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Florida freshman right-hander Liam Peterson will make his highly anticipated debut Tuesday against the UNF Ospreys. He is one of several freshman pitchers who will play an important role in the Gators’ rotation in 2024.
The Gators baseball team lost its first season-opener since 2013. Left-hander Cade Fisher failed to get past the third inning in a 9-5 loss.
Florida’s outfield will look drastically different without star outfielder Wyatt Langford. A tandem of veterans and a class of newcomers will look to prove themselves and fight to fill the shoes of their predecessor.
Florida baseball's catcher and corner infielders are highlighted by returning starters who played a pivotal role last season.
The Gators’ former shortstop and sophomore second baseman Cade Kurland made up one of the most talented middle infields in college baseball in 2023.
The Florida Gators signed head baseball coach Kevin O’Sullivan to a four-year extension, which keeps him in Gainesville until 2033. He becomes the second-highest-paid head coach in the SEC.
The battle on the gridiron between Florida and Georgia draws the most attention among fans of the rivalry. However, there is a deep-rooted history on the diamond few fans consider when discussing the rivalry between the two schools.
Former Florida pitcher Hurston Waldrep became the second Gators rookie to make his debut at the Triple-A level of minor league baseball this season.
Former Gators outfielder Wyatt Langford is expected to earn promotion to Triple-A with the Round Rock Express Tuesday, according to Kennedi Landry, the Rangers beat writer for MLB.com.
The legendary pool of Florida pros grew July 9 when three Gators were selected on the opening night of the 2023 MLB Draft. O’Sullivan’s tally of drafted players moved to 102 and first-round selections grew to 13.
Gators junior pitcher Brandon Sproat gave up a pro contract to return to Florida for one final season. One year later, Sproats' name was called once more on draft night.
Florida junior right-handed pitcher Hurston Waldrep was selected No. 24 by Atlanta Braves in the 2023 MLB Draft