Tuesday, April 14, 2009

THERE IS NO TIEING/TYING IN BASEBALL!!

Oops…Evidently, there is.

ACC rules don’t allow for an inning to start within a certain time of a team’s flight departure time. So, In kiss-your-sister mode, Virginia and Georgia Tech completed the final game of the three-game set with a 4-4 tie at Russ Chandler Stadium after playing nine full innings.

Per ACC curfew rules, which were based on the departure time of a commercial flight back to Charlottesville, the teams were unable to start an inning after 4:15 p.m.

With the tie, No. 18 Virginia stands at 28-7-1 overall and at 9-6-1 in the ACC. Georgia Tech, ranked eighth in the country, is 21-8-1 overall and 10-5-1 in the league.

Dan Grovatt (So., Tabernacle, N.J.) had three hits and an RBI for Virginia, who finished with 10 hits. Three of Virginia’s four runs came on two-out hits.
Is he related to Dr. Grovatt?

There are six ACC teams currently in the USA TODAY/ESPN Top 25 Coaches' Poll: UNC (2), Miami (5), Georgia Tech (8), Virginia (14), Clemson (20) and Florida State (25).

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