SEC Baseball Series Preview: Alabama at Auburn

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

Auburn-Alabama baseball series preview

The Alabama Crimson Tide travel to the Auburn Tigers 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 May 16-18

Alton Davis II of Alabama
Alton Davis II of Alabama
Plainsman Park 4,096
Plainsman Park 4,096
Ike Irish of Auburn
Ike Irish of Auburn
  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Friday 7:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 2 Saturday 7:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets
Game 3 Sunday 3:00 PM ET SECN+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
Base on Balls Auburn
Alabama
48
209
8
13
267
206
Batting Average Alabama
Auburn
38
181
4
11
0.304
0.273
Double Plays Alabama
Auburn
154
214
6
11
31
28
Double Plays Per Game Alabama
Auburn
179
223
7
9
0.61
0.56
Doubles Alabama
Auburn
114
195
7
11
94
83
Doubles Per Game Alabama
Auburn
134
210
6
11
1.84
1.66
Earned Run Average Alabama
Auburn
103
134
10
12
5.53
5.90
Fielding % Auburn
Alabama
39
53
6
9
0.977
0.976
Hit Batters Alabama
Auburn
165
218
6
9
63
56
Hit by Pitch Alabama
Auburn
38
174
4
10
89
61
Hits Alabama
Auburn
33
199
3
12
531
444
Hits Allowed Per 9 Innings Alabama
Auburn
53
197
10
14
8.96
10.20
Home Runs Alabama
Auburn
35
58
6
8
85
77
Home Runs Per Game Alabama
Auburn
39
58
6
8
1.67
1.54
On Base % Alabama
Auburn
78
121
6
9
0.399
0.389
Runs Alabama
Auburn
60
114
6
9
387
357
Sacrifice Bunts Auburn
Alabama
142
236
5
9
19
11
Sacrifice Flies Alabama
Auburn
31
39
2
3
29
28
Scoring Alabama
Auburn
71
113
6
7
7.6
7.1
Shutouts Alabama 3 2 6
Slugging % Alabama
Auburn
38
89
4
9
0.517
0.478
Stolen Bases Auburn
Alabama
52
266
3
13
78
28
Stolen Bases Per Game Auburn
Alabama
57
268
3
13
1.56
0.55
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio Auburn
Alabama
57
59
10
11
2.25
2.23
Strikeouts Per 9 Innings Auburn
Alabama
50
73
11
12
9.5
9.0
Triple Plays
Triples Alabama
Auburn
96
119
2
4
11
10
Triples Per Game Alabama
Auburn
113
136
2
4
0.22
0.20
WHIP Alabama
Auburn
47
146
9
14
1.45
1.60
WL Pct Alabama
Auburn
63
151
9
13
0.627
0.500
Walks Allowed Per 9 Innings Alabama
Auburn
58
87
6
10
4.05
4.24

Statistical Leaders

Alabama Batting Leaders

Player BA OBP AB R H 3B HR SB
Gage Miller 0.376 0.481 189 64 71 2 18 0
Justin Lebron 0.332 0.422 190 47 63 0 11 6
Mac Guscette 0.328 0.427 134 31 44 0 4 0
Ian Petrutz 0.320 0.436 194 34 62 1 5 2
TJ McCants 0.316 0.381 212 44 67 2 14 14
Evan Sleight 0.272 0.354 169 32 46 2 6 0
Will Hodo 0.271 0.399 177 46 48 0 11 2

Alabama Pitching Leaders

Player W L ERA APP GS SV IP H ER BB K BA
Ben Hess 4 3 6.22 13 13 0 55.0 45 38 32 89 0.222
Zane Adams 4 4 4.75 15 12 0 55.0 56 29 22 41 0.258
Greg Farone 4 2 4.22 14 13 0 59.2 58 28 19 58 0.252

Auburn Batting Leaders

Player BA OBP AB R H 3B HR SB
Ike Irish 0.318 0.401 173 44 55 2 14 4
Cooper McMurray 0.304 0.453 171 38 52 0 13 0
Mason Maners 0.285 0.418 137 39 39 3 6 6
Chris Stanfield 0.283 0.368 173 30 49 1 4 8
Cooper Weiss 0.278 0.400 176 41 49 0 8 25

Auburn Pitching Leaders

Player W L ERA APP GS SV IP H ER BB K BA
Chase Allsup 3 3 5.98 12 10 0 55.2 65 37 14 69 0.286

Massey College Baseball Ranking Composite

Alabama 16
Auburn 38

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

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

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 10 Alabama 5 SEC Network
19-Apr 7:00 PM ET Texas A&M 18 Alabama 9 SEC Network+
20-Apr 5:00 PM ET Texas A&M 9 Alabama 10 SEC Network+
23-Apr 7:00 PM ET Samford 5 Alabama 14 SEC Network+
25-Apr 7:30 PM ET Alabama 12 Ole Miss 0 SEC Network+
26-Apr 7:30 PM ET Alabama 8 Ole Miss 9 SEC Network+
27-Apr 3:00 PM ET Alabama 10 Ole Miss 3 SEC Network
3-May 7:00 PM ET Alabama 3 Mississippi St 13 SEC Network+
4-May 3:00 PM ET Alabama 1 Mississippi St 8 SEC Network+
5-May 2:00 PM ET Alabama 10 Mississippi St 5 SEC Network+
7-May 7:00 PM ET Alabama 7 Troy 6
10-May 7:00 PM ET LSU 7 Alabama 8 SEC Network+
11-May 5:00 PM ET LSU 6 Alabama 3 SEC Network+
12-May 2:00 PM ET LSU 3 Alabama 4 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

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 1 Auburn 11 SEC Network+
26-Apr 7:30 PM ET Auburn 0 LSU 5 SEC Network+
27-Apr 7:00 PM ET Auburn 3 LSU 10 SEC Network+
27-Apr 2:00 PM ET Auburn 7 LSU 4 SEC Network+
3-May 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss 11 Auburn 7 SEC Network+
4-May 8:00 PM ET Ole Miss 5 Auburn 4 SEC Network
5-May 4:00 PM ET Ole Miss 9 Auburn 10 SEC Network
7-May 7:00 PM ET Auburn 7 Georgia Tech 2 ACC Network
10-May 7:00 PM ET Auburn 11 Missouri 12 SEC Network+
11-May 4:00 PM ET Auburn 12 Missouri 2 SEC Network+
12-May 2:00 PM ET Auburn 9 Missouri 7 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

Alabama-Auburn Baseball Legacy Comparison

Data current as of 2022

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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

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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)

Alabama-Auburn Series Prediction

Alabama 2 wins, Auburn 1 win

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