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Baseball vs. FSU, Tue 3/12, 6:00 pm

Discussion in 'GatorGrowl's Diamond Gators' started by Gatorgal04, Mar 10, 2024.

  1. iowagator

    iowagator VIP Member

    And it is a Chevy Trax. I think that is small SUV maybe?
  2. jdgator

    jdgator VIP Member

    Apr 3, 2007
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  3. pigpen

    pigpen All American

    Aug 30, 2023
    So did Sully just made bad choices on the freshman pitchers he signed. Also if we did not get Shelton and a couple others from portol we would be in worse shape.
    What good freshman infielders did he signed. Or outfielders.
    I don't see a regional host right now. Heck hope we make a regional
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  4. gatorjjh

    gatorjjh A Gator with a Glass half full attitude Moderator VIP Member

    Apr 3, 2007
    Irvine, Fl
    congrats to the Noles, they finally have a good coach and a complete team
    we have a team of rookies.... give them time, Sully will get it done, maybe by mid sason, maybe by seasons end.....

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  5. oneatatime

    oneatatime GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 19, 2007

    I think the pitching choices tonight were quite clear. When we were down 7-0, it looked like Sully was using this game as an open audition for pitchers. When the lead was cut to 7-5, he brought Slater thinking that we could actually win the game, which would be a great boost for the entire team. When Slater was removed the F$U had ballooned again, so it was back to the open audition.

    I was hoping that Neely was going to get the start and throw 50-65 pitches as some suggested, but Sully chose not to go that route.
  6. GatorRider

    GatorRider GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 12, 2007
    Whew! Lots of pitchers used during this game. Nine to be exact. This might not be the season that we had hoped for.
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  7. MatsideObserver

    MatsideObserver GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 24, 2008
    Even with the extremely high strikeout numbers, this team scores runs - definitely need to cut down on the number of strikeouts and quiet innings but we have been scoring enough to win.
    Have to hope the lights come on for a few of these freshmen arms - at some point they have to just trust their stuff and go after the hitters instead of nibbling, walking hitters and compounding their problems.
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  8. ursidman

    ursidman VIP Member

    Sep 27, 2007
    Bug Tussle NC
    We don’t know yet. There will be a subset of freshman pitchers that make adjustments to pitching against elite D1 hitters. The others will move on next year. Sully is very obviously looking for a few that will make that jump and become reliable.

    I’m trying to think of a Gator pitcher that was just a lockdown dominant pitcher straight out of HS but even our great ones had limited success in their true freshman year. Someone with a better memory can probably think of some who were great day 1.
  9. GatorChoice

    GatorChoice GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 8, 2007
    Wesley Chapel, Florida
    Logan Shore
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  10. ocalaman

    ocalaman GC Hall of Fame

    Jun 30, 2018
    Yep - He was plugged into Friday night as a freshman and stayed there for 3 years. He & Hudson Randall are my 2 favorite Gator pitchers.
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  11. pigpen

    pigpen All American

    Aug 30, 2023
    Thanks. Can't think of a great freshman pitcher either so hopefully 3-4 will become good college pitchers.
  12. ursidman

    ursidman VIP Member

    Sep 27, 2007
    Bug Tussle NC
    Yes, thank you - Logan was very good as a Freshman (7-4, 2.16 era) in 2014. Ten years ago. Had season tickets then. Loved watching him pitch