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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

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Mar. 30, 2016

The Georgia baseball team fell to Kennesaw State on Tuesday night, losing 4-2, and coach Scott Stricklin had a clear message for the Diamond Dogs afterwards. He’s tired of his players’ plate approaches early in games. “He just said we need to come out with a better fire,” said second baseman L.J. Talley. “After the […] - Full Story

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Mar. 29, 2016

The Georgia baseball team enters this week hoping to break some bad habits. In their last seven games, the Diamond Dogs (15-10, 2-4 Southeastern Conference) have walked 48 batters. There are other factors in play, of course, but the high walk total is a major reason why Georgia went 2-5 in those games. “You’ve got […] - Full Story

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Mar. 26, 2016

STARKVILLE, Mississippi | Tenth-ranked Mississippi State rallied past Georgia 3-1 in front of a crowd of 7,497 at Polk-Dement Stadium Friday. State (17-6, 4-1 SEC) did not have a hit until rallying back in the seventh down 1-0.  With one out, John Holland reached on a single to deep shortstop. Then pinch-hitter Elih Marrero followed with […] - Full Story

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Mar. 24, 2016

Georgia baseball entered last Thursday riding a four-game winning streak that had the Diamond Dogs looking like a major threat going into the first weekend of Southeastern Conference play. What a difference a week makes. Georgia lost its last three games, two by seven and eight runs to Kentucky. Mercer came to Athens on Tuesday […] - Full Story

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Mar. 23, 2016

There are many ways one could describe Scott Stricklin’s demeanor Tuesday night after the Georgia baseball team lost 3-1 to Mercer. ‘Happy’ isn’t one of them. The Diamond Dogs (14-8, 1-2 Southeastern Conference) lost their third-straight game and, for the most part, didn’t put up much of a fight. They only had six hits and […] - Full Story

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Mar. 22, 2016

There weren’t many things that went well for the Georgia baseball team this past weekend, but Daniel Nichols’ production provided one positive for the Diamond Dogs. The senior batted .429 through Georgia’s four total games against Kennesaw State and Kentucky. Nichols hit 5-for-10 against the Wildcats, but it wasn’t enough for the Diamond Dogs to […] - Full Story

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Mar. 20, 2016

Georgia baseball dropped its first Southeastern Conference series Sunday, losing to Kentucky 14-6 at Foley Field. Georgia (14-7, 1-2 SEC) sent Connor Jones to the mound to face the Wildcats (14-5, 2-1 SEC), and he had another strong start working in the third inning despite giving up a run in the first. He threw a […] - Full Story

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Mar. 19, 2016

Heath Holder walked up for postgame interviews Saturday after Georgia lost 11-4 to Kentucky, and after hearing the first question, he shook his head and said “I just didn’t have it.” The frustrations of the Diamond Dogs (14-6, 1-1 SEC) were palpable, but Holder was especially peeved. He followed up a no-hit bid from last week […] - Full Story

Robert Tyler looked human Friday night, but he was still good enough to give the Diamond Dogs a win on the opening night of Southeastern Conference play as Georgia beat Kentucky, 5-2. Tyler allowed a career-high seven walks, but the Bulldogs ace escaped giving up only two earned runs. Georgia (14-5, 1-0 SEC) may not […] - Full Story

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Mar. 18, 2016

Georgia baseball hosts Kentucky this weekend to begin its conference schedule. The three-game series is set to feature an impressive display of pitching. Kentucky will send Zack Brown, Dustin Beggs and Kyle Cody to the mound. All three faced Georgia last May, and only Brown earned a win as the Diamond Dogs won the series […] - Full Story