March 29, 2012
Probable Pitching Matchups
Fri. 7 p.m: LHP #33 Alex Wood, R-So. (3-1, 2.00) vs. UK LHP #34 Taylor Rogers Jr., (4-1, 3.82)
Sat. 4:05 pm (FOXSS): RHP #44 Michael Palazzone, Sr. (0-2, 3.41) UK LHP #22 Jerad Grundy Jr., (3-0, 2.88)
Sun. 2 pm: RHP #34 Pete Nagel Fr., (0-0, 2.81) vs. UK LHP #12 Cory Littrell So., (3-0, 2.04)
Fast Facts On The Bulldogs
*Georgia is batting .282 as a team with a 2.75 ERA and a .976 Fielding Percentage. In SEC action, the Bulldogs are batting .299 with a 2.39 ERA and a .979 Fielding Percentage.
*Georgia has dropped three in a row and now faces the hottest team in the country in No. 10 Kentucky (25-1). The Wildcats won their first 22 games before falling to Tennessee 4-1 in Knoxville last Friday. They are batting .321 with a 3.00 ERA and a .980 Fielding Percentage. In records dating back to 1950, Georgia leads the all-time series 115-80-1. UK won the series 2-1 last year in Lexington.
*Junior SS Kyle Farmer (.318-3-18) leads the SEC and ranks 4th nationally in doubles with 13.
*Freshman left fielder Hunter Cole (.320-4-13) owns a career-best nine-game hitting streak. During the stretch, he is batting .469 (15-for-32) with 3 home runs and 7 RBI. Cole is batting .429-1-2 in SEC action.
*Junior LHP Blake Dieterich (3-1, 0.93 ERA, 4 SV) has assumed the closer role this season with junior Tyler Maloof sidelined with a lat injury. He had a save in last Friday's 1-0 road win over Vanderbilt and then had his first blown save and got the loss in game two of the series.
*Sophomore LHP Alex Wood (3-1, 2.00 ERA) has had his last two starts halted by Mother Nature. He has pitched a combined 8.1 scoreless innings in that span before one-hour rain/lightning delays cut short his outings against Tennessee and Vanderbilt.
Radio: Georgia Bulldog Sports Network from IMG College
Play-by-Play: Jeff Dantzler, David Johnston
Station: 960 AM-WRFC and selected affiliates (check your local listings)
Saturday Game on FoxSportSouth: Dave Neal (PxP), Larry Conley (Analyst)
Ticket Information: Reserved Seat Tickets: $8; General Admission Tickets: $5
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