Originally written on Leftover Hot Dog  |  Last updated 11/17/14
South Carolina has opened their 2013 baseball season with a series win over Liberty.  The Gamecocks won the first game 4-3 and the second 8-7.  They lost a 7 inning third game 3-2.  Taking the series two games to one wasn't what most Gamecocks hoped for.  In fact for many it was disappointing.  USC fans have gotten used to a very high level of success the last three years, and outscoring Liberty by one run total over the weekend is not a high level of success. There's nothing wrong with Liberty.  They should be a trournament team, and it helps if you think about them being on par with Coastal Carolina, which they probably are.  Still, a close series against a Big South opponent was a bit of a let down. While there were many familiar faces at several positions, this is a new team.  This team hasn't been to three College World Series.  This team has yet to define itself.  Right now it is a collection of very talented individuals. They will determine who they are by the way t...
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