SEC Baseball Series Preview: Tennessee at Alabama

Alabama-Tennessee series preview

The Tennessee Volunteers travel to the Alabama Crimson Tide 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 7:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 2 Saturday 8:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 3 Sunday 2:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls Tennessee
Alabama
27
41
6
9
98
89
Batting Average Alabama
Tennessee
7
19
1
3
0.345
0.329
Double Plays Tennessee
Alabama
24
134
2
7
14
9
Double Plays Per Game Tennessee
Alabama
61
177
2
8
0.82
0.56
Doubles Tennessee
Alabama
2
33
1
4
49
36
Doubles Per Game Tennessee
Alabama
4
54
1
4
2.88
2.25
Earned Run Average Tennessee
Alabama
5
12
4
6
2.86
3.31
Fielding % Alabama
Tennessee
35
41
6
7
0.979
0.978
Hit Batters Alabama
Tennessee
142
288
5
14
20
7
Hit by Pitch Alabama
Tennessee
7
136
1
13
40
20
Hits Tennessee
Alabama
10
11
2
3
186
185
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings Tennessee
Alabama
11
18
5
7
6.83
7.15
Home Runs Tennessee
Alabama
2
15
2
5
44
30
Home Runs Per Game Tennessee
Alabama
3
20
2
5
2.59
1.88
On Base % Alabama
Tennessee
10
21
4
5
0.464
0.439
Runs Tennessee
Alabama
8
11
2
3
179
167
Sacrifice Bunts Alabama 248 12 1
Sacrifice Flies Alabama
Tennessee
25
28
3
4
11
10
Scoring Tennessee
Alabama
13
15
2
3
10.5
10.4
Shutouts Alabama
Tennessee
3
12
2
4
4
2
Slugging % Tennessee
Alabama
2
12
2
3
0.657
0.591
Stolen Bases Alabama
Tennessee
162
233
11
13
15
9
Stolen Bases Per Game Alabama
Tennessee
186
256
11
13
0.94
0.53
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Alabama
Tennessee
6
18
4
7
3.53
3.11
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings Tennessee
Alabama
30
41
8
11
10.8
10.5
Triple Plays Tennessee 1 1 1
Triples Alabama
Tennessee
99
159
7
12
3
2
Triples Per Game Alabama
Tennessee
142
225
7
13
0.19
0.12
WHIP Alabama
Tennessee
6
7
4
5
1.12
1.14
WL Pct Tennessee
Alabama
3
5
2
4
0.941
0.938
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings Alabama
Tennessee
12
32
3
6
2.98
3.48

Statistical Leaders

Tennessee Batting Leaders

Kavares Tears .404 BA
Blake Burke .839 slugging %

Tennessee Pitching Leaders

Aj Causey 1.31 ERA

Alabama Batting Leaders

Gage Miller .460 BA., 29 hits

Alabama Pitching Leaders

Ben Hess 10 batters struck out looking.

