SEC Surprises; Buffalo Drops Baseball

SEC STANDINGS UPSIDE DOWN
The top three teams in the current SEC baseball standings failed to make of the post season last year.

Auburn (23-7, 7-2 SEC) and Arkansas (23-6, 7-2 SEC) lead the SEC Western Division through nine games. Neither team qualified for the 2016 SEC Tournament in Hoover. Auburn has won all seven series this season, including SEC series with Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. The Tigers are equaled their overall win total from last year. AU finished 23-33 in 2016.  Arkansas has won is first three SEC series with Miss. State, Missouri and Alabama (the latter two on the road) and has equaled its conference win total from last season. Continue reading “SEC Surprises; Buffalo Drops Baseball”

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SEC Recaps (April 2)

Arkansas, Auburn and Kentucky has best record in SEC (UK missed 2016 NCAA Tournament; UA and AU missed SEC Tournament); Conor Davis belts walk-off home run as Auburn takes series from South Carolina; Florida sweeps Mizzou with three straight 1-run wins; Infante and Toffey lead Vandy offense; all the scores and notes from Sunday’s SEC action. Continue reading “SEC Recaps (April 2)”

SEC Baseball Recaps (April 1)

Cannizarro makes history; Kentucky keeps rolling; Gators pitching dominates Mizzou again; Schmidt silences Auburn bats; Aggies take series in Baton Rouge; Duarte shuts down Arkansas; all the night’s action from Saturday, April 1. Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (April 1)”

SEC Recaps (Friday, March 31)

Mississippi State wins sixth straight game; takes series at Ole Miss; a great Knight on the mound for the Razorbacks; Tennessee holds on for first SEC win; Kentucky slams the ‘Dores.  Here is a look at the Friday night games in the SEC. Continue reading “SEC Recaps (Friday, March 31)”

SEC Previews (March 30-April 2)

SEC Baseball Week 3 Preview
Arkansas, Auburn, Kentucky and South Carolina enter the weekend with 5-1 records in SEC play. The Razorbacks and Tigers sit atop the SEC Western Division standings. Neither team qualified for the SEC Tournament last season. Arkansas only won seven SEC games in 2016.  The Razorbacks could tie or surpass that number at Alabama this weekend.

The third week of the season began with two games on Thursday night.  Texas A&M, behind the pitching off ace Brigham Hill, shutout LSU 4-0 in Baton Rouge. Miss. State scored all four runs in the final three innings to knock off Ole Miss 4-3 at Swayze Field in Oxford. MSU scored the winning run on a strikeout/passed ball in the ninth inning off ace reliever Dallas Woolfolk, who had retired 22 consecutive hitters over his last seven appearances. Continue reading “SEC Previews (March 30-April 2)”

College Baseball Notebook

Oregon State remains the hottest team in the nation; Loyola Marymount finds perfection; Mount St, Mary’s finally wins. Catch the latest college baseball news.

LEAVE IT TO (THE) BEAVERS: Oregon State (20-1, 6-0 Pac 12) extended the nation’s longest winning streak to 15 games following its three-game sweep over Arizona this past weekend in Corvallis. OSU leads the nation in ERA (1.48), hits allowed per nine innings (5.43), WHIP (.087) and winning percentage (.982) this season. Oregon State’s 20-1 record matches the 1962 club for the best record 21 games into the season. The 1962 team started the season 23-1 after opening the year with 18 consecutive wins. OSU opens a four-game road swing through California beginning with today’s 3 p.m. (PT) game at St. Mary’s.  OSU plays a three-game Pac 12 series this weekend at Stanford. Continue reading “College Baseball Notebook”

SEC Recaps (March 26)

LSU posts incredible comeback against Gators; Arkansas stays hot; Aggies get first SEC win; Vols only winless SEC team after being swept at Miss. State. Here is a look at Sunday’s SEC baseball games. Continue reading “SEC Recaps (March 26)”