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New start for McConnell, UF baseball

Brady McConnell has been through the hype and hoopla of an opening night at McKethan Stadium. So, for a guy who has only 22 college at-bats, you’ll pardon him if he’s taking it as old hat. And at the same...

College baseball preview: Bailey’s job is to keep champion Beavers on top

By ERIC OLSON,  AP Sports Writer Oregon State has won 111 of its last 130 baseball games, is coming off its third national championship since 2006 and its career coaching wins leader Pat Casey retired last fall. Enter Pat Bailey,...

Florida breaks ground on $65 million baseball stadium

On a picture-perfect day for baseball -- sunny, breezy and warm -- the University of Florida broke ground on a new $65-million baseball stadium Friday. The ceremony drew several hundred, including some financial donors, UF president Kent Fuchs and...

Gators picked to finish 3rd in SEC; 2nd in SEC East

Special to The Sun BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--The coaches have voted and the Florida Gators are once again expected to finish near the top of the Southeastern Conference baseball standings. The league’s 14 coaches voted in the 28th SEC preseason poll, released Thursday,...

No. 6 Gators a work in progress

Season-opener is Feb. 15 vs. Long Beach State

Alonso, Tebow invited to Mets spring training

NEW YORK — Former Florida standouts Peter Alonso and Tim Tebow will be among 13 additional players who will be invited to spring training, the New York Mets announced Thursday. Alonso, the 24-year-old first-base prospect, will have a chance to...

Gators to open season ranked No. 6

Florida is ranked No. 6 in D1Baseball Preseason Top 25, released today. The Gators open the 2019 season Feb. 15 against Long Beach State at McKethan Stadium. Season tickets and Flex Passes for the 2019 Gator Baseball season are on sale...

Former UF standout Singer gives special gift to his parents

Former Florida ace Brady Singer surprised his parents with a Christmas gift from the heart. The Kansas City Royals pitching prospect paid off his parents' debt and bank loans, thanking them for their support on his baseball journey. "Today is very special...

UF baseball stadium breaking ground in February

The University of Florida Athletic Department announced an updated timeline and budget Wednesday for UF’s new baseball park, in addition to detailing Phase III of the planned facilities upgrades. The Gators baseball stadium, initially estimated to cost $50 million, will...

Gators wrap up fall practices with Orange & Blue Series

Gators will play an exhibition against the Team USA 18U National Team on Sunday in Port Charlotte at 3:30 p.m. at the Charlotte Sports Park.

Tebow receives promotion to Triple-A with Mets

Tebow will play at Triple-A Syracuse

2019 Gators baseball schedule

Opening weekend set for Feb. 15-17 against Long Beach State at McKethan Stadium

Gators in MLB: Tucker traded to Cincinnati Reds

The former UF standout bounced from the Braves to their minor league team several times this season.

Updated: Tebow having hand surgery, likely out for year

Not even Tim Tebow can escape bad luck when it comes to player injuries within the New York Mets organization. The 30-year-old former Florida Heisman Trophy winning quarterback is out for the rest of the baseball season after breaking...

Former UF standout Alonso shines at All-Star Futures Game

New York Mets prospect and former UF standout Peter Alonso hit a two-run homer that reminded manager Torii Hunter of Mark McGwire as the United States beat the World 10-6 in a longball-filled All-Star Futures Game on Sunday. Alonso's seventh-inning...

Tebow placed on DL with hand injury

Binghamton outfielder Tim Tebow was put on the disabled list Saturday with a right hand injury and is scheduled to see a specialist in New York on Monday, the team said. Tebow was injured in Friday’s game while playing for...

Den Dekker helps Mets in his first game back in MLB

Special to Gatorsports.com NEW YORK — The New York Mets have promoted outfielder Matt den Dekker, a former University of Florida standout, on Wednesday. Den Dekker hit .286 with 11 homers and 34 RBIs in 63 games with Las Vegas. He...

No decision yet on when Singer starts in Royals’ system

By GateHouse Media Services Brady Singer is officially a professional baseball player. The former Eustis High and University of Florida standout pitcher agreed to terms with the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday after being the team’s first-round selection (18th pick overall)...

UF players, others with MLB first-round $igning bonuses

The signing bonuses for the first-round selections in the 2018 baseball amateur draft:1. Detroit, Casey Mize, RHP, Auburn, $7.5 million2. San Francisco, Joey Bart, C, Georgia Tech, $7,025,0003. Philadelphia, Alec Bohm, 3B, Wichita State, $5.85 million4. Chicago White Sox,...