SEC Baseball Series Preview: Arkansas at Alabama

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

Alabama-Arkansas baseball series preview

The Arkansas Razorbacks 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 April 12-14

Kendall Diggs of Arkansas
Kendall Diggs of Arkansas
Sewell-Thomas Stad. (8,500)
Sewell-Thomas Stadium (8,500)
Alton Davis II of Alabama
Alton Davis II of Alabama
  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Friday 7:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 2 Saturday 5:00 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 Arkansas
Alabama
44
131
9
11
170
144
Batting Average Alabama
Arkansas
26
111
3
9
0.313
0.283
Double Plays Arkansas
Alabama
129
189
6
11
19
17
Double Plays Per Game Arkansas
Alabama
146
222
5
11
0.63
0.53
Doubles Alabama
Arkansas
61
203
6
12
64
48
Doubles Per Game Alabama
Arkansas
77
212
6
12
2.00
1.60
Earned Run Average Arkansas
Alabama
1
86
1
9
2.63
5.11
Fielding % Arkansas
Alabama
16
90
4
12
0.980
0.972
Hit Batters Alabama
Arkansas
149
241
4
9
40
30
Hit by Pitch Alabama
Arkansas
53
167
7
10
53
37
Hits Alabama
Arkansas
16
179
2
13
340
274
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings Arkansas
Alabama
1
54
1
10
6.19
8.74
Home Runs Alabama
Arkansas
19
51
6
10
56
44
Home Runs Per Game Alabama
Arkansas
23
49
6
9
1.75
1.47
On Base % Alabama
Arkansas
48
65
6
8
0.412
0.406
Runs Alabama
Arkansas
26
97
4
12
265
223
Sacrifice Bunts Alabama
Arkansas
220
237
7
9
7
6
Sacrifice Flies Alabama
Arkansas
29
205
2
11
19
10
Scoring Alabama
Arkansas
42
89
5
9
8.3
7.4
Shutouts Arkansas
Alabama
1
4
1
3
6
4
Slugging % Alabama
Arkansas
15
80
4
11
0.543
0.476
Stolen Bases Arkansas
Alabama
201
243
9
11
25
20
Stolen Bases Per Game Arkansas
Alabama
212
249
9
11
0.83
0.63
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Arkansas
Alabama
1
52
1
9
4.13
2.35
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings Arkansas
Alabama
1
55
1
11
13.3
9.6
Triple Plays
Triples Alabama
Arkansas
47
237
1
12
9
3
Triples Per Game Alabama
Arkansas
65
248
2
12
0.28
0.10
WHIP Arkansas
Alabama
1
49
1
10
1.04
1.42
WL Pct Arkansas
Alabama
2
36
1
7
0.900
0.688
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings Arkansas
Alabama
9
66
1
9
3.21
4.09

Statistical Leaders

Arkansas Batting Leaders

Player BA OBP AB R H 3B HR SB
Ben McLaughlin 0.300 0.455 100 24 30 0 4 0
Jared Sprague-Lott 0.296 0.441 81 21 24 0 3 1
Wehiwa Aloy 0.295 0.404 112 26 33 0 8 6
Kendall Diggs 0.286 0.404 112 23 32 1 6 2
Ty Wilmsmeyer 0.237 0.333 76 12 18 0 1 1

Arkansas Pitching Leaders

Player W L ERA APP GS SV IP H ER BB K HBP BA
Hagen Smith 6 0 1.76 8 8 0 41.0 20 8 14 83 3 0.144
Mason Molina 3 0 3.38 8 8 0 37.1 22 14 21 59 6 0.175
Will McEntire 2 0 1.75 15 0 4 36.0 24 7 7 45 0 0.189
Brady Tygart 3 0 2.70 8 8 0 36.2 24 11 19 49 10 0.192

Alabama Batting Leaders

Player BA OBP AB R H 3B HR SB
Gage Miller 0.418 0.510 122 50 51 2 13 0
Ian Petrutz 0.344 0.456 122 22 42 1 4 1
Justin Lebron 0.336 0.440 110 29 37 0 5 4
TJ McCants 0.312 0.385 138 28 43 1 12 10
Will Hodo 0.297 0.418 111 33 33 0 8 1
Mac Guscette 0.288 0.385 80 16 23 0 0 0
Evan Sleight 0.283 0.363 127 25 36 2 5 0

Alabama Pitching Leaders

Player W L ERA APP GS SV IP H ER BB K HBP BA
Ben Hess 3 1 6.03 8 8 0 34.1 26 23 20 57 5 0.210
Greg Farone 3 1 3.28 9 8 0 35.2 30 13 11 38 1 0.226

