Gators Baseball Rides Bullpen to History – ESPN 98.1 FM


Florida Gators baseball is off to its best start ever.

The top-ranked Gators downed the Florida Atlantic Owls 7-3 in West Palm Beach on Tuesday night. Florida now has a school-record 12 straight wins to start a season.  Florida head coach Kevin O’Sullivan said it was great to play in front of Gator fans who otherwise can’t be in the stands in Gainesville on a regular basis.

“We played awfully well tonight. We played great defense,” O’Sullivan said. “The crowd was outstanding. And what can you say about our bullpen?”

Loud Start

Florida only needed two batters to get on the board in the first. Jud Fabian led off with a single and Austin Langworthy brought him home with a double.  After a Kendrick Calilao single and a bases-loaded hit-by-pitch by Kris Armstrong, Florida saw itself up 3-0 after one.

FAU didn’t flinch.

Much like his last start, lefty Jordan Butler retired two of his first three batters. Then FAU’s BJ Murray took a 2-0 pitch deep to left field for a two-run jack to close the gap at 3-2 in the first inning.

The Owls…

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