SEC Baseball Series Preview: Arkansas at Auburn

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

Auburn-Arkansas

The Arkansas Razorbacks travel to the Auburn Tigers 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

Kendall Diggs of Arkansas
Kendall Diggs of Arkansas
Plainsman Park 4,096
Plainsman Park 4,096
Ike Irish of Auburn
Ike Irish of Auburn

Series Schedule March 21-23

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

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls Auburn
Arkansas
22
68
6
10
123
104
Batting Average Arkansas
Auburn
107
108
10
11
0.287
0.287
Double Plays Auburn
Arkansas
158
184
9
10
11
10
Double Plays Per Game Auburn
Arkansas
183
210
7
10
0.58
0.53
Doubles Auburn
Arkansas
126
139
11
12
35
34
Doubles Per Game Auburn
Arkansas
135
151
11
12
1.84
1.79
Earned Run Average Arkansas
Auburn
1
96
1
12
2.35
5.18
Fielding % Arkansas
Auburn
34
131
5
14
0.979
0.969
Hit Batters Auburn
Arkansas
116
186
3
7
27
22
Hit by Pitch Auburn
Arkansas
119
157
10
14
27
24
Hits Arkansas
Auburn
126
146
11
14
177
172
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings Arkansas
Auburn
1
151
1
14
5.77
9.63
Home Runs Auburn
Arkansas
16
73
6
10
37
25
Home Runs Per Game Auburn
Arkansas
15
76
4
10
1.95
1.32
On Base % Auburn
Arkansas
53
84
10
13
0.420
0.406
Runs Auburn
Arkansas
49
85
6
13
166
148
Sacrifice Bunts Auburn
Arkansas
54
165
3
7
10
5
Sacrifice Flies Auburn
Arkansas
9
196
2
13
16
6
Scoring Auburn
Arkansas
45
86
6
13
8.7
7.8
Shutouts Arkansas 4 3 3
Slugging % Auburn
Arkansas
25
90
6
11
0.553
0.470
Stolen Bases Auburn
Arkansas
28
173
3
9
38
18
Stolen Bases Per Game Auburn
Arkansas
27
184
3
9
2.00
0.95
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Arkansas
Auburn
1
74
1
13
4.64
2.21
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings Arkansas
Auburn
1
104
1
12
13.6
9.2
Triple Plays
Triples Auburn
Arkansas
33
201
3
13
7
2
Triples Per Game Auburn
Arkansas
40
224
3
13
0.37
0.11
WHIP Arkansas
Auburn
1
119
1
14
0.97
1.53
WL Pct Arkansas
Auburn
3
54
2
12
0.895
0.684
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings Arkansas
Auburn
5
74
1
10
2.94
4.18

Statistical Leaders

Arkansas Batting Leaders

Player avg ab h 2b 3b hr rbi slg% bb ob% sb-att
Kendall Diggs 0.343 70 24 7 0 5 16 0.657 15 0.453 2-2
Ben Mclaughlin 0.318 66 21 5 0 2 17 0.485 14 0.439 0-0
Wehiwa Aloy 0.243 74 18 2 0 3 19 0.392 7 0.329 2-2

Arkansas Pitching Leaders

Player era w-l app-gs ip h er bb so 2b hr ab b/avg hbp
Brady Tygart 0.73 3-0 5-5 24.2 12 2 11 35 0 1 79 0.152 9
Hagen Smith 1.57 3-0 5-5 23 8 4 8 50 1 2 74 0.108 1
Will Mcentire 1.75 2-0 9-0 25.2 17 5 3 27 3 1 90 0.189 0
Mason Molina 2.74 3-0 5-5 23 9 7 11 43 2 2 74 0.122 4
Colin Fisher 1.76 4-1 6-4 15.1 14 3 3 19 0 1 58 0.241 3
Christian Foutch 2.08 0-0 3-0 4.1 5 1 1 3 1 1 16 0.313 0
Stone Hewlett 2.45 0-0 6-0 3.2 2 1 1 9 0 0 15 0.133 0
Gabe Gaeckle 2.70 0-1 7-0 13.1 6 4 5 19 0 0 48 0.125 0
Koty Frank 2.84 0-0 9-0 12.2 9 4 2 15 2 0 47 0.191 2
Gage Wood 3.00 2-0 7-0 9 9 3 2 13 0 1 35 0.257 0
Jake Faherty 3.86 0-0 4-0 2.1 3 1 4 5 1 0 9 0.333 1
Cooper Dossett 4.15 0-0 4-0 4.1 0 2 1 8 0 0 13 0.000 1
Tate Mcguire 5.40 0-0 2-0 1.2 3 1 2 4 1 0 8 0.375 1