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

Arkansas 2
Alabama 20

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

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

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 1 Auburn 0 SEC Network
22-Mar 7:00 PM ET Arkansas 6 Auburn 8 SEC Network +
23-Mar 3:00 PM ET Arkansas 8 Auburn 8 SEC Network +
26-Mar 7:30 PM ET Little Rock 0 Arkansas 11 SEC Network +
28-Mar 7:00 PM ET LSU 4 Arkansas 7 ESPN2
29-Mar 8:00 PM ET LSU 3 Arkansas 4 SEC Network
30-Mar 3:00 PM ET LSU 5 Arkansas 7 SEC Network +
2-Apr 7:00 PM ET Arkansas St 0 Arkansas 13
4-Apr 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss 2 Arkansas 5 SEC Network
5-Apr 7:30 PM ET Ole Miss 3 Arkansas 8
6-Apr 3:00 PM ET Ole Miss 4 Arkansas 7
9-Apr 7:00 PM ET San José St 1 Arkansas 5 SEC Network+
10-Apr 4:00 PM ET San José St Arkansas SEC Network+
12-Apr 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Alabama SEC Network+
13-Apr 5:00 PM ET Arkansas Alabama SEC Network+
14-Apr 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Alabama SEC Network+
16-Apr 8:00 PM ET Texas Tech Arkansas SEC Network+
17-Apr 5:00 PM ET Texas Tech Arkansas SEC Network
19-Apr 7:00 PM ET Arkansas South Carolina SEC Network+
20-Apr 4:00 PM ET Arkansas South Carolina SEC Network+
21-Apr 1:30 PM ET Arkansas South Carolina SEC Network+
23-Apr 7:00 PM ET AR-Pine Bluff Arkansas SEC Network+
26-Apr 8:00 PM ET Florida Arkansas SEC Network
27-Apr 1:00 PM ET Florida Arkansas SEC Network+
28-Apr 3:00 PM ET Florida Arkansas SEC Network+
30-Apr 7:30 PM ET Missouri St Arkansas SEC Network+
1-May 5:00 PM ET Missouri St Arkansas SEC Network+
3-May 6:30 PM ET Arkansas Kentucky SEC Network+
4-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Kentucky SEC Network+
5-May 1:00 PM ET Arkansas Kentucky SEC Network+
10-May 7:30 PM ET Mississippi St Arkansas SEC Network+
11-May 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Arkansas SEC Network+
12-May 3:00 PM ET Mississippi St Arkansas SEC Network
16-May 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M SEC Network+
17-May 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M SEC Network+
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M SEC Network+
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament SEC Network
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 7 Southern Miss 9
15-Mar 7:00 PM ET Tennessee 11 Alabama 3 SEC Network +
16-Mar 8:00 PM ET Tennessee 3 Alabama 6 SEC Network
17-Mar 2:00 PM ET Tennessee 6 Alabama 7 SEC Network
19-Mar 7:00 PM ET Alabama St 6 Alabama 7
23-Mar 6:00 PM ET Alabama 5 Georgia 9 SEC Network +
23-Mar 12:00 PM ET Alabama 5 Georgia 6 SEC Network
24-Mar 1:00 PM ET Alabama 0 Georgia 10 SEC Network +
26-Mar 7:00 PM ET Belmont 6 Alabama 3 SEC Network +
28-Mar 8:00 PM ET South Carolina 3 Alabama 4 SEC Network
29-Mar 7:00 PM ET South Carolina 6 Alabama 13 SEC Network +
30-Mar 2:00 PM ET South Carolina 9 Alabama 5 SEC Network +
2-Apr 7:00 PM ET Alabama Samford
5-Apr 6:30 PM ET Alabama 2 Kentucky 6
6-Apr 2:00 PM ET Alabama 0 Kentucky 7
7-Apr 12:00 PM ET Alabama 5 Kentucky 16 SEC Network
9-Apr 7:00 PM ET South Alabama 5 Alabama 4 SEC Network+
12-Apr 7:00 PM ET Arkansas Alabama SEC Network+
13-Apr 5:00 PM ET Arkansas Alabama SEC Network+
14-Apr 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Alabama SEC Network+
16-Apr 7:00 PM ET UAB Alabama SEC Network+
18-Apr 7:00 PM ET Texas A&M Alabama SEC Network
19-Apr 7:00 PM ET Texas A&M Alabama SEC Network+
20-Apr 5:00 PM ET Texas A&M Alabama SEC Network+
23-Apr 7:00 PM ET Samford Alabama SEC Network+
25-Apr 7:30 PM ET Alabama Ole Miss SEC Network+
26-Apr 7:30 PM ET Alabama Ole Miss SEC Network+
27-Apr 3:00 PM ET Alabama Ole Miss SEC Network
3-May 7:00 PM ET Alabama Mississippi St SEC Network+
4-May 3:00 PM ET Alabama Mississippi St SEC Network+
5-May 2:00 PM ET Alabama Mississippi St SEC Network+
7-May 7:00 PM ET Alabama Troy
10-May 7:00 PM ET LSU Alabama SEC Network+
11-May 5:00 PM ET LSU Alabama SEC Network+
12-May 2:00 PM ET LSU Alabama SEC Network+
16-May 7:00 PM ET Alabama Auburn SEC Network+
17-May 7:00 PM ET Alabama Auburn SEC Network+
18-May 2:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas A&M SEC Network+
18-May 3:00 PM ET Alabama Auburn SEC Network+
May 21-26 SEC Baseball Tournament SEC Network
May 27-June 14 NCAA Baseball Tournament

Arkansas-Alabama 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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Alabama Baseball History

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

Arkansas-Alabama Series Prediction

Arkansas 2 wins, Alabama 1 win

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