SEC Baseball Series Preview/Prediction: Ole Miss at Kentucky

Ole Miss-Kentucky SEC Baseball series Preview

Ole Miss travels to Kentucky 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

Calvin Harris of Ole Miss
Calvin Harris of Ole Miss
Kentucky Proud Park (5,000)
Kentucky Proud Park (5,000)
Ryan Ritter of Kentucky
Ryan Ritter of Kentucky

Series Schedule April 1-3

  Day Start Time (ET) TV Tickets
Game 1 Friday 6:30 PM SEC Network+ Tickets
Game 2 Saturday 2:00 PM SEC Network+ Tickets
Game 3 Sunday 1:00 PM SEC Network+ Tickets

Team Statistical Comparisons

Hitting

  BA OB% R H 2B 3B HR SF BB Bunts SB
Ole Miss 0.299 0.405 223 230 48 5 41 17 125 2 23
Kentucky 0.305 0.409 210 275 58 7 28 13 130 11 32

Pitching & Fielding

  ERA K/9 OBA HA/9 HB SWR WHIP HR BB/9 DP F%
Ole Miss 4.52 11.7 0.244 8.44 16 2.94 1.38 21 3.97 11 0.966
Kentucky 5.21 11.1 0.272 9.79 27 2.69 1.54 23 4.11 17 0.973

Statistical Leaders

Ole Miss Batting Leaders

Player Team AVG OBP H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
TJ McCants Ole Miss 0.357 0.486 20 3 0 3 13 13 6
Justin Bench Ole Miss 0.328 0.420 22 4 0 0 16 7 3
Reagan Burford Ole Miss 0.311 0.368 14 7 0 1 12 6 1
Peyton Chatagnier Ole Miss 0.294 0.354 20 3 2 3 23 6 5
Tim Elko Ole Miss 0.286 0.438 18 2 0 8 30 16 0
Jacob Gonzalez Ole Miss 0.281 0.506 16 5 1 5 12 23 2

Ole Miss Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA APP GS SV IP H R ER BB SO OBA
John Gaddis Ole Miss 2 1 4.88 6 5 0 24 25 13 13 10 29 0.269
Derek Diamond Ole Miss 3 2 5.40 6 6 0 26 24 18 16 9 26 0.231

Kentucky Batting Leaders

Player Team AVG OBP H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB
Chase Estep Kentucky 0.429 0.528 36 8 1 7 22 17 6
Daniel Harris IV Kentucky 0.333 0.442 24 3 2 0 10 7 4
Jacob Plastiak Kentucky 0.318 0.439 28 6 1 6 24 15 1
Hunter Jump Kentucky 0.310 0.406 26 2 0 2 11 11 2
Ryan Ritter Kentucky 0.309 0.364 30 5 1 4 17 5 5
Alonzo Rubalcaba Kentucky 0.288 0.411 17 3 1 2 20 13 1
John Thrasher Kentucky 0.262 0.395 17 5 0 0 9 11 6
Adam Fogel Kentucky 0.225 0.319 18 7 0 1 9 9 0

Kentucky Pitching Leaders

Player Team W L ERA APP GS SV IP H R ER BB SO OBA
Seth Logue Kentucky 1 2 6.49 6 6 0 26 30 20 19 7 32 0.275

D1Baseball RPI

Ole Miss:

31

Kentucky:

