SEC Baseball Series Preview: Auburn at LSU

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

LSU-Auburn baseball series preview

The Auburn Bulldogs travel to the LSU Aggies 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 26-28

Ike Irish of Auburn
Ike Irish of Auburn
Alex Box Stadium, 10,326
Alex Box Stadium, 10,326
Tommy White of LSU
Tommy White of LSU
  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Friday 7:30 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 2 Saturday 7:00 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 LSU
Auburn
43
46
8
9
213
212
Batting Average LSU
Auburn
126
177
8
10
0.282
0.271
Double Plays LSU
Auburn
143
176
5
8
24
22
Double Plays Per Game LSU
Auburn
183
194
6
8
0.59
0.56
Doubles LSU
Auburn
127
181
7
11
70
65
Doubles Per Game LSU
Auburn
174
201
9
11
1.71
1.67
Earned Run Average LSU
Auburn
40
153
8
13
4.63
6.04
Fielding % Auburn
LSU
61
67
9
10
0.975
0.974
Hit Batters Auburn
LSU
183
277
5
12
46
32
Hit by Pitch LSU
Auburn
44
190
4
11
69
45
Hits LSU
Auburn
94
190
6
13
381
339
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings LSU
Auburn
17
209
6
14
7.93
10.37
Home Runs LSU
Auburn
24
42
6
7
68
62
Home Runs Per Game LSU
Auburn
36
45
6
7
1.66
1.59
On Base % LSU
Auburn
74
125
6
12
0.402
0.389
Runs LSU
Auburn
90
114
9
10
288
277
Sacrifice Bunts Auburn
LSU
136
248
6
10
15
7
Sacrifice Flies Auburn
LSU
21
138
2
8
24
16
Scoring Auburn
LSU
115
125
9
10
7.1
7.0
Shutouts LSU 9 4 4
Slugging % LSU
Auburn
56
74
7
8
0.496
0.484
Stolen Bases Auburn
LSU
59
236
3
10
62
27
Stolen Bases Per Game Auburn
LSU
63
246
3
10
1.59
0.66
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio LSU
Auburn
19
82
6
14
2.69
2.10
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings LSU
Auburn
4
78
2
12
11.7
9.1
Triple Plays
Triples Auburn
LSU
116
116
6
6
8
8
Triples Per Game Auburn
LSU
127
138
6
8
0.21
0.20
WHIP LSU
Auburn
28
166
8
14
1.36
1.64
WL Pct LSU
Auburn
75
159
10
13
0.610
0.487
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings LSU
Auburn
94
95
10
11
4.35
4.35

Statistical Leaders

Auburn Batting Leaders

Player BA OBP AB R H 3B HR SB
Cooper McMurray 0.341 0.474 135 31 46 0 12 0
Ike Irish 0.326 0.406 141 38 46 1 11 4
Mason Maners 0.306 0.431 111 34 34 2 6 4
Cooper Weiss 0.293 0.412 140 33 41 0 5 23
Chris Stanfield 0.258 0.360 124 20 32 1 2 6
Christian Hall 0.239 0.400 71 14 17 0 6 0
Deric Fabian 0.219 0.345 96 17 21 0 5 4

Auburn Pitching Leaders

Player W L ERA APP GS SV IP H ER BB K HBP BA
Chase Allsup 1 3 7.46 9 8 0 41.0 55 34 12 43 2 0.316

LSU Batting Leaders

Player BA OBP AB R H 3B HR SB
Tommy White 0.327 0.412 168 38 55 0 13 2
Michael Braswell 0.302 0.415 116 20 35 2 1 1
Hayden Travinski 0.300 0.428 140 33 42 0 12 0
Steven Milam 0.299 0.385 134 28 40 3 1 5
Jared Jones 0.295 0.444 139 36 41 2 17 0
Mac Bingham 0.274 0.384 135 24 37 0 8 2
Brady Neal 0.256 0.402 90 20 23 0 6 0
Josh Pearson 0.234 0.336 107 16 25 1 5 1
Paxton Kling 0.220 0.412 100 20 22 0 1 8

LSU Pitching Leaders

Player W L ERA APP GS SV IP H ER BB K HBP BA
Gage Jump 3 1 4.22 10 9 1 42.2 33 20 16 57 6 0.216
Luke Holman 6 3 2.78 10 10 0 55.0 36 17 18 79 6 0.181
Chase Allsup 1 3 7.46 9 8 0 41.0 55 34 12 43 2 0.316

