SEC Baseball Series Preview/Prediction: Florida at Kentucky

SEC Baseball Series Preview Florida at Kentucky

Florida travels to Kentucky for a 3-game, Thursday-Saturday SEC baseball series. 14Powers.com SEC Baseball previews the series and predicts the series winner.

Colby Halter, Florida
Colby Halter, Florida
Kentucky Proud Park (5,000)
Kentucky Proud Park (5,000)
John Rhodes, Kentucky
John Rhodes, Kentucky

Series Schedule May 6-May 8

DAY START TIME (ET) TV TICKETS
Game 1 Thursday 7:00 PM SEC NETWORK Tickets
Game 2 Friday 6:30 PM SEC NETWORK+ Tickets
Game 3 Saturday 2:00 PM SEC NETWORK+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Hitting

BA OB% R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB CS SB
Florida 0.287 0.378 305 436 84 11 56 282 206 13 25
Kentucky 0.285 0.369 254 387 70 9 53 230 148 4 57

Pitching & Fielding

ERA K OBA H R ER BB HR BB/9 SO/9 F
Florida 4.24 392 0.240 362 218 186 133 44 3.03 8.94 0.970
Kentucky 4.39 387 0.254 347 210 173 129 37 3.27 9.81 0.976

Statistical Leaders

Florida Batting Leaders

Player Team AVG OBP H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Nathan Hickey Florida 0.350 0.475 55 12 1 8 43 36 1
Colby Halter Florida 0.312 0.393 44 9 2 3 30 18 1
Jacob Young Florida 0.311 0.396 57 13 2 3 22 23 12
Kirby McMullen Florida 0.273 0.356 38 6 0 9 35 14 0
Sterlin Thompson Florida 0.273 0.392 35 4 3 3 18 18 0
Josh Rivera Florida 0.267 0.338 35 8 1 4 19 12 0
Jud Fabian Florida 0.264 0.373 43 8 0 16 39 29 4
Jordan Butler Florida 0.262 0.336 34 9 0 1 16 16 1

Florida Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA IP ER BB SO OBA
Jack Leftwich Florida 6 3 3.71 53.1 22 17 54 0.177
Tommy Mace Florida 5 0 4.36 62.0 30 11 74 0.246
Hunter Barco Florida 7 2 4.77 56.2 30 19 66 0.262

Kentucky Batting Leaders

Player Team AVG OBP H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Coltyn Kessler Kentucky 0.378 0.458 42 8 0 5 18 16 1
Austin Schultz Kentucky 0.337 0.411 57 11 2 4 20 18 18
T.J. Collett Kentucky 0.309 0.417 46 6 1 15 47 20 1
Ryan Ritter Kentucky 0.297 0.340 41 5 1 3 18 9 5
Oraj Anu Kentucky 0.280 0.335 44 5 1 7 30 10 3
John Rhodes Kentucky 0.247 0.390 36 11 0 10 30 23 7

Kentucky Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA IP ER BB SO OBA
Cole Stupp Kentucky 4 4 4.03 58.0 26 8 55 0.290
Zack Lee Kentucky 4 4 4.47 44.1 22 12 40 0.276

D1Baseball RPI

Florida:

27

Kentucky:

44

Florida Roster

No. Name Pos. HT WT CL City ST
1 Jacob Young OF 6′-0″ 175 So. Ponte Vedra FL
2 Cal Greenfield C 6′-1″ 210 Jr. Chicago IL
3 Garrett Milchin RHP 6′-5″ 210 Jr. Windermere FL
4 Jud Fabian OF 6′-2″ 190 So. Ocala FL
5 Colby Halter INF 6′-1″ 200 Fr. Jacksonville FL
6 Kendrick Calilao 1B/OF 6′-1″ 210 So. Kissimmee FL
8 Brandon Sproat RHP 6′-3″ 210 Fr. Pace FL
9 Mac Guscette C 6′-0″ 210 Fr. Nokomis FL
10 Tyler Nesbitt RHP 6′-3″ 195 Fr. LaBelle FL
11 Nathan Hickey C/INF 6′-0″ 210 Fr. Jacksonville FL
12 Hunter Barco LHP 6′-4″ 220 Fr. Jacksonville FL
13 Ryan Slater RHP 6′-3″ 185 Fr. Palm Harbor FL
14 Christian Scott RHP 6′-4″ 215 So. Parkland FL
15 Jordan Butler LHP/1B 6′-1″ 195 Jr. Tampa FL
16 Ryan Cabarcas LHP 5′-11″ 170 Fr. Pembroke Pines FL
17 David Luethje RHP 6′-5″ 210 So. Vero Beach FL
18 Brock Edge OF 6′-0″ 190 Jr. Lake City FL
20 Nick Pogue RHP 6′-5″ 235 So. Melbourne FL
21 Nick Blasucci INF 6′-3″ 215 Gr. Fort Myers FL
22 Cory Acton INF 6′-0″ 180 So. Fort Lauderdale FL
23 Jack Leftwich RHP 6′-4″ 220 Jr. Orlando FL
24 Josh Rivera INF 6′-2″ 205 Fr. Avon Park FL
25 Hunter McMullen RHP 6′-2″ 205 RSo. Ocala FL
26 Sterlin Thompson OF/INF 6′-3″ 185 Fr. Ocala FL
27 Andrew Roberts RHP 6′-2″ 180 Fr. Altamonte Springs FL
28 Chase Centala RHP 6′-1″ 210 Fr. Tampa FL
29 Jordan Carrion INF 6′-1″ 160 Fr. Miami FL
30 Hunter Mink RHP 6′-2″ 195 Fr. Palm Harbor FL
32 Tucker Talbott OF 6′-2″ 185 Fr. Atlantic Beach FL
33 Trey Van Der Weide LHP 6′-3″ 225 Gr. Longwood FL
34 Kris Armstrong INF 6′-4″ 235 So. Jupiter FL
35 Franco Aleman RHP 6′-6″ 235 Jr. Tampa FL
36 Wyatt Langford C/1B 6′-1″ 215 Fr. Trenton FL
41 Blake Purnell RHP 6′-3″ 210 Fr. Boynton Beach FL
44 Timmy Manning LHP 6′-2″ 190 Fr. Pompano FL
46 Nick Ficarrotta RHP 6′-3″ 180 Fr. Palm Harbor FL
47 Tommy Mace RHP 6′-6″ 230 Jr. Tampa FL
52 Kirby McMullen INF 5′-11″ 210 Gr. Ocala FL
55 Ben Specht RHP 6′-1″ 210 So. Fort Myers FL

