SEC Baseball Series Preview: Texas A&M at Alabama

Alabama-Texas A&M baseball series preview

The Texas A&M Aggies travel to the Alabama Crimson Tide 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

Series Schedule April 18-20

Jace LaViolette of Texas A&M
Jace LaViolette of Texas A&M
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 Thursday 7:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 2 Friday 7:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 3 Saturday 5:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls Texas A&M
Alabama
2
170
2
13
245
153
Batting Average Texas A&M
Alabama
34
37
3
4
0.307
0.306
Double Plays Alabama
Texas A&M
212
267
12
14
18
14
Double Plays Per Game Alabama
Texas A&M
239
278
12
14
0.50
0.39
Doubles Texas A&M
Alabama
26
62
3
6
79
72
Doubles Per Game Texas A&M
Alabama
40
75
3
6
2.19
2.00
Earned Run Average Texas A&M
Alabama
2
60
2
9
3.14
4.88
Fielding % Texas A&M
Alabama
11
91
3
11
0.980
0.973
Hit Batters Alabama
Texas A&M
177
231
6
8
42
36
Hit by Pitch Alabama
Texas A&M
49
194
5
13
61
39
Hits Texas A&M
Alabama
23
26
3
4
375
373
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings Texas A&M
Alabama
7
38
3
9
7.23
8.45
Home Runs Texas A&M
Alabama
8
28
4
5
73
59
Home Runs Per Game Texas A&M
Alabama
9
36
4
6
2.03
1.64
On Base % Texas A&M
Alabama
11
67
3
7
0.434
0.404
Runs Texas A&M
Alabama
14
47
3
5
323
281
Sacrifice Bunts Alabama
Texas A&M
219
288
7
13
8
3
Sacrifice Flies Alabama
Texas A&M
26
175
3
9
21
13
Scoring Texas A&M
Alabama
19
61
3
5
9.0
7.8
Shutouts Texas A&M
Alabama
1
4
1
3
8
5
Slugging % Texas A&M
Alabama
9
26
3
4
0.568
0.525
Stolen Bases Texas A&M
Alabama
117
249
6
12
42
22
Stolen Bases Per Game Texas A&M
Alabama
134
259
6
13
1.17
0.61
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Texas A&M
Alabama
2
47
2
8
3.80
2.38
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings Texas A&M
Alabama
2
58
2
11
11.8
9.5
Triple Plays
Triples Texas A&M
Alabama
51
64
1
2
10
9
Triples Per Game Texas A&M
Alabama
63
94
1
3
0.28
0.25
WHIP Texas A&M
Alabama
4
32
2
8
1.15
1.38
WL Pct Texas A&M
Alabama
1
45
1
8
0.889
0.667
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings Texas A&M
Alabama
8
52
1
8
3.11
3.98

Statistical Leaders

Texas A&M Batting Leaders

Player BA OBP AB R H 3B HR SB
Braden Montgomery 0.380 0.509 137 45 52 1 19 4
Jackson Appel 0.358 0.470 109 27 39 1 6 9
Gavin Grahovac 0.327 0.423 150 49 49 0 13 1
Hayden Schott 0.326 0.389 144 23 47 1 4 1
Jace Laviolette 0.303 0.463 132 52 40 2 16 3
Ali Camarillo 0.300 0.399 130 27 39 0 3 6
Ted Burton 0.295 0.481 112 27 33 1 4 9
Caden Sorrell 0.277 0.392 65 16 18 3 3 2
Kaeden Kent 0.267 0.405 60 11 16 0 0 0

Texas A&M Pitching Leaders

Player W L ERA APP GS SV IP H ER BB K HBP BA
Evan Aschenbeck 4 0 1.47 15 0 5 36.2 23 6 5 49 0 0.176
Ryan Prager 7 0 1.98 9 9 0 50.0 33 11 5 73 3 0.182
Justin Lamkin 2 1 4.19 9 9 0 38.2 36 18 12 51 5 0.242

Alabama Batting Leaders

Player BA OBP AB R H 3B HR SB
Gage Miller 0.413 0.506 138 53 57 2 14 0
Ian Petrutz 0.343 0.451 137 24 47 1 4 1
Justin Lebron 0.312 0.417 125 30 39 0 5 5
TJ McCants 0.310 0.374 155 30 48 1 12 11
Will Hodo 0.288 0.411 125 34 36 0 9 1
Mac Guscette 0.282 0.388 85 17 24 0 0 0
Evan Sleight 0.273 0.354 139 27 38 2 5 0