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

Tennessee 5
Alabama 6

Tennessee Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
1 Christian Moore INF 6′-1″ 216 Jr. Brooklyn NY
2 Ariel Antigua INF 5′-8″ 184 Fr. West Palm Beach FL
4 Alex Perry INF 6′-4″ 206 Jr. McComb MS
5 Cannon Peebles C 5′-11″ 194 So. Ashland VA
6 Bradke Lohry INF 5′-8″ 171 Jr. Trinity FL
7 Nate Snead RHP 6′-2″ 212 So. South Milwaukee WI
8 Dylan Dreiling OF 5′-11″ 200 So. Hays KS
9 Hunter Ensley OF 6′-1″ 196 R-Jr. Huntingdon TN
10 Cal Stark C 6′-1″ 200 Sr. Knoxville TN
11 Billy Amick INF 6′-1″ 217 Jr. Batesburg SC
12 Ethan Payne UTL 6′-4″ 211 Gr. Memphis TN
13 Reese Chapman OF 6′-1″ 212 So. Parker CO
14 Charlie Taylor C 5′-11″ 190 R-Jr. Dunwoody GA
15 JJ Garcia RHP 6′-6″ 209 So. Statesville NC
16 Dalton Bargo UTL 6′-1″ 196 So. Omaha NE
17 Robin Villeneuve 1B/OF 6′-1″ 214 Jr. Gatineau QC
18 AJ Causey RHP 6′-3″ 205 Jr. Harvest AL
19 Andrew Behnke LHP 5′-10″ 181 So. Nashville TN
20 Colby Backus OF 6′-4″ 223 R-Jr. Johnson City TN
21 Kavares Tears OF 6′-0″ 200 R-So. Lewisburg TN
23 Dean Curley INF 6′-3″ 212 Fr. La Verne CA
25 Blake Burke 1B 6′-3″ 236 Jr. Brentwood CA
26 Wyatt Evans LHP 6′-6″ 260 R-So. Greenville SC
27 Chris Stamos LHP 6′-4″ 209 Gr. Pasadena CA
28 Aaron Combs RHP 6′-3″ 203 R-Jr. Sarasota FL
29 Brady Robertson RHP 6′-3″ 199 R-Fr. Humboldt TN
30 Stone Lawless C 6′-2″ 225 Fr. Huntsville AL
31 Austin Hunley RHP 6′-3″ 196 R-Fr. Mount Juliet TN
32 Drew Beam RHP 6′-4″ 207 Jr. Murfreesboro TN
33 AJ Russell RHP 6′-6″ 207 So. Franklin TN
34 Derek Schaefer RHP 6′-2″ 206 Fr. Cave Creek AZ
35 Kirby Connell LHP 5′-11″ 196 Gr. Johnson City TN
36 Blake Grimmer INF 6′-3″ 202 Fr. Spring Lake MI
37 Dylan Loy LHP 6′-0″ 194 Fr. Pigeon Forge TN
40 Hunter High INF 6′-0″ 198 Fr. Crieve Hall TN
41 Camden Bates INF 5′-10″ 165 Fr. Washington OK
43 Luke Payne LHP 6′-4″ 191 Fr. Gallatin TN
44 Marcus Phillips RHP/OF 6′-4″ 250 So. Sioux Falls SD
45 Matthew Dallas LHP 6′-5″ 192 Fr. Memphis TN
46 Brayden Sharp OF/LHP 6′-2″ 174 Fr. The Woodlands TX
48 Zander Sechrist LHP 6′-2″ 193 Sr. Buford GA

Alabama Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
20 Zane Adams LHP 6′ 4” 195 Fr. Porter TX
48 Bobby Alcock RHP 6′ 5” 245 R-Jr. Lynn MA
12 Walt Bailey RHP 6′ 1” 205 R-Sr. Tuscaloosa AL
52 Jackson Baker RHP 6′ 1” 175 Fr. Austin TX
41 Connor Ball LHP 6′ 0” 165 Jr. Sterrett AL
36 Hagan Banks RHP 6′ 4” 210 Jr. Plainville GA
88 Beau Brailey RHP 6′ 3” 205 Fr. Hoschton GA
46 Coulson Buchanan RHP 5′ 10” 200 Jr. Sugar Hill GA
42 Alton Davis II LHP 6′ 5” 185 So. Hueytown AL
13 Bryce Eblin INF 5′ 11” 185 Sr. Greenwood IN
26 Greg Farone LHP 6′ 6” 240 Sr. Schenectady NY
8 Tyler Fay RHP 6′ 5” 215 R-Fr. Doniphan NE
50 Pierce George RHP 6′ 6” 240 So. Austin TX
6 Max Grant INF 6′ 0” 200 Sr. Fredericton NB
17 Kameron Guangorena C 6′ 0” 195 Gr. Whittier CA
9 Mac Guscette C 6′ 0” 190 Sr. Nokomis FL
29 Evan Haeger OF 6′ 2” 200 Fr. New Hudson MI
11 William Hamiter OF 5′ 11” 195 Gr. Tuscaloosa AL
22 Camden Hayslip OF 6′ 2” 215 Jr. Lebanon TN
40 Matthew Heiberger OF 6′ 3” 205 Fr. Birmingham AL
27 Ben Hess RHP 6′ 5” 255 Jr. Charleston IL
18 Will Hodo INF/OF 6′ 3” 230 Jr. Waynesboro MS
35 Jansen Kenty LHP 6′ 0” 195 Fr. Newnan GA
1 Justin Lebron INF 6′ 2” 175 Fr. Miramar FL
5 Sammy Leis C 6′ 2” 185 R-Fr. Cumming GA
44 TJ McCants OF/INF 6′ 3” 200 Sr. Cantonment FL
30 Gage Miller INF 6′ 0” 200 Jr. Palmyra PA
39 Sam Mitchell RHP 6′ 7” 230 Fr. Madison AL
15 Coleman Mizell OF 6′ 3” 230 Fr. Hartselle AL
99 Austin Morris RHP 6′ 4” 210 R-Fr. Warrior AL
23 Aidan Moza RHP 6′ 1” 190 Jr. Dallas GA
32 Braylon Myers RHP 6′ 2” 205 Jr. Bessemer AL
21 Ian Petrutz OF 6′ 0” 210 Jr. Mantua NJ
43 Parker Picot OF/INF 6′ 2” 210 Fr. Rochester Hills MI
37 Will Plattner C 6′ 1” 215 So. Springfield IL
31 Will Portera C/INF 5′ 10” 185 R-Jr. Memphis TN
19 Zane Probst RHP 6′ 4” 210 Sr. Mill Hall PA
4 Riley Quick RHP 6′ 6” 255 So. Trussville AL
24 Tate Robertson LHP 6′ 0” 170 Jr. Tuscaloosa AL
10 Joey Rubin INF 5′ 9” 180 Jr. Charlton MA
3 Evan Sleight OF 6′ 1” 230 Gr. Framingham MA

