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Former Gator David Ross Talks MLB Season Hopes as New Cubs Manager

On October 24, 2019, the Chicago Cubs hired former Florida Gator David Ross as their manager. Ross replaced skipper Joe Maddon and signed him to a three-year contract. Hopes for a Return to the Diamond Ross’s first year taking on a managerial role has come to a halt due to …

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MLB’s Plan of Action Moving Forward With the COVID-19 Pandemic

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout, left, and Shohei Ohtani watch batting practice during spring training baseball practice, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

The MLB, like the rest of numerous sports organizations, has seen its operations come to a standstill amidst the coronavirus outbreak across the world. But now, the league is hopeful it can get back to play much sooner than originally thought. MLB Targeting a Possible Return Date Earlier this week, …

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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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