Auburn Batting Leaders

Player avg ab h 2b 3b hr rbi slg% bb ob% sb-att
Cooper Mcmurray 0.362 69 25 7 0 8 28 0.812 15 0.494 0-0
Mason Maners 0.359 64 23 5 2 3 7 0.641 12 0.481 5-5
Cooper Weiss 0.328 64 21 5 0 3 19 0.547 16 0.465 16-17
Ike Irish 0.325 80 26 5 1 6 28 0.638 12 0.417 2-2
Chris Stanfield 0.254 63 16 4 1 1 8 0.397 13 0.395 5-6
Bobby Peirce 0.242 66 16 1 2 4 16 0.500 8 0.367 1-2
Deric Fabian 0.238 63 15 2 0 5 21 0.508 15 0.388 3-3

Auburn Pitching Leaders

Player era w-l app-gs ip h er bb so 2b hr ab b/avg hbp
Carson Myers 4.79 1-2 5-5 20.2 21 11 10 15 2 4 81 0.259 3
Chase Allsup 7.15 1-1 5-5 22.2 29 18 8 27 5 4 95 0.305 2
Parker Carlson 0.00 1-0 6-0 8.1 2 0 3 10 1 0 27 0.074 1
Drew Nelson 0.00 0-0 1-0 0.2 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 0.333 0
Ben Schorr 0.00 0-0 1-0 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.000 0
John Armstrong 1.46 0-0 7-0 12.1 6 2 5 14 0 1 41 0.146 1
Alex Petrovic 2.25 0-0 2-0 4 3 1 1 6 2 1 16 0.188 0
Conner Mcbride 2.41 3-0 4-4 18.2 12 5 4 15 2 2 65 0.185 2
Griffin Graves 3.00 1-0 3-0 3 4 1 3 4 1 0 13 0.308 0
Dylan Watts 3.86 0-0 6-0 9.1 14 4 1 10 4 0 41 0.341 2
Tanner Bauman 3.97 2-1 8-0 11.1 9 5 5 16 1 0 42 0.214 1
Christian Herberholz 4.70 0-1 6-2 15.1 17 8 4 21 4 2 62 0.274 2
Will Cannon 5.62 0-0 6-0 8 10 5 3 13 1 2 34 0.294 2

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

Arkansas 7
Auburn 29

Arkansas Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
1 Ty Wilmsmeyer OF 6′-2″ 185 Gr. Springfield MO
3 Nolan Souza INF 6′-3″ 220 Fr. Honolulu HI
4 Jack Wagner INF/OF 6′-0″ 210 Gr. Wichita KS
5 Kendall Diggs OF 6′-0″ 210 Jr. Olathe KS
6 Ben McLaughlin INF 6′-3″ 210 Sr. Golden CO
8 Hudson White C 6′-1″ 200 Jr. Keller TX
9 Wehiwa Aloy INF 6′-2″ 200 So. Wailuku HI
10 Peyton Stovall INF 5′-11″ 200 Jr. Haughton LA
11 Jaewoo Cho RHP 6′-3″ 220 Fr. Seoul South Korea
12 Jared Sprague-Lott INF 6′-0″ 195 Sr. Philadelphia PA
13 Jayson Jones INF/OF 6′-2″ 215 So. Savannah TX
14 Ross Lovich OF 6′-0″ 185 Sr. Overland Park KS
16 Hudson Polk C 6′-1″ 210 Sr. Coppell TX
17 Hunter Grimes OF 6′-1″ 185 R-Sr. Kerrville TX
18 Reese Robinett INF 6′-3″ 220 So. Kennett MO
19 Will Edmunson OF 6′-1″ 195 Jr. Luther OK
20 Gabe Gaeckle RHP 6′-0″ 195 Fr. Aptos CA
21 Mason Molina LHP 6′-2″ 230 Jr. Rancho Santa Margarita CA
22 Ty Waid INF/OF 6′-2″ 225 Fr. Texarkana AR
24 Peyton Holt INF/OF 5′-10″ 205 Sr. Greenwood AR
25 Brady Tygart RHP 6′-2″ 215 Jr. Hernando MS
26 Tate McGuire RHP 6′-3″ 210 Fr. Liberty MO
27 Ryder Helfrick C 6′-1″ 205 Fr. Discovery Bay CA
28 Koty Frank RHP 6′-2″ 225 Gr. Tushka OK
31 Dylan Carter RHP 6′-2″ 225 R-Jr. Bentonville AR
32 Hunter Dietz LHP 6′-6″ 230 Fr. Trinity FL
33 Hagen Smith LHP 6′-3″ 225 Jr. Bullard TX
34 Diego Ramos RHP 6′-3″ 205 Fr. Vian OK
36 Parker Coil LHP 6′-3″ 190 So. Edmond OK
37 Jake Faherty RHP 6′-3″ 185 Jr. Georgetown KY
38 Colin Fisher LHP 6′-3″ 225 Fr. Noble OK
39 Tucker Holland LHP 6′-6″ 235 Fr. Fayetteville NC
40 Ben Bybee RHP 6′-6″ 235 So. Overland Park KS
41 Will McEntire RHP 6′-4″ 225 R-Sr. Bryant AR
43 Kade Smith OF 6′-0″ 200 Fr. Searcy AR
44 Parker Rowland C 6′-3″ 215 Sr. Tulsa OK
45 Gage Wood RHP 6′-0″ 205 So. Batesville AR
46 Christian Foutch RHP 6′-3″ 230 So. Littleton CO
48 Cooper Dossett RHP 6′-0″ 200 So. Springdale AR
49 Stone Hewlett LHP 6′-1″ 195 Sr. Leawood KS
51 Jack Smith LHP 6′-4″ 225 Fr. Moulton AL
55 Josh Hyneman RHP 6′-4″ 240 R-Fr. Jonesboro AR
61 Adam Hachman LHP 6′-5″ 245 Fr. Wentzville MO