46

Ole Miss Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
12 Kemp Alderman UT/RHP 6′-3″ 265 So. Decatur MS
43 Cole Baker RHP 6′-2″ 195 Jr. Hoover AL
8 Justin Bench IF/OF 6′-0″ 185 Sr. Redington Beach FL
6 Reagan Burford IF 6′-0″ 180 So. Germantown TN
55 Wes Burton RHP 6′-8″ 235 Jr. Santa Monica CA
1 Peyton Chatagnier IF/OF 5′-10″ 175 Jr. Cypress TX
22 Max Cioffi RHP 6′-4″ 220 Sr. Chicago IL
44 Dylan DeLucia RHP 6′-1″ 205 Jr. Port Orange FL
2 Derek Diamond RHP 6′-2″ 200 Jr. Ramano CA
39 Jack Dougherty RHP 6′-4″ 215 So. Collierville TN
13 Hayden Dunhurst C 5′-11″ 220 Jr. Carriere MS
25 Tim Elko IF/OF 6′-4″ 240 Sr. Lutz FL
26 Hunter Elliott LHP 6′-3″ 205 Fr. Tupelo MS
31 Luke Ellis LHP 6′-1″ 175 Fr. Somerville TN
27 John Gaddis LHP 6′-0″ 190 Sr. Corpus Christi TX
7 Jacob Gonzalez IF 6′-2″ 200 So. Glendora CA
35 Kevin Graham IF/OF 6′-1″ 195 Sr. O’fallon MO
20 Calvin Harris C/INF 6′-0″ 205 So. Peosta IA
37 Brandon Johnson RHP 6′-0″ 195 Sr.* Cottondale AL
46 Brayden Jones RHP 6′-0″ 185 Fr. Madison MS
24 Jackson Kimbrell LHP 6′-1″ 195 Jr. Birmingham AL
17 John Kramer OF 6′-1″ 215 Fr. Wildwood MO
9 Hayden Leatherwood OF 6′-1″ 200 Sr. Collierville TN
4 Knox Loposer C 5′-10″ 195 Sr.* Madison MS
34 Riley Maddox RHP 6′-1″ 185 Fr. Pearl MS
32 Noah Magee RHP 6′-0″ 220 Jr. Mount Olive MS
23 Josh Mallitz RHP 6′-3″ 195 So. Tampa FL
54 Tywone Malone IF 6′-4″ 315 Fr. Jamesburg NJ
16 TJ McCants IF 6′-3″ 190 So. Cantonment FL
21 Drew McDaniel RHP 6′-2″ 185 Jr. Lafayette LA
50 Blake McGehee RHP 6′-0″ 170 Fr. Tioga LA
18 Mitch Murrell RHP 6′-4″ 210 Jr. Ocean Springs MS
45 Mason Nichols RHP 6′-5″ 205 Fr. Jackson MS
19 Matt Parenteau RHP 6′-6″ 220 Jr. Carmel IN
3 Hudson Sapp OF 5′-10″ 190 R-Fr. Dawsonville GA
38 Logan Savell RHP 6′-4″ 185 R-Jr. Madison MS
14 Tim Simay IF 6′-0″ 160 Fr. Hoschton GA
28 Banks Tolley OF 6′-0″ 185 Jr. Madison MS
33 Ben Van Cleve IF 6′-3″ 265 Sr. Indianola MS
56 Jack Washburn RHP 6′-2″ 211 Jr. Webster WI
40 Garrett Wood IF 5′-11″ 175 Sr.* Claremore OK

Kentucky Roster

NO. Name Pos. HT WT Class City ST
28 Oraj Anu OF 6′-1″ 240 Gr. Orlando FL
35 Tyler Bosma LHP 6′-6″ 230 Gr. Holland MI
7 Devin Burkes C 6′-3″ 210 R-Fr. Bradenton FL
41 Evan Byers LHP 5′-11″ 180 R-Fr. Nicholasville KY
6 Reuben Church INF 6′-2″ 245 So. Maryville TN
23 Magdiel Cotto LHP 6′-4″ 245 So. Fort Mill SC
30 Michael Dallas INF 6′-1″ 185 Fr. Arlington TN
31 Alex Degen RHP 6′-8″ 205 Sr. Readington Township NJ
12 Chase Estep INF 6′-0″ 195 Jr. Corbin KY
2 Jase Felker INF 6′-2″ 180 Jr. Princeton KY
55 Adam Fogel OF 6′-5″ 220 Gr. Palos Verdes Estates CA
11 Colby Frieda RHP 6′-3″ 220 Fr. St. Johns FL
44 Reed Gannon LHP 6′-3″ 195 Fr. Minooka IL
14 Tyler Guilfoil RHP 6′-4″ 215 Jr. Lexington KY
24 Ryan Hagenow RHP 6′-5″ 215 So. Knoxville TN
34 Sean Harney RHP 6′-0″ 190 Gr. Natick MA
54 Daniel Harper RHP 6′-4″ 225 Gr. Fairway KS
1 Daniel Harris IV INF 6′-0″ 195 Gr. Stone Moutain GA
50 Mason Hazelwood LHP 6′-5″ 235 Gr. Salvisa KY
46 Christian Howe RHP 6′-4″ 190 Fr. Danville KY
21 Wyatt Hudepohl RHP 6′-4″ 220 So. Mason OH
10 Hunter Jump OF 5′-11″ 210 Gr. Aliso Viejo CA
42 Tanner Kim INF/OF 6′-0″ 190 Fr. Knoxville TN
48 Zack Lee RHP 6′-4″ 200 Jr. Effingham IL
8 Kirk Liebert OF/C 6′-0″ 195 Sr. Owensboro KY
25 Seth Logue RHP 6′-1″ 180 So. Mason OH
19 Nolan McCarthy UTIL 6′-0″ 200 R-Fr. Kalamazoo MI
13 James McCoy INF 6′-4″ 210 Fr. Dunwoody GA
20 Mason Moore RHP 6′-4″ 205 Fr. Morehead KY
43 Jackson Nove LHP 6′-5″ 215 Fr. Fairfax Iowa
4 Émilien Pitre INF 5′-11″ 175 Fr. Repentigny QC
26 Jacob Plastiak INF 6′-3″ 225 Sr. Chicago IL
47 Ryan Ritter INF 6′-2″ 200 Jr. Tinley Park IL
9 Alonzo Rubalcaba C 6′-0″ 210 Sr. Fairfield CA
33 Travis Smith RHP 6′-4″ 215 Fr. Walton KY
49 Austin Strickland RHP 6′-2″ 205 So. Winchester OH
16 Cole Stupp RHP 6′-4″ 205 Jr. Milton GA
22 John Thrasher OF 6′-2″ 185 Gr. Ridgefield CT
5 Darren Williams RHP 6′-6″ 230 Gr. Maysville KY

