June 26th, 2019 | by CollegeAD

The next step is to keep the program successful on and off the field. That means continuing the plans in place for the Plainsman Park player development improvements that were approved by the university’s board of trustees last year and were scheduled to begin in late May when Auburn’s home schedule was completed. As of now nothing has been done to start construction with the timeline for the project’s groundbreaking still to be determined. With rising construction costs in the region it has a higher price tag than the original $4 million cost for the 10,000 square foot, one story facility. Previously scheduled to be finished during the 2020 season, the project likely won’t be done until after next season at the earliest, but even that depends on getting the finishing touches financially to be able to green light the work. Greene said despite the issues Auburn officials are still determined to continue to push the Auburn baseball program forward under Thompson’s guidance. -Jason Caldwell, 247sports. Read More.

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