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  1. N.C. State's Rodon a tough test for Gators

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida catcher Mike Zunino wasn't quite sure how to pronounce N.C. State pitcher Carlos Rodon's last name. Row-dun or Roe-don? Doesn't really matter. That's actually pretty far down on the list of things about Rodon that Z...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  2. Tucker's torrid postseasons continue

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- There seems to be one definite when it comes to the Florida baseball team and the NCAA tournament: Preston Tucker is going to show up. Big time. As good as he has been during the regular season in his career, Tucker has bee...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
  3. 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
  4. Third-inning controversy sparks UF to win

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida Gators got mad, and that got Georgia Tech beat. The Gators scored three runs in the fourth inning -- including one on Mike Zunino's solo home run to left center field -- after a controversial end to the third innin...

    Blog | June 02, 2012
  5. Maddox a hit on the mound for UF

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - When Florida coach Kevin O'Sullivan signed Austin Maddox out of Jacksonville (Fla.) Eagle's View Academy, he knew he was getting one of the nation's top hitters -- but he had no idea he was eventually getting one of the nation...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  6. Top-seed Gators hope best is yet to come

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The postseason is finally here for the Florida baseball team, and coach Kevin O'Sullivan gets the feeling the freshness of the NCAA tournament will spur the Gators into doing something they haven't done all season: Play their bes...

    Blog | May 28, 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. Vanderbilt bilks Florida's quiet bats

    Alex Scarborough

    HOOVER, Ala. -- The Florida Gators couldn't overcome a lack of timely hits against the Vanderbilt Commodores on Thursday night, losing 2-1 in the third round of the SEC baseball tournament. The Gators stranded 11 runners on base against Vanderbilt...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  9. 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
  10. Florida's arms are finally healthy

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- It looks like Florida is finally going to have its complete pitching staff -- one which was projected to be the best in the nation -- just in time for the Gators to make their postseason run. Fatigued arms cost the Gators ...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  11. Slumping Gators still contending for SEC

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Slumps are as much a part of baseball as curveballs and home runs. Right now the Florida baseball team is mired in one, and it's coming at a crucial time: With the Southeastern Conference regular-season championship on the ...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  12. Less thought, more production for Fontana

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Nolan Fontana's new approach of less thinking has resulted in more offensive production. Florida's junior shortstop has been pounding the baseball in his last seven games, hitting .542 (13 for 24) and driving in seven runs, si...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  13. Top-ranked UF loses center fielder

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida baseball team is now facing its first bit of adversity in an otherwise carefree season. Starting center fielder Tyler Thompson is out for the remainder of the season after suffering a torn ACL in his right knee dur...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  14. 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
  15. UF gets more than it wanted against FSU

    Michael DiRocco

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- All Florida coach Kevin O'Sullivan wanted was just one run. Trailing 2-0 with two runners on with one out in the bottom of the third inning against rival Florida State, getting one run was the goal to stop the Seminoles' momen...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  16. Gators, Hurricanes renew baseball rivalry

    Michael DiRocco

    A rivalry is always better when there's heartbreak involved, and there's no better example of that than the Florida-Miami baseball series. The two teams -- which will meet in Coral Gables, Fla., for a three-game series that begins Friday -- have s...

    Blog | March 01, 2012