Midweek Streak Runs to Six Wins
4/18/2019 | 7 PM
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WHAT HAPPENED: Florida swept the season series against Jacksonville with an 8-4 win on Tuesday night at McKethan Stadium.
Earlier this season, UF won 5-4 in Jacksonville and 13-8 in Gainesville. With the win on Tuesday, the Gators have won six midweek games in a row.
It looked like Tuesday’s game would be a high-scoring affair after the teams combined for six runs in the first inning, but the game settled down through the middle portion.
Jacksonville opened the scoring with a sac fly to take a 1-0 lead, but Brady McConnell led off the bottom half of the first with a solo home run to tie the game.
Florida proceeded to score four more in the first, with RBI singles from Wil Dalton, Cory Acton and Jacob Young to take a 5-1 lead.
The pitching for both sides settled in after the first and matched zeros through the next four innings until the Gators added a run in the sixth on a RBI single from Jud Fabian to make it 6-1.
Florida’s bullpen kept the JU bats quiet until Angel Camacho’s solo home run in