SEC Baseball Series Preview: South Carolina at Mississippi State

Mississippi State-USC

The South Carolina Gamecocks travel to the Mississippi State Bulldogs for a 3-game, Thursday-Saturday SEC baseball series. 14Powers.com SEC Baseball previews this series and predicts the series winner.

By 14Powers SEC Baseball Staff

Braylen Wimmer of South Carolina
Braylen Wimmer of South Carolina
Dudy Noble Field (15,000)
Dudy Noble Field (15,000)
Brad Cumbest of Mississippi State
Brad Cumbest of Mississippi State

Series Schedule March 30-April 1

  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Thursday 7:00 PM SEC Network Tickets
Game 2 Friday 7:00 PM SEC Network+ Tickets
Game 3 Saturday 3:00 PM SEC Network+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls Mississippi St.
South Carolina
4
4
1
1
160
160
Batting Average Mississippi St.
South Carolina
60
61
7
8
0.298
0.297
Double Plays South Carolina
Mississippi St.
223
260
9
13
11
9
Double Plays Per Game South Carolina
Mississippi St.
256
272
11
14
0.44
0.36
Doubles Mississippi St.
South Carolina
78
159
8
13
47
39
Doubles Per Game Mississippi St.
South Carolina
119
223
10
13
1.88
1.56
Earned Run Average South Carolina
Mississippi St.
5
209
2
14
2.82
6.70
Fielding Percentage South Carolina
Mississippi St.
68
225
10
14
0.975
0.960
Hit Batters Mississippi St.
South Carolina
99
289
3
14
31
13
Hit by Pitch South Carolina
Mississippi St.
6
133
1
11
60
28
Hits South Carolina
Mississippi St.
40
46
5
6
250
245
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings South Carolina
Mississippi St.
9
95
6
13
7.00
8.93
Home Runs South Carolina
Mississippi St.
1
25
1
9
64
40
Home Runs Per Game South Carolina
Mississippi St.
1
35
1
9
2.56
1.60
On Base Percentage South Carolina
Mississippi St.
8
28
2
7
0.437
0.420
Runs South Carolina
Mississippi St.
7
31
3
8
248
201
Sacrifice Bunts Mississippi St.
South Carolina
93
166
2
7
9
6
Sacrifice Flies Mississippi St.
South Carolina
3
26
1
4
20
14
Scoring South Carolina
Mississippi St.
9
47
3
11
9.9
8.0
Shutouts South Carolina 11 5 3
Slugging Percentage South Carolina
Mississippi St.
7
36
3
9
0.584
0.505
Stolen Bases Mississippi St.
South Carolina
62
103
2
6
36
30
Stolen Bases Per Game Mississippi St.
South Carolina
91
131
3
7
1.44
1.20
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio South Carolina
Mississippi St.
5
183
2
14
3.72
1.70
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings Mississippi St.
South Carolina
12
24
5
7
11.1
10.8
Triple Plays
Triples South Carolina
Mississippi St.
108
238
7
14
5
2
Triples Per Game South Carolina
Mississippi St.
153
270
9
14
0.20
0.08
WHIP South Carolina
Mississippi St.
5
211
4
14
1.10
1.72
WL Pct South Carolina
Mississippi St.
1
122
1
14
0.920
0.560
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings South Carolina
Mississippi St.
6
270
2
14
2.90
6.53

Statistical Leaders

South Carolina Batting Leaders

Player Team BA OBP SLG PA H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Ethan Petry South Carolina 0.444 0.481 0.878 104 40 3 0 12 37 7 1
Braylen Wimmer South Carolina 0.326 0.440 0.589 117 31 5 1 6 21 15 13
Gavin Casas South Carolina 0.321 0.482 0.845 114 27 5 0 13 28 23 0
Talmadge LeCroy South Carolina 0.309 0.467 0.469 108 25 5 1 2 19 14 0
Cole Messina South Carolina 0.302 0.438 0.646 121 29 4 1 9 30 18 2
Will McGillis South Carolina 0.297 0.480 0.770 100 22 3 1 10 21 16 2
Carson Hornung South Carolina 0.288 0.494 0.508 85 17 4 0 3 16 20 0
Caleb Denny South Carolina 0.237 0.359 0.412 119 23 6 1 3 24 13 8

