Florida-to-Auburn transfer Deric Fabian (Aaron Fitt)


Fabian’s big night highlights Florida’s lineup depth in blowout of Vandy

At The Ballpark

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — On a Florida team loaded with superstars, it was the guy with 21 at-bats on the season, filling in for a sidelined star, who stole the spotlight on Friday night. Just like Gators coach Kevin O’Sullivan drew it up.

With regular shortstop Josh Rivera in the concussion protocol after a collision at second base last weekend, sophomore Deric Fabian made just his seventh start of the year Friday against Vanderbilt, and he made it count. Fabian gave the Gators an early lead with a two-run homer in the second inning, then broke the game open with a[…]