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  1. Revenge not on Gators' minds in Omaha

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- When Florida pitcher Greg Larson found out the Gators' first game in the College World Series is against SEC rival South Carolina, he got excited. "They've had a great run," Larson said of the two-time defending national champ...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  2. 3 Gators named All-American

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida pitchers Brian Johnson and Austin Maddox and catcher Mike Zunino were named All-Americans by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association on Wednesday. Zunino and Johnson -- both of whom were first-round draft ...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  3. Six more Gators drafted; total up to 8

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - More proof of why the Florida baseball team is the favorite to win the College World series: The Gators had six more players drafted on Tuesday. Shortstop Nolan Fontana and pitcher Steven Rodriguez were taken in the second roun...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  4. Florida's Johnson, 3 signees drafted early

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida's Brian Johnson obviously has the potential to become a Major League player. It just isn't clear at which position. The Boston Red Sox selected the left-handed pitcher with the 31st and final pick in the first round of...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  5. Zunino, Gators finally thinking of draft

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Today, and only today, Florida catcher Mike Zunino is allowing himself to finally think about the Major League Baseball draft. Otherwise, Zunino -- who is projected to be among the top five selections -- has pretty much ignore...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  6. Five Gators earn All-SEC honors

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Five Florida baseball players were named to the All-Southeastern Conference teams released Tuesday, including four who were named to the first team. Outfielder Preston Tucker, catcher Mike Zunino, pitcher/DH Brian Johnson and ...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  7. Florida reignites, shells S. Carolina 7-2

    Alex Scarborough

    HOOVER, Ala. -- The University of Florida Gators saw red Friday night at the SEC baseball tournament. The third-seeded Gators jumped on the South Carolina Gamecocks from the start, putting up four runs in the first three innings on their way to a 7-2...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  8. Crawford unexpected UF baseball MVP

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida coach Kevin O'Sullivan was expecting very little from right-hander Jonathan Crawford this season. The Gators have one of the best pitching staffs in the nation with preseason All-American starters Hudson Randall, Brain...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  9. UF baseball up to No. 2 in power rankings

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida baseball team, fresh off a 3-1 performance, come it at No. 2 in Eric Sorenson's weekly power rankings. The Gators (28-8, 9-6 SEC) beat Florida State to finish a 3-0 series sweep of the rival Seminoles and also took...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  10. UF baseball rolling heading into SEC play

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida coach Kevin O'Sullivan is doing a lot of nitpicking these days. When you're the No. 1 team in the nation with a 16-1 record and have just tied a school record for consecutive victories, there's really not much going wr...

    Blog | March 15, 2012
  11. UF baseball must deal with expectations

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida has the best team in college baseball. Nearly everyone says so. The Gators sit atop the Collegiate Baseball, Baseball America and USA Today/ESPN Coaches preseasons polls and had an NCAA-record seven players named pr...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  12. Gator baseball No. 1 in coaches poll

    Jeff Barlis

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida baseball team stands atop the USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll, which debuted Thursday. The Gators, got 17 first-place votes to rank ahead of No. 2 South Carolina with 12 first-place votes. Florida and South Carolina met i...

    Blog | January 26, 2012