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UGA baseball: Position breakdowns

Updated: February 17, 2012, 11:07 AM ET
By David Ching | DawgNation
Blake DieterichAP Photo/Dave MartinBlake Dieterich, who'll work as a closer until Tyler Maloof is healthy, could see weekend action eventually and will be considered for a midweek start down the road.
ATHENS, Ga. -- Most of the faces are the same on Georgia's baseball roster, but this season the Bulldogs expect a quite different result.

Ranked No. 25 in the USA Today/ESPN preseason coaches poll, the Bulldogs, who finished 33-32, 16-14 SEC in 2011, believe the confidence they developed during a remarkable late-season run last year and a demonstrably easier schedule will help them enter SEC play on a high note.