May 9, 2016 - by
No. 6 Noles Make Quick Turnaround for Midweek Games
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Following a sweep of Bowling Green and enjoying a three-game winning streak the sixth-ranked Florida State (32-13) baseball team returns to the diamond on Tuesday at 6 p.m. when it heads to Jacksonville for the 164th all-time meeting between the two squads.
The Seminoles, who have posted 30 wins in each of the last 52 seasons, send right-hander Andrew Karp (1-0, 6.55 ERA) to the mound to face Jacksonville on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Dolphins will start Jeff Tanner, who boasts a 1-0 mark and a 1.69 ERA.
In Karp’s last start the Winter Garden native earned his first collegiate win against Stetson as he held the Hatters to one run on three hits over five innings.
The Seminoles return to Tallahassee on Wednesday afternoon to host Florida Gulf Coast (21-25) for Fan Appreciation Day at 1 p.m. As part of the Fan Appreciation Day there will be no charge for admission into Dick Howser Stadium and select menu items at the concession stands will be $2.
No. 6 Noles Make Quick Turnaround for Midweek Games
Wednesday’s matinee will feature FSU lefty Tyler Holton (2-3, 2.61 ERA) on the mound. Holton closed out the month of April with back-to-back victories against Stetson and Notre Dame where he combined for 11 strikeouts and allowed only three walks.
Holton’s most recent appearance came against Bowling Green where he notched five strikeouts as he helped Drew Carlton complete the 10-0 shutout against the Falcons.
Tuesday’s game will be available on ESPN3 with commentary from Scott Munze (play-by-play) and Dan Gulbransen (color).
Wednesday’s contest is being broadcast on NolesTV with commentary by Ariya Massoudi (play-by-play) and Jason Leturmy (color).
Seminole fans can always stay up-to-date with the Florida State Baseball team by following the official twitter page of the Seminoles (@FSUBaseball).
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