Georgia baseball looks to bounce back, get series win over Auburn

Georgia infielder Cole Tate (15) during a game against Auburn at Foley Field in Athens, Ga., on Friday, April 30, 2021. (Photo by Tony Walsh)
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ATHENS — The No. 20-ranked Georgia baseball team looks to extend its streak of SEC series wins to four when it plays Auburn at noon on Saturday.

The Bulldogs (27-15,10-10 SEC) dropped a 10-6 decision to the Tigers (18-21, 4-16) in 14 innings on Friday night at Foley Field.

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Georgia leadoff hitter Ben Anderson and Parks Harber delivered three hits apiece as Georgia gathered 15 hits off Auburn pitching.

The Bulldogs’ bullpen, however, faltered.

Junior Darryn Pasqua, the fifth UGA pitcher of the night, surrendered four runs on four hits over the final 1 2/3 innings to take the loss as Auburn collected a rare SEC victory.

The Saturday game will be televised by the SEC Network.

“Both teams exhausted the bullpens to do everything they could to win this game and when you lose it stings a little bit extra because, heck, now we have to look to tomorrow and what do we do with pitching,” Georgia coach Scott Stricklin said. “We’ll figure it out. It was a really tough one to lose.”

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