Former honorable mention All Big 12 pitcher Peyton Battenfield is traded to Tampa Bay:
Battenfield was a huge piece in winning two Big 12 tournament championships during his tenure at OSU.
#Rays trade Austin Pruitt to #Astros for prospect Cal Stevenson and er Peyton Battenfield.— Josh Tolentino (@JCTSports) January 10, 2020
After a heart condition ended his career, Anthony Diaz is an inspiration for the Tulsa community:
His #OKState football career ended abruptly because of a heart scare -- no pulse! Now Broken Arrow native Anthony Diaz is hoping to inspire Tulsa-area athletes with "Tulsa Made" T-shirts, thanks to the backing of ex-Cowboy Chianti Roberts. https://t.co/Fcp8cHJrds— OSU Sports Extra (@OSUSportsExtra) January 10, 2020
“It almost feels like this happened in order for me to focus even more on this and almost bring a light to a place that’s very dark and awareness and a voice to a subject that’s not very talked about,” Diaz said. “It’s all flashing lights and cameras whenever you see, ‘Oh, he made it and he made it,’ but what about the kids who aren’t making it? What about the kids who are struggling and they don’t have any hope?” The Tulsa World
D1 Baseball ranks Oklahoma State as 17th best program in 2019:
We closed out the decade by ranking the nation's Top 1️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ Programs.— D1Baseball (@d1baseball) January 10, 2020
Here's the full list with breakdowns:
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Oklahoma State softball project to finish third in Big 12
The Oklahoma State softball team was projected to finish third in the Big 12 conference by the league’s coaches, according to the league’s preseason poll on Thursday.
OSU received 27 points and slots in at third on the poll, the highest the Cowgirls have been selected to finish since the poll’s inaugural year in 2000. Joining OSU in the top three are Texas (29) and Oklahoma (36). okstate.com
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