The NCAA will begin seeding 1-16 during the next baseball postseason. In the past, only the eight national seeds were assigned a ranking.
This will affect how super regional matchups are determined. Not always, but most of the time super regionals have had a regional feel. For instance, Arkansas’ regional was matched up with TCU’s regional in the supers last season and the Stillwater regional was paired with the Springfield regional in 2015. Now if you don’t host you could have more travel for the super regional round than in the past.