D.R. extends his hitting streak to 7-games as South Georgia beats West Ga. Tech 3 straight times
D.R. Meadows went a combined 5-for-13 at the plate as South Georgia State knocked off West Georgia Tech three straight times in Carrollton. The winning scores were 7-3, 10-2 and 12-0.
D.R. extended his hitting streak to seven-games and during this stretch he is batting .481 by going 13-for-27 with four doubles, 10 runs scored and nine RBI.
In a Thursday nine-inning game Meadows went 1-for-4 with a walk and a run scored.
In the Friday double header featuring two seven-inning games, D.R. smacked a double in a 1-for-5 game with two RBI and a strikeout.
In the second game he crushed two more doubles and went 3-for-4 with three runs scored, two RBI, two stolen bases and two runs scored.
For the season Meadows is hitting .323 with seven doubles, 13 runs scored, nine RBI, six stolen bases, seven walks and 14 strikeouts. His on base percentage is .395 and his slugging percentage is .435 giving him an OPS of .830.
On defense he has made one error in 42 chances for a fine .976 fielding percentage.
Up next is a four-game series with East Georgia. The Tuesday, March 12th home game begins at 3 p.m. and a Thursday game in Swainsboro starts at 3. The Saturday doubleheader in Swainsboro starts at 1 p.m.
Meadows opens up GCAA play with 2-for-4 game
The South Georgia State Hawks opened up play in the GCAA with an 8-5 home loss to West Georgia Tech.
D.R. Meadows was one of two Hawks to have a multi-hit game. He went 2-for-4 with a walk, a RBI, two stolen bases and three runs scored.
In his first at bat D.R, reached on a bunt and drove in a run and he later scored. He singled up the middle in his second plate appearance, reached on an error and stole a base his third time up, walked his fourth at bat and flew out to deep right center field in his last trip to the plate.
Meadows has a four game hitting streak in which he is 8-for-14 (.571) with six runs scored.
D.R. is now hitting .306 with four doubles, nine runs scored, five RBI and four stolen bases. His on base percentage is .382 and his OPS is .770.
Meadows bats .500 against Lake Michigan College
D.R. Meadows went a combined 3-for-6 in South Georgia State’s home doubleheader sweep of Lake Michigan College.
In game one D.R. went 2-for-3 with a RBI and a run scored in a 13-3 win. He followed that up with a 1-for-3 game with a walk and a run scored in a 9-8 victory.
Meadows, who has a three-game hitting streak and at least one hit in four out of his last five games, has raised his batting average to .289 with 4 doubles, 4 RBI and 6 runs scored.
D.R. hits his 3rd South Georgia double
In the second game of a home doubleheader against the College of Central Florida, D.R. Meadows hit his third double for South Georgia State. Meadows went 1-for-3 with a run scored and a strikeout in a 6-4 loss.
In the first game- a 14-4 South Georgia loss- D.R. went 0-for-3 with a strikeout.
Meadows is batting .206 with 3 doubles, 3 runs scored, 1 stolen base, 3 walks and 13 strikeouts.
D.R. goes 2-for-5 in a doubleheader at St. John’s River
D.R. Meadows started both games of a doubleheader at St. John’s River and went a combined 2-for-5. In the first game- an 11-5 loss- he stroked a double in three at bats and scored a run and on defense he was a part of a South Georgia State double play.
In the second game Meadows went 1-for-2 with two walks, a stolen base and a strikeout. St. John’s scored a run in the bottom of the sixth and won the seven-inning game 5-4.
D.R. is batting .214 (6-for-28) with two doubles, three walks, 11 strikeouts, two runs scored and one stolen base. His on base percentage is .290.
The Hawks had won six games in a row before they lost four in a row to St. John’s River. South Georgia is 6-7.
Baseball is a game of inches
They say baseball is a game of inches and D.R. Meadows would probably agree with that based on what happened to him at Tallahassee Community College.
In his first and fourth at bat he came inches away from stroking two hits and driving in at least two runs. Instead he wound up going 0-4 with three strikeouts in a 7-2 South Georgia State loss.
Meadows batted third and played left field and in his first at bat he came to the plate with one out and a runner at third base. He fouled off some pitches and then on a 2-2 pitch he lined a ball up the middle and if not for the pitcher making a spectacular catch he would have had a single and a RBI.
In his fourth trip to the plate he had a bases loaded situation with two down and South Georgia trailed 4-2. Again on a 2-2 pitch he hit a blooper down the right field line and just missed a single by inches as the ball went foul. On the next pitch Meadows looked at strike three.
D.R. is 4-for-11 (.364) on the season with a double.
D.R. ends his fall schedule scoring six runs on four hits in a doubleheader sweep
The South Georgia State Hawks ended their fall schedule with a home doubleheader sweep over Thomas University and D.R. Meadows stroked four hits (4-for-5) and scored six runs in the two games decided by large margins- 17-2 and 13-2.
In the first game Meadows played left field and almost hit for the cycle. He smashed a triple, a double and a single. He also walked and scored all four times he was on base.
In the second game he moved to third base and he had a single, a walk and he grounded out to second base. He touched home twice.
Meadows goes 1-for-3 in first game back in Swainsboro
The last time D.R. Meadows in Swainsboro with the Toombs County Bulldogs was the final regular season game in 2017. Meadows pitched Toombs to a complete five inning 13-0 win over the Tigers which clinched a playoff birth. He allowed only three hits with seven strikeouts and one walk. At the plate he went 2-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and a run batted in.
In his first trip to Emmanuel County as a member of the South Georgia Hawks, Meadows went 1-for-3 in the first game of a doubleheader with East Georgia which ended in a 3-3 tie. D.R, got in to a rundown which allowed the tying run to score and he wound up safe at second base.
D.R. played left field in the first game and was back at shortstop for the second game. He grounded out to short and smacked a double in the second game.
Meadows is 6-for-12 (.500) this fall.
D.R. smashes a triple in his second game
In a fall game which was one-sided from the beginning, D.R. Meadows went 1-for-3 with a triple in South Georgia’s blowout win over GameOn. Meadows, who started at shortstop, also struck out and grounded out to third base. In his first two games D.R. is 4-for-7.
Meadows goes 3-for-4 in his first South Georgia Hawk fall game
D.R. Meadows made his South Georgia State debut on September 14 in the second game of a home doubleheader against East Georgia. He went 3-for-4 at the plate with three singles and a fly ball to center field. Defensively Meadows started at shortstop and handled four plays flawlessly in SGS’s 9-4 loss.
In his first at bat D.R. flied out to center and then he followed with three straight singles. He singled to left, smashed a liner to left and then in his final trip to the plate just missed ripping an extra base hit down the third base line- the ball was ruled foul. Meadows wound up reaching on an infield hit. He hit a grounder to the first baseman, who handled the ball cleanly. D.R., who swings from the right side of the box, was still able to beat the first baseman to the bag.