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FSU vs. Georgia Tech BASEBALL '07
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FSU vs. Georgia Tech BASEBALL '07
Quote:FSU Baseball This Week:
Thursday: FSU @ GT 7:00 (Henry
Friday: FSU @ GT 7:00 (Hyde
Saturday: FSU @ GT 4:00 (TBA)

Thursday, May 17, 2007, 7:00 pm; TV - Sports South & Sun Sports (Live in Tallahassee, joined in progress at 8:30 pm for the rest of Florida);
Radio - 1270 the TEAM

Florida State - Bryan Henry, rhp, vs. Georgia Tech - David Duncan, lhp

Friday, May 18, 2007, 7:00 pm; TV - Sports South; Radio - 1270 the TEAM
Florida State - Michael Hyde, rhp, vs. Georgia Tech - Eddie Burns, rhp

Saturday, May 19, 2007, 4:00 pm; TV - Comcast Sports South; Radio - 1270 the Team; Web cast - ACC Select
Florida State - TBA vs. Georgia Tech - Ryan Turner, lhp

Florida State and Georgia Tech square-off on the diamond in the final regular season series for both teams. The Seminoles lead the all-time series 56-37 including a mark of 18-14 in games played at Georgia Tech. The Yellow Jackets have had the upper hand in the series as of late, winners of 14 of the last 17 games including a current streak of eight wins in a row. This marks the eighth series played in Atlanta since FSU joined the league in 1992 with the Seminoles taking four of the first even. Georgia Tech has swept the last three season series against the Seminoles including the 2005 series played on the Yellow Jackets' home turf. FSU's last regular season victory over GT was May 4, 2003 in Atlanta, a game won by Florida State 12-7.

Georgia Tech currently sits third in the Coastal Division with a league mark of 15-11. The Yellow Jackets enter the series with a record of 31-20 and 21-7 at home. Thursday's game marks the first home for Georgia Tech in the month of May as they last played a home game back on April 22, a 7-3 victory over NC State. The Jackets have lost three of their last four games and three of their last four ACC series. Danny Payne and Matt Wieters lead the offensive charge for Georgia Tech in 2007. Payne leads the team in hitting with a .393 avereage, while Wieters leads the team with 10 home runs and 56 RBI's. As a team, GT is batting .297 while fielding .968. On the mound, the Jackets come into the series with a team ERA of 4.66. David Duncan has 14 starts and is 6-3 with a 3.34 ERA.

Brian Chambers is the only player on the current Seminole roster to have faced the Yellow Jackets at least once over the last three seasons. He has made five appearances pitching 5.1 innings allowing a combined two runs and five hits while striking out three. Jack Rye has had the most success at the plate hitting .300 (9-for-30) in eight games. Rye scored six times, registered two doubles and two RBI's.

Buster Posey and Dennis Guinn each hit .333 last year (4-for-12). Guinn hit a home run, drove in six and scored once, while Posey hit a home run, had one RBI and scored twice.

Bryan Henry (0-0) and Mike Hyde (0-0) have combined for two starts in four career appearances, while Ryan Strauss pitched an inning in relief in `05 striking out a batter without giving up a run or hit.

By defeating Clemson 11-1 last Friday, Florida State clinched its first Atlantic Division title in school history assuring the Seminoles of either the No. 1 or No. 2 seed in the upcoming ACC Tournament. Last Sunday, FSU clinched the No. 1 overall seed. Despite losing its first three-game weekend series of the season dropping 2-of-3 from Clemson, Florida State received some help thanks to a Georgia Tech victory over North Carolina in game two and NC State taking 2-of-3 from the Virginia Cavaliers. It's the seventh time in school history and the first since 2003 that Florida State has earned the top seed in the ACC Tournament. The Seminoles enter this weekend's series against the Jackets with a record of 21-6 and 9-3 on the road. FSU reached the 20-win plateau in game two of the series against Maryland marking the third time in school history that Florida State has won 20 or more ACC games in a season. The school record for the most league victories in a season is 22 set in 1999, that year the Seminoles finished league play at 22-2. FSU has recorded nine ACC road victories five times since joining the league in 1992 and for the first time since the schedule expanded to 15 road games. With two victories over Miami in Coral Gables, Florida State surpassed last year's ACC win total of 16. Since joining the league in 1992, FSU is the only team in the ACC to post 14 or more league wins in each of the last 16 seasons. This year Florida State won its first seven conference games before falling at Duke in game two of the series. It was the Seminoles' best start in ACC play since 1999 when the Garnet and Gold started 13-0. Since joining the ACC in 1992, FSU started league play winning its first six games three times. On the road this season, FSU has won all four series including a sweep of Maryland.

Before Florida State's weekend series against Duke beginning back on March 30, the Seminoles had 12 home runs through the first 28 games. hTey left Durham with 21 round trippers in 2007. Yes, Seminole batters hit nine home runs vs. Duke, three in each series, including five by second baseman Tony Thomas, Jr. Thomas hit back-to-back homers in his first two at-bats in game one including the team's first lead off home run of the season. Tommy Oravetz hit his first collegiate homer, while Mark Hallberg hit his first round tripper as a Seminole. Twenty-six of the 44 home runs hit by Florida State this season have come on the road including the nine hit against Duke. Florida State hit seven against Maryland including six in the first game. FSU registered five home runs against Miami while hitting three in game one. The Seminoles have hit three or more home runs in a single-game five times in 2007. Three others have come on the road vs. the Gators including two in Gainesville and one in Jacksonville. The final two came against NC State in Raleigh.
05-17-2007 10:57 AM
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