In what goes down as one of the longest SEC Baseball Tournament games in history, the Mississippi State Bulldogs defeated the Missouri Tigers 2-1 in 17 innings late into the evening on Tuesday night. After an RBI by Hunter Renfroe tied the game at one-one in the bottom of the fifth inning, the game remained scoreless until the deciding RBI by Mitch Slauter in the bottom of the 17th.
The Aggies of Texas A&M eliminated the Florida Gators with a 6-3 victory in the single -elimination SEC Tournament game on Tuesday evening. Daniel Mengden pitched a complete game for the Aggies, striking out 11 while allowing just five hits and one earned run.
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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#8 Florida (29-27, 14-16)
Florida was one of the top teams in the SEC three weeks ago coming off of three straight series wins. However entering into the SEC Tournament, the Gators head to Hoover following three consecutive series losses. If Florida can get back to the baseball they were playing three weeks ago, it would strongly help the Gators as they hope to show the selection committee that they truly deserve a spot in the NCAA Tournament. 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
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Southeastern Conference has altered the format of its annual baseball tournament, SEC Commissioner Mike Slive announced today. This will mark the first major change to the event’s format since 1996. Continue reading
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Third-seeded Florida (45-16) captured its first SEC Tournament Championship since 1991 with a 5-0 shutout of fourth-seeded Vanderbilt (47-10) on Sunday afternoon in front of 7,845 fans at Regions Park. It was the sixth SEC Tourney crown for the Gators, which previously brought home the hardware in 1981, 1982, 1984, 1988 and 1991. Continue reading
Hoover, Ala. – Vanderbilt scored early and held on late to eliminate Arkansas 3-2 in the Southeastern Conference Saturday at Regions Park.
HOOVER, Ala. – Freshman Ryne Stanek turned in the best outing of his young collegiate career, allowing just one run on two hits in a career-long 7.2 innings, while Kyle Robinson homered and drove in two runs as No. 20 Arkansas defeated Alabama, 4-1, on Friday afternoon at Regions Park. Continue reading
#18 Arkansas 7 Mississippi State 2
HOOVER, Ala. – Arkansas scored the first five runs of the game, including four in the first inning, and the top five batters in the Arkansas order combined to go 12-for-22 with six runs scored and four RBI as the Razorbacks cruised to a 7-2 win over Mississippi State in an elimination game at the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Continue reading