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Mississippi State rallies to stun Florida, 6-3

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Special to Gatorsports.com STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Top-ranked Florida's bullpen spoiled a strong start Thursday by freshman pitcher Tommy Mace in a 6-3 Mississippi State win. UF (41-13, 20-8 SEC) led 3-0 before the Bulldogs (29-24, 13-15) scored two runs in the...

Top-ranked Gators close regular season at MSU

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Top-ranked Florida returns to the baseball diamond at Mississippi State at 7:30 p.m. Thursday with sights set on winning the SEC regular-season title outright. Florida clinched its second consecutive Southeastern Conference regular-season title with a series win against Georgia over...

Georgia avoids series sweep, trips Florida, 4-1

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A day after clinching at least a share of the SEC regular-season baseball title, No. 1 Florida was done in by a crafty lefty starter Sunday against Georgia. Junior lefty Kevin Smith allowed just one run on three hits in...

No. 1 UF clinches 15th SEC title

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It was a bit subdued and understated, a jog out to left-center field for a picture where a “2018” sticker had already been plastered on the padding where SEC titles are acknowledged. But it was definitely a celebration. No. 1 Florida...

No. 1 Florida rallies for 11-8 win over USF

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Florida junior shortstop Deacon Liput said he wasn’t surprised when he received a bunt sign after belting a three-run homer to get the Gators back into the game against USF. “That’s a part of my game,” Liput said. “I take...

Updated: Gators hold on to No. 1 ranking

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Florida again is the No. 1 team in the land, according to the D1Baseball Top 25 rankings Monday. The Gators (38-11) return home for a 6 p.m. contest Tuesday against No. 24 South Florida (29-15). The Gators then host...

No. 21 Aggies avoid sweep, slow down No. 1 Gators, 7-3

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Special to Gatorsports.com COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- No. 21 Texas A&M salvaged a game in the weekend SEC baseball series against top-ranked Florida with a 7-3 win Sunday. The Aggies (34-14, 12-12 SEC) were handled by the Gators (38-11, 18-6) in...

No. 1 Florida wins series at No. 21 Texas A&M, 6-1

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Special to Gatorsports.com COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- Junior Jackson Kowar provided top-ranked Florida with another strong pitching performance Saturday in defeating No. 21 Texas A&M 6-1 to win the SEC baseball series. It is the Gators' 18th consecutive series win and...

Singer, Schwarz power Gators past Aggies

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Special to Gatorsports.com COLLEGE STATION, Texas --- Junior Brady Singer threw the first complete-game shutout of his career Friday and JJ Schwarz drove in four runs as top-ranked Florida defeated No. 21 Texas A&M, 9-0. Schwarz had four hits, including a...

Gainesville Regional final: FAU vs. Florida on Monday

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Florida coach Kevin O'Sullivan had his baseball team on the field, wanting to play a late-night game Sunday in an effort to clinch the Gainesville Regional. Instead, the Gators (44-17) will have to wait until Monday at 1 p.m. to...

Gators remain atop weekly baseball rankings

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Florida remains atop the D1 Baseball rankings this week. The Gators will next play at Texas A&M starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday. X-rays on junior third baseman Jonathan India's hand came back negative. He will be OK for UF's next...

Leftwich, Gators roll past Auburn to win series

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Florida righty Jack Leftwich set a goal before the season began to crack the weekend rotation before the end of his freshman year. With the way Leftwich pitched Saturday, the 6-foot-4, 210-pound hurler from Orlando could find himself a fixture...

Auburn evens series vs. Florida

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The SEC baseball race is coming down the stretch, but Kevin O’Sullivan already has one eye on the postseason. And he didn’t like what he saw Friday night. Florida starter Jackson Kowar struggled and the bullpen did little to put out...

Gators edge Auburn, 3-1

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A battle between two of the top pitching prospects in college baseball -- Florida ace Brady Singer and Auburn’s Casey Mize -- was resolved Thursday night by a crack of the bat in the first inning. Jonathan India’s two-run blast...

Top-ranked Florida opens series vs. Auburn tonight

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The top-ranked Florida baseball team gets a chance at some payback against visiting Auburn starting at 7 tonight. The Tigers (30-12, 9-9 SEC) swept the Gators (34-9, 14-4) to open last year's SEC regular-season schedule. Florida did beat Auburn in...

Florida’s Dalton is SEC Player of the Week

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Florida sophomore Wil Dalton was named the SEC Player of the Week, the Southeastern Conference announced Monday. Dalton is the third UF baseball player to be honored this season. JJ Schwarz was named SEC Co-Player of the Week last week...

Gators’ bats go quiet in 3-2 loss at Kentucky

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Special to Gatorsports.com LEXINGTON, Ky. -- After scoring 20 runs to win the first two games of the SEC baseball series, top-ranked Florida was handcuffed by Justin Lewis in a 3-2 loss Saturday to No. 6 Kentucky. Florida (34-8, 14-4 SEC)...

Dalton, top-ranked UF again too much for No. 6 Kentucky

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Special to The Sun LEXINGTON, Ky. -- It's been the Wil Dalton show in this SEC baseball series at Cliff Hagan Stadium. Dalton hit a three-run home run and a three-run triple Friday to power No. 1 Florida to a 9-4...

No. 1 Florida routs No. 6 Kentucky, 11-2

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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Top-ranked Florida took charge in the third inning of the SEC baseball series opener against No. 6 Kentucky and never looked back for an 11-2 win Thursday night. Gators ace Brady Singer (8-1) cruised through seven innings...

Jacksonville knocks off No. 1 Gators

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Florida junior third baseman Jonathan India kept his hit streak alive. But UF was unable to extend its modest win streak. Powered by a pair of timely home runs, Jacksonville upended the No. 1 Gators 8-4 on Tuesday night before...