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Wednesday Sports News And Notes…

Another key win for Gator baseball, an invite for a Gator women’s basketball player, NBA playoffs and more in our Wednesday Sports News and Notes…

** The Gator baseball team got excellent pitching and used a five run sixth inning to down Florida Atlantic 7-1 at McKethan Stadium Tuesday.   UF is now 27-23 on the year and will next face Auburn at home this weekend.

** UF rising sophomore Sydney Moss has accepted an invitation to participate in the 2013 USA Basketball U19 World Championship team trials to be held later this month in Colorado Springs.

** The Miami Heat look to even its NBA playoff series with the Chicago Bulls tonight in Miami; the Heat trail 1-0 after a 93-86 loss in Game 1.   Golden State visits San Antonio tonight as well with the Spurs up 1-0.

** The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed veteran cornerback Marcus Trufant to bolster their defense.

** The SEC Softball Tournament starts today in Lexington, Kentucky.  Florida, the top seed, will play either Alabama or Texas A&M in its first round game tomorrow.

** Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ has been hospitalized after being hit in the head with a line drive last night.  He is undergoing tests.

** Also in MLB action, Tampa Bay loses to Toronto 6-4 while Atlanta falls to Cincinnati 5-4.  And Boston’s David Ortiz now has a 27 game hitting streak after getting a hit last night against Minnesota in a 6-1 loss.

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