BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – With conference play set to begin this weekend in Southeastern Conference baseball, the SEC will expand the use of official replay review to include six additional plays as allowed by the NCAA and implement a new experimental challenge system for head coaches.
Under existing NCAA baseball replay rules, there are six umpire calls that may be reviewed. At the SEC’s request, for the 2018 season the NCAA is permitting the SEC to review six additional calls on an experimental basis as well as utilize a head coach challenge system. Because the rule is experimental, the additional calls and challenge system can only be used in conference games. Continue reading “NEW REPLAY RULES, CHALLENGE SYSTEM IN EFFECT FOR SEC BASEBALL GAMES”
Southeastern Conference play begins this weekend and several SEC teams had some final tuneups for the 85th season of SEC play begins Friday.
Alabama belted five home runs in a 14-0 win over Alabama A&M. Hunter Alexander led the charge with two home runs and five RBIs. Auburn (17-1) matched the 1997 CWS team for best 18-game start with a comeback win over Memphis. Tennessee freshman Sean Hunley threw a complete-game shutout in the win over Western Carolina.
On the national scene, NAIA newcomer Lawrence Tech upended Michigan 8-3 on Wednesday. The Blue Devils are just in their second season of college baseball. The school is located in Southfield, Michigan.
St. Peter’s extended the nation’s longest losing streak to 46 games with a 2-0 loss at Seton Hall on Wednesday. The Peacocks (0-7) loss all 38 games in 2017.
Here are the SEC recaps. Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (March 14)”