Alabama Pitching Leaders

Player W L ERA APP GS SV IP H ER BB K HBP BA
Ben Hess 3 2 6.41 9 9 0 39.1 31 28 23 65 6 0.214
Greg Farone 3 1 3.10 10 9 0 40.2 34 14 12 41 1 0.224

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

Texas A&M 1
Alabama 16

Texas A&M Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
0 Justin Vossos INF 6′-1″ 180 R-Fr. Missouri City TX
1 Jack Bell INF 5′-8″ 180 Fr. Corpus Christi TX
2 Ali Camarillo INF 6′-4″ 180 Jr. Chula Vista CA
3 Kaeden Kent INF 5′-11″ 200 So. Austin TX
4 Travis Chestnut UTIL 5′-8″ 155 Sr. Pflugerville TX
5 Hayden Schott OF 6′-2″ 220 Gr. Newport Beach CA
6 Braden Montgomery OF/RHP 5′-11″ 220 Jr. Madison MS
9 Gavin Grahovac UTIL 6′-1″ 220 Fr. Orange CA
10 Chris Cortez RHP 6′-1″ 205 Jr. Las Vegas Nev.
11 Max Kaufer C 6′-1″ 210 So. Medford NJ
12 Ryan Targac UTIL 6′-4″ 220 Sr. Hallettsville TX
13 Caden Sorrell OF 6′-1″ 205 Fr. Highland Village TX
14 Isaac Morton RHP 5′-11″ 190 Fr. Blaine MN
15 Eldridge Armstrong III RHP 6′-6″ 205 Jr. Simi Valley CA
17 Jace LaViolette OF 6′-1″ 230 So. Katy TX
18 Ryan Prager LHP 6′-1″ 200 R-So. Dallas TX
19 Troy Wansing LHP 6′-3″ 225 Jr. Kansas City MO
20 Jackson Appel C 5′-10″ 200 Sr. Houston TX
21 Weston Moss RHP 6′-4″ 190 Fr. Spring TX
23 Tanner Jones RHP 6′-0″ 195 Jr. Thorsby AL
27 Ted Burton INF 6′-3″ 200 Sr. Huntington Beach CA
28 Brett Antolick RHP 6′-3″ 205 Fr. Conyngham PA
30 Kaiden Wilson LHP 6′-6″ 200 Fr. Raymore MO
31 Carl Schmidt INF 6′-4″ 190 Fr. Petaluma CA
32 Brad Rudis RHP 6′-3″ 195 Jr. Madisonville TX
33 Justin Lamkin LHP 6′-3″ 210 So. Corpus Christi TX
34 Josh Stewart RHP 6′-2″ 195 Jr. Georgetown TX
35 Jason Bodin RHP 6′-3″ 200 Fr. Orange TX
36 Jett Johnson UTIL/RHP 6′-4″ 210 Fr. Nederland TX
37 Ty Baker RHP 6′-6″ 230 Fr. Houston TX
38 Shane Sdao LHP 6′-2″ 170 So. Montgomery TX
41 Jackson Brasseux LHP 5′-11″ 190 Fr. Paris TX
44 Luke Jackson RHP 6′-3″ 190 R-Fr. Austin TX
46 Blake Binderup INF/RHP 6′-0″ 230 R-Fr. College Station TX
47 Tab Tracy OF 6′-0″ 205 Jr. Houston TX
48 Hank Bard C 5′-10″ 205 Sr. Parker CO
49 Austin Vargas LHP 6′-4″ 235 Fr. Brookshire TX
50 Boots Landry INF 6′-4″ 215 Fr. Friendswood TX
52 Brady Sullivan OF 6′-5″ 200 Fr. Cypress TX
53 Evan Aschenbeck LHP 6′-2″ 200 Sr. Brenham TX
55 Zane Badmaev RHP 6′-2″ 270 R-Sr. Boerne TX
59 Zach Frye RHP 6′-1″ 205 Fr. Fort Worth TX
62 Peyton Smith RHP 6′-4″ 225 So. Springfield TN
88 Brock Peery RHP 6′-1″ 195 Sr. Peoria AZ