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

Auburn 44
LSU 28

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

LSU Roster

# Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
0 Aiden Moffett RHP 6′-3″ 221 So. Mount Olive MS
1 Gavin Guidry RHP/INF 6′-2″ 178 So. Lake Charles LA
4 Steven Milam INF 5′-8″ 172 Fr. Las Cruces NM
5 Ben Nippolt INF 5′-11″ 180 Sr. St. Paul MN
6 Justin Loer LHP 6′-5″ 214 Jr. Lakeville MN
7 Alex Milazzo C 5′-11″ 190 Gr. Zachary LA
8 Hayden Travinski C/1B 6′-3″ 228 Gr. Shreveport LA
9 Mac Bingham OF 5′-11″ 182 Sr. San Diego CA
10 Michael Braswell III INF 6′-2″ 204 Jr. Mableton GA
11 Josh Pearson INF 5′-10″ 190 Jr. West Monroe LA
13 Mic Paul OF 5′-10″ 188 So. Salt Lake City UT
14 Nic Bronzini LHP 6′-3″ 256 R-Fr. San Ramon CA
16 Brady Neal C 5′-10″ 193 So. Tallahassee FL
17 Samuel Dutton RHP 5′-11″ 200 Jr. Southside AL
18 Jake Brown UTL 6′-2″ 194 Fr. Sulphur LA
20 Ryan Kucherak INF 6′-1″ 186 Fr. Chandler AZ
22 Jared Jones INF/C 6′-4″ 253 So. Marietta GA
23 Gage Jump LHP 6′-0″ 197 R-So. Aliso CA
24 Austen Roellig INF 5′-11″ 185 Fr. Rancho Cucamonga CA
25 Kade Woods RHP 6′-3″ 217 R-So. Monroe LA
26 Thatcher Hurd RHP 6′-4″ 230 Jr. Manhattan Beach CA
27 Jaden Noot RHP 6′-4″ 225 R-Fr. Oak Park CA
28 Paxton Kling OF 6′-2″ 203 So. Roaring Springs PA
29 Micah Bucknam RHP 6′-2″ 214 So. Abbotsford BC
30 Nate Ackenhausen LHP 6′-2″ 256 Sr. Owasso OK
32 Kade Anderson LHP 6′-2″ 179 Fr. Madisonville LA
33 Ethan Frey OF/1B 6′-5″ 229 So. Rosepine LA
34 Chase Shores RHP 6′-8″ 245 R-Fr. Midland TX
35 Griffin Herring LHP 6′-2″ 196 So. Southlake TX
38 Luke Holman RHP 6′-4″ 201 Jr. Sinking Springs PA
39 Zeb Ruddell OF 6′-1″ 187 R-Fr. Monroe LA
40 Fidel Ulloa RHP 6′-2″ 205 Jr. Lodi CA
41 DJ Primeaux LHP 5′-10″ 195 R-Fr. Baton Rouge LA
43 Derrick Mitchell OF 6′-3″ 203 Fr. Plano TX
44 Ashton Larson OF 6′-2″ 194 Fr. Overland Park KS
47 Tommy White 3B 6′-1″ 228 Jr. St. Pete Beach FL
48 Will Hellmers RHP 6′-4″ 213 Sr. Metairie LA
49 Javen Coleman LHP 6′-2″ 200 R-Jr. Richmond TX
55 Cam Johnson LHP 6′-5″ 251 Fr. Upper Marlboro MD
99 Christian Little RHP 6′-4″ 235 Sr. St. Louis MO

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 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 7:00 PM ET J’Ville St 3 Auburn 13 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 Auburn UAB
5-Apr 7:00 PM ET Tennessee 5 Auburn 9
6-Apr 4:30 PM ET Tennessee 12 Auburn 2
7-Apr 2:00 PM ET Tennessee 19 Auburn 5 SEC Network+
9-Apr 7:00 PM ET Alabama St Auburn SEC Network
11-Apr 7:30 PM ET Kentucky 6 Auburn 5 SEC Network+
12-Apr 7:00 PM ET Kentucky 6 Auburn 5 SEC Network+
13-Apr 3:00 PM ET Kentucky 13 Auburn 8 SEC Network+
16-Apr 7:00 PM ET Georgia Tech 8 Auburn 12 SEC Network
19-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn 1 Mississippi St 8 SEC Network+
20-Apr 6:00 PM ET Auburn 1 Mississippi St 9 SEC Network
21-Apr 2:00 PM ET Auburn 1 Mississippi St 3 SEC Network+
23-Apr 4:00 PM ET Florida A&M Auburn SEC Network+
26-Apr 7:30 PM ET Auburn LSU SEC Network+
27-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn LSU SEC Network+
28-Apr 2:00 PM ET Auburn LSU SEC Network+
3-May 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss Auburn SEC Network+
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 SEC Network+
11-May 4:00 PM ET Auburn Missouri SEC Network+
12-May 2:00 PM ET Auburn Missouri SEC Network+
14-May 7:00 PM ET Samford Auburn 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