Auburn Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
1 Caden Green INF 6′-0″ 170 Sr. Tulsa OK
2 Cooper Weiss INF 5′-11″ 201 Gr. Fort Myers FL
3 Chris Stanfield OF 6′-2″ 195 So. Tallahassee FL
4 Carter Wright C 5′-10″ 200 Sr. Blairsville GA
5 Javon Hernandez INF 5′-7″ 171 Sr. Danbury CT
6 Cale Stricklin C 5′-10″ 197 Fr. Watkinsville GA
7 Deric Fabian INF 6′-3″ 190 Jr. Ocala FL
8 Eric Guevara INF 5′-11″ 204 Fr. Parque Lefevre Panama
10 Kaleb Freeman INF/C 6′-0″ 202 Jr. Flowery Branch GA
11 Gavin Miller INF 5′-11″ 202 So. Oakdale PA
12 Drew Nelson LHP/OF 5′-11″ 206 So. Troy AL
13 Ben Schorr RHP 6′-1″ 209 R-Jr. Columbus GA
14 Cade Belyeu OF 6′-4″ 209 Fr. Auburn AL
16 Cole Edwards OF 6′-5″ 213 Fr. Hoover AL
18 Ike Irish C 6′-2″ 203 So. Hudsonville MI
19 Christian Hall INF 6′-2″ 254 Gr. Calera AL
20 Dylan Watts RHP 6′-2″ 187 So. Enumclaw WA
21 Mason Maners OF 6′-0″ 191 Sr. Vestavia Hills AL
22 Hayden Murphy RHP/IF 6′-3″ 191 So. Chula GA
23 Parker Carlson RHP 6′-1″ 188 Jr. Mobile AL
24 Carson Myers LHP 6′-2″ 204 Jr. Bowling Green KY
25 Tanner Bauman LHP 6′-5″ 225 Sr. Jacksonville FL
26 Cooper McMurray IF 6′-3″ 261 R-Jr. Tulsa OK
27 Bobby Peirce OF 6′-0″ 187 Gr. Scottsdale AZ
29 Christian Herberholz RHP 5′-11″ 195 R-Sr. Scottsboro AL
32 Griffin Graves LHP 5′-10″ 184 Fr. Jackson TN
33 Will Cannon RHP 6′-1″ 201 Jr. Phenix City AL
38 Conner McBride RHP 6′-1″ 205 Jr. San Diego CA
40 Cam Tilly RHP 6′-1″ 201 Fr. Newburgh IN
41 John Armstrong RHP 5′-11″ 223 Jr. Marietta GA
43 Alex Petrovic RHP 6′-5″ 232 Fr. Cypress TX
45 Joseph Gonzalez RHP 6′-4″ 233 R-Jr. Humacao P.R.
46 Chase Allsup RHP 6′-2″ 235 Jr. Dothan AL
47 Cameron Keshock RHP 6′-5″ 224 So. Spanish Fort AL
49 Drew Sofield LHP 6′-2″ 206 Fr. Young Harris GA
51 Ty Mauldin IF 5′-11″ 187 R-Jr. Trussville AL
52 Sam Robertson IF 6′-2″ 176 Fr. Oxford AL
53 Konner Keplinger LHP 6′-0″ 183 Fr. Morris AL
54 Konner Copeland LHP 6′-2″ 181 Gr. Mobile AL
77 Zach Crotchfelt LHP 6′-3″ 215 So. Jackson NJ

