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Nelson Maldonado should be available on Tuesday: Maldonado injured his right ankle rounding third base in the fifth inning last night. He stayed in the game for two more innings but eventually went out. Maldonado was in a walking boot in the locker room, but the Gators believe he will be able to play against Louisville. (Nick Suss, SEC Country; Nick de la Torre, Gator Country)
Alex Faedo shines in Florida’s College World Series opener win: The junior delivered one of the best outings of his career on Sunday night, pitching seven shutout innings and limiting TCU to just two hits. (Scott Carter, Florida Gators; Nick Suss, SEC Country; Teddy Cahill, Baseball America)
Faedo rises to the occasion: Five D1Baseball All-Americans started in the first four CWS games, but only one of them pitched like an All-American. (Aaron Fitt, D1Baseball.com)
More on Florida’s 3-0 defeat of the Horned Frogs: The Gators advance in the winner’s bracket and will face Louisville on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. (Daniel Apple, Florida Gators; Eric Olson, Gainesville Sun)
Profile of Dalton Guthrie: These links were published before Sunday night’s game but the praise for Guthrie’s glove work is still applicable. (Kevin Brockway, Gainesville Sun; Jordan McPherson, SEC Country)
Justin Fields’ recruitment: The five-star recruit is rated as the No. 1 dual threat quarterback. Fields says the main schools involved in his recruitment are Auburn, Florida, Florida State, and Georgia. (Zach Abolverdi, SEC Country)
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