Senior right fielder Dave DiNatale went 4 for 6 with three RBI as the Hurricanes (6-1) broke open a 0-0 game with seven runs in the fourth to beat the Gators, 16-3, and earn the series sweep at McKethan Stadium in Gainesville, Fla.
Junior shortstop Ryan Jackson drove in a run in both the third and fifth innings on Saturday afternoon as No. 10 Miami defeated No. 12 Florida 2-1 at McKethan Stadium.
I am not saying this year’s team is a title contender. I do, however, refuse to rule them out after four games.
The Miami sunshine has a way of hiding the dark spots of the city. Pitcher Anthony Nalepa is an example of how differently true Miamians view their city.
One of the biggest questions this year is in the outfield: how can Miami possibly replace a combined 27 home runs, 34 stolen bases, 123 RBI and on-base percentage over .400 from Major League Baseball draftees Dennis Raben, Blake Tekotte and Adan Severino?
As national and local media waited on the baseball diamond for Friday night’s preseason banquet for the 2009 University of Miami baseball team, many left disappointed.