CLEVELAND, Ohio – Central Michigan was selected to win the Mid-American Conference regular season title, while Kent State was tabbed to take home the tournament crown in the 2020 MAC Baseball Coaches Preseason Poll.
The Chippewas are the defending MAC regular season and tournament champions. They finished 47-14 in 2019 including 22-5 in the MAC and made their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1995. The 47 wins tied the program record for single-season victories set in 1981. CMU features three Preseason All-Americans in catcher Griffin Lockwood-Powell, shortstop Zavier Warren and pitcher Cameron Brown, and the Chippewas are ranked 38th in Collegiate Baseball magazine's Fabulous 40 preseason poll.