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Gators Bullpen Ace Michael Byrne Signs Major League Contract

In so many close games, the Florida Gators needed somebody to shut the door. That role for the past two seasons fell on the shoulders of¬†Michael Byrne. Thanks to Byrne, Florida came out on top in many of those contests. However, UF will have to find a new hurler to …

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Auburn Tigers Look to Pull Off The Upset

The Auburn Tigers baseball team(42-21) (15-15 SEC) has had its way these past couple of weeks. The team qualified for the Raleigh (N.C.) regional and destroyed every opponent that got in their way. The Tigers combined for a total of 40 runs and only conceded 12. First defeating Northeastern, then …

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MLB Draft: Gator Players and Commits Selected On Day One

Booking a trip to Super Regionals wasn’t the only big event to happen to three Gator baseball players last night. Junior third baseman Jonathan India, and junior pitchers Brady Singer and Jackson Kowar all heard their name called on the first day of the MLB Draft. In addition to them, …

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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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Busy Day for Gators in Pro Draft; More to Come in Final Day

The Florida Gator baseball program has an impressive track record of getting players to the MLB. In the first round, we saw junior right-hander Alex Faedo taken 18th overall by the Detroit Tigers. Yesterday, three more Gators were taken off the board. Gators Taken in Day 2 Things got busy …

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The MLB Draft and Gators Go Hand in Hand

Florida Gators’ Alex Faedo, a 6-foot-5, 220-pound All-American pitcher was the 18th overall pick in the MLB draft Monday night. Faedo to the Bigs The Detroit Tigers snagged Faedo during the first round of the draft. The Tigers have selected a pitcher 10 out of their 13 first-round picks, so …

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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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