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No. 13 FSU Baseball Travels To Jacksonville For Final Game Of Four Game Series On Wednesday

April 6, 2004

#13 Florida State at Jacksonville – Complete Release
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#13 Florida State (23-9, 6-3 ACC)

Florida State, ranked No. 13 in this week’s Collegiate Baseball poll, took two of three over the weekend against NC State to improve to 6-3 in ACC play. The Seminoles, now third in the conference, will play seven straight non-league games beginning Wednesday at Jacksonville. FSU hosts Miami this weekend and makes the trip down to Coral Gables to complete the annual six-game series next weekend. Sophomore right fielder Eddy Martinez-Esteve leads Florida State in batting average (.411), home runs (10), doubles (10) and RBI (38). Martinez-Esteve is currently on an 11-game hitting streak. As a team, FSU is hitting .301 and averaging 7.5 runs per game. The Seminole pitching staff has an ERA of 3.57.

Florida State Starting Pitcher
Wed.	Fr. 	6-2	210	RHP	#30 Brian Chambers 	(1-0, 6.75 ERA, 12 K)

Jacksonville (14-18, 5-10 A-Sun)

The Dolphins were swept last weekend by Central Florida by scores of 10-4, 10-9 and 9-7. After going over .500 at 14-13, JU has now lost five straight to fall to 14-18 on the season. Donald Brickle leads the Dolphins with a .408 batting average while Orlando Diaz is the team’s top power hitter with six home runs and 28 RBI. Jacksonville is hitting .287 overall, scoring 6.3 runs per game, with a team ERA of 5.82.

Jacksonville Starting Pitcher
Wed.	So.	6-1	187	LHP	#27 Kyle DeVries	(2-4, 3.90 ERA, 27 K)

The Florida State-Jacksonville Series

Florida State leads the all-time series 97-30, which dates back to 1964. Wednesday is the final game of a four-game set. The Seminoles are 3-0 this year against the Dolphins after winning 14-9 at Jacksonville and twice in Tallahassee by scores of 8-3 and 19-3.

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