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Jun. 24, 2016

Another strong spring sports showing will help give Georgia a second straight top 15 finish in the Learfield Directors’ Cup. Led by third-place finishes nationally in men’s tennis and women’s track and field and fifth place for the softball team that reached the College World Series, the Bulldogs are poised to land at No. 15 […] - Full Story

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May. 20, 2016

Less than 24 hours after Georgia baseball’s dugout was jubilant after beating Tennessee, things were a lot quieter Friday afternoon after the Diamond Dogs fell to the Volunteers, 5-4. Georgia (27-28, 11-18 Southeastern Conference) took a 4-2 lead into the ninth inning. Heath Holder, who earned his first career save on Thursday, was brought in […] - Full Story

There was laughter, jokes and a lot of smiles around the Georgia baseball dugout after Thursday night’s win over Tennessee. Clinching a spot in the Southeastern Conference does that to a team. The Diamond Dogs (27-27, 11-17 SEC) secured the No. 10 seed in the 2016 SEC Tournament with a 10-8 win over the Volunteers […] - Full Story

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May. 18, 2016

Georgia baseball fought hard against in-state rival No. 22 Georgia Tech on Tuesday, but ultimately fell 6-3 after 10 innings. The Diamond Dogs (26-27) and Yellow Jackets (34-18) went back-and-forth all night but Georgia Tech hit two home runs off Blake Cairnes in the 10th frame to clinch a victory. The first was a two-run […] - Full Story

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May. 12, 2016

Georgia baseball continued its winning ways Wednesday evening at Foley Field, defeating Western Carolina, 6-0. The Diamond Dogs (24-25) notched their first shutout win since defeating Lipscomb 1-0 on March 12. Georgia used four pitchers on a planned committee day to keep the Catamounts (23-24) quiet all evening. “I thought the entire staff pitched well,” […] - Full Story

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May. 11, 2016

When “Ain’t No Grave” by Johnny Cash plays through the speakers at Foley Field, it can only mean one thing: Heath Holder’s about to pitch. What isn’t always clear, though, is when exactly Holder will take the mound. The fifth-year senior began this season as a starter for the Diamond Dogs, notching his first career […] - Full Story

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May. 9, 2016

Georgia (23-25, 8-16) got a fantastic start from senior Heath Holder, who allowed only one run and three hits in seven innings of work, and the offense exploded in a 13-2 win over No. 7 Ole Miss (36-13, 14-10) on Sunday afternoon at Foley Field. With the win, Georgia finished its school-record 22 consecutive games […] - Full Story

The Diamond Dogs are on the brink of seeing their postseason hopes slip away after Saturday’s 7-3 loss to No. 7 Ole Miss, but the Diamond Dogs were dealt a different kind of blow, too. Senior designated hitter Daniel Nichols was slated to start the game but was hit in the head with a bat […] - Full Story

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May. 7, 2016

For the second game in a row, Robert Tyler looked human. The junior pitcher started for Georgia baseball Friday night against No. 7 Ole Miss and was never able to settle in, leading to a 6-4 win for the Rebels. Georgia (22-24, 7-15 Southeastern Conference) scored four early runs to give Tyler a two-run advantage […] - Full Story

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May. 6, 2016

The Diamond Dogs can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. Georgia baseball is nearing the end of a 22-game stretch against ranked opponents. The streak, which is a program record, has pitted the Diamond Dogs against the likes of South Carolina, Florida and Vanderbilt, among others. After Georgia completes a three-game […] - Full Story

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Apr. 29, 2016

The Diamond Dogs have a chance to bolster their postseason resume this weekend in Nashville. The Dogs are set to face No. 6 Vanderbilt (31-10, 10-8 SEC) in three games, beginning tonight at 7:30. Georgia (22-20, 7-11 SEC) earned a 13-5 win Tuesday night over then-No. 25 Georgia Tech to give the team a boost […] - Full Story

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Apr. 27, 2016

After getting shut out in their last two games at Florida last weekend, the Diamond Dogs were in need of a shot in the arm. They got it Tuesday night, defeating No. 25 Georgia Tech 13-5 at Foley Field. Georgia (22-20) got its offense rolling early and often against the Yellow Jackets (27-14). The Diamond […] - Full Story

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Apr. 26, 2016

The gauntlet continues for Georgia baseball. The Diamond Dogs (21-20) are on a 22-game stretch against nationally-ranked opponents, which resumes tonight against No. 25 Georgia Tech (27-13). Georgia hosts its biggest in-state rival hoping to snap a two-game losing streak. After beating then-No. 2 Florida last Thursday in Gainesville, Flordia, Georgia was outscored 10-1 thanks […] - Full Story