LSU Schedule/Results

DATE AWAY RUNS HOME RUNS GAME INFO
16-Feb VMI 8 LSU 11
22-Feb 3:00 PM ET N Illinois 2 LSU 10
23-Feb 3:00 PM ET Stony Brook 5 LSU 2 SEC Network +
24-Feb 2:00 PM ET N Illinois 11 LSU 2 SEC Network +
25-Feb 2:00 PM ET Stony Brook LSU SEC Network +
28-Feb 8:00 PM ET LSU 16 Rice 4 ESPN+
1-Mar 8:00 PM ET Texas 6 LSU 3 Longhorn Network
2-Mar 8:00 PM ET Louisiana 4 LSU 5
3-Mar 4:00 PM ET Texas St 5 LSU 10
6-Mar 7:00 PM ET LSU 4 SE Louisiana 3
8-Mar 7:30 PM ET Xavier 0 LSU 4 SEC Network +
9-Mar 6:00 PM ET Xavier 0 LSU 4 SEC Network +
10-Mar 1:00 PM ET Xavier 2 LSU 8 SEC Network +
12-Mar 7:00 PM ET N Dakota St 1 LSU 6 SEC Network +
13-Mar 2:00 PM ET N Dakota St 0 LSU 7 SEC Network +
15-Mar 7:00 PM ET LSU 4 Mississippi St 10 SEC Network +
16-Mar 5:00 PM ET LSU 9 Mississippi St 8 SEC Network
17-Mar 2:00 PM ET LSU 5 Mississippi St 15 SEC Network +
19-Mar 7:30 PM ET Louisiana Tech 1 LSU 11 SEC Network +
22-Mar 8:00 PM ET Florida 6 LSU 1 SEC Network
23-Mar 7:00 PM ET Florida 4 LSU 6 SEC Network +
24-Mar 3:00 PM ET Florida 12 LSU 2 SEC Network
26-Mar 7:30 PM ET SE Louisiana 4 LSU 8 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 +
1-Apr 7:30 PM ET Southern 12 LSU 7
4-Apr 7:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 6 LSU 10
5-Apr 8:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 8 LSU 3 SEC Network
6-Apr 3:00 PM ET Vanderbilt 13 LSU 3
9-Apr 7:30 PM ET McNeese 0 LSU 16
12-Apr 7:30 PM ET LSU 3 Tennessee 6 SEC Network+
13-Apr 5:30 PM ET LSU 1 Tennessee 3 SEC Network
14-Apr 3:00 PM ET LSU 4 Tennessee 8 SEC Network
16-Apr 7:30 PM ET New Orleans 3 LSU 6 SEC Network+
19-Apr 8:00 PM ET LSU 12 Missouri 1 SEC Network
20-Apr 5:00 PM ET LSU 7 Missouri 8 SEC Network+
21-Apr 3:00 PM ET LSU 6 Missouri 2 SEC Network+
23-Apr 7:30 PM ET Nicholls LSU SEC Network+
26-Apr 7:30 PM ET Auburn LSU SEC Network+
27-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn LSU SEC Network+
28-Apr 2:00 PM ET Auburn LSU SEC Network+
30-Apr 7:30 PM ET Grambling LSU 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 7:30 PM ET N’Western St LSU SEC Network+
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 7:30 PM ET Ole Miss LSU SEC Network+
17-May 7:30 PM ET Ole Miss LSU SEC Network+
18-May 2:00 PM ET Ole Miss LSU 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

Auburn-LSU Baseball Legacy Comparison

Data current as of 2022

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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)

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LSU Baseball History

All-Time Record: 2,719-1,677-31
SEC Record: 1,015-812-9
SEC Championships: 17 (1939-43-46-61-75-86-90-91-92-93-96-97-2003-09-12-15-17)
SEC Tournament Appearances: 36 (1979-85-86-87-88-89-90-91-92-93-94-95-96-97-98-99-2000-01-02-03-04-05-06-08-09-10-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19, 21-22)
SEC Tournament Record: 88-46
SEC Tournament Championships: 12 (1986-90-92-93-94-2000-08-09-10-13-14-17)
NCAA Regional Appearances: 34 (1975-85-86-87-89-90-91-92-93-94-95-96-97-98-99-2000-01-02-03-04-05-08-09-10-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19, 21-22)
NCAA Regional Championships: 25 (1986-87-89-90-91-93-94-96-97-98-99-2000-01-02-03-04-08-09-91-93-94-96-97-98-99-2000-01-02-03-04-08-09-12-13-15-16-17-19, 21)
Super Regional Appearances: 13 (1999-2000-01-02-03-04-08-09-12-13-15-16-17-19)
Super Regional Championships: 8 (2000-03-04-08-09-13-15-17)
College World Series Appearances: 18 (1986-87-89-90-91-93-94-96-97-98-2000-03-04-08-09-13-15-17-23)
National Championships: 6 (1991-93-96-97-2000-09-23)
All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 163-70

Auburn-LSU Series Prediction

LSU 2 wins, Auburn 1 win

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