South Carolina Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA SV IP H R ER BB K BA
Noah Hall South Carolina 5 0 2.35 0 38.1 29 10 10 8 41 0.204
Jack Mahoney South Carolina 2 0 3.20 0 25.1 30 7 9 8 35 0.250
Will Sanders South Carolina 2 1 5.17 0 38.1 30 19 22 12 37 0.248

Mississippi State Batting Leaders

Player Team BA OBP SLG PA H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Bryce Chance Mississippi State 0.354 0.449 0.476 99 29 4 0 2 20 13 4
Luke Hancock Mississippi State 0.347 0.523 0.542 107 25 8 0 2 22 26 0
Colton Ledbetter Mississippi State 0.345 0.504 0.598 119 30 5 1 5 30 28 11
Amani Larry Mississippi State 0.313 0.483 0.494 121 26 6 0 3 19 19 12
Hunter Hines Mississippi State 0.295 0.355 0.674 107 28 6 0 10 28 9 0
Kellum Clark Mississippi State 0.294 0.394 0.635 99 25 3 1 8 18 14 1
Lane Forsythe Mississippi State 0.274 0.442 0.411 97 20 4 0 2 13 21 4
Slate Alford Mississippi State 0.227 0.284 0.303 74 15 2 0 1 8 5 0

Mississippi State Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA SV IP H R ER BB K BA
Landon Gartman Mississippi State 1 2 7.89 0 29.2 29 23 26 15 35 0.246

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

South Carolina

6

Mississippi State

62

South Carolina Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
36 Cade Austin RHP 6′-3″ 230 RS So. Chapin SC
29 Matthew Becker LHP 6′-3″ 200 So. Chapin SC
7 Michael Braswell INF 6′-2″ 195 So. Mabelton GA
10 Dylan Brewer OF 6′-2″ 180 Sr. Latta SC
38 Zander Buchan C 5′-11″ 190 Fr. Columbia SC
52 Gavin Casas 1B 6′-4″ 230 Jr. Pembroke Pines FL
12 Jacob Compton 1B/OF 6′-1″ 225 Jr. Olive Branch MS
31 David Cromer OF 6′-2″ 225 RS So. Lexington SC
11 Caleb Denny OF 6′-2″ 195 Jr. Owasso OK
16 Dylan Eskew RHP 6′-3″ 190 So. Tampa FL
26 Jonathan French C 5′-11″ 235 Sr. Lilburn GA
35 Connor Fuhrman OF 6′-0″ 200 Fr. Daleville VA
33 Noah Hall RHP 6′-0″ 190 Sr. Charlotte NC
34 James Hicks RHP 6′-2″ 190 RS Jr. Conway AR
15 Carson Hornung OF 6′-3″ 215 So. Overland Park KS
18 Eli Jerzembeck RHP 6′-2″ 180 Fr. Charlotte NC
14 Eli Jones RHP 6′-1″ 195 So. Peachtree City GA
2 Roman Kimball RHP 5′-11″ 170 So. New Hartford NY
5 Talmadge LeCroy C 6′-2″ 190 So. Belton SC
50 Kevin Madden INF 6′-1″ 200 5th Year Glenwood MD
23 Jack Mahoney RHP 6′-3″ 205 Jr. Arlington Heights IL
47 Connor McCreery RHP 6′-6″ 205 Fr. Williston Park NY
6 Will McGillis INF 6′-3″ 200 5th Year San Diego CA
19 Cole Messina C 6′-0″ 220 So. Summerville SC
20 Ethan Petry INF/RHP 6′-4″ 230 Fr. Land O’ Lakes FL
4 Jackson Phipps LHP 6′-4″ 225 RS So. Dallas GA
45 Nick Proctor RHP 5′-10″ 185 5th Year Pleasanton CA
32 Will Sanders RHP 6′-6″ 215 Jr. Atlanta GA
25 Sam Simpson RHP 6′-3″ 205 RS Fr. Carrollton GA
9 Evan Stone OF 6′-0″ 185 So. Irmo SC
40 Wesley Sweatt RHP 6′-3″ 220 5th Year Rock Hill SC
30 Brett Thomas RHP 6′-5″ 240 Sr. Atlanta GA
13 Will Tippett INF 6′-1″ 170 Fr. Stone Mountain GA
37 Chris Veach RHP/INF 6′-0″ 200 RS So. Chapin SC
44 Trey Wheeler LHP 6′-0″ 180 Fr. Indialantic FL
22 Ricky Williams RHP 6′-2″ 200 Jr. Lexington SC
28 Austin Williamson RHP 6′-4″ 220 Fr. Sherrills Ford NC
3 Braylen Wimmer INF 6′-4″ 200 Sr. Yukon OK
41 Zach Zedalis RHP 5′-11″ 185 Jr. Charlotte NC

