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)”
Florida and LSU both picked up wins on Saturday and in the process earned a share of the 2017 SEC Championship. Florida rallied for a 6-4 win over Kentucky to clinch at least a share of the title. LSU waited out a three-hour and five-minute rain delay and completed a three-game sweep at Miss. State with an 11-7 win. The Tigers will share the league crown with the Gators.
LSU has captured a conference-leading 17 SEC Championships after winning its second league title in the last three years. LSU clinched the 2015 SEC Championship at Founders Park in Columbia, S.C. LSU has also won 19 SEC Western Division titles.
Florida won its 14 SEC Championship, second only to LSU in league history. The Gators own an SEC-best 23 SEC Eastern Division titles.
Here is the latest news and notes from Saturday’s SEC baseball action. Continue reading “SEC Baseball Recaps”