The No. 1 Florida Gators take their perfect SEC series record on the road this week to College Station, Texas in a top-20 matchup with the Texas A&M Aggies.
WHERE: Blue Bell Park
WHEN: Friday – 7:30 pm, Saturday 5 pm, Sunday 1 pm
TV: Friday (SEC Network+), Saturday (SEC Network), Sunday (ESPN 2)
The Gators went 2-2 with a midweek loss to Mercer and a 2-1 series win over Auburn at home.
Texas A&M went 3-1 with a midweek win over Abilene Christian and a 2-1 series win over Mississippi State. The Aggies also have a nine-game winning streak at Blue Bell Park.
Friday: RHP Brady Singer (9-1, 2.62 ERA) vs. RHP Mitchell Kilkenny (8-1, 2.12 ERA)
Saturday: RHP Jackson Kowar (7-2, 2.91 ERA) vs. LHP John Doxakis (6-2, 2.86 ERA)
Sunday: RHP Jack Leftwich (4-1, 3.50 ERA) vs. RHP Stephen Kolek (4-4, 3.75 ERA)
Scouting Texas A&M:
Junior Michael Helman comes into the series hitting .390, 24th best in the country.
The Aggies are ranked in the top 25 in the nation in ERA (10th – 3.03), hits (15th – 468), triples (15th – 1.6), WHIP (15th – 1.22) and walks allowed/9 inn (19th – 3.07).
Zach DeLoach is coming off earning his third SEC Freshman of the Week honor, the fifth player in league history to reach the mark.
Singer moving up the ranks:
Brady Singer currently has 248 strikeouts, which ties hi for eighth all time at Florida. With four strikeouts at Texas A&M he will pass A.J. Puk to move into 7th place all-time.
Singer has been dominant in his last five starts:
4-0 with a 2.18 ERA in 33.0 IP (14 H, 42 K, .126 BAA)
South Carolina 11-10
Ole Miss 12-9
Texas A&M 11-10
Mississippi State 9-12