Mississippi State Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
24 Slate Alford INF 6′-3″ 220 So. Madison AL
48 Brooks Auger RHP 6′-5″ 205 Jr. Farmerville LA
38 Bryce Chance OF 5′-10″ 180 So. Ridgeland MS
16 Cole Cheatham LHP 6′-3″ 185 So. Ardmore AL
13 Nate Chester INF 6′-2″ 190 So. Kansas City MO
50 Jurrangelo Cijntje BHP 5′-11″ 170 Fr. Pembroke Pines FL
11 Kellum Clark OF 6′-4″ 205 Jr. Brandon MS
45 Tyler Davis LHP 6′-2″ 210 Jr. Newport News VA
25 Nate Dohm RHP 6′-4″ 210 So. Zionsville IN
5 Aaron Downs INF/OF 6′-0″ 210 So. Pella IA
43 Lane Forsythe INF 5′-11″ 175 Jr. Humboldt TN
6 Logan Forsythe RHP 6′-0″ 190 Fr. D’Iberville MS
36 Landon Gartman RHP 6′-0″ 215 Sr. Bogue Chitto MS
14 Will Gibbs RHP 6′-0″ 180 Fr. Flowood MS
20 Luke Hancock INF/C 5′-11″ 195 Gr. Houston MS
26 Tyson Hardin RHP 6′-2″ 185 So. Dover FL
22 Ross Highfill C 6′-0″ 200 Fr. Madison MS
44 Hunter Hines INF/OF 6′-3″ 210 So. Madison MS
21 Colby Holcombe RHP 6′-6″ 250 So. Florence AL
27 Wil Hoyle INF 5′-10″ 170 Gr. Durham NC
28 Bryce Hubbard C 5′-11″ 210 Fr. Norcross GA
7 Connor Hujsak INF/OF 6′-2″ 200 Jr. Goffstown N.H.
2 KC Hunt RHP 6′-3″ 200 Sr. Wyckoff NJ
42 Dakota Jordan OF 6′-0″ 220 Fr. Canton MS
9 Pico Kohn LHP 6′-4″ 200 So. Verbena AL
8 Amani Larry INF 5′-11″ 190 Jr. Bossier City LA
10 Colton Ledbetter OF 6′-2″ 205 Jr. Hoover AL
30 Bradley Loftin LHP 6′-3″ 197 Fr. Southaven MS
3 David Mershon INF 5′-7″ 165 Fr. Taylors SC
19 Max Miller LHP 6′-1″ 205 Fr. Vancleave MS
4 Aaron Nixon RHP 6′-0″ 210 Jr. McAllen TX
37 Hollis Porter INF/OF 6′-4″ 220 Fr. Hurley MS
33 Von Seibert INF/OF 6′-4″ 245 Sr. Daphne AL
12 Evan Siary RHP 6′-1″ 190 Fr. Columbus MS
17 Stone Simmons RHP 6′-4″ 235 Sr. Houston TX
15 Cade Smith RHP 6′-1″ 190 Jr. Southaven MS
32 Parker Stinnett RHP 6′-2″ 190 Sr. Oxford MS
55 Brock Tapper LHP 6′-1″ 185 Fr. Nesbit MS
46 Austin Tommasini RHP 5′-11″ 235 Fr. Madison MS
29 Nate Williams RHP 6′-3″ 230 So. Acworth GA
40 Ryan Williams C 6′-2″ 170 Fr. Cypress TX
39 Graham Yntema LHP 6′-4″ 230 So. Lilburn GA

