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FSU baseball game thread: Pacific, Friday 6 PM

The Seminoles kick off a four-game set with their sub-200 RPI foe from out west.

FSU pitcher Cole Sands
Ross Obley

After playing in no midweek games this week on account of final exams, the Florida State baseball team is back in action this weekend, taking a mandated break from conference play to welcome in the Pacific Tigers for a four-game series this weekend.

The Seminoles will throw regular Friday starter Cole Sands in the opener and will also start usual starting pitcher Tyler Holton in the field for the first time this season, playing centerfield.

Starting Lineups

Florida State

Taylor Walls, SS

Dylan Busby, 3B

Rhett Aplin, RF

Quincy Nieporte, DH

Jackson Lueck, LF

Drew Mendoza, 1B

Cal Raleigh, C

Tyler Holton, CF

Matt Henderson, 2B


Jimmy Boras, CF

Matt Tarantino, SS

James Free, C

Ryan Schalch, 1B

Danny Mayer, RF

Lucas Halstead, DH

Blake Barry, LF

Carter Hayes, 3B

Kevin Sandri, 2B

Pitching Matchup


Cole Sands (5-2, 4.70 ERA)


Justin Giovannoni (0-2, 4.29 ERA)

All of this weekend’s games will be broadcast on ACC Network Extra on ESPN3 with a radio broadcast on 106.1 FM in Tallahassee as well as online at If you are unable to watch or listen, Tomahawk Nation will be in attendance, providing updates in the comments section at the bottom of the page.