The Georgia baseball team stayed hot Tuesday night — both on the season and against rival Georgia Tech.
The Bulldogs shut out the Yellow Jackets 4-0 at Foley Field to improve to 22-7 this season. Georgia has won 10 of its last 11 games and 17 of its last 19. Georgia Tech drops to 17-12.
The Bulldogs have won four straight against the Yellow Jackets after sweeping three last year.
Three who mattered
Kevin Smith: Smith entered the game in the third inning and pitched 4 1/3 innings of shutout relief to improve to 4-1. Smith had 9 strikeouts and allowed only 2 hits.
Keegan McGovern: McGovern went 2 for 4 with an RBI on a single in the seventh inning.
Michael Curry: Curry went 2 for 3 with an RBI on a single in the seventh.
Big inning: The Bulldogs led 1-0 going to the seventh and pulled away with 3 runs in the bottom half of the inning.
Strong pitching: The Bulldogs’ four pitchers allowed 4 hits and recorded 14 strikeouts.
The series continues: The two teams face off again April 24 at Georgia Tech and May 8 at SunTrust Park.
Georgia plays Thursday at Vanderbilt, with first pitch scheduled for 7 p.m.