South Carolina Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
17-Feb 4:00 PM ET UMass Lowell 3 South Carolina 20 SEC Network +
18-Feb 2:00 PM ET UMass Lowell 1 South Carolina 17 SEC Network +
19-Feb 1:30 PM ET UMass Lowell 1 South Carolina 12 SEC Network +
21-Feb 4:00 PM ET Winthrop 3 South Carolina 19 SEC Network +
22-Feb 4:00 PM ET Queens 0 South Carolina 12 SEC Network +
24-Feb 4:00 PM ET Penn 4 South Carolina 7 SEC Network +
25-Feb 2:00 PM ET Penn 0 South Carolina 1 SEC Network +
26-Feb 1:30 PM ET Penn 5 South Carolina 6 SEC Network +
28-Feb 4:00 PM ET NC A&T 3 South Carolina 11 SEC Network +
3-Mar 6:00 PM ET South Carolina 2 Clemson 5
4-Mar 1:00 PM ET Clemson 9 South Carolina 11 SEC Network +
5-Mar 1:30 PM ET Clemson 1 South Carolina 7 SEC Network +
7-Mar 7:00 PM ET The Citadel 1 South Carolina 8 SEC Network +
8-Mar 6:30 PM ET South Carolina 19 SC Upstate 1 ESPN+
10-Mar 7:00 PM ET Bethune 3 South Carolina 20 SEC Network +
11-Mar 4:00 PM ET Bethune 5 South Carolina 8 SEC Network +
12-Mar 1:30 PM ET Bethune South Carolina SEC Network +
14-Mar 7:00 PM ET Presbyterian 0 South Carolina 5 SEC Network +
18-Mar 2:00 PM ET South Carolina 5 Georgia 4 SEC Network +
18-Mar 5:30 PM ET South Carolina 12 Georgia 2 SEC Network +
19-Mar 3:00 PM ET South Carolina 12 Georgia 1 SEC Network
21-Mar 6:05 PM ET South Carolina 2 Charlotte 6
24-Mar 7:00 PM ET Missouri 8 South Carolina 9 SEC Network
25-Mar 1:00 PM ET Missouri 1 South Carolina 8 SEC Network +
25-Mar 4:00 PM ET Missouri 4 South Carolina 5 SEC Network +
28-Mar 7:00 PM ET South Carolina 13 The Citadel 2
30-Mar 7:00 PM ET South Carolina Mississippi St SEC Network
31-Mar 7:00 PM ET South Carolina Mississippi St SEC Network +
1-Apr 3:00 PM ET South Carolina Mississippi St SEC Network +
4-Apr 7:00 PM ET South Carolina North Carolina SEC Network +
6-Apr 7:00 PM ET LSU South Carolina SEC Network +
7-Apr 7:00 PM ET LSU South Carolina SEC Network +
8-Apr 12:00 PM ET LSU South Carolina SEC Network
11-Apr 7:00 PM ET SC Upstate South Carolina SEC Network +
14-Apr 7:00 PM ET South Carolina Vanderbilt SEC Network +
15-Apr 3:00 PM ET South Carolina Vanderbilt SEC Network +
16-Apr 2:00 PM ET South Carolina Vanderbilt SEC Network +
18-Apr 7:00 PM ET Charleston So South Carolina SEC Network +
20-Apr 7:30 PM ET Florida South Carolina ESPNU
21-Apr 7:00 PM ET Florida South Carolina SEC Network +
22-Apr 2:00 PM ET Florida South Carolina SEC Network +
28-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn South Carolina SEC Network +
29-Apr 4:00 PM ET Auburn South Carolina SEC Network +
30-Apr 12:00 PM ET Auburn South Carolina SEC Network
3-May 6:00 PM ET South Carolina Winthrop
5-May TBA South Carolina Kentucky SEC Network +
6-May TBA South Carolina Kentucky SEC Network +
7-May 2:00 PM ET South Carolina Kentucky SEC Network
9-May 4:00 PM ET North Florida South Carolina SEC Network +
12-May 7:30 PM ET South Carolina Arkansas SEC Network +
13-May 7:00 PM ET South Carolina Arkansas SEC Network +
14-May 3:00 PM ET South Carolina Arkansas SEC Network +
16-May 7:00 PM ET Charlotte South Carolina SEC Network +
18-May 7:00 PM ET Tennessee South Carolina SEC Network +
19-May 7:00 PM ET Tennessee South Carolina SEC Network +
20-May 2:00 PM ET Tennessee South Carolina SEC Network +
May 23-28 TBA SEC Tournament
June 16-26 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Mississippi State Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
17-Feb 5:00 PM ET VMI 2 Mississippi St 11 SEC Network +
18-Feb 3:00 PM ET VMI 14 Mississippi St 13 SEC Network +
19-Feb 2:00 PM ET VMI 3 Mississippi St 9 SEC Network +
21-Feb 5:00 PM ET UL Monroe 11 Mississippi St 5 SEC Network +
22-Feb 5:00 PM ET UL Monroe 3 Mississippi St 14 SEC Network +
24-Feb 5:00 PM ET Arizona St 13 Mississippi St 4 SEC Network +
25-Feb 3:00 PM ET Arizona St 1 Mississippi St 5 SEC Network +
26-Feb 2:00 PM ET Arizona St 9 Mississippi St 5 SEC Network +
