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Baseball Holds First Practice of 2019 Preseason

THE FLATS — Georgia Tech baseball fully got underway on Friday afternoon as the team took the field of Russ Chandler Stadium for the first official practice for the 2019 season.

After brief warm-ups and conditioning, the Yellow Jackets went straight to work in the field, scrimmaging for six innings, while also going through situational work.

The preseason 17th-ranked Yellow Jackets return seven starters from last season and boast one of the strongest pitching staffs in the nation heading into the 2019 campaign.

Chase MurrayOscar Serratos and Kyle McCann help return 70 percent of Tech’s run production in an offense that led the ACC regular season in both hitting percentage and hits. Xzavion CurryConnor Thomas and Tristin English are just three of the highly talented arms on a staff that only bolstered its depth after leading the ACC in walks/9.0 innings and strikeout-to-walk ratio last year.

Georgia Tech players and head coach Danny Hall met with media after the conclusion of practice:

Head coach Danny Hall

R-Junior Tristin English

Sophomore Oscar Serratos

Junior Amos Willingham

Junior Connor Thomas

Baseball season ticket renewals and new sales are still underway for the upcoming 2019 regular season. Yellow Jackets’ season tickets are available for as low as $125 per ticket – a savings of nearly 50 percent compared to single-game pricing – and secures the best seats in the house for when top-5 opponents UCLA and North Carolina, as well as nationally ranked Georgia, Clemson and Auburn, arrive on The Flats.

Fans can CLICK HERE to purchase new season tickets while previous season-ticket holders can renew at ramblinwreck.com/myaccount.

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