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With the baseball season exactly one week away, Aaron Fitt of D1Baseball joins Cory to discuss the start of NC State's season. The Wolfpack comes into the season outside of several preseason Top 25 lists -- including sitting just outside the D1Baseball rankings despite having three preseason All-Americans.

How important will the trio of Will Wilson, Patrick Bailey and Kent Klyman be for the Pack9? Which player needs to step up the most following the exits of Brock Deatherage and Brett Kinneman in the lineup? Who are some of the possible starters behind Reid Johnston in the rotation?