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Jackets Host Mercer for Home Finale

GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS (30-19) vs. MERCER BEARS (25-25)
May 14, 2024 • 6 PM
Atlanta, Ga. (Mac Nease Baseball Park)

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Tuesday
TV: ACC Network Extra | Watch Live
Play-by-Play: Andy Demetra
Analyst: Dusty Isaacs

Radio: WREK 91.1 FM | GT Gameday App 
Play-by-Play: Wiley Ballard

Live Stats

GAMEDAY CENTRAL
Game Notes | 2024 GT Baseball Info Guide | Gameday Rosters

TOP STORYLINES

• Georgia Tech baseball wraps up its 2024 home schedule against in-state foe Mercer on Tuesday, May 14 at Mac Nease Baseball Park at Russ Chandler Stadium.

• Tech is coming off a huge series win over No. 9 Duke, giving it six ACC series wins on the year – second only to Clemson’s seven in the conference.

• Tech’s final three weeks of the season are rated as the toughest in the ACC and fourth-toughest in all of Division I as those opponents have a combined .712 winning percentage (337-136).

• Tech has taken five of its last six ACC series.

• Tech has already beaten then-No. 16 Virginia Tech and No. 10 Virginia, while it took one game against then-No. 4 Clemson, but still has No. 9 Duke and No. 8 FSU to go.

• Tech currently holds 13 wins against Quad 1 and 2 teams with only Clemson, Virginia, Wake Forest and Duke having more among ACC teams .500 in the league.

• Freshman phenom Drew Burress continues to lead the pack, hitting a team-best .376 for the season (.373 in ACC play) with 14 doubles and 21 home runs, breaking the program’s freshman record vs. Miami.

• Burress’ sights now turn to the single-season GT record of 26 (Kevin Parada, 2022) and the ACC/NCAA freshman record of 27 (Tommy White, NC State).

• Burress also has the chance to become Tech’s first triple crown winner (team leader in average, HR and RBI) since Matt Gonzalez in 2016 and second since Mark Teixeira in 1999.

• Burress still leads ACC freshmen in a whopping six categories and leads all freshmen nationally in eight.

• The Jackets have continued their hot streak at the plate, hitting .313 and reaching base at a .428 clip.

• Tech has seven .300 hitters currently with Burress, Trey Yunger (.354), Cam Jones (.335), Payton Green (.326), Matthew Ellis (.309), Mike Becchetti (.304) and Parker Brosius (.302).

• Camron Hill gets his third consecutive midweek start, owning a 3-1 record and 5.11 ERA

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