Around The Horn

Florida State's baseball Seminoles limped from Dick Howser Stadium over the weekend, dropping two of three against rival Miami. While FSU coach Mike Martin didn't feel the series should be used as a measuring stick for his team, he still promised changes -- starting with the pitching staff. <b>Rhett James</b> will join the starting rotation in place of <b>Hunter Jones.</b> Click here for this wrapup.

This report supplied by FSU Sports Information

2004 Florida State Baseball Weekly Wrap-Up
(Record: 25-11 Overall (20-4 home, 3-7 road, 2-0 neutral)

Last Week (2-2)
Wed., 4/7 def. Jacksonville, 15-4
Fri., 4/9 def. #5 Miami, 6-5
Sat., 4/10 lost to #5 Miami, 17-11
Sun., 4/11 lost to #5 Miami, 4-0
Next Opponents
Fri., 4/16 at #5 Miami 7:00 p.m. (Sunshine)
Sat., 4/17 at #5 Miami 7:00 p.m. (Sunshine)
Sun., 4/18 at #5 Miami 1:00 p.m. (Sunshine)

Notes
*In the three games against #5 Miami, Florida State totaled six home runs and held the Hurricanes to just two stolen bases. UM came into the series with 83 stolen bases on the season.
*Stephen Drew recorded back-to-back multi-home run games on Friday and Saturday night to bring his career total to six multi-home run games. Drew also doubled his season home run output with four home runs in the Miami series.
*FSU is 10-4-1 in the last 15 games against Miami.
*Shane Robinson led the team with a .438 (7-16) batting average in the four games last week. Robinson was 2-for-2 on stolen base attempts and was walked three times.
*The crowd of 6,387 on Saturday night marked the second largest crowd in Dick Howser Stadium history. Friday night's crowd of 6,013 was the seventh largest.
*All-American shortstop Stephen Drew has missed the last 10 games with a hip injury and his status for this week has not yet been determined.

Player of the Week Nomination
SS Stephen Drew, 6-1, 193, JR, Hahira, GA *Had back-to-back multi home run games against #5 Miami on Friday and Saturday night. Now has six-career multi-home run games.
*Doubled his season home run output over the course of the weekend.
*Slugged 1.231 in the series against #5 Miami and had nine RBI.
*Also had just one strikeout all week (four games).
*Against Jacksonville - went 1-for-5 with a double, one run and one RBI *Friday vs. Miami - went 2-for-4 with two home runs and tied a career-high with five RBI.
*Saturday vs. Miami - went 2-for-5 with two home runs and four RBI. *Sunday vs. Miami - went 0-for-4

Season Batting Leaders (Min. 80 AB)
OF Eddy Martinez-Esteve .407 (59-145), 28 Runs, 11 HR, 42 RBI, 12 2B, 1 3B
2B Bryan Zech .336 (46-137), 35 Runs, 5 HR, 22 RBI, 4 2B, 4-7 SB
1B Ryne Malone .330 (29-88), 27 Runs, 8 HR, 27 RBI, 6 2B, 2 3B

Season Pitching Leaders (Min. 15 IP)
LHP Brian Schultz 4-0, 2.08 ERA, 26.0 IP, 36 K, 12 BB, .163 opp. BA
RHP Kevin Lynch 3-3, 2.25 ERA, 16.0 IP, 16 K, 3 BB, .262 opp. BA
RHP Eddie Cannon 7-2, 2.91 ERA, 65.0 IP, 64 K, 11 BB, .221 opp. BA
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