Tennessee Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb Tennessee 6 Texas Tech 2
23-Feb 4:30 PM ET UAlbany 5 Tennessee 8 SEC Network +
24-Feb 2:00 PM ET UAlbany 6 Tennessee 21 SEC Network +
25-Feb 1:00 PM ET UAlbany 0 Tennessee 12
27-Feb 4:30 PM ET High Point 4 Tennessee 7 SEC Network +
1-Mar 6:30 PM ET Bowling Green 1 Tennessee 11 SEC Network +
2-Mar 6:00 PM ET Bowling Green 1 Tennessee 12 SEC Network +
3-Mar 1:00 PM ET Bowling Green 6 Tennessee 16 SEC Network +
5-Mar 6:00 PM ET Kansas St Tennessee SEC Network +
6-Mar 6:00 PM ET So Indiana 1 Tennessee 2 SEC Network +
8-Mar 6:00 PM ET Illinois 3 Tennessee 6 SEC Network +
9-Mar 1:00 PM ET Illinois 3 Tennessee 6 SEC Network +
10-Mar 1:00 PM ET Illinois 1 Tennessee 24 SEC Network +
12-Mar 6:00 PM ET E Kentucky Tennessee SEC Network +
15-Mar 7:00 PM ET Tennessee Alabama SEC Network +
16-Mar 8:00 PM ET Tennessee Alabama SEC Network
17-Mar 2:00 PM ET Tennessee Alabama SEC Network
19-Mar 6:00 PM ET Xavier Tennessee SEC Network +
22-Mar 6:30 PM ET Ole Miss Tennessee SEC Network +
23-Mar 6:00 PM ET Ole Miss Tennessee SEC Network +
24-Mar 1:00 PM ET Ole Miss Tennessee SEC Network +
26-Mar 6:00 PM ET Tennessee Tech Tennessee 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
5-Apr 7:00 PM ET Tennessee Auburn
6-Apr 4:30 PM ET Tennessee Auburn
7-Apr 2:00 PM ET Tennessee Auburn
9-Apr 6:00 PM ET Alabama A&M Tennessee
12-Apr 7:30 PM ET LSU Tennessee
13-Apr 5:30 PM ET LSU Tennessee SEC Network
14-Apr 3:00 PM ET LSU Tennessee SEC Network
16-Apr 6:00 PM ET Bellarmine Tennessee
19-Apr 6:30 PM ET Tennessee Kentucky
20-Apr 2:00 PM ET Tennessee Kentucky
21-Apr 1:00 PM ET Tennessee Kentucky
23-Apr 6:00 PM ET W Carolina Tennessee
25-Apr 7:00 PM ET Missouri Tennessee SEC Network
26-Apr 6:30 PM ET Missouri Tennessee
27-Apr 12:00 PM ET Missouri Tennessee SEC Network
30-Apr 6:00 PM ET Lipscomb Tennessee
2-May 7:00 PM ET Tennessee Florida
3-May 6:30 PM ET Tennessee Florida
4-May 6:30 PM ET Tennessee Florida
7-May 6:00 PM ET Queens Tennessee
10-May 7:00 PM ET Tennessee Vanderbilt
11-May 3:00 PM ET Tennessee Vanderbilt SEC Network
12-May 3:00 PM ET Tennessee Vanderbilt
14-May 5:00 PM ET Belmont Tennessee
16-May 6:30 PM ET South Carolina Tennessee
17-May 6:30 PM ET South Carolina Tennessee
18-May 1:00 PM ET South Carolina Tennessee
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Alabama Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb Manhattan 0 Alabama 4
23-Feb 5:00 PM ET Valparaiso 2 Alabama 14 SEC Network +
24-Feb 3:00 PM ET Valparaiso 3 Alabama 13 SEC Network +
25-Feb 2:00 PM ET Valparaiso 1 Alabama 11 SEC Network +
27-Feb 7:00 PM ET Alabama 9 UAB 7 ESPN+
1-Mar 7:00 PM ET Indiana 0 Alabama 12
2-Mar 5:00 PM ET Arizona 6 Alabama 7
3-Mar 5:00 PM ET Dallas Baptist 7 Alabama 5
5-Mar 5:00 PM ET J’Ville St Alabama SEC Network +
6-Mar 5:00 PM ET Troy 7 Alabama 8 SEC Network +
8-Mar 7:00 PM ET Lipscomb Alabama SEC Network +
9-Mar 7:00 PM ET Lipscomb 13 Alabama 20 SEC Network +
10-Mar 2:00 PM ET Lipscomb 5 Alabama 10 SEC Network +
12-Mar 7:00 PM ET Alabama Southern Miss
15-Mar 7:00 PM ET Tennessee Alabama SEC Network +
16-Mar 8:00 PM ET Tennessee Alabama SEC Network
17-Mar 2:00 PM ET Tennessee Alabama SEC Network
19-Mar 7:00 PM ET Alabama St Alabama
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 7:00 PM ET Belmont Alabama SEC Network +
28-Mar 8:00 PM ET South Carolina Alabama SEC Network
29-Mar 7:00 PM ET South Carolina Alabama SEC Network +
30-Mar 2:00 PM ET South Carolina Alabama SEC Network +
2-Apr 7:00 PM ET Alabama Samford
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 7:00 PM ET South Alabama Alabama
12-Apr 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Alabama
13-Apr 5:00 PM ET Arkansas Alabama
14-Apr 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Alabama
16-Apr 7:00 PM ET UAB Alabama
18-Apr 7:00 PM ET Texas A&M Alabama SEC Network
19-Apr 7:00 PM ET Texas A&M Alabama
20-Apr 5:00 PM ET Texas A&M Alabama
23-Apr 7:00 PM ET Samford Alabama
25-Apr 7:30 PM ET Alabama Ole Miss
26-Apr 7:30 PM ET Alabama Ole Miss
27-Apr 3:00 PM ET Alabama Ole Miss SEC Network
3-May 7:00 PM ET Alabama Mississippi St
4-May 3:00 PM ET Alabama Mississippi St
5-May 2:00 PM ET Alabama Mississippi St
7-May 7:00 PM ET Alabama Troy
10-May 7:00 PM ET LSU Alabama
11-May 5:00 PM ET LSU Alabama
12-May 2:00 PM ET LSU Alabama
16-May 7:00 PM ET Alabama Auburn
17-May 7:00 PM ET Alabama Auburn
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
18-May 3:00 PM ET Alabama Auburn
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Tennessee-Alabama Baseball Legacy Comparison

