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Gators don’t expect Nelson Maldonado to miss time with ankle injury

OMAHA, Neb — Nelson Maldonado singled to left field to score Dalton Guthrie and extend the Florida Gators lead to 3-0 in the fifth inning. A pitching change and three batters later he was limping off the field.

With Maldonado standing on second base Mike Rivera grounded a ball sharply to the third baseman. It was a tailor made inning ending double play but Maldonado hustled and tried to turn the bag at third. If there was a throwing error or something happened, he wanted to score. That turned into a rolled ankle.

“It was tough” Maldonado said. “It was a sharp…

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Source:: Florida Gators