Florida ready for key series vs. Georgia

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The No. 1-ranked Florida Gators baseball team (29-8, 9-6 in the Southeastern Conference), in the midst of a critical nine-game homestand, looks to stay within striking distance of the SEC overall lead with three games against the rival Georgia Bulldogs (23-15, 7-8), today through Sunday. Here are the details:

Today, 7 p.m. ET

Florida sophomore right-hander Jonathon Crawford (4-1, 4.05) will start the series-opener against Georgia redshirt sophomore left-hander Alex Wood (5-1, 2.61).

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Saturday, 7 p.m. ET

Junior left-hander Brian Johnson (5-1, 3.88) will face Bulldog senior righty Michael Palazzone (1-5, 5.81)

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Sunday, 3 p.m. ET

Junior right-hander Hudson Randall, from Atlanta, Ga., (3-1, 3.56) will start the finale against a UGA pitcher to be announced.

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