Preseason All-SEC Baseball Team Announced

sec-baseball-logoThe Arkansas Razorbacks placed four players on the 2019 Preseason First-Team All-SEC team released by the SEC Office on Thursday. Casey Martin, Heston Kjerstad, Matt Cronin and Dominic Fletcher were all first-team picks.

For the fourth consecutive year, two Preseason All-SEC Teams were selected by the SEC head coaches. Eleven schools were represented on the All-SEC teams with Arkansas, Georgia and Ole Miss leading the way with four selections. Vanderbilt  garnered three selections, while Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State and Texas A&M had two. Arkansas claimed an SEC-best four first-team accolades. Continue reading “Preseason All-SEC Baseball Team Announced”

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Vanderbilt Picked to Win SEC Baseball Championship

sec-baseball-logoThe Vanderbilt Commodores have been picked to win the 2019 Southeastern Conference baseball championship as voted by the league’s 14 head coaches in the annual preseason poll released Thursday.

Vanderbilt garnered six first place votes, while LSU had five, Florida had two and Arkansas received one. The Commodores were predicted to win the SEC Eastern Division, while LSU was the favorite to win the SEC Western Division. Continue reading “Vanderbilt Picked to Win SEC Baseball Championship”

SEC Announces 2019 Baseball TV Sked

sec-baseball-logoThe 2019 SEC baseball television schedule was announced this week. Here is the listing of all regular season and SEC Tournament games.

via ESPN’s baseball slate includes more than 100 SEC games

2018 All-Bats and Blogs Team Named

MacNamee WalkoffThe 2018 All-Bats and Blogs college baseball team was unveiled today. The all-star team was selected by Bats and Blogs publisher and editor Barry Allen. To be eligible for the team, I actually had to see the player in person (at least one game or a number of games) during the 2018 college baseball season.  The stats are based only on the games that I witnessed. Overall, I attended 61 college baseball games this season and saw 27 different Division I teams. There were many great individual performances during the season.

So, here is my 2018 All-Bats and Blogs College Baseball team. Continue reading “2018 All-Bats and Blogs Team Named”

SEC Baseball Recaps (Saturday, May 19)

sec-baseball-logoOle Miss won a share of the SEC Western Division championship; Mississippi State swept No. 1 ranked Florida and Missouri claimed the final SEC Tournament spot with a series-clinching win over Tennessee on Saturday.

For only the second time in league history, nine SEC teams finished with .500 or better conference record (it also happened in 2016).

Here are Saturday’s SEC baseball recaps: Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (Saturday, May 19)”

SEC Baseball Recaps (Friday, May 18)

sec-baseball-logoWelcome to the final day of the 2018 SEC baseball regular season!

There is still so much to be played for in the final seven games on the regular-season schedule.  Arkansas and Ole Miss are battling for the SEC Western Division title. The Missouri-Tennessee winner earns the No. 12 seed in next week’s SEC Tournament.

SEC Tournament seeding will be a major factor on the final day of the regular season.

Here are Friday’s SEC baseball recaps: Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (Friday, May 18)”

SEC Baseball Recaps (Thursday, May 17)

sec-baseball-logoThe final weekend of the SEC regular season began Thursday night with 12 of the league’s 14 teams jockeying for post-season positioning.

Florida has locked up the No. 1 seed at the 2018 SEC Tournament and Mississippi State, with a thrilling comeback win over the Gators on Thursday night, clinched a tournament berth. Missouri defeated Tennessee 3-2 in 12 innings on Thursday and owns a one-game lead over the Vols for the final tournament berth.

Arkansas and Ole Miss, who are close to locking up first round byes in the SEC Tournament, are battling for the SEC Western Division championship. Arkansas holds a one-game lead over Ole Miss with two games to play. Arkansas needs one more win over Georgia and one loss by Ole Miss at Alabama to clinch the division title. Ole Miss wins the division with three wins over Alabama and one Arkansas loss at Georgia

Here are Thursday’s SEC baseball recaps: Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps (Thursday, May 17)”