Up next, the Bulldogs have another five-game week, featuring Winthrop (12-19) here Tuesday at 5 p.m., at #10 Georgia Tech (25-7) Wednesday and play host to an SEC series with #9 Kentucky (25-5, 7-5 SEC) starting Friday at Foley Field.
Meanwhile, senior Joshua Fields earned SEC Pitcher of the Week honors, the league announced Monday. Fields went 1-0 with two saves in three appearances against #17 Clemson and #9 South Carolina last week. He pitched three scoreless innings with no hits, two walks (one intentional) and six strikeouts. He has 31 career saves. For the year, Fields has not allowed an earned run. He is 1-1 with a 0.00 ERA in 16 games, recording 32 strikeouts and six walks in 15.1 innings pitched.
Fields is part of the vaunted bullpen that has not allowed an earned run in the last 34.1 innings of SEC action, a span of 10 games. In the series sweep of #9 USC, they tossed nine scoreless innings. Along with Fields, the bullpen stalwarts this season include sophomores Alex McRee, Justin Earls and Dean Weaver along with senior Nick Montgomery.