Arkansas Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb James Madison 4 Arkansas 6
23-Feb 8:00 PM ET Oregon St 4 Arkansas 5
24-Feb 8:00 PM ET Arkansas Oklahoma St 2
25-Feb 2:00 PM ET Arkansas 4 Michigan 3
27-Feb 4:00 PM ET Grambling 1 Arkansas 21 SEC Network +
1-Mar 4:00 PM ET Murray St 1 Arkansas 5 SEC Network +
2-Mar 3:00 PM ET Murray St 1 Arkansas 11 SEC Network +
3-Mar 2:00 PM ET Murray St 3 Arkansas 5 SEC Network +
5-Mar 4:00 PM ET C Arkansas 7 Arkansas 9 SEC Network +
9-Mar 3:00 PM ET McNeese 1 Arkansas 3 SEC Network +
8-Mar 4:00 PM ET McNeese 1 Arkansas 11 SEC Network +
10-Mar 2:00 PM ET McNeese 5 Arkansas 18 SEC Network +
12-Mar 7:00 PM ET Oral Roberts 2 Arkansas 4 SEC Network +
15-Mar 7:30 PM ET Missouri 0 Arkansas 8 SEC Network +
16-Mar 3:00 PM ET Missouri 0 Arkansas 6 SEC Network +
17-Mar 3:00 PM ET Missouri 1 Arkansas 9 SEC Network +
21-Mar 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Auburn SEC Network
22-Mar 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Auburn SEC Network +
23-Mar 3:00 PM ET Arkansas Auburn SEC Network +
26-Mar 7:30 PM ET Little Rock Arkansas SEC Network +
28-Mar 7:00 PM ET LSU Arkansas ESPN2
29-Mar 8:00 PM ET LSU Arkansas SEC Network
30-Mar 3:00 PM ET LSU Arkansas SEC Network +
2-Apr 7:00 PM ET Arkansas St Arkansas
4-Apr 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss Arkansas SEC Network
5-Apr 7:30 PM ET Ole Miss Arkansas
6-Apr 3:00 PM ET Ole Miss Arkansas
9-Apr 7:00 PM ET San José St Arkansas
10-Apr 4:00 PM ET San José St Arkansas
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 8:00 PM ET Texas Tech Arkansas
17-Apr 5:00 PM ET Texas Tech Arkansas SEC Network
19-Apr 7:00 PM ET Arkansas South Carolina
20-Apr 4:00 PM ET Arkansas South Carolina
21-Apr 1:30 PM ET Arkansas South Carolina
23-Apr 7:00 PM ET AR-Pine Bluff Arkansas
26-Apr 8:00 PM ET Florida Arkansas SEC Network
27-Apr 1:00 PM ET Florida Arkansas
28-Apr 3:00 PM ET Florida Arkansas
30-Apr 7:30 PM ET Missouri St Arkansas
1-May 5:00 PM ET Missouri St Arkansas
3-May 6:30 PM ET Arkansas Kentucky
4-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Kentucky
5-May 1:00 PM ET Arkansas Kentucky
10-May 7:30 PM ET Mississippi St Arkansas
11-May 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Arkansas
12-May 3:00 PM ET Mississippi St Arkansas SEC Network
16-May 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
17-May 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Auburn Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb E Kentucky 6 Auburn 17
23-Feb 6:00 PM ET Iowa 5 Auburn 7
24-Feb 12:00 PM ET Wichita St 8 Auburn 19
25-Feb 4:00 PM ET Virginia 6 Auburn 4
27-Feb 4:00 PM ET Samford 3 Auburn 12 SEC Network +
1-Mar TBA UConn Auburn SEC Network +
2-Mar 2:00 PM ET UConn 8 Auburn 4 SEC Network +
3-Mar 2:00 PM ET UConn 2 Auburn 8 SEC Network +
5-Mar 7:00 PM ET Air Force Auburn SEC Network +
6-Mar 5:00 PM ET Air Force 4 Auburn 8 SEC Network +
8-Mar 7:00 PM ET Austin Peay 6 Auburn 7 SEC Network +
9-Mar 2:00 PM ET Austin Peay 6 Auburn 7 SEC Network +
10-Mar 2:00 PM ET Austin Peay 15 Auburn 6 SEC Network +
12-Mar 7:00 PM ET Troy 2 Auburn 8 SEC Network +
15-Mar 7:00 PM ET Auburn 1 Vanderbilt 11 SEC Network +
16-Mar 3:00 PM ET Auburn 5 Vanderbilt 13 SEC Network +
17-Mar 2:00 PM ET Auburn 6 Vanderbilt 9 SEC Network +
19-Mar 7:00 PM ET South Alabama 1 Auburn 2 SEC Network +
21-Mar 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Auburn SEC Network
22-Mar 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Auburn SEC Network +
23-Mar 3:00 PM ET Arkansas Auburn SEC Network +
26-Mar 7:00 PM ET J’Ville St Auburn SEC Network +
28-Mar 7:00 PM ET Auburn Texas A&M SEC Network +
29-Mar 7:00 PM ET Auburn Texas A&M SEC Network +
30-Mar 8:00 PM ET Auburn Texas A&M SEC Network
2-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn UAB
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 7:00 PM ET Alabama St Auburn SEC Network
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 Georgia Tech Auburn SEC Network
19-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn Mississippi St
20-Apr 6:00 PM ET Auburn Mississippi St SEC Network
21-Apr 2:00 PM ET Auburn Mississippi St
23-Apr 4:00 PM ET Florida A&M Auburn
26-Apr 7:30 PM ET Auburn LSU
27-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn LSU
28-Apr 2:00 PM ET Auburn LSU
3-May 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss Auburn
4-May 8:00 PM ET Ole Miss Auburn SEC Network
5-May 4:00 PM ET Ole Miss Auburn SEC Network
7-May 7:00 PM ET Auburn Georgia Tech ACC Network
10-May 7:00 PM ET Auburn Missouri
11-May 4:00 PM ET Auburn Missouri
12-May 2:00 PM ET Auburn Missouri
14-May 7:00 PM ET Samford Auburn
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

