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Florida-FAU to play winner-take-all at regional

Florida Atlantic forced a seventh and deciding regional game at the Gainesville Regional with a 7-4 win over Florida on Monday at McKethan Stadium. First pitch for the game is scheduled for 9:45 p.m. The final game will be televised...

Three Gators could go in first round of MLB draft

Part of the success of Florida baseball under the Kevin O’Sullivan era has been the ability to identify and develop talent. That talent will be on display during Monday night’s Major League Baseball amateur draft. Two UF junior players —...

Singer, Gators squeak by Jacksonville

Florida junior Brady Singer played the role of ace close to perfection Saturday night. And junior righty Michael Byrne kept his cool in the late innings. Singer and Byrne combined to make three solo home runs stand up in Florida's...

Gainesville Regional: Dalton powers Florida past Columbia

Sophomore right fielder Wil Dalton said he spent the week leading up to Florida’s regional opener Friday against Columbia sticking with an approach and being mature about it. “Getting back to being who I am and knowing who I am,”...

UF’s Singer named Baseball America Player of Year

Florida junior righty Brady Singer received another significant individual honor Thursday. The 6-foot-5, 210-pound Singer was named Baseball America's player of the year, becoming the first pitcher to win the award since UCLA's Trevor Bauer won it in 2011. In...

Gators drop a spot in baseball poll

Florida enters the NCAA tournament as the No. 1 overall seed, but dropped to No. 2 in the D1Baseball Top 25 rankings Tuesday, ending an eight-week run as the No. 1 team. Oregon State takes over the top spot in...

No. 1 overall seed Florida: The Gainesville Regional

Florida earned its third No. 1 overall seed Monday in the NCAA Tournament and will host a regional that features a pair of in-state teams and the Ivy League champion. The defending national champion Gators, who again won the SEC...
New baseball stadium

UF baseball: If you build it, will they come?

Florida baseball coach Kevin O’Sullivan said he appreciates the fan support he’s received throughout his 11-year tenure. “It really helps our team,” O’Sullivan said. As Florida steamrolled through another stellar baseball season under O’Sullivan in 2018, fans flocked to McKethan Stadium...

It’s official, Gators to host Gainesville Regional

Special to Gatorsports.com Florida was awarded one of the 16 NCAA Baseball Regional sites on Sunday by the NCAA. Four teams will compete at McKethan Stadium in a double-elimination tournament beginning Friday. The winner will advance to a best-of-three Super Regional...

LSU sends Florida home after 10-hour delay, 11-0

Special to Gatorsports.com HOOVER, Ala. — Saturday's resumption of game action didn't take long, but, boy, that weather delay was a doozy. No. 8 seed LSU eliminated top-seeded Florida from the SEC baseball tournament with an 11-0 win in seven innings...

Florida trailing LSU 10-0 in game suspended by dense fog

Special to Gatorsports.com HOOVER, Ala. -- A SEC baseball tournament plagued by rain since the first day Tuesday had a unique twist late Friday. It was delayed then suspended by fog. The Florida-LSU elimination game was suspended in the sixth inning...

Florida falls into elimination game with 8-2 loss to Arkansas

Special to Gatorsports.com HOOVER, Ala. — There is something about Arkansas and Florida in the SEC baseball tournament. Last year, the Razorbacks ousted the Gators, the regular-season champs, with a 16-0 win. On Friday, they sent the Gators, again the regular-season...

Updated: UF rallies past LSU to advance at SEC tourney

Special to Gatorsports.com HOOVER, Ala. -- Playing without the services of two of its All-SEC performers Wednesday, top-ranked Florida showed it has plenty of talent on the roster to beat LSU 4-3 and advance in the SEC tournament. The top-seeded...

Florida’s Schwarz out with broken hand

Florida All-SEC catcher JJ Schwarz has a small break in his right hand and will miss the SEC Tournament, UF coach Kevin O’Sullivan confirmed Wednesday. Schwarz took a foul ball off the hand Friday night during the Florida game...

Gators sweep top SEC honors

Special to Gatorsports.com HOOVER, Ala. — SEC regular-season baseball champion Florida had six players earn recognition Monday from the league for their performances along with head coach Kevin O'Sullivan. Junior third baseman Jonathan India was named the SEC Player of the...

Florida-Arkansas postponed until Friday in SEC tourney

HOOVER, Ala. -- The Florida-Arkansas SEC Tournament baseball game scheduled for Thursday night was postponed until Friday at 11 a.m. ET. Florida will be the home team for Friday’s game. The winner of UF-Arkansas will advance to Saturday’s semifinal. The...

Updated SEC baseball tournament bracket

The SEC tourney championship game has been switched to ESPN with a 3 p.m. scheduled start. Hmmmmm, well, weather permitting that is.

SEC Baseball Tournament

The tournament begins Tuesday in Hoover, Ala.

Mississippi State sweeps top-ranked Florida

Special to Gatorsports.com STARKVILLE, Miss. -- It was bound to happen. Mississippi State defeated Florida 13-6 Saturday to take all three games of the baseball series from top-ranked Florida, which was swept for the first time since the SEC season-opening series...

Gators stumble again at Mississippi State

Special to Gatorsports.com STARKVILLE, Miss. -- On a night when No. 1 Florida still clinched an outright SEC regular-season baseball title, the Gators had their string of 15 straight SEC series wins come to an end Friday night at Mississippi...