The ball players are coming back to TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha one more time on Thursday for the College Home Run Derby. Rice’s Michael Aquino, the defending champ in this event will return as will the Big 12’s leader in home run, Eric Gutierrez of Texas Tech. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for kids or a four pack for $36 and it starts at 7pm Thursday.
Also participating in the event: Texas freshman Tres Barrera, Ole Miss junior Sikes Orvis, who both return where their teams competed for a CWS title. The other participants are Richmond’s Matt Dacey, Arizona’s Bobby Dalbec, Oklahoma’s Hunter Haley and Ohio State’s Zach Ratcliff.