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Former Gator, Paco Rodriguez, Returns to Gainesville

All you have to say is the word Omaha and any baseball fan knows exactly what you’re talking about. Former Gator baseball pitcher, Paco Rodriguez, became quite familiar with the Nebraska town during his time at Florida. Now, he is back in Gainesville helping the current team in anyway he …

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#3 Gators Baseball Practice Kicks Off

While the northern states are worried about shoveling snow, that college baseball team in Gainesville started practicing on Friday. Indeed, Florida Gator baseball held three practices over the weekend as Opening Day approaches. The Gators open the season with a three-game series against William & Mary Feb. 17-19 at McKethan …

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Zunino Becomes Highest Drafted Gator Ever In MLB Draft

University of Florida junior catcher Mike Zunino became the highest drafted player in school history when he was taken third overall Monday in the Major League Baseball Draft by the Seattle Mariners.   Pitcher John Burke was taken sixth back in 1991. Pitcher/designated hitter Brian Johnson was also a first round …

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