SEC Baseball Series Preview/Prediction: Georgia at Kentucky

Preview of the Georgia-Kentucky SEC baseball series including key players, stats, schedules/results, rosters and a prediction of the series winner

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The Georgia Bulldogs travel to the Kentucky Wildcats for a 3-game, Friday-Sunday SEC baseball series. 14Powers.com SEC Baseball previews this series and predicts the series winner.

By 14Powers SEC Baseball Staff

Series Schedule March 15-17

  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Friday 6:30 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 2 Saturday 2:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 3 Sunday 1:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls (295 ranked) Georgia
Kentucky
6
51
4
8
98
71
Batting Average (295 ranked) Georgia
Kentucky
31
137
6
11
0.319
0.276
Double Plays (294 ranked) Kentucky
Georgia
14
254
1
13
13
4
Double Plays Per Game (294 ranked) Kentucky
Georgia
23
272
1
13
1.00
0.31
Doubles (295 ranked) Georgia
Kentucky
28
53
3
5
30
27
Doubles Per Game (295 ranked) Georgia
Kentucky
60
92
3
6
2.31
2.08
Earned Run Average (295 ranked) Kentucky
Georgia
8
64
4
10
2.63
4.34
Fielding Percentage (295 ranked) Georgia
Kentucky
56
102
8
10
0.977
0.972
Hit Batters (295 ranked) Kentucky
Georgia
127
256
3
11
17
9
Hit by Pitch (294 ranked) Kentucky
Georgia
4
73
1
8
36
21
Hits (295 ranked) Georgia
Kentucky
26
111
4
11
139
113
Hits Allowed Per Nine Innings (295 ranked) Kentucky
Georgia
12
56
5
12
6.61
7.94
Home Runs (290 ranked) Georgia
Kentucky
1
160
1
13
35
10
Home Runs Per Game (293 ranked) Georgia
Kentucky
3
194
1
13
2.69
0.77
On Base Percentage (295 ranked) Georgia
Kentucky
10
57
2
9
0.462
0.422
Runs (295 ranked) Georgia
Kentucky
15
49
3
9
129
107
Sacrifice Bunts (229 ranked) Kentucky
Georgia
19
229
2
11
9
1
Sacrifice Flies (275 ranked) Georgia
Kentucky
163
163
12
12
4
4
Scoring (295 ranked) Georgia
Kentucky
21
71
3
9
9.9
8.2
Shutouts (28 ranked) Kentucky
Georgia
4
10
3
4
3
2
Slugging Percentage (295 ranked) Georgia
Kentucky
2
121
1
11
0.647
0.439
Stolen Bases (294 ranked) Kentucky
Georgia
11
265
2
14
33
4
Stolen Bases Per Game (294 ranked) Kentucky
Georgia
15
280
2
14
2.54
0.31
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio (295 ranked) Kentucky
Georgia
51
60
11
12
2.60
2.46
Strikeouts Per Nine Innings (295 ranked) Georgia
Kentucky
15
143
6
14
11.9
8.9
Triple Plays (1 ranked)
Triples (196 ranked) Kentucky
Georgia
23
44
2
5
5
4
Triples Per Game (258 ranked) Kentucky
Georgia
38
71
2
5
0.38
0.31
WHIP (295 ranked) Kentucky
Georgia
11
77
5
12
1.12
1.42
WL Pct (284 ranked) Georgia
Kentucky
6
6
3
3
0.923
0.923
Walks Allowed Per Nine Innings (295 ranked) Kentucky
Georgia
34
142
6
13
3.42
4.83

Statistical Leaders

Georgia Batting Leaders

Charlie Condon, .431 BA, 10 HR.

Georgia Pitching Leaders

Jarvis Evans, 11.4 strikeouts per game.

Kentucky Batting Leaders

Ryan Waldschmidt .548 OB%.

Kentucky Pitching Leaders

Dominic Niman, 3 wins.