Kentucky Roster

No. Name Pos. HT WT CL City ST
1 John Rhodes OF 6′-0″ 200 So. Soddy Daisy TN
2 Austin Schultz IF/OF 5′-9″ 200 Jr. Adams NE
4 Zeke Lewis IF 5′-9″ 160 Sr. Atlanta GA
5 T.J. Collett 1B 6′-1″ 220 Sr. Terre Haute IN
6 Reuben Church IF 6′-2″ 230 Fr. Maryville TN
7 Drew Grace IF 6′-0″ 185 So. Pottsville PA
8 Kirk Liebert OF/C 6′-0″ 190 Jr. Owensboro KY
9 Alonzo Rubalcaba C 6′-0″ 200 Jr. Fairfield CA
10 Jack Hicks IF 6′-2″ 190 Fr. Raleigh NC
11 Trip Lockhart RHP 6′-3″ 195 Sr. Lexington KY
12 Chase Estep IF 6′-0″ 200 So. Corbin KY
13 Brendan Hord C 5′-10″ 210 So. Lexington KY
16 Cole Stupp RHP 6′-4″ 205 SO-1L Milton GA
19 Nolan McCarthy UTL 6′-0″ 195 Fr. Kalamazoo MI
20 Braxton Cottongame LHP 6′-3″ 205 Jr. Hazard KY
21 Wyatt Hudepohl RHP 6′-4″ 220 Fr. Mason OH
22 Dillon Marsh LHP 6′-1″ 220 Jr. Elizabethtown PA
23 Houston King OF 5′-11″ 175 Fr. Cabot AR
24 Ryan Hagenow RHP 6′-5″ 220 Fr. Knoxville TN
25 Coltyn Kessler C 6′-2″ 220 Sr. High Ridge MO
26 Jacob Plastiak IF 6′-3″ 215 Jr. Chicago IL
28 Oraj Anu OF 6′-1″ 235 Sr. Orlando FL
30 Jaren Shelby OF 5′-11″ 205 Sr. Lexington KY
31 Alex Degen RHP 6′-8″ 210 Jr. Readington Township NJ
33 Trae Harmon 1B 6′-4″ 245 Jr. Somerset KY
34 Sean Harney RHP 6′-0″ 190 Sr. Natick MA
35 Cole Daniels LHP 6′-1″ 230 Jr. Ann Arbor MI
36 Ron Cole RHP 6′-2″ 215 So. Neptune City NJ
37 Cam Hill OF 5′-10″ 185 Jr. Georgetown KY
38 Jimmy Ramsey RHP 6′-9″ 255 Sr. Tonka Bay MN
39 Hunter Rigsby RHP 6′-4″ 235 Jr. Mount Vernon KY
40 Zach Kammin RHP 6′-3″ 195 Sr. Woodstock IL
41 Evan Byers LHP 5′-11″ 180 Fr. Nicholasville KY
44 Devin Burkes C 6′-3″ 205 Fr. Ocala FL
45 Holt Jones RHP 6′-8″ 235 Sr. Santa Monica CA
46 Seth Logue RHP 6′-1″ 185 Fr. Mason OH
47 Ryan Ritter IF 6′-2″ 190 So. Tinley Park IL
48 Zack Lee RHP 6′-4″ 200 So. Effingham IL
49 Austin Strickland RHP 6′-2″ 210 FR-HS Winchester OH
50 Mason Hazelwood LHP 6′-5″ 225 Sr. Salvisa KY
51 Chase Bryan OF 6′-0″ 215 Jr. White Hall AR
54 Daniel Harper RHP 6′-4″ 230 Sr. Fairway KS
55 Tyler Burchett RHP 6′-5″ 235 So. Airville PA

Florida-Kentucky Series Prediction

Florida 2 wins, Kentucky 1 win.

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