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College World Series: Florida Exacts Revenge, Eliminates Texas Tech

The Florida Gators (49-20) exacted revenge with a 9-6 win against the Texas Tech Red Raiders (45-20) Thursday night. After seeing his pitch count run up early, Florida starter Jack Leftwich settled down and quieted the Red Raiders offense to lead the Gators to victory. Florida has now won seven …

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Gator Baseball Managers: Meet the Team Behind the Team

Most baseball fans know the Florida Gators have been the No. 1 team on the field for most of the year. But what they don’t know is all the work that goes on behind the scenes that allows them to be so successful. Florida baseball’s equipment managers put in hard …

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Kowar’s Career Day Leads Florida to Victory over Texas

The Florida Gators (48-20) staved off elimination Tuesday evening with a 6-1 win over the Texas Longhorns (42-23). Junior Jackson Kowar recorded a career-high 13 strikeouts over 6.2 innings of work en route to his 10th victory of the season. Early Florida Opportunities Florida’s offense came out of the gates …

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Schwarz and Liput Selected on Day Two of MLB Draft

The second day of the MLB Draft was a busy one for the Florida baseball program. Florida 1B/C JJ Schwarz and 2B Deacon Liput were both selected on day two of the 2018 MLB Draft. Liput and Schwarz bring the number of Florida players picked in this year’s draft up …

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Florida Baseball Facing Elimination Following Loss to FAU

The Florida Gators (44-18) lost a potential regional-clinching game Monday night to the FAU Owls (43-18-1) by a score of 7-4. Florida will now participate in a winner-take-all regional final game for the second consecutive season. Kowar Struggles Early After working scoreless first and second innings, Florida starter Jackson Kowar …

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No. 3 Florida Baseball Rallies to Squeak Past LSU

The Florida Gators (42-15) opened SEC Tournament play in Hoover, Alabama Wednesday night with a 4-3 victory over the LSU Tigers (34-24). Florida rallied from an early three-run deficit and won despite committing four errors. LSU Strikes First The Tigers got on the scoreboard first in the top of the …

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