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

Georgia 12
Kentucky 18

Georgia Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
0 Josh Stinson OF 6′-1” 186 R-Sr. Lawrenceville GA
1 Dillon Carter OF 6′-1” 222 Gr. Flower Mound TX
2 Sebastian Murillo INF 5′-11” 202 Sr. Huntington Beach CA
3 Zach Harris RHP 6′-1” 193 So. Milton GA
4 Jarvis Evans LHP 6′-4” 216 So. Buford GA
6 Corey Collins C/OF 6′-3” 236 Sr. Suwanee GA
8 Clayton Chadwick OF 5′-9” 206 Gr. La Vernia TX
9 Kolby Branch INF 5′-11” 195 So. Lucas TX
10 John Marant OF 6′-6” 228 R-Jr. Tyrone GA
11 Henry Hunter C 6′-2” 217 Jr. Grayson GA
12 Leighton Finley RHP 6′-5” 235 So. Richmond Hill GA
13 Fernando Gonzalez C 5′-10” 199 Sr. Panama City Panama
14 Trey King INF 6′-1” 190 Fr. Peachtree City GA
15 Matthew Hoskins RHP 6′-2” 229 So. Duluth GA
16 Kolten Smith RHP 6′-3” 210 So. Ocala FL
17 Logan Jordan OF/C 6′-3” 238 Gr. Lake Elmo MN
18 James Hays RHP 6′-2” 228 Fr. Hawkinsville GA
19 Ethan Sutton RHP 6′-3” 224 Fr. Acworth GA
20 Blake Gillespie RHP 6′-1” 209 So. Lucan ON
21 Coleman Willis RHP 6′-7” 216 R-So. Warner Robins GA
23 Paul Toetz INF 5′-11” 203 Gr. Greendale WI
24 Charlie Condon 1B/OF 6′-6” 216 R-So. Marietta GA
25 Dylan Goldstein OF 6′-0” 210 Gr. Southwest Ranches FL
26 Brian Zeldin RHP 5′-11” 196 Gr. Atlanta GA
27 Lukas Farris OF/1B 6′-5” 227 So. Acworth GA
29 Charlie Goldstein LHP 6′-1” 200 Gr. Alpharetta GA
30 Brandt Pancer RHP 6′-0” 205 Sr. Suwanee GA
31 Chandler Marsh RHP 6′-4” 245 Jr. Wellington FL
32 Josh Roberge RHP 6′-2” 218 Gr. Chelmsford MA
33 Max DeJong RHP 6′-1” 219 Jr. Powder Springs GA
34 Tyler McLoughlin RHP 6′-3” 229 Sr. Milton GA
35 Paul Farley RHP 6′-1” 201 Fr. Kennesaw GA
36 Tre Phelps INF 6′-2” 204 Fr. Kennesaw GA
38 DJ Radtke RHP 6′-3” 191 R-So. Marietta GA
39 Wyatt Land RHP 6′-3” 191 Fr. Bishop GA
40 Cooper Milford OF 6′-0” 170 Fr. Cumming GA
42 Daniel Padysak RHP 6′-5” 229 Gr. Prague Czech Republic
43 Luke Wiltrakis RHP 6′-3” 219 Fr. Sandy Springs GA
44 Slate Alford INF 6′-3” 236 Jr. Madison AL
45 Christian Mracna RHP 6′-5” 220 Gr. Lake Worth FL
46 Zach DeVito RHP 6′-0” 190 Sr. Lithia FL
47 Collin Caldwell LHP 5′-11” 203 Sr. Hiram GA
48 Ryker Chavis LHP 6′-2” 185 Fr. Warner Robins GA
50 Josh Katz C 5′-11” 173 Jr. Sandy Springs GA
55 Ryan Gold LHP 6′-3” 200 Fr. Smyrna GA

