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Blake Burke recaps first home run in 2024

Tennessee junior first baseman Blake Burke went 1-for-3 against Albany on Friday.

Burke hit his first home run of the season in Tennessee’s 8-5 series opening win versus Albany at Lindsey Nelson Stadium. He also recorded two RBIs, two runs and one walk in the contest.

Game No. 2 is slated for noon EST on Saturday, while Sunday’s series finale is scheduled for 1 p.m. EST. Both contests can be watched on SEC Network+. Andy Brock (play-by-play) and Cody Hawn (analyst) will be on the call.

Burke has appeared in 116 games, including 93 starts, recording a .290 batting average, 31 home runs, 77 RBIs, 82 runs, 47 walks and six stolen bases from 2022-24 at Tennessee.

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Burke met with media following game No. 1 against Albany. His postgame press conference can be watched below.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire