For the 30th time in school history, Florida State’s Mike Martin Field will play host to the NCAA’s Tallahassee Regional. Though the Seminoles are easily the strongest side in the four-team field, the regional features some talented bats and stringent arms. Continue reading
The 6’4 Pennsylvania native came to Alabama with hopes of walking on the baseball team last year. That didn’t happen, however he did get himself on Alabama head coach Mitch Gaspard’s radar.
Fortunately for Oczypok, that paid off when Gaspard heard of an opening on a summer league team in Illinois last summer. He passed along Oczypok’s name, and from there Oczypok’s dream of playing for the Crimson Tide that had seemed slightly out of reach after a year of not making the team started to slowly become a reality. Continue reading
The LSU Tigers sent the Alabama Crimson Tide packing with a 3-2 victory in Friday’s elimination game. However, Alabama, who suffered both losses of the tournament to LSU, actually lead for the majority of the game. In fact, with two outs in the top of the ninth with nobody on base, Alabama actually still lead 2-1. Continue reading
The Alabama Crimson Tide sent the Ole Miss Rebels packing with a 7-5 extra innings victory.
“It’s always disappointing to finish here and not on the weekend. That’s the reason it’s the number one baseball conference in the country. This is the reason it’s the best tournament in the country. It’s very unforgiving. If you don’t play well, you lose” said Ole Miss head coach Mike Bianco. Continue reading
LSU defeated Alabama 3-0 in the Tigers’ first game of the 2013 SEC Tournament. After a three-run bottom of the first for LSU, it was a pitchers’ duel from that point forward. However the Alabama Crimson Tide was unable to put up any offense against LSU left-handed pitcher Cody Glenn who was fantastic on the mound.
““It was a very well played game by both teams. It was also a very well pitched game by both teams. We had a nice first inning against Charley Sullivan. It looked like we could have a big day, and he regrouped like the great competitor that he is. I have a lot of respect for him” said LSU head coach Paul Mainieri. Continue reading
The Alabama Crimson Tide sent the Tigers packing on Tuesday afternoon as they defeated Auburn 6-3 in the single-elimination SEC Tournament game. Ben Moore, Austen Smith and Brett Booth all had multiple-hits for the Crimson Tide, combining for three of Alabama’s RBI and four of their runs. On the mound, Jay Shaw was lights-out for Alabama as he pitched 5.0 scoreless innings allowing just four hits and a walk. Continue reading
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#6 Ole Miss (37-19, 15-14)
The Rebels have been a bit up and down throughout the season, however when Ole Miss is on their A-game, they can compete with the best. Offensively, Rebel leadoff man Tanner Mathis is one of the hottest bats in the SEC coming off of a 7-10 weekend at LSU. Pair Mathis’s current hot-streak with the consistent bats of Turner, Mistone and Anderson, and the Rebel offense has the ability to do some damage in Hoover. Continue reading
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The Arkansas Razorbacks are predicted to win the 2013 Southeastern Conference baseball championship, as voted by the league’s 14 baseball coaches in the 22nd annual preseason SEC poll.
The Razorbacks, ranked No. 1 nationally in the preseason USA Today Coaches’ Poll, seek to capture their third SEC Championship and first since 2004. Arkansas returns five position starters and 10 pitchers from its 2012 squad which advanced to the College World Series semifinals. Continue reading
The SEC’s reign atop college baseball came to an end in 2012, as South Carolina fell to the Arizona Wildcats in the championship series in Omaha. Still, though, the conference scored a big victory with the addition of Texas A&M, who provides immediate strength to the conference.
Last year we saw Arkansas rise to national contention as well as push the Gamecocks to the brink of College World Series elimination. We saw Mississippi State conquer the conference to win a NCAA berth by virtue of winning it all in Hoover. Continue reading