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South Carolina righty Braden Webb (Aaron Fitt)


Webb Gem Lifts Gamecocks To Another Win

OXFORD, Miss. – Braden Webb knows professional baseball is possible for him someday. But after undergoing Tommy John surgery before his college career began, he knows nothing is guaranteed. Friday night at Swayze Field, he overcame a rocky first inning to showcase his talent as one of the best freshman arms in the country.

Webb (5-1) struck out 14 Ole Miss batters in South Carolina’s 9-5 victory that clinched the Gamecocks’ second SEC series in succession. The Gamecocks are now 22-2 overall and 5-0 in the conference. Webb, a 6-foot-2, 195-pound pound draft-eligible righthander from Owasso, Okla., worked eight innings and allowed[…]