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Former Gator Pitcher Michael Byrne Waiting Out Covid 19

Michael Byrne, former Florida Gator pitcher, joined the Steve Russell on Sportscene Show recently to reflect on his time at Florida and discuss his experience with the Cincinnati Reds organization thus far. Byrne’s career as a Gator In 2016, Byrne joined Florida’s baseball program. His role was limited as a …

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Catching Up With Former Florida Gator David Eckstein

David Eckstein is a former walk-on infielder for the Florida Gators who went on to play 10 seasons of Major League Baseball for five different teams. He is a two-time World Series champion and is still involved with the league, today. He is now a “Special Assistant” in the Pittsburgh …

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Teammates Today, Rivals Tomorrow: Buchholz Duo to be on Opposite Sides of Heated SEC Rivalry

Rivalry. The very word evokes emotion in every sports fan. For some, it’s fairly simple. Their team does not like another team, so they don’t like that team. For others, the diehards, rivalries run deeper. The impulse to despise that one opponent has been ingrained in them from birth. The …

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The Gators Ace eyes his returns to the Mound

The Florida Gators baseball season is right around the corner. The countdown has begun to witness star-pitcher Jack Leftwich return to the mound. Leftwich suffered a blister injury on his pitching hand last spring, causing him to miss a lengthy amount of time in the regular season that ended up …

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SEC Baseball Tournament: Best Teams, Key Players, Bracket and Start Times

Post-season baseball is underway with the SEC Tournament set to begin on Tuesday in Hoover, Alabama’s Metropolitan Stadium. The SEC, which boasts eight teams ranked in the Top 25 Coaches Poll, has led the pack in terms of the number of teams in the Top 25 each week. While the …

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Butler Walk Off Home Run Leads Florida Over South Carolina

After a disappointing Game 2 loss against the South Carolina Gamecocks, the Florida Gators shook off Friday’s to earn a much-needed Game 3 victory.  In a ninth inning two out rally, Florida’s Jordan Butler hit a three-run homer to right field to give the Gators a 6-4 victory.  The win …

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Gator Baseball Takes First Game of Series Against South Carolina

In a key SEC weekend series, the Florida Gators (23-13, 5-8 SEC) pulled off a frustrating 9-5 win over the South Carolina Gamecocks (20-14, 3-10 SEC) on Thursday night in McKethan Stadium. Despite inconsistency on the mound, the Gators’ made minimal fielding errors and found a rhythm at the plate. In …

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SEC Baseball Weekend Preview

Another weekend of SEC baseball is upon us as teams get ready for the stretch run. The Gators will be playing host to the Gamecocks. The 2nd ranked Georgia Bulldogs will be heading to Knoxville, Tennessee to face the Volunteers. The eighth ranked LSU Tigers will be traveling to Missouri …

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Florida Gators Baseball Hosts South Carolina

The Florida Gators (22-13, 4-8 SEC) have lacked consistency in conference play but look to change the pace in this weekend’s series against the South Carolina Gamecocks (20-13, 3-9 SEC). On the Mound After a rough weekend on the mound against Ole Miss, Florida’s weekend rotation is changing up a …

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