dates and times are subject to change pending the Pac-12 Conference and its television partners selecting broadcasts this December.