Baseball: Georgia vs. Tech Game Moved Away From Sun-Trust Park

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Baseball: Georgia vs. Tech Game Moved Away From Sun-Trust Park

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Georgia’s annual baseball game against Georgia Tech to benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) has been moved from SunTrust Park to Coolray Field this season, it was announced Friday.

To purchase tickets to the 2020 Farmview Market Spring Classic baseball game between Georgia and Tech at Coolray Field on Sunday, March 1 at 2 p.m., please click HERE.

For the past 17 years, the Bulldogs and Yellow Jackets have played one of their three matchups in the home of the Atlanta Braves with proceeds going to CHOA. 

 

 

 

 

In 2020, the teams will play a three-game series from Feb. 28-March 1 with Friday’s game in Athens at 5 p.m. Saturday’s contest will be on the Tech campus at 2 p.m., and the series concludes Sunday at Coolray Field at 2 p.m., home of the Gwinnett Stripers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Braves.

Cole Wilcox
Cole Wilcox

Recently, CHOA and the teams were notified that due to field damage caused by a ski event being hosted at SunTrust Park, the field surface would not be ready in time to host the Farmview Market Spring Classic baseball game. In light of this, the game will be moved to Coolray Field.

Since 2004, the game and has raised more than $200,000 annually for the not-for-profit pediatric healthcare system. Georgia holds an 11-6 edge over Tech in games played at the Braves Major League stadium, going 9-5 at Turner Field and 2-1 at SunTrust Park.

 

 

 

 

Georgia is preseason ranked No. 7 by Collegiate Baseball after going 46-17 last year while Tech is ranked No. 28 after posting a 43-19 record in 2019.

 

 

 

 

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