Baseball America revealed its 2021 recruiting rankings Wednesday, and the Florida Gators were in the top position as they lead the nation in top-50 and top-100 ranked prospects committed.
The Florida baseball team took the field for the first time this season during two in-team scrimmages on Thursday and Friday. Both returning and new Gators showcased their talents, but the real star was the brand new Florida Ballpark at Alfred A. McKethan Field.
Last week, I went over the bottom half of my list of the top 10 seasons by Gators pitchers. If you’re looking for familiar faces like Brady Singer and Alex Faedo or a refresher on my methodology, you can find that here.
UF has become a pitching factory since manger Kevin O’Sullivan arrived in 2008.
The months of April, May and June are more frenetic than any other times of the year when it comes to sports. From March Madness to the NBA and NHL playoffs, this time of year serves as the culmination for many different leagues, resulting in a cacophony of high stakes showdowns at a breakneck pace.
Just a day before his team opened SEC play against Georgia — with no fans in attendance — UF pitcher Jack Leftwich was poolside with teammates Jordan Butler and Cal Greenfield. The trio was taking advantage of canceled classes just before they faced off against the No. 3 Bulldogs when they heard the news.