Kentucky Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
0 Jake Titus RHP 6′-4″ 210 Fr. Ottawa KS
1 Patrick Herrera INF 6′-2″ 190 Jr. Mesa AZ
2 Mitchell Daly INF 6′-1″ 185 Sr. Madison AL
4 Émilien Pitre INF 5′-11″ 185 Jr. Repentigny QC
5 Josh Skowronski UTIL 6′-5″ 215 Fr. Frederick MD
6 Reuben Church INF 6′-2″ 235 Sr. Maryville TN
7 Devin Burkes C 6′-3″ 205 R-Jr. Bradenton FL
8 Ty Crittenberger OF 6′-0″ 180 Gr. Lighthouse Point FL
9 Nick Lopez INF 6′-2″ 215 Gr. Santa Ana CA
10 Cameron O’Brien RHP 6′-5″ 220 Gr. Wake Forest NC
11 Colby Frieda RHP 6′-3″ 215 Jr. St. John’s FL
12 Grant Smith INF 6′-0″ 190 Sr. Albuquerque NM
13 James McCoy INF/OF 6′-4″ 210 R-So. Port St. Joe FL
14 Ben Higdon OF 6′-3″ 210 Jr. Paducah KY
16 Landon Franklin INF 6′-2″ 185 Fr. Cleveland TN
17 Ethan Hindle INF 6′-1″ 200 Fr. Delafield WI
19 Nolan McCarthy OF 6′-0″ 200 R-Jr. Kalamazoo MI
20 Mason Moore RHP 6′-4″ 215 Jr. Morehead KY
21 Ryan Waldschmidt OF 6′-2″ 205 Jr. Bradenton FL
22 Dominic Niman LHP 6′-3″ 220 Gr. West Hartford CT
23 Hudson Brown INF 6′-6″ 220 Fr. Olive Branch MS
24 Ryan Hagenow RHP 6′-5″ 210 Sr. Knoxville TN
25 Ryan Nicholson INF 6′-4″ 220 Gr. Louisville KY
26 Drew Lafferty RHP 6′-1″ 205 R-Fr. South Park PA
28 Hayden Smith LHP 6′-2″ 200 R-Fr. Nicholasville KY
29 Robert Hogan RHP 6′-0″ 195 Jr. North Oaks MN
33 Travis Smith RHP 6′-4″ 220 R-So. Walton KY
34 Lukas Schramm OF 6′-3″ 215 R-Fr. Apex NC
35 Blake Bowen UTIL 6′-2″ 205 Fr. Wooster OH
36 Carson Applegate RHP 6′-0″ 190 R-Fr. Columbus NJ
37 Raymond Saatman RHP 6′-0″ 165 Fr. Lexington KY
39 Cooper Robinson RHP 6′-4″ 225 Jr. Folsom CA
40 Zach Hise RHP 6′-5″ 210 Jr. Joliet IL
41 Evan Byers LHP 5′-11″ 180 R-Jr. Nicholasville KY
42 Griffin Cameron OF 6′-1″ 180 Fr. Lexington KY
43 Jackson Nove LHP 6′-5″ 215 Jr. Fairfax IA
44 Jacob Price RHP 6′-4″ 225 So. Louisville KY
46 Christian Howe RHP 6′-4″ 195 R-So. Danville KY
47 Kyuss Gargett UTIL 6′-1″ 180 Fr. Anderson IN
48 Ben Cleaver LHP 6′-3″ 185 Fr. Chapel Hill TN
49 Johnny Hummel RHP 6′-0″ 180 Gr. Charlotte NC
50 Evan Hart LHP 6′-5″ 200 Fr. Harrodsburg KY
51 Trey Pooser RHP 6′-4″ 200 Gr. Hanahan SC
52 Austin Fawley C/INF 6′-2″ 190 R-Fr. West Palm Beach FL
54 Eli Small C/OF 6′-1″ 205 Fr. Elkhorn NE
55 Tommy Skelding RHP 6′-3″ 190 Fr. Atwater OH

