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Two Florida Pitchers Arrested and Charged with a Felony

FloridaLogo_thumb.jpgSophomore Florida Gators pitchers Sophomores A.J. Puk and Kirby Snead were arrested and charged with a third degree felony on Sunday evening. The players went into a construction area and climbed up a crane without legal authority. They were arrested at 11:43 p.m. Sunday while being booked at 1:08 a.m. in Alachua County Jail and currently remain there waiting to appear before a judge Monday morning to receive their bond amount. Continue reading Two Florida Pitchers Arrested and Charged with a Felony

Florida releases 2015 Schedule

KevinOSullivanMoundGAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida baseball program and eighth-year head coach Kevin O’Sullivan announced its 2015 schedule on Tuesday. The Gators’ 56-game schedule features 35 games within the friendly confines of McKethan Stadium at Perry Field, where the squad is 198-63 (.759) during O’Sullivan’s tenure. Florida went 40-23 last season and brought home its third Southeastern Conference title in the past five years on its way to becoming a national seed for NCAA play for the fifth time in six years. Continue reading Florida releases 2015 Schedule

2014 Gainesville Regional: Day 2 Recap

North Carolina 5 Florida 2

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — North Carolina scored all five of its runs in the third inning after a lengthy rain delay and the third-seeded Tar Heels held on to eliminate No. 2 national seed Florida 5-2 Saturday at McKethan Stadium. Alex Raburn, Tyler Ramirez, Adam Pate and Korey Dunbar all had run-scoring hits in the frame for Carolina, which will face the Long Beach State-College of Charleston loser in an elimination game Sunday at 1 p.m. Continue reading 2014 Gainesville Regional: Day 2 Recap

2014 Gainesville Regional: Day 1 Recap

Long Beach State 6 UNC 1

Gainesville, Fla. – Andrew Rohrbachturned away both the heat and the Tar Heels in a masterful performance, pitching 8.1 innings and allowing just one run as the Dirtbags opened up the 2014 postseason with a 6-1 win over North Carolina.

Both starters cruised for three innings, but Long Beach State broke the game open in the fourth inning. Garrett Hampsongot the action started by beating out an infield single for the first hit of the game, and the dam broke. Continue reading 2014 Gainesville Regional: Day 1 Recap

2014 Gainesville Regional (In-Game Tweets)


2014 Gainesville Regional Preview

By: Rudy Jones
The teams
No. 1 seed Florida (40-21). 2. Long Beach State (32-24). 3. North Carolina (34-35). 4. College of Charleston (41-17).

  • Florida is making its 30th appearance in the NCAA Tournament, including its seventh straight under coach Kevin O’Sullivan.
  • Long Beach State is making its 20th NCAA Tournament trip, but first since 2008.
  • North Carolina is making its 29th NCAA Tournament appearance.
  • College of Charleston is in the tournament for the sixth time, including the second as an automatic qualifier.

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NCBWA Players of the Week (May 6th)

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
NCBWA LogoMORGANTOWN, W.Va – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending May 4 today. Florida junior second baseman Casey Turgeon was named National Hitter of the Week, while Oregon State junior left-handed pitcher Jace Fry was named National Pitcher of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season. Continue reading NCBWA Players of the Week (May 6th)