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FSU-Texas A&M Notes

June 11, 2011

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Sean Gilmartin’s first-inning home run allowed to Texas A&M’s Matt Juengel was only his sixth given up this season and his first in his last three starts (allowed two vs. Clemson on May 19) … James Ramsey’s first-inning single extended his streak of reaching base safely to 52 games … the hit also extended his hitting streak to nine games … Ramsey has now reached base safely in 62 of 63 games this year … Ramsey’s single up the middle in the third inning marked his team-leading 25th multiple-hit performance this season … Rafael Lopez recorded his 18th multiple-hit game … Jayce Boyd’s solo home run to lead off the sixth inning was his seventh of the season … Boyd has now homered in consecutive games … Gilmartin’s eighth strikeout of the game pushed him past Jon McDonald (1998-00) for seventh place on FSU’s career strikeouts list with 321 … today’s attendance has been announced at 4,602 … Gilmartin’s seven innings pitched marks the 13th time in 17 starts he has lasted at least seven innings … Gilmartin has lasted at least six innings in all 17 of his starts … With 130 strikeouts and just 21 walks this season, Gilmartin’s 6.19 strikeout-to-walk ratio is ahead of the single-season school record 6.00, set by Jeff Hill in 1969 … it was Gilmartin’s 50th career start, which ranks 8th in school history… his 330.0 career innings pitched moved him into 10th all-time … Ramsey’s three hits marked his 10th three-hit performance of the season … Lopez also recorded three hits, his sixth three-hit game of the year … Ramsey (3-for-4) raised his NCAA postseason batting average to .647 (11-for-17)… Rafael Lopez (3-for-4) pushed his NCAA postseason batting average to .563 (9-for-16)… FSU is now 10-16 in Super Regional play since the format began in 1999 and 3-8 in opening games … the `Noles have rebounded from an opening Super Regional loss three times to force a third game in the best-of-three format … FSU defeated Wichita State in 2008 and advanced to the CWS after losing the opening game of that Super Regional in Tallahassee … FSU is now 32-8 when it outhits the opposition … today’s win breaks a six-game losing streak for Texas A&M in Super Regional play … the Aggies last win in a Super Regional had been a 5-4 win over Clemson on June 6, 1999 … Stripling notched eight strikeouts on Saturday to give him 107 for the season and join teammate Michael Wacha (110 K’s) in the 100-strikeout club … the seven-inning outing was Stripling’s 10th start this season of seven or more innings and his eighth in his last nine starts … Texas A&M starter Ross Stripling’s 14 wins this season leave him just one shy of second place on the Texas A&M single season line (Jeff Granger 15 wins in 1993) … Matt Juengel’s first inning home run was his team-leading seventh of the season and the 18th of his two-year A&M career … Senior catcher Kevin Gonzalez played in his 232nd game on Saturday, placing him alone in second place for games played in Texas A&M baseball history … Saturday was the fifth multi-RBI game this season for Brandon Wood and the sixth of his career … Krey Bratsen stole his 30th base of the season, leaving him in sole possession on the A&M single season list … The win was Texas A&M’s 10th over a ranked opponent this season (10-7) and fourth against a top 10 opponent (4-3).

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