Let’s throw the numbers around the diamond as another week of baseball cranks up.
... 2.08 | South Carolina’s ERA against Florida over the weekend.
... .217 | Florida’s batting average against USC pitching.
... 5-1 | Michael Roth’s record in six starts as the Friday night ace. In 42 innings, he has compiled a 1.50 ERA while walking just 11 batters and striking out a team-high 44.
... 0.48 | Reliever’s John Taylor ERA. He has allowed just one run on six hits in 18 2/3 innings while striking out 22 and walking five. Teams are batting a lowly .103 against him.
... 24 | USC’s home runs on the season, tops in the SEC.
... 8 | Homers allowed by USC pitchers this season.
... 6 | Extra-base hits by Adam Matthews in last week’s five games, three doubles, a triple and two homers.
... .390 | The team-high batting average for Adrian Morales, who also has a .510 on-base percentage. His bases-loaded walk brought home the game-winning run in the eighth inning of the 4-3 victory over Florida.
... 5 | Saves recorded by closer Matt Price, who also has two wins on the season in his 12 appearances.
... 4-2 | The records of No. 3 USC, No. 1 Vanderbilt and No. 4 Florida in the SEC East race.24 | Runs scored in a win last week over the College of Charleston, the most runs in a game at Carolina Stadium.
... 21 | RBI totals for both Christian Walker and Jackie Bradley.
... 163 | Runs scored by the Gamecocks on the season.
... 80 | Runs allowed by the Gamecocks on the season.
... 15-2 | Record at Carolina Stadium, where the Gamecocks play four games this week.
... 2 | Wins each for Tyler Webb, Jose Mata, Colby Holmes, Steven Neff, Forrest Koumas and Matt Price.
... 35 | Runs scored in the sixth inning this season by USC, the most in any single inning.