28-Feb 7:00 PM ET Southern Miss 9 Mississippi St 10 SEC Network +
3-Mar 7:00 PM ET Ohio State 8 Mississippi St 3 SEC Network +
4-Mar 2:00 PM ET Oklahoma 15 Mississippi St 9 SEC Network +
5-Mar 12:00 PM ET Mississippi St 8 California 4
7-Mar 7:00 PM ET Valparaiso 2 Mississippi St 12 SEC Network +
10-Mar 7:00 PM ET Lipscomb 2 Mississippi St 8 SEC Network +
11-Mar 3:00 PM ET Lipscomb 4 Mississippi St 12 SEC Network +
12-Mar 2:00 PM ET Lipscomb Mississippi St SEC Network +
14-Mar 7:00 PM ET Nicholls 4 Mississippi St 12 SEC Network +
15-Mar 6:00 PM ET Louisiana 4 Mississippi St 12 SEC Network +
17-Mar 6:30 PM ET Mississippi St 5 Kentucky 6 SEC Network +
18-Mar 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St 3 Kentucky 12 SEC Network +
19-Mar 12:00 PM ET Mississippi St 3 Kentucky 17 SEC Network
21-Mar 7:00 PM ET Arkansas St 2 Mississippi St 16 SEC Network +
24-Mar 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 26 Mississippi St 3 SEC Network +
25-Mar 3:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 18 Mississippi St 5 SEC Network +
26-Mar 2:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 11 Mississippi St 7 SEC Network +
28-Mar 7:00 PM ET Samford 4 Mississippi St 9 SEC Network +
30-Mar 7:00 PM ET South Carolina Mississippi St SEC Network
31-Mar 7:00 PM ET South Carolina Mississippi St SEC Network +
1-Apr 3:00 PM ET South Carolina Mississippi St SEC Network +
4-Apr 7:00 PM ET Grambling Mississippi St SEC Network +
6-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Alabama SEC Network +
7-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Alabama SEC Network +
8-Apr 6:00 PM ET Mississippi St Alabama ESPNU
11-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St UAB
14-Apr 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss Mississippi St SEC Network +
15-Apr 4:00 PM ET Ole Miss Mississippi St SEC Network
16-Apr 2:00 PM ET Ole Miss Mississippi St SEC Network +
18-Apr 7:00 PM ET Southern Mississippi St SEC Network +
21-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Auburn SEC Network +
22-Apr 3:00 PM ET Mississippi St Auburn SEC Network +
23-Apr 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St Auburn SEC Network +
25-Apr 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss Mississippi St SEC Network +
27-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Tennessee SEC Network
28-Apr 6:30 PM ET Mississippi St Tennessee SEC Network +
29-Apr 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St Tennessee ESPNU
5-May 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Mississippi St SEC Network +
6-May 7:30 PM ET Arkansas Mississippi St ESPNU
7-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Mississippi St SEC Network +
9-May 7:00 PM ET Memphis Mississippi St SEC Network +
12-May 8:30 PM ET Mississippi St LSU SEC Network
13-May 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St LSU SEC Network +
14-May 2:00 PM ET Mississippi St LSU SEC Network +
16-May 7:00 PM ET North Alabama Mississippi St SEC Network +
18-May 7:00 PM ET Texas A&M Mississippi St SEC Network +
19-May 7:00 PM ET Texas A&M Mississippi St SEC Network +
20-May 3:00 PM ET Texas A&M Mississippi St SEC Network +

South Carolina-Mississippi State Baseball Legacy Comparison

All-Time Record
SEC Record
SEC Championships
SEC Tournament Appearances
SEC Tournament Record
SEC Tournament Championships
NCAA Regional Appearances
NCAA Regional Championships
Super Regional Appearances
Super Regional Championships
College World Series Appearances
National Championships
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record
South Carolina
2,706-1,642-17
486-390-1
3
29
29-51
1
33
18
13
6
11
2
137-71
Mississippi State
2,780-1,628-29
987-854-3
11
35
66-57
7
39
16
10
5
12
1
125-90

South Carolina-Mississippi State Series Prediction

South Carolina 2 wins, Mississippi State 1 win

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