SEC Baseball Series Preview/Prediction: South Carolina at Kentucky

Kentucky-South Carolina baseball series preview

South Carolina travels to Kentucky for a 3-game, Friday-Sunday SEC baseball series. 14Powers.com SEC Baseball previews the series and predicts the series winner.

Wes Clarke, South Carolina
Wes Clarke, South Carolina
Kentucky Proud Park (5,000)
Kentucky Proud Park (5,000)
John Rhodes, Kentucky
John Rhodes, Kentucky

Series Schedule May 12-14

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

Team Statistical Comparisons

Hitting

BA OB% R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB CS SB
South Carolina 0.250 0.347 264 385 82 4 67 247 187 6 25
Kentucky 0.285 0.368 268 417 72 9 55 242 155 4 67

Pitching & Fielding

ERA K OBA H R ER BB HR BB/9 SO/9 F
South Carolina 3.85 526 0.225 343 199 175 183 40 4.05 11.57 0.974
Kentucky 4.57 408 0.256 377 232 194 146 40 3.44 9.61 0.977

Statistical Leaders

South Carolina Batting Leaders

Player Team AVG OBP H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Brady Allen South Carolina 0.277 0.374 51 11 1 11 34 27 9
Wes Clarke South Carolina 0.276 0.423 45 6 0 19 43 39 0
Braylen Wimmer South Carolina 0.274 0.330 45 13 0 8 24 12 4
Colin Burgess South Carolina 0.269 0.344 36 3 0 4 19 8 0
Andrew Eyster South Carolina 0.265 0.365 45 8 1 9 31 17 1
Josiah Sightler South Carolina 0.265 0.363 39 8 0 6 23 16 2
David Mendham South Carolina 0.264 0.341 42 8 1 5 25 20 0
George Callil South Carolina 0.203 0.311 29 8 1 2 15 17 5

South Carolina Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA IP ER BB SO OBA
Brannon Jordan South Carolina 4 4 3.52 61 24 39 84 0.174
Thomas Farr South Carolina 2 5 3.72 65 27 33 76 0.246
Will Sanders South Carolina 6 3 3.97 47 21 9 48 0.259

Kentucky Batting Leaders

Player Team AVG OBP H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Coltyn Kessler Kentucky 0.374 0.451 46 8 0 6 19 17 1
Austin Schultz Kentucky 0.333 0.405 61 11 2 4 21 18 20
T.J. Collett Kentucky 0.302 0.410 49 7 1 15 47 22 1
Ryan Ritter Kentucky 0.302 0.346 45 5 1 3 19 10 7
Oraj Anu Kentucky 0.278 0.333 47 5 1 8 31 11 4
John Rhodes Kentucky 0.244 0.381 39 12 0 10 33 23 7

Kentucky Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA IP ER BB SO OBA
Cole Stupp Kentucky 4 4 4.31 64 31 11 58 0.284
Zack Lee Kentucky 4 5 4.66 48 25 18 42 0.285

D1Baseball RPI

South Carolina:

15

Kentucky:

52

South Carolina Roster

No. Name Pos. HT WT CL City ST
2 Jalen Vasquez INF 5′-11″ 170 Fr. North Charleston SC
3 Braylen Wimmer INF 6′-4″ 200 So. Yukon OK
4 Jackson Phipps LHP 6′-5″ 230 Fr. Dallas GA
5 Josh Shuler OF 6′-3″ 220 Fr. Suwanee GA
6 George Callil INF 6′-4″ 201 5th Melbourne Australia
7 Brennan Milone INF 6′-0″ 200 So. Woodstock GA
8 Jeff Heinrich INF 6′-0″ 189 Sr. Lake in the Hills IL
9 Noah Myers OF 6′-1″ 191 Sr. Wyoming ON
10 Colin Burgess C 5′-8″ 195 So. Lexington KY
11 Andrew Eyster OF 6′-3″ 214 Sr. Ocala FL
12 Josiah Sightler INF/LHP 6′-5″ 232 Jr. Gaston SC
13 Michael Robinson INF 6′-3″ 197 Jr. Elizabethton TN
14 Joe Satterfield INF 6′-0″ 194 Gr. Greenville SC
15 Daniel Lloyd RHP 6′-3″ 232 Jr. Summerville SC
16 John Gilreath LHP 5′-11″ 179 Sr. Rock Hill SC
18 Julian Bosnic LHP 6′-3″ 218 R-So. Lutz FL
20 Andrew Peters RHP 6′-2″ 191 R-Jr. Morris IL
21 Magdiel Cotto LHP 6′-4″ 245 Fr. Fort Mill SC
22 Brannon Jordan RHP 6′-2″ 190 Sr. Collinsville OK
23 Jack Mahoney RHP/INF 6′-2″ 210 Fr. Arlington Heights SC
24 Brandon Fields OF 6′-1″ 201 Fr. Orlando FL
26 David Mendham INF/C 6′-3″ 219 Jr. Dorchester ON
27 Alek Boychuk C 6′-0″ 215 Fr. Buford GA
28 Wes Clarke INF/C 6′-2″ 236 Jr. Forest VA
30 Brett Thomas RHP 6′-5″ 244 So. Atlanta GA
31 David Cromer OF 6′-2″ 227 Fr. Lexington SC
32 Will Sanders RHP 6′-6″ 208 Fr. Atlanta GA
33 Brady Allen OF 6′-1″ 218 Jr. Lakeland FL
34 Thomas Farr RHP 6′-0″ 203 R-Jr. Tyrone GA
35 RJ Dantin LHP 6′-2″ 200 So. Spartanburg SC
36 Cade Austin RHP 6′-3″ 220 Fr. Chapin SC
37 Cam Tringali RHP 6′-4″ 228 Jr. Columbia SC
38 Sam Swygert RHP 6′-2″ 222 Fr. Springfield SC
40 Wesley Sweatt RHP 6′-3″ 213 Jr. Rock Hill SC
44 Parker Coyne RHP 6′-2″ 210 Sr. Suwanee GA
45 CJ Weins RHP 6′-3″ 222 Jr. Lockport IL
46 Connor Cino C 6′-1″ 206 Fr. Mt. Pleasant SC
48 Jaret Bennett LHP 6′-2″ 209 Gr. Federalsburg MD
49 Brett Kerry RHP 6′-0″ 213 Jr. Clemmons NC
50 Travis Luensmann RHP 6′-6″ 234 Fr. Altoona PA

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

South Carolina-Kentucky Series Prediction

Kentucky 2 wins, South Carolina 1 win.

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