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Florida Gators Baseball: How Will They React to a Dismal Season?

Published by on February 27, 2013

The Florida Gators are awful. There is just no way to deny it. They are 3-6 and have lost five game in a row, all at home, to Georgia Southern, Florida Gulf Coast (three straight) and North Florida. If the Gators were in the A-Sun Conference, they would be 0-4. 

Three of Florida's losses during the five-game losing streak have been in extra innings. So they could easily be 6-3 right now instead of 3-6. But that's the nature of baseball isn't it? Good teams come up with ways to win close games while bad teams figure out ways to lose them.

Many times when a team is in transition with a lot of new players, losing is due to a lack of experience in how to win. Hopefully losses now will translate into wins later. Saturday was a good case in point. With the bases loaded and one out, Christian Dicks came in to pinch hit. The FGCU pitcher snapped off a curve that broke down and hit the dirt right in between his two feet. Had he moved into the pitch and gotten hit, the Gators win.

If he had the presence of mind to groan and hop around like he had gotten hit, the...

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