Arizona State baseball will play Long Beach State in a fall scrimmage game Saturday at Phoenix Municipal Stadium.© Sun Devil Athletics ASU freshman Ethan Long (35) celebrates with his teammates after hitting a walk off homer Friday night against Oregon State.
The 16-inning game starts at noon and is the first under new ASU coach Willie Bloomquist.
Admission is free with open seating and limited concessions.
ASU also will host Central Arizona on Nov. 5 then close fall practice with a five-game intrasquad Maroon and Gold World Series to be played at various spring training facilities. The World Series dates and sites will be announced later.
The Sun Devils are coming off a 33-22, NCAA regional season. Key returners include consensus All-America Ethan Long, Sean McLain, Hunter Haas and Joe Lampe.
Former ASU All-America Bloomquist was hired in June to replace former coach Tracy Smith. He played at ASU from 1997-99 before a 14-year major league career including time with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
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