Georgia Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb UNC Asheville 2 Georgia 11
23-Feb 3:00 PM ET N Kentucky 5 Georgia 15 SEC Network +
24-Feb 2:00 PM ET N Kentucky 6 Georgia 7 SEC Network +
25-Feb 1:00 PM ET N Kentucky 11 Georgia 12 SEC Network +
27-Feb 3:00 PM ET Presbyterian 3 Georgia 4 SEC Network +
28-Feb 6:00 PM ET Michigan St 19 Georgia 6 SEC Network +
1-Mar 6:00 PM ET Georgia Georgia Tech ACC Network Extra
2-Mar 2:00 PM ET Georgia Tech 1 Georgia 3 SEC Network +
3-Mar 3:00 PM ET Georgia 11 Georgia Tech 9
5-Mar 6:30 PM ET GA Southern 2 Georgia 7
6-Mar 6:30 PM ET Stetson 5 Georgia 11 SEC Network +
8-Mar 5:00 PM ET N Colorado 1 Georgia 11 SEC Network +
9-Mar 1:00 PM ET N Colorado 1 Georgia 11 SEC Network +
9-Mar 5:00 PM ET N Colorado 1 Georgia 11 SEC Network +
10-Mar 1:00 PM ET N Colorado 1 Georgia 19 SEC Network +
12-Mar 5:00 PM ET Iowa Georgia SEC Network +
15-Mar 6:30 PM ET Georgia Kentucky SEC Network +
16-Mar 2:00 PM ET Georgia Kentucky SEC Network +
17-Mar 1:00 PM ET Georgia Kentucky SEC Network +
19-Mar 5:00 PM ET Wofford Georgia SEC Network +
22-Mar 6:00 PM ET Alabama Georgia SEC Network +
23-Mar 12:00 PM ET Alabama Georgia SEC Network
24-Mar 1:00 PM ET Alabama Georgia SEC Network +
26-Mar 5:00 PM ET Mercer Georgia SEC Network +
29-Mar 6:30 PM ET Georgia Tennessee SEC Network +
30-Mar 5:00 PM ET Georgia Tennessee SEC Network
31-Mar 2:00 PM ET Georgia Tennessee SEC Network
2-Apr 5:00 PM ET Georgia St Georgia
5-Apr 7:00 PM ET Georgia Mississippi St
6-Apr 8:00 PM ET Georgia Mississippi St SEC Network
7-Apr 2:00 PM ET Georgia Mississippi St
9-Apr 5:00 PM ET Kennesaw St Georgia
11-Apr 7:00 PM ET Missouri Georgia SEC Network
12-Apr 6:00 PM ET Missouri Georgia
13-Apr 2:00 PM ET Missouri Georgia
19-Apr 6:00 PM ET Ole Miss Georgia
20-Apr 2:00 PM ET Ole Miss Georgia
21-Apr 1:00 PM ET Ole Miss Georgia
23-Apr 7:00 PM ET Clemson Georgia
26-Apr 7:00 PM ET Georgia Texas A&M
27-Apr 3:00 PM ET Georgia Texas A&M
28-Apr 2:00 PM ET Georgia Texas A&M
30-Apr 6:00 PM ET Georgia Kennesaw St
3-May 6:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Georgia
4-May 2:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Georgia
5-May 1:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Georgia
9-May 8:00 PM ET Georgia South Carolina
10-May 5:30 PM ET Georgia South Carolina SEC Network
11-May 2:00 PM ET Georgia South Carolina
16-May 6:00 PM ET Florida Georgia
17-May 6:00 PM ET Florida Georgia
18-May 2:00 PM ET Florida Georgia
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Kentucky Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb Kentucky 11 SC Upstate 7
23-Feb 3:00 PM ET Washington St 6 Kentucky 4
24-Feb 5:00 PM ET Texas St 5 Kentucky 11
25-Feb 1:00 PM ET Kentucky 8 Kansas 5
27-Feb 4:00 PM ET Western KY 0 Kentucky 5 SEC Network +
1-Mar 4:00 PM ET Lipscomb 4 Kentucky 7 SEC Network +
2-Mar 1:00 PM ET Lipscomb 1 Kentucky 16 SEC Network +
3-Mar 1:00 PM ET Lipscomb 1 Kentucky 19 SEC Network +
5-Mar 4:00 PM ET E Kentucky Kentucky SEC Network +
6-Mar 6:30 PM ET Kentucky 10 E Kentucky 0 ESPN+
8-Mar 4:00 PM ET Kennesaw St Kentucky SEC Network +
9-Mar 1:00 PM ET Kennesaw St 13 Kentucky 1 SEC Network +
10-Mar 1:00 PM ET Kennesaw St 9 Kentucky 7 SEC Network +
12-Mar 6:30 PM ET Murray St Kentucky SEC Network +
15-Mar 6:30 PM ET Georgia Kentucky SEC Network +
16-Mar 2:00 PM ET Georgia Kentucky SEC Network +
17-Mar 1:00 PM ET Georgia Kentucky SEC Network +
19-Mar 6:30 PM ET Evansville Kentucky
22-Mar 7:00 PM ET Kentucky Missouri SEC Network +
23-Mar 4:00 PM ET Kentucky Missouri SEC Network +
24-Mar 12:00 PM ET Kentucky Missouri SEC Network
26-Mar 6:30 PM ET Miami OH Kentucky SEC Network +
29-Mar 7:30 PM ET Kentucky Ole Miss SEC Network +
30-Mar 2:30 PM ET Kentucky Ole Miss SEC Network +
31-Mar 2:30 PM ET Kentucky Ole Miss SEC Network +
2-Apr 7:00 PM ET Louisville Kentucky SEC Network
5-Apr 6:30 PM ET Alabama Kentucky
6-Apr 2:00 PM ET Alabama Kentucky
7-Apr 12:00 PM ET Alabama Kentucky SEC Network
9-Apr 7:30 PM ET Kentucky Samford
11-Apr 7:30 PM ET Kentucky Auburn
12-Apr 7:00 PM ET Kentucky Auburn
13-Apr 3:00 PM ET Kentucky Auburn
16-Apr 7:00 PM ET Kentucky Louisville ACC Network
19-Apr 6:30 PM ET Tennessee Kentucky
20-Apr 2:00 PM ET Tennessee Kentucky
21-Apr 1:00 PM ET Tennessee Kentucky
26-Apr 7:00 PM ET Kentucky South Carolina
27-Apr 6:00 PM ET Kentucky South Carolina SEC Network
28-Apr 3:00 PM ET Kentucky South Carolina SEC Network
3-May 6:30 PM ET Arkansas Kentucky
4-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Kentucky
5-May 1:00 PM ET Arkansas Kentucky
7-May 3:00 PM ET Kentucky Xavier
10-May 6:30 PM ET Kentucky Florida
11-May 12:00 PM ET Kentucky Florida SEC Network
12-May 12:00 PM ET Kentucky Florida SEC Network
14-May 6:30 PM ET Wright St Kentucky
16-May 6:30 PM ET Vanderbilt Kentucky
17-May 6:30 PM ET Vanderbilt Kentucky
18-May 1:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Kentucky
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Georgia-Kentucky Baseball Legacy Comparison

