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Thu, 06 Oct 2016 10:25:00 EDTOn the one hand, it feels like Eric Patterson never left The Flats. He's carrying 18 hours this semester, buries himself in books and code more than that, and he finds respite at Russ Chandler Stadium.
It's definitely not all the same. Sure, he feels right at home volunteer coaching Georgia Tech baseball; that's part's cool.
Yet class is no easier now than when he earned All-ACC honors three times for the Yellow Jackets from 2002-04 as a lefty-hitting second basemen and base path blur.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 09:16:00 EDTWhile the 2015-16 season has come to an end for the #ProJacket baseball players in the Major Leagues, a number of Yellow Jackets set the tone for what could be long professional careers, others made their MLB debuts, while one particular Jacket ended his 14-year career in a big way with a walk-off grand slam against the rival Boston Red Sox.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:33:00 EDTWith just one weekend left in the 2015-16 MLB regular season, a number of #ProJackets are looking to close out career-best seasons, while one Tech Hall of Famer will be honored in the final game of his 14-year career.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:48:00 EDTGeorgia Tech baseball head coach Danny Hall, the school's all-time winningest coach with 961 victories in 23 seasons on The Flats, has signed a new five-year contract that will keep him with the Yellow Jackets through 2021, Georgia Tech athletics announced on Tuesday.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:09:00 EDTThe Yellow Jackets' 2016 recruiting class was ranked No. 18 nationally by Perfect Game and No. 36 in the nation by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, it was released on Monday, Sept. 26.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:04:00 EDTTHE FLATS - With the minor league baseball seasons concluded for the 2016-17 season, the #ProJackets in the Major Leagues look to wrap up their years on a high note as the postseason is just a few weeks away.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:11:00 EDTEven in the age of GPS there is no sure road to the big leagues. Getting there when it's unexpected is extra special. Jed Bradley, a left-handed pitcher currently relieving with the Atlanta Braves, and Jake Esch, a right-handed starter with the Miami Marlins, can attest to that as both made it to "The Show" as September call-ups after coming so close in college.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 09:00:00 EDTWith the 2015-16 baseball season winding down, a number of #ProJackets are heating up as they look to close out the year on a high note.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 11:32:00 EDTWhile a number of firsts took place last week for a few #ProJackets - Jed Bradley made his MLB debut and picked up his first major league win, and Jacob Esch made his first career start at home for the Miami Marlins - a slew of other exciting things took place for a handful of former Tech standouts.
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 12:10:00 EDTA duo of arms headlined the Nissan #ProJackets Baseball report this week, as both Jacob Esch and Jed Bradley were called up to "The Show" for the first time in their professional careers this past week.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 16:46:00 EDTMichael Sorrow knows about living life in the shadows and, more importantly, breaking out of them, although it was never for personal gain.
Once he got to Georgia Tech, he found himself playing the same position as future Tech Hall of Fame shortstop Nomar Garciaparra (class of 2004), who'd play 14 years in the majors, and was one of MLB's premier shortstops for nearly a decade.
Being in the shadows didn't bother Sorrow. Instead, it made him work that much harder to get out of them. It was a labor of love.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:34:00 EDTHighlighting the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the professional ranks this week was a trio of hurlers in Jed Bradley, Jake Esch and Luke Bard who were all promoted within their respective organizations.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 08:10:00 EDTAs the baseball regular season begins to wind down and teams are trying to make a late push for the playoffs, a number of former Yellow Jackets are playing well down the stretch highlighted by Charlie Blackmon who was named the National League Player of the Week on Monday, Aug. 14.
Wed, 17 Aug 2016 07:29:00 EDTA total of fourteen current Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets recently wrapped up play this summer in over six different collegiate summer baseball leagues. Take a look below at how they played this summer.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 13:58:00 EDTIn what was a bitter sweet announcement last week by Yellow Jacket Hall of Famer Mark Teixeira in which he proclaimed that this will be his last season, the Georgia Tech legend has shown no signs of slowing down over the past week as he looks to close his 14-year MLB career out on a high note.