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Chomping at Bits: Florida pitcher Alex Faedo’s exceptional postseason performance

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The College World Series MVP was outstanding in the Gators’ NCAA tournament run to their first title.

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On Alex Faedo’s dominant postseason: For the NCAA tournament as a whole, including the Regionals and Super Regionals, Faedo gave up just one run over 27 1/3 innings for a 0.33 ERA with 44 strikeouts. The College World Series’ Most Outstanding Player became just the fifth pitcher in the last 30 seasons with two 10-strikeout games in the same CWS. (Ryan Young, SEC Country)

Florida baseball’s attitude adjustment: The gritty Gators had to battle their way through this season. (Pat Dooley, Gainesville Sun)

Preseason football magazines preview the Gators: The annual offseason ranking and predicting rituals continue. (Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun)

Report - OL transfer Jake Fruhmorgen leaves Florida football program: UF has not yet confirmed the report. Fruhmorgen and Malik Zaire were announced as additions earlier this week. (Bob Redman, Scout; Nick Cole, SEC Country)

Mark Kingston named South Carolina baseball coach: The Gamecocks got their man from South Florida, not Florida. Rumors had been floated indicating that Kevin O’Sullivan might leave the national champions for Columbia. (Matt Connolly, The State)

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