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Baseball Takes on No. 14 Georgia Tech in ACC Home Opener




March 22, 2012

Chestnut Hill, Mass. - The Boston College baseball team is hosting 14th-ranked Georgia Tech for a three-game series at Pellagrini Diamond at Commander Shea Field starting Friday, March 23 at 2:30 p.m. The Eagles (7-12, 0-6) are looking for their first Atlantic Coast Conference win, while the Yellow Jackets (14-7, 3-3 ACC) are coming off 2-1 weekend against Virginia Tech.

Saturday's game is at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday's contest is slated for 1 p.m.

The Eagles lost the opening game at home on Tuesday against instate rival Holy Cross, 3-1, but bounced back beat Bryant, 8-5, on the road in Smithfield, R.I. After taking two conference game, the Yellow Jackets lost, 7-1, to in-state rival No. 17 Georgia.

BC is 5-12 against Georgia Tech since the Eagles joined the ACC in 2006. The Eagles have won three of nine games at Shea Field.

PROBABLE STARTERS (BC listed first):
Friday: RHP Eric Stevens (2-1, 4.05 ERA) vs. RHP Buck Farmer (4-1, 2.81 ERA)
Saturday: RHP Hunter Gordon (1-1, 3.68 ERA) vs. RHP Luke Bard (1-0, 0.56 ERA)
Sunday: TBA vs. RHP Dusty Isaacs (3-1, 3.80 ERA)

WEATHER
Friday: Partly cloudy, low 70s; winds NNW 10-15 mph; precipitation 20 percent
Saturday: Mostly cloudy, low 60s; precipitation 20 percent
Sunday: Showers, low 50s; precipitation 50 percent

WAYS TO FOLLOW
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Live Stats: Gametracker
Radio: WBCZ

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