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Georgia baseball inches short of College World Series, falls 8-5 to North Carolina State

SystemSystem Posts: 10,657 admin
edited June 10 in Article commenting
imageGeorgia baseball inches short of College World Series, falls 8-5 to North Carolina State

ATHENS — North Carolina State won the game of inches Monday night, robbing Georgia of a trip to the College World Series.

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    zonadawg61zonadawg61 Posts: 425 ✭✭✭✭ Senior

    8-5 isn't inches short. UGA made great progress this year so will be fun watching the next few years unfold under Johnson. Unfortunately close doesn't count, but kudos to the Dawgs for hanging in there and providing some excitement.

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    David1David1 Posts: 738 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Even though the season ended in disappointing fashion, every Georgia fan should be extremely proud of this team. Picked to finish in the middle of the conference, they overachieved to not only make the playoffs, but host 2 rounds in the playoffs. If Wes can get some better pitching and keep the offense going, this team’s future is going to be awesome. Go Dawgs!

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    YankeeDawg64YankeeDawg64 Posts: 9 ✭ Freshman
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    YankeeDawg64YankeeDawg64 Posts: 9 ✭ Freshman

    The have time now to fix the outfield scoreboard after State pummeled it with HR's

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    jamboogiejamboogie Posts: 189 ✭✭✭ Junior

    good effort. Maybe we can add a few quality pitchers and contend again next year

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    BigDawg61BigDawg61 Posts: 2,432 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate
    edited June 11

    Great Season!! They far exceeded my expectations for "improvement", with offensive firepower up & down the lineup....just like the Braves, coincidentally. Mirror images of each other.

    IMO...Johnson did the only thing he could do. Bring in some reliable bat's, and build an offense, capable of protecting a "pitch-by-committee" approach. It's easier to build a lineup than a bullpen, IMO.

    I think Johnson did a masterful job of reviving a dead Bulldog Baseball program, with one year and not much to work with. Can't wait to see what Mike White has in store for b-ball fans.

    This year's team...truly is, the "Diamond Dawgs". Go get em boys. Phelps will take you the rest of the way, next year.

    One thing I know for sure...nobody has to tell Johnson what he needs to win in the postseason. He knows...and, I'll bet, he started working on it, the minute before he got the UGA HC position. Lol. It takes longer than a season, to build a solid rotation and bullpen....even in the days of NIL.

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