TECH TODAY AT THE TED

UGA VERSUS OUR IN-STATE RIVAL TODAY, AT TURNER FIELD, 7 PM. GEORGIA IS THE SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS AFTER TAKING A SERIES FROM THE 2007 SEC CHAMPS, VANDY. THE $10 GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET PRICE GOES TO CHARITY, AND THE EVENT WILL BE COVERED FOR TELEVISION BY SPORTS SOUTH. TECH HAS BEATEN GEORGIA TWICE THIS YEAR. HOPEFULLY, WE WILL BRING OUR A-GAME TO THE ATL TONIGHT. OUR FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY PITCHERS ARE CLEARLY HEAD-AND-SHOULDERS ABOVE OUR YOUNG GUYS, WHICH IS WHY WE HAVE STRUGGLED A GOOD BIT DURING MID-WEEK SESSIONS WHILE DOMINATING ON WEEKENDS. BY CONTRAST, THE FRESHMAN PITCHER THAT TECH TROTS OUT IS A STUD, AND WE HAVE PLAYED HIM TWICE AND PRODUCED VERY LITTLE OFFENSE AGAINST HIM. NO EXCUSES TONIGHT, WITH THE SEC TITLE IN THE BAG. IF WE CAN GET A LEAD AND TAKE A LEAD TO THE LATE INNINGS, JOSH FIELDS IS EASILY THE BEST CLOSER IN COLLEGE BASEBALL – HE HAS GIVEN UP ONLY TWO RUNS ALL SEASON AND GAVE UP A $300,000 SIGNING BONUS TO COME BACK FOR HIS SENIOR SEASON. JUNIOR SHORTSTOP GORDON BECKHAM IS BY FAR THE BEST POSITION PLAYER IN COLLEGE BASEBALL; LOOK FOR HIM TO GET SOME HITS TONIGHT AND THE DAWGS TO GET THE WIN. WE ARE 4-1 VERSUS TECH IN THE NOW ANNUAL GAME PLAYED AT THE HOME OF THE ATLANTA BRAVES. MAN, I HAVE HAD SOME GOOD TIMES IN THAT STADIUM. SHOUTOUT TO TEDDY BALLGAME AT THE CHOP HOUSE – BIG UPS!