Maine threw the 21st no-hitter in Division I baseball on Saturday, but found itself on the short-end of a 1-0 loss to UMass-Lowell. John Arel struck out 12 batters in the Black Bears first no-hitter since 2003. It marked the second time UMass-Lowell has been the victim of a no-hitter.
Auburn and Miss. State stole the headlines on Saturday after both teams swept their respective series.
Auburn pulled off a historic sweep of arch-rival Alabama in Tuscaloosa, while Miss. State handed Arkansas three straight losses in Starkville. Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (Saturday, April 21)”
Florida right fielder Wil Dalton drove in six runs to lead the Gators to a 9-4 series-clinching win at Kentucky. Dalton stroked a 3-run triple in third inning to give the Gators a 4-0 lead. He later added 3-run home run in eighth inning to extend lead to 7-0. Jackson Kowar (W, 7-1) spins seven shutout innings.
Auburn blasted Alabama 19-5 in Tuscaloosa. The Tigers equaled their most runs ever scored against Alabama. AU defeated Alabama 19-11 in 1991. Auburn also equaled its largest margin of victory over Alabama. The Tigers beat the Tide 14-0 in Tuscaloosa in 1906. Auburn hit three home runs in the win.
South Carolina blanked LSU 11-0 in the series opener in Columbia. Georgia, Miss. State and Missouri all posted late-inning wins on Friday. Tennessee handed Texas A&M ace Mitchell Kilkenny his first loss of the season in Knoxville.
Here are Friday’s SEC baseball recaps: Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (Friday, April 20)”
A Massachusetts high school baseball team scored 82 runs in a win this week. No, they did not play the Saint Peter’s Peacocks (67-game NCAA Division I losing streak). Old Rochester Regional HS defeated Notre Dame Cristo Rey HS 82-0. Here is a breakdown of the game.
The second half of the Southeastern Conference regular-season schedule began on Thursday with a pair of SEC Eastern Division games. Top-ranked and league-leading Florida opened a three-game series at Kentucky, while Vanderbilt and Missouri meet in Columbia.
Missouri announced on Thursday afternoon that it has added a non-conference game on May 1 against Iowa at Duane Banks Field in Iowa City. The game will begin at 3 p.m. (CT).
North Dakota State and Milwaukee will finally play their 2018 home openers this weekend. They are the last two Division I teams to play a home game this season. After playing the first 28 games on the road, NDSU will play its home opener on Friday, April 20 against Western Illinois. Milwaukee, who played its first 30 games away from home, will host Youngstown State its home opener on Friday.
Here are Thursday’s SEC baseball recaps: Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (Thursday, April 19)”
Alabama, Ole Miss, Miss. State and LSU were the only teams in action Wednesday night on the diamond.
The biggest news on Wednesday came from NCAA legislation regarding some changes to the NCAA college baseball landscape. Click on the D1Baseball.com and Baseball America articles below for more insight into the legislation.
Here are Wednesday’s SEC baseball recaps: Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (Wednesday, April 18)”
My friends at D1Baseball.com and Baseball America have made their latest NCAA Regional projections.
According to D1Baseball.com, the SEC will have 10 teams in the 64-team field, including national seeds (1) Florida, (2) Arkansas and (8) Ole Miss. Kentucky (9), Vanderbilt (12) and Texas A&M (15) are among the Top 16 seeds. Auburn, Georgia, LSU and Missouri are also included in the field.
Baseball America also has 10 SEC teams in the field, with Florida (1), Arkansas (3) and Ole Miss (7) as national seeds. Vanderbilt (9) and Kentucky (13) are among the Top 16 seeds. Auburn, Georiga, LSU, Missouri and Texas A&M are also in the field.