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Florida Gators Baseball: Rebuild off to a Good Start

Published by on February 18, 2013

The Florida Gators have been to three consecutive College World Series. Guys like Preston Tucker, Mike Zunino, Daniel Piggott, Hudson Randall, Austin Maddox and Brian Johnson were leading them there. This year they have a roster of guys that even a devoted Gators fan like myself has never heard of.

The lineup "on paper" looks a whole lot weaker than the one the Gators ran out there for three years while becoming college baseball's most prolific power-hitting team. With Tucker and Zunino in the middle of lineup, Florida was never out of a game.

Now they are in rebuilding mode with a new leadoff hitter (Harrison Bader), a new shortstop and No. 2 hitter (Richie Martin), a new first baseman (Zach Powers) and several returning players playing new positions (Vickash Ramjit in right field from first base,Taylor Gushue from designated hitter to catcher, Cody Dent in center field from third...

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