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Crawford inconsistent to start junior year

Crawford inconsistent to start junior year

Jonathon Crawford was the key to Florida's pitching staff as it earned a third-straight College World Series appearance in 2012. Heading into his draft-eligible season in 2013, the junior right-hander was expected to take the next step and be the ace of the staff. It hasn't gone that way through four starts, but Florida head coach Kevin O'Sullivan is starting to see things change.

The velocity and command have improved during each start this season for Jonathon Crawford. He pitched against Duke on opening night at 90-92 mph with his fastball and struggled to command his pitches. The velocity has started to come back, getting up to 94 mph on Friday against Indiana, but the results haven't matched it. Crawford is 0-2 with 4.22 ERA this season. The record is largely because...

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