Georgia flame-thrower Cole Wilcox (Aaron Fitt)


Top 25 Breakdown: No. 5 Georgia

Season Preview

2019 Record: 46-17. RPI: 3.
Coach (Record at school): Scott Stricklin (189-157-1, 6 seasons).
Ballpark: Foley Field (3,291).
Postseason History: 12 regionals (active streak: 2), 6 CWS trips (last in 2008), 1 national title (1990).
More: Fall Report on Georgia
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Georgia's Projected Lineup

CMason Meadows, Jr..190/.322/.2953151
1BPatrick Sullivan, Sr..263/.350/.3603240
2BRiley King, Jr..295/.403/.4408435
3BGarrett Blaylock, Jr.Tr. — St. John's River (Fla.) JC
SSCam Shepherd, Sr..231/.333/.3868337
LFTucker Bradley, Jr.Redshirted (3 games)
CFRandon Jernigan, So..248/.338/.30111211
RFConnor Tate, So..270/.304/.4593190
DHChaney Rogers, Jr..256/.379/.3381130
SP #1Emerson Hancock, Jr.8-31.9990.197180
SP #2Cole Wilcox, So.3-24.0759.264380
SP #3C.J. Smith, Jr.3-34.304638200
CloserRyan Webb, Jr.1-03.752427111

Grading The Bulldogs

Just as scouts grade prospects using the 20-80 scouting scale, we use a 20-80 scale to evaluate teams in our top 25. A score of 50 in each category is average, relative to a typical NCAA tournament team; 55 is slightly above-average; 60 is above-average (plus); 70 is well above-average (plus-plus); 80 is top of the scale, historically strong. Accordingly, 45 is fringe-average or slightly below-average; 40 is below-average; 30 is well below-average; and 20 is the extreme in that direction.

Hitting: 50

Georgia’s Riley King (Aaron Fitt)

Georgia was a middle-of-the-pack offensive club a year ago, and it must replace its top three hitters in the departed Aaron Schunk, LJ Talley and John Cable. This lineup isn’t loaded with star power, but it is well stocked with experienced, gritty veterans who should string together quality at-bats and hit situationally. …

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