MSUToday
Published: June 1, 2020

Podcasts, yoga and batting cages: Spartan baseball alums stay ready for the return of baseball

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At the close of the 2019 Minor League Baseball season, Marty Bechina, a former Michigan State infielder, was ready to get back to work. Bechina was drafted in the 32nd round, 974th overall, by the Oakland Athletics during the 2019 Major League Baseball draft.

"Getting drafted for me, I just wanted to get the shot so I could ultimately get better and better, I didn't care where it was," said Bechina. "I had a good first start, learned a lot, and just wanted to pick up off of that."

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