Data current as of 2022

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Tennessee Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,194-1,653-14
SEC Record: 791-922-1
SEC Championships: 4 (1951, 1994-95, 2022)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 18 (1982-84, 1993-97, 2001, 2004-05, 2007, 2014-16, 19, 21-22)
SEC Tournament Record: 32-27
SEC Tournament Championships: 4 (1993-95, 2022)
NCAA Regional Appearances: 12 (1952, 1993-97, 2001, 2004-05, 19, 21-22)
NCAA Regional Championships: 5 (1995, 2001, 2005, 21-22)
Super Regional Appearances: 4 (2001, 2005, 21-22)
Super Regional Championships: 3 (2001, 2005, 21)
College World Series Appearances: 5 (1951, 1995, 2001, 2005, 21)
National Championships: 0
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 42-27

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All-Time Record:: 2,719-1,717-24
SEC Record: 983-880-5
SEC Championships: 14 (1934-36, 1938, 1940-42, 1947, 1950, 1955, 1968, 1983, 1996, 2006)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 30 (1981-84, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993-2000, 2002-03, 2005-11, 2013-16, 21-22)
SEC Tournament Record: 52-48
SEC Tournament Championships: 7 (1983, 1995-97, 1999, 2002-03)
NCAA Regional Appearances: 25 (1947-48, 1950, 1955, 1968, 1983, 1986, 1991, 1995-2000, 2002-04, 2006, 2008-11, 2013-14, 21)
NCAA Regional Championships: 7 (1950, 1983, 1996-97, 1999, 2006, 2010)
Super Regional Appearances: 3 (1999, 2006, 2010)
Super Regional Championships: 1 (1999)
College World Series Appearances: 5 (1950, 1983,1996-97, 1999)
National Championships: 0
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 71-51

Tennessee-Alabama Series Prediction

Tennessee 2 wins, Alabama 1 win

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