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Apr. 23, 2016

GAINESVILLE, Fla. | Logan Shore pitched a complete game two-hitter to lead second-ranked Florida to a 6-0 win over Georgia Friday at McKethan Stadium. The Gators (35-6, 12-5 SEC) jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first, taking advantage of a leadoff error, two walks and three stolen bases.  Freshman Jonathan India had a two-run […] - Full Story

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Apr. 19, 2016

It’s been said that, in sports, winning solves all problems. The Georgia baseball team can certainly relate to that cliché. Georgia entered last Tuesday’s game at Georgia Tech on a four-game skid. Clemson came to Foley Field on April 5 and cut the Diamond Dogs down after they had just won their first series in […] - Full Story

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Apr. 17, 2016

Georgia defeated No. 2 South Carolina 5-3 on Sunday at Foley Field, clinching a series win over the Gamecocks. Skyler Weber, Mitchell Webb, Daniel Nichols and Stephen Wrenn all blasted solo home runs. Nichols’ homer came in the bottom of the eighth inning with the score tied at three. He jumped on a hanging pitch […] - Full Story

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Apr. 13, 2016

ATLANTA | Georgia cruised to a 3-1 win over 19th-ranked Georgia Tech Tuesday in front of 1,758 at Russ Chandler Stadium. Junior Andrew Gist (3-1) was masterful, turning in a career-high eight innings with no walks and six strikeouts for the victory. He surrendered a leadoff home run in the ninth to Ryan Peurifoy on a […] - Full Story

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Apr. 8, 2016

Georgia baseball travels to Texas A&M for three games this weekend, beginning today, with the need for the Diamond Dogs’ pitching staff to perform better than it did Tuesday night. No. 12 Clemson pelted Georgia’s pitchers, scoring 11 runs on 11 hits and eight walks. The Diamond Dogs’ relievers allowed a combined five earned runs. […] - Full Story

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Apr. 6, 2016

The Georgia baseball game’s two-game winning streak ended Tuesday night with an 11-6 loss to No. 12 Clemson. The Diamond Dogs (17-13) battled and made the game contentious, but the Tigers (22-7) came through with an outburst in the ninth inning. The game was tied at six entering the final frame. Drew Moody came in […] - Full Story

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Apr. 5, 2016

Georgia baseball will begin the second half of the 2016 season this week, and it starts with a considerable challenge. No. 12 Clemson (21-7) comes to Athens tonight for the first of two games this year against the Diamond Dogs, who will travel to Clemson on April 19. The Diamond Dogs (17-12) look to build […] - Full Story

With the series win against Alabama complete, the Georgia baseball team is halfway through its 2016 regular season schedule. The Diamond Dogs have a two-day break between games, which provided an opportunity to review the first half of the season. It’s been the proverbial roller coaster ride for Georgia (17-12, 4-5 Southeastern Conference). The Diamond […] - Full Story

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Apr. 2, 2016

The Georgia baseball team played arguably its best game of the season Saturday, upending Alabama 12-4 to win this weekend’s series. Georgia (17-12, 4-5 Southeastern Conference) used superb hitting and strong pitching to clinch the series win over the Crimson Tide (16-11, 5-4 SEC). For the first time since a 12-2 win over Stetson in […] - Full Story

More than 1,800 fans at Foley Field nearly witnessed Georgia baseball’s unquestioned ace have his crowning moment in the Diamond Dogs’ 7-1 win over Alabama Friday. Robert Tyler was one out away from a no-hitter. Georgie Salem dug in to pinch hit, and Tyler began to work on him, just as he had the rest […] - Full Story

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Apr. 1, 2016

The Georgia baseball team lost to Alabama in heartbreaking fashion Thursday night, falling 10-7 after 13 innings. The game lasted five hours and 12 minutes, making it the longest game, by time, in Georgia history. The Diamond Dogs (15-12, 2-5 Southeastern Conference) are no strangers to lengthy games this year, as they just played a […] - Full Story

Daniel Nichols walked through the home dugout at Foley Field on Thursday with a smile on his face. The senior hasn’t played for the Georgia baseball team (15-11, 2-4 Southeastern Conference) since the Diamond Dogs’ loss to Kentucky March 20. He’s been sidelined by what coaches have described as a sore back. Nichols made the […] - Full Story