Powered by:
as known from New York Timesas known from USA Todayas known from yahoo!
VA
Contains commercial content
The Grueling Truth - Where Legends Speak / Your Thoughts Thursday: FSU Baseball’s Season Will End in Athens

Your Thoughts Thursday: FSU Baseball’s Season Will End in Athens

Close but not all the way
Publish Date: 05/30/2019
Fact checked by: Simon Briffa

Florida State head baseball coach Mike Martin is set to go through the NCAA Tournament one last time. Martin and the Seminoles will be the No. 3 seed in Athens for the NCAA Regional, which begins on Friday.

In this week’s The Daily Nole Poll on Twitter, we asked our followers how far FSU would advance in this year’s NCAA Tournament. The results indicate that Athens will be the final destination for the Seminoles in 2019.

The Daily Nole
2019-05-29 12:55
The Daily Nole Poll: How far will #FSU baseball go in the NCAA Tournament this year?
2 1

There were only 90 responses this week, but about half of those think FSU will fall in the Athens Regional. 49 percent project the season to end this weekend while 23 percent see the Seminoles advancing to the Super Regional round.

21 percent surprisingly — or perhaps in jest — think Martin will finally hoist a national championship trophy. Just 7 percent see FSU falling in the College World Series.

Our Take
As usual, the voters again got it right. The Seminoles will open the NCAA Tournament on Friday afternoon against Florida Atlantic, which is winnable, but there is a very good chance that FSU will have to beat Georgia twice.

The Bulldogs were 28-3 at home this season and boast a much more complete pitching staff than FSU. If the teams meet on Saturday, there is a very good chance that the Seminoles will see stud Emerson Hancock. The Bulldogs have three proven starters with an ERA below three.

Since the NCAA Tournament went to the current format in 1999, the Seminoles have won just one regional or Super Regional outside of Tallahassee and that came in 2010 in Connecticut. In that case, FSU was still the No. 1 seed in the regional.

Georgia ended Florida State’s 2006 season in Athens — the only other time that Florida State has had to travel for a regional. The current FSU team enters the NCAA Tournament with fewer wins than ever before in Martin’s tenure.

Read Also
The Complexities of Bob Knight: The Greatest Coach of All-Time?
  Bob Knight, born in 1940 and raised in Orrville, Ohio, was ...
The Greatest College Basketball Team of All Time
Rating the greatest college basketball teams ever has been done many times ...
Bet365 Promo
Indiana Basketball Weekly
Welcome to Indiana Basketball Weekly, your dedicated podcast for all things Indiana ...
Come Fly with me: How the 1988-89 Chicago Bulls pushed forward to an NBA dynasty.
Find the best sportsbook to bet on the NBA Playoffs! Prologue: By ...
Esteban de Jesus, Roberto Duran y AIDS (1972-89)
Many of us dream of celebrity sports fame, but only cruel individuals ...
Grading every NFL team’s picks from the 2021 NFL Draft
Quickly, click away if you’re going to get upset by reading draft ...
Every NFL free agent signing from Day 1 of the legal tampering period
Monday marked the beginning of the NFL’s legal tampering period where teams ...
Ranking the top 200 players in the NFL ahead of the 2021 season
This list isn’t based solely on performances from the 2020 NFL season. ...
Top 100 NFL free agents entering the 2021 offseason
Below is a list of the top 100 free agents available this ...
The Army Boxer Who Knocked-Down Muhammad Ali (1960)
I had wanted to write a boxing story about Junebug Hudson for ...
Sportsbook of the month
FanDuel - Get your Bonus Bet now! Get your Bonus Bet now!
Latest Sport News
Big Ten Basketball Power Rankings (02/26/24)
The hard-charging Ohio State Buckeyes have turned the ...
Respect: Jimmy Young was a damn good fighter
“When you go back to those days and ...
Top-10 College Football Games in History
Nov. 23, 1968 An Ivy league game made ...
Find out what the legends have to say about sports this week....
Find out what the legends have to say about sports this week....

Players must be 21 years of age or older or reach the minimum age for gambling in their respective state and located in jurisdictions where online gambling is legal. Please play responsibly. Bet with your head, not over it. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, and wants help, call or visit: (a) the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey at 1-800-Gambler or www.800gambler.org; or (b) Gamblers Anonymous at 855-2-CALL-GA or www.gamblersanonymous.org.

This site is using Cloudflare and adheres to the Google Safe Browsing Program. We adapted Google's Privacy Guidelines to keep your data safe at all times.

21+NCPG
Close
Players accepted in the US US Flag
Stake.us Exclusive Bonus
$55 Stake Cash + 260K Gold Coins + 5% Rakeback
Promo Code
Copy
Visit Site
T&Cs apply, 18+
Payment Methods
Bitcoin
Litecoin
Ethereum
Dogecoin
Highlights
  • Exclusive promo code: TGTSOCIAL
  • Play Plinko, Hilo, Crash and more!
  • Get Stake Cash bonuses every day!
Stake Originals
Dice
Crash
Plinko
Mines
×
Your Promo Code:
The bonus offer of was already opened in an additional window. If not, you can open it also by clicking the following link:
Visit Site