Auburn and Georgia were the only teams to sweep their SEC series this weekend.
Georgia posted a three-game road sweep at Missouri. It was the Bulldogs first SEC road sweep since 2015 (at Tennessee). Auburn completed the sweep of Vanderbilt with a resounding 14-0 win on Sunday. It was Auburn’s first sweep vs. Vanderbilt since 2002 and first shutout of the Commodores since 1998. The 14-run win was largest margin of victory vs. SEC Eastern Division team since 1967.
Mississippi State, LSU and Tennessee all picked up series wins on Sunday. Miss. State posted a 6-4 win at Alabama. LSU knocked off No. 4 Arkansas 7-5. Tennessee got a 2-run HR in the seventh inning from Brandon Chinea to defeat Kentucky 5-3.
Here are Sunday’s SEC baseball recaps: Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (Sunday, May 6)”
With final exams and spring commencement taking center stage, SEC baseball has enjoyed a quite week on the diamond. Ole Miss defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 10-3 in the only game on Wednesday’s schedule. Only four games were played on Tuesday.
Missouri hosts Georgia on Thursday night to kickoff off the weekend slate. The game will be televised at 6 p.m. (CT) on the SEC Network.
Lehigh (27), Western Michigan (26) and Maine (24) all topped the 20-run mark on Wednesday afternoon. The daily national notebook is included in today’s SEC recaps.
Here is Wednesday’s SEC baseball recap: Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (Wednesday, May 2)”
Arkansas completed a three-game sweep of Alabama to move into first place in the SEC Western Division. The Razorbacks (32-13, 13-8 SEC) leads Ole Miss (34-11, 12-9 SEC) by one game in the division standings. Texas A&M (32-12, 11-10 SEC) is two games back of the Razorbacks and is the only other team in the division with a winning SEC record.
Florida (36-10, 16-5 SEC) is running away with the SEC Eastern Division. The Gators have a four-game lead over second-place Georgia in the division standings.
South Carolina took the series at Vanderbilt this weekend with a pair of comeback wins. The Gamecocks trailed South Carolina trailed 4-0, 6-3 and 9-6 before its 10-9 comeback win to capture the series on Sunday. In Friday’s opener, South Carolina trailed 7-0, before winning 8-7. Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (Sunday, April 29)”
With only three games on Wednesday’s schedule, most SEC teams are gearing up for another big weekend in conference play. Georgia won its fifth straight game over rival Georgia Tech with an 8-3 win at Russ Chandler Stadium in Atlanta. Tennessee Tech extended the nation’s longest winning streak to 26 games with a 7-6 win at Tennessee. Five Kentucky pitchers limited high-powered Morehead State to one run and six hits in the Cats 7-1 win.
Saint Peter’s (0-30) extended its losing streak to 69 games with a 17-0 loss at Rutgers on Wednesday. The Scarlet Knights used an 11-run fourth inning for the blowout win. St. Peter’s hosts Niagara (12-22, 4-8 MAAC) in a three-game series this weekend. Niagara has a 279 RPI entering the weekend.
Northwestern State blasted MVSU in a two-game midweek series, outscoring the Delta Devils 55-0. NSU won 21-0 on Tuesday and 34-0 on Wednesday. MVSU was also outscored 74-4 in three losses at New Mexico State on Feb. 24-26. The Delta Devils dropped the opener 39-0 and suffered a 20-0 loss in series finale.
Here are Wednesday’s SEC baseball recaps: Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (April 25)”
Texas A&M and Ole Miss completed weekend sweeps on Sunday. The Aggies dismantled Long Beach State, outscoring the Dirtbags, 27-3 in the series. Ole Miss swept Eastern Illinois on the final non-conference weekend.
The final undefeated team went down as Louisville suffered its first loss of the season in a 10-3 loss to North Carolina. Louisville was also the last team to lose in 2017.
St. Peter’s (0-6) extended the nation’s longest losing streak to 45 games with a pair of losses at LIU-Brooklyn on Sunday. The Peacocks lost 9-5 and 13-2 (7 innings). St. Peter’s plays at Seton Hall on Wednesday. Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (March 11)”
Mississippi State opened the new Dudy Noble Field with a 5-1 win over New Mexico State. A pair of MSU pitchers held the high-powered Aggies to one run on five hits. NMSU entered the game as the No. 1 scoring offense in the nation.
Auburn overcame a 5-run deficit in the seventh inning to keep its season-opening winning streak alive. AU scored seven runs in the seventh and eighth innings en route to an 11-8 win at UAB to improve to 13-0 on the season.
Appalachian State-South Carolina and Eastern Illinois-Missouri were rained out.
In non-SEC baseball news, Saint Peter’s (0-4) suffered its 43rd straight loss with a 21-1 setback to Pittsburgh on Tuesday. The Peacocks return to action this weekend at LIU-Brooklyn.
Here are Tuesday’s SEC recaps: Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (March 6)”