Florida's win over Georgia gives the Gators an SEC championship.

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Gators Down Dogs, Lock Up SEC Title

At The Ballpark

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — If there is one word you relate with Florida Gators baseball, it is “champions.”

Today, the Gators added another title belt to their growing trophy case, beating Georgia in fast fashion, 9-3, and staking claim to a tie for their second straight SEC championship in a row. This marked the third time in program history that the Gators had won back-to-back conference titles; 1980-1981, 2010-2011 and now 2017-2018.

With the win, Florida has also yet to drop a weekend series on the entire year and need just one more win, or one more Arkansas loss, to claim the SEC regular season title outright. (I’m a betting man, so I’m pretty sure that is going to happen. In fact, I’d go to Vegas and place a bet down on the Gators if I could.)

But the even scarier prospect? This Gators team is without a doubt, better than the National Champions from a year ago. But something tells me that you probably already knew that.

Jonathan India added this home run swing to his slugging total, giving the Gators an insurmountable lead.

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WHAT I SAW AT McKETHEN STADIUM
Early on it looked like a continuation of Friday night’s back and forth battle as the Bulldogs jumped out early to a 1-0 lead. But in the middle innings the Gators went gonzo on the Dogs, bombing four home runs out of their band box yard and made this one a no-doubter.

 


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