Data current as of 2022

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Georgia Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,387-1,828-24
SEC Record: 851-967-4
SEC Championships: 6 (1933, 1953-54, 2001, 2004, 2008)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 27 (1978, 1985-90, 1992-95, 2000-02, 2004, 2006, 2008-09, 2012, 2014, 2016-19, 21-22)
SEC Tournament Record: 31-49
SEC Tournament Championships: 0
NCAA Regional Appearances: 14 (1953, 1987, 1990, 1992, 2001-02, 2004, 2006, 2008-09, 2011, 2018-19, 22)
NCAA Regional Championships: 6 (1987, 1990, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2008)
Super Regional Appearances: 4 (2001, 2004, 2006, 2008)
Super Regional Championships: 4 (2001, 2004, 2006, 2008)
College World Series Appearances: 6 (1987, 1990, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2008)
National Championships: 1 (1990)
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 53-36 (.596)

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Kentucky Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,015-1,905-25
SEC Record: 772-1,015-8
SEC Championships: 1 (2006)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 23 (1979, 1981,1987-88, 1991, 1993-96, 1998-2000, 2006, 2008, 2012-14, 2016-18, 21-22)
SEC Tournament Record: 25-39
SEC Tournament Championships: 07 (1981, 1982,
1984, 1988, 1991, 2011, 2015)
NCAA Regional Appearances: 9 (1949, 1950, 1988,
1993, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2017)
NCAA Regional Championships: 0
Super Regional Appearances: 0
Super Regional Championships: 0
College World Series Appearances: 0
National Championships: 0
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 14-18

Georgia-Kentucky Series Prediction

Georgia 2 wins, Kentucky 1 win

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