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WATCH: Tim Tebow and Peter Alonso homer in High-A game vs Charlotte

On Saturday, former Florida Gators stars Tim Tebow and Peter Alonso both homered for the St. Lucie Mets against the Charlotte Stone Crabs. Alonso is a triple from hitting for the cycle in the seventh inning. He hit a grand slam in the second inning after doubling in the first. Alonso has five RBIs so…… Continue reading WATCH: Tim Tebow and Peter Alonso homer in High-A game vs Charlotte

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Harrison Bader scores game winner in MLB debut; Mike Zunino homers; Preston Tucker earns PCL POW

Former Florida Gator outfielder Harrison Bader made his much anticipated Major League debut on Tuesday. And he didn’t disappoint. In Bader’s first at-bat in the second inning, he hit a routine ground ball to short and was just a fraction of a second from beating it. Bader even waited to see if manager Mike Matheny…… Continue reading Harrison Bader scores game winner in MLB debut; Mike Zunino homers; Preston Tucker earns PCL POW

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Former Gator Harrison Bader called up by St. Louis

The St. Louis Cardinals have purchased the contract of former Florida Gator Harrison Bader. St. Louis has the opening on their roster due to starting CF Dexter Fowler being placed on the 10-day DL with a strained left wrist. The #STLCards also purchased the contract of rookie outfielder Harrison Bader from @memphisredbirds. pic.twitter.com/LTBJRFD4ID — St.…… Continue reading Former Gator Harrison Bader called up by St. Louis

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WATCH: Tim Tebow crushes home run in Kissimmee

Tim Tebow homered in the fourth inning of the St. Lucie Mets’ 3-2 road win against the Florida Fire Frogs in Kissimmee on Sunday.  The game was played in front of 4,115 fans, and Tebow received a standing ovation as he circled the bases. Tebow also hit a double to left field in the eight…… Continue reading WATCH: Tim Tebow crushes home run in Kissimmee

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Austin Maddox recalled to MLB; Tebow streak ends at 12, unlikely to see Majors in 2017

Former Florida Gators pitcher Austin Maddox was recalled by the Boston Red Sox on Sunday.  Maddox made his Major League debut on June 17 and pitched a perfect inning in relief during a 7-1 loss at Houston.  Two days later, Maddox pitched a shutout ninth at Kansas City.   Maddox was sent back down to…… Continue reading Austin Maddox recalled to MLB; Tebow streak ends at 12, unlikely to see Majors in 2017

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WATCH: Tebow hits walk-off homer to extend hitting streak to 11

The St. Lucie Mets of the High-A Florida State League were forced to play a double-header on Thursday after Wednesday night’s game against the Daytona Tortugas was postponed.  In game one, former Florida first baseman Pete Alonso hit a solo home run in the fourth inning for the only score of the 1-0 Mets victory.…… Continue reading WATCH: Tebow hits walk-off homer to extend hitting streak to 11

Softball · Spring Sports

Kelly Barnhill named Top Female College Athlete of the Year at ESPY Awards

Florida Gators sophomore Kelly Barnhill pitched her way into the university’s record books on 2017.  On Wednesday, Barnhill was awarded with an ESPY Award as the Top Female College Athlete of the Year.  Barnhill finished the year 26-4 with a nation-leading 0.51 ERA.  In 193.2 IP, Barnhill struck out a whopping 359 batters. Opposing hitters…… Continue reading Kelly Barnhill named Top Female College Athlete of the Year at ESPY Awards