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College World Series Quick Hit: Getting to Know Arkansas' DJ Baxendale

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Tonight’s matchup between South Carolina and Arkansas will probably come down to whether or not the Gamecocks can hit DJ Baxendale. 

The right-handed Junior from Jacksonville, Arkansas will face the Gamecocks for the 2nd time this season.  For the year Baxendale is 8-5 with a 3.07 ERA in 19 starts. 

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Over 102.2 innings, Baxendale gave up 93 hits, 42 runs and 35 earned runs.  He ranked 6th in the SEC during the regular season with 89 strikeouts.

Baxendale pitched in a Sunday match-up against South Carolina in Fayetteville during the regular season and went 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 runs with 1 walk and 7 strikeouts.

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Let’s hope the Gamecocks get to DJ early and keep the streak alive.

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