Charlie Condon blasts nation-high 13th homer in Georgia baseball’s 10-5 win over Iowa.

March 15, 2024

ATHENS – Georgia baseball quieted any spring break headache concerns, treating a home horde of 2,958 to a 10-5 win over Iowa on Tuesday.

The Bulldogs (17-1) utilized their muscles for the understudy weighty ‘Greek Night’ swarm, adding four additional homers to their NCAA-driving absolute of 52.

UGA improved to 3-1 against high-significant contest with two successes over Georgia Tech and its solitary misfortune to Michigan State.

Georgia will take a nine-game dominate streak into its gathering opener at Kentucky on Friday. The two groups open SEC activity at 6:30 p.m. at Kentucky Glad Park in Lexington (SEC Network+).

UAB move Henry Tracker drove the Bulldog offense, hitting 2 for 3 with two homers, three RBI and two strolls. The UAB move, who gets at times to ease veteran Fernando Gonzalez, has three homers on the season.

You could say Henry is the hardest specialist we have,” UGA mentor Wes Johnson said. “He’s taking huge number of swings off the machine, so for him to come in and have achievement doesn’t astonish me.” Georgia attested predominance ahead of schedule with five runs in the initial two innings. Tracker, Charlie Condon and Lukas Farris scored the initial three sudden spikes in demand for a triplet of solo shots.

Condon launched Foley Field in the main inning, pounding an inside fastball into the parking garage behind left field. Ideal Game’s Public Player of the Week drives the country with 13 homers. “Clearly, Superman gets a ball in the first, and whatever,” Johnson said.

“It’s practically similar to, ‘Amazing, on the off chance that he doesn’t homer, it’s news,’ right?” Farris thumped the longest homer of the day.

The Western Kentucky exchange raised a high changeup into the breeze, blowing directly to perfectly on target. Farris watched the ball take off 438 feet and clear the “player’s eye,” the transcending green wall behind focus field that gives a reliable survey foundation for hitters. Tracker immediately followed with his most memorable homer of the evening, an inverse field bomb to take a 3-1 lead.

The Bulldogs pumped the brakes from that point, stacking the bases on a hit by pitch, a solitary and a walk. UGA completed the second inning with a 5-1 lead after Sebastian Murillo scored on a wild pitch and Record Alford scored on a groundout. Georgia cushioned its lead with a ‘little ball’ approach, scoring on a bases-stacked stroll in the fifth, a groundout in the 6th and a passed ball in the seventh.

Tracker plated UGA’s last two runs with a 407-foot, most likely homer in the eighth inning. Johnson rested on eight pitchers to control the Hawkeyes (7-9). The Bulldogs dispersed six Iowa hits and four strolls for four procured runs. The Hawkeyes battled to gather any serious hostile speed.

Iowa put 16 sprinters on base however never scored multiple runs in an inning. Beginning pitcher Christian Mracna procured the success subsequent to permitting one acquired run in 2.2 innings of work. Chandler Swamp, Zach DeVito and Brandt Pacer all gave scoreless innings in help. Closer Brian Zeldin booted Iowa out with a scoreless 10th inning, finishing the night on a twofold play.