Live Blog: UCF vs. No. 3 FSU, Game 1

The unranked University of Central Florida faces off against the No. 3 Florida State Seminoles.

University of Central Florida third baseman Matthew Mika attempts to throw the ball back to second base during a 5-2 loss to the No. 3 Florida State Seminoles at Jay Bergman Field on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. (Photo by Victor Tan / New Day Review)

The Knights lost to No. 2 Florida 4-3 to start that two-game series. They won 11-2 on Wednesday at home. So…

He’s hitting .436 with a team-leading 15 RBIs entering tonight’s game. He’s 0-for-2 with with two walks and a run tonight.

Eli Putnam is 0-for-4 with three strikeouts tonight.

Logan Heiser, who hit a two-run bomb over the left-field wall to tie the game, will lead off the Knights in the bottom of the seventh.

Chris Williams gave up three runs on four hits in his last outing. He had 83 pitches entering the top of the sixth.

Runners are now on the corner for No. 3 FSU with two outs.

That was Logan Heiser‘s first home run of the season, his seventh and eighth RBIs.

Kyle Marsh struck out looking in his first at-bat.

Luke Hamblin is hitting a team-high .472 with two doubles, two triples and 11 RBIs. He also leads the team in walks with nine.

Chris Williams has retired eight in a row.

Chris Williams started in the 4-3 loss to the No. 2 Florida Gators. UCF head coach Greg Lovelady really trusting the sophomore.

Not Kyle Marsh‘s best at-bat. He struck out looking on a 1-2 count after seeing two other strikes go right by him.

Shortstop Kam Gellinger let the ball roll through his legs against the Seminoles’ first batter. Then a throwing error by Matthew Mika at third let runners advance. That’s two errors in the first to start the game for the Knights.

FSU makes some changes in the bottom of their lineup.