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

Texas A&M Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb McNeese 0 Texas A&M 15
23-Feb 7:00 PM ET Wagner 2 Texas A&M 17 SEC Network +
24-Feb 3:00 PM ET Wagner 0 Texas A&M 2 SEC Network +
25-Feb 2:00 PM ET Wagner 2 Texas A&M 21 SEC Network +
27-Feb 7:00 PM ET Lamar 2 Texas A&M 13 SEC Network +
1-Mar 7:00 PM ET Arizona St 0 Texas A&M 4
2-Mar 3:00 PM ET Texas A&M 9 USC 3
3-Mar 12:00 PM ET Texas A&M 10 Arizona St 5
5-Mar 7:30 PM ET Texas A&M 9 Texas 2 Longhorn Network
6-Mar 7:00 PM ET Texas Southern 4 Texas A&M 7 SEC Network +
8-Mar 7:00 PM ET Rhode Island 0 Texas A&M 11 SEC Network +
9-Mar 3:00 PM ET Rhode Island 0 Texas A&M 11 SEC Network +
10-Mar 2:00 PM ET Rhode Island 11 Texas A&M 12 SEC Network +
12-Mar 7:00 PM ET Sam Houston 8 Texas A&M 9 SEC Network +
15-Mar 6:30 PM ET Texas A&M 6 Florida 8 SEC Network +
16-Mar 6:30 PM ET Texas A&M 10 Florida 6 SEC Network +
17-Mar 1:00 PM ET Texas A&M 2 Florida 4 SEC Network +
20-Mar 7:00 PM ET Prairie View 9 Texas A&M 11 SEC Network +
21-Mar 7:30 PM ET Mississippi St 3 Texas A&M 6 ESPNU
22-Mar 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St 1 Texas A&M 6 SEC Network +
23-Mar 3:00 PM ET Mississippi St 1 Texas A&M 6 SEC Network +
26-Mar 7:00 PM ET Hou Christian 3 Texas A&M 6 SEC Network +
28-Mar 7:00 PM ET Auburn 2 Texas A&M 9 SEC Network +
29-Mar 7:00 PM ET Auburn 8 Texas A&M 12 SEC Network +
30-Mar 8:00 PM ET Auburn 9 Texas A&M 10 SEC Network
2-Apr 7:00 PM ET Texas A&M 12 Texas St 2
5-Apr 7:00 PM ET Texas A&M 9 South Carolina 2
6-Apr 4:00 PM ET Texas A&M 6 South Carolina 3
7-Apr 1:30 PM ET Texas A&M 0 South Carolina 2 SEC Network+
9-Apr 7:00 PM ET UTSA 2 Texas A&M 6 SEC Network+
12-Apr 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 0 Texas A&M 15 SEC Network+
13-Apr 8:30 PM ET Vanderbilt 0 Texas A&M 9 SEC Network
14-Apr 2:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 6 Texas A&M 12 SEC Network+
16-Apr 5:00 PM ET Air Force 5 Texas A&M 15 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 Houston Texas A&M SEC Network
26-Apr 7:00 PM ET Georgia Texas A&M SEC Network+
27-Apr 3:00 PM ET Georgia Texas A&M SEC Network+
28-Apr 2:00 PM ET Georgia Texas A&M SEC Network+
30-Apr 7:00 PM ET Tarleton St Texas A&M SEC Network+
3-May 8:00 PM ET Texas A&M LSU SEC Network
4-May 7:30 PM ET Texas A&M LSU SEC Network+
5-May 2:00 PM ET Texas A&M LSU SEC Network+
7-May 7:00 PM ET Rice Texas A&M SEC Network+
10-May 8:30 PM ET Texas A&M Ole Miss SEC Network
11-May 5:00 PM ET Texas A&M Ole Miss SEC Network+
12-May 6:00 PM ET Texas A&M Ole Miss 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 5 Alabama 3 SEC Network+
13-Apr 5:00 PM ET Arkansas 3 Alabama 4 SEC Network+
14-Apr 2:00 PM ET Arkansas 0 Alabama 5 SEC Network+
16-Apr 7:00 PM ET UAB 5 Alabama 2 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

Texas A&M-Alabama Baseball Legacy Comparison

Data current as of 2022

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Texas A&M Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,822-1,578-43
SEC Record: 138-128-1
SEC Championships: 0
SEC Tournament Appearances: 8 (2013-19, 22)
SEC Tournament Record: 14-10
SEC Tournament Championships: 1 (2016)
NCAA Regional Appearances: 36 (1951, 1955, 1959, 1964, 1975-78, 1984, 1986-89, 1991-93, 1995, 1997-99, 2003-04, 2007, 2009-19, 22)
NCAA Regional Championships: 10 (1993, 1999, 2004, 2007-08, 2011, 2015-17, 22)
Super Regional Appearances: 9 (1999, 2004, 2007-08, 2011, 2015-17, 22)
Super Regional Championships: 4 (1999, 2011, 2017, 22)
College World Series Appearances: 7 (1951, 1964, 1993, 1999, 2011, 2017, 2022)
National Championships: 0
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 88-78

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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

Texas A&M-Alabama Series Prediction

Texas A&M 2 wins, Alabama 1 win

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