UGA baseball head coach Scott Stricklin shares his thoughts on the Bulldogs taking game two of the three-game weekend series with UMASS, 16-2, on Saturday afternoon at Foley Field in Athens, GA.
Coach Stricklin thought the Diamond Dogs were better in Saturday’s game versus Friday’s game one, which Georgia also won but did not have the same offensive production.
“We were definitely better today, and that big inning really got going with two outs on an 0-2 count when Shane Marshall got hit by the pitch. I think we had 10 or 11 baserunners reach base after that,” said Stricklin. “There were a lot of good at bats in that inning where we got big RBIs. Offensively, Cole Tate was the guy that kind of carried us today. He got us going in the 2nd [inning]. We were down 1-0 and you could feel it in the dugout, guys were a little bit “oh no here we go again,” and Cole Tate let us breathe a little bit and hits that ball out of the park. We were able to get going from there.”