Arkansas-Auburn Baseball Legacy Comparison

Data current as of 2022

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Arkansas Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,349-1,443-6
SEC Record: 457-413
SEC Championships: 3 (1999, 2004, 2021)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 26 (1992-99, 2002-07, 2009-15, 2017-19, 21-22)
SEC Tournament Record: 38-44
SEC Tournament Championships: 1 (2021)
NCAA Regional Appearances: 32 (1973, 1979-80, 1983, 1985-90, 1995-96, 1998-99, 2002-15, 2017-19, 21-22)
NCAA Regional Championships: 13 (1979, 1985, 1987, 1989, 2002-04, 09-10, 2012, 2015, 2018-19, 21-22)
Super Regional Appearances: 10 (2002-04, 2009-10, 2012, 2015, 2018-19, 21-22)
Super Regional Championships: 6 (2004, 2009, 2012, 2018, 2019, 22)
College World Series Appearances: 11 (1979, 1985, 1987, 1989, 2004, 2009, 2012, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2021)
National Championships: 0
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 99-75

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Auburn Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,562-1,731-33
SEC Record: 941-884-3
SEC Championships: 6 (1937, 1958, 1963, 1967,1976, 1978)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 29 (1978, 1980, 1986-95, 1997-2003, 2010-13, 2015, 2017-19, 21-22)
SEC Tournament Record: 35-52
SEC Tournament Championships: 3 (1978, 1989,1998)
NCAA Regional Appearances: 23 (1963, 1967, 1976, 1978, 1987, 1989, 1993-95, 1997-2003, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2017-19, 22)
NCAA Regional Championships: 7 (1967, 1976, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2018-19, 22)
Super Regional Appearances: 4 (1999, 2018-19, 22)
Super Regional Championships: 2 (2019, 22)
College World Series Appearances: 6 (1967, 1976, 1994, 1997, 2019, 2022)
National Championships: 0
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 59-51 (.536)

Arkansas-Auburn Series Prediction

Arkansas 2 wins, Auburn 1 win

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