Ole Miss Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
18-Feb 5:00 PM ET Charleston So 3 Ole Miss 9 SEC Network+
19-Feb 2:30 PM ET Charleston So 1 Ole Miss 11 SEC Network+
20-Feb 2:30 PM ET Charleston So 2 Ole Miss 12 SEC Network+
22-Feb 5:00 PM ET Arkansas State PPD Ole Miss PPD SEC Network+
25-Feb 5:00 PM ET VCU 4 Ole Miss 10 SEC Network+
26-Feb 2:30 PM ET VCU Ole Miss SEC Network+
27-Feb 1:30 PM ET VCU 3 Ole Miss 14 SEC Network+
1-Mar 7:30 PM ET UL Monroe 2 Ole Miss 10 SEC Network+
2-Mar 5:00 PM ET UL Monroe 1 Ole Miss 11 SEC Network+
4-Mar 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss 8 UCF 7
5-Mar 5:00 PM ET Ole Miss 0 UCF 1 SEC Network+
6-Mar 2:00 PM ET Ole Miss 9 UCF 1
8-Mar 7:30 PM ET Memphis PPD Ole Miss PPD SEC Network+
11-Mar 7:30 PM ET Oral Roberts 2 Ole Miss 16 SEC Network+
12-Mar 2:30 PM ET Oral Roberts PPD Ole Miss PPD SEC Network+
13-Mar 2:30 PM ET Oral Roberts 8 Ole Miss 4 SEC Network+
15-Mar 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss 1 SE Louisiana 5
17-Mar 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss 13 Auburn 6 SEC Network
18-Mar 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss 5 Auburn 19 SEC Network+
19-Mar 3:00 PM ET Ole Miss 15 Auburn 2 SEC Network+
22-Mar 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss 11 Memphis 8
25-Mar 7:30 PM ET Tennessee 12 Ole Miss 1 SEC Network+
26-Mar 8:00 PM ET Tennessee 10 Ole Miss 3 SEC Network
27-Mar 2:30 PM ET Tennessee 4 Ole Miss 3 SEC Network+
29-Mar 7:30 PM ET North Alabama 3 Ole Miss 20 SEC Network+
1-Apr TBA Ole Miss Kentucky SEC Network+
2-Apr TBA Ole Miss Kentucky SEC Network+
3-Apr 1:00 PM ET Ole Miss Kentucky SEC Network+
5-Apr TBA Ole Miss Southern Miss
8-Apr TBA Alabama Ole Miss SEC Network+
9-Apr TBA Alabama Ole Miss SEC Network+
10-Apr 3:00 PM ET Alabama Ole Miss SEC Network
12-Apr 12:00 PM ET Murray State Ole Miss SEC Network+
14-Apr TBA Ole Miss South Carolina SEC Network+
15-Apr TBA Ole Miss South Carolina SEC Network+
16-Apr 2:00 PM ET Ole Miss South Carolina SEC Network+
19-Apr 7:30 PM ET SE Missouri St Ole Miss SEC Network+
21-Apr 7:00 PM ET Mississippi St Ole Miss SEC Network
22-Apr 7:30 PM ET Mississippi St Ole Miss SEC Network+
23-Apr 4:30 PM ET Mississippi St Ole Miss ESPN2
26-Apr TBA Ole Miss Mississippi St SEC Network+
29-Apr 7:30 PM ET Ole Miss Arkansas SEC Network+
30-Apr 8:00 PM ET Ole Miss Arkansas ESPN2
1-May 2:00 PM ET Ole Miss Arkansas ESPN2
6-May 7:30 PM ET Missouri Ole Miss SEC Network+
7-May 5:00 PM ET Missouri Ole Miss SEC Network+
8-May 2:30 PM ET Missouri Ole Miss SEC Network+
11-May 7:00 PM ET Ole Miss Southern Miss
13-May 8:30 PM ET Ole Miss LSU ESPN2
14-May 3:00 PM ET Ole Miss LSU SEC Network
15-May 2:00 PM ET Ole Miss LSU SEC Network+
17-May TBA Ole Miss Arkansas State SEC Network+
19-May 7:30 PM ET Texas A&M Ole Miss SEC Network+
20-May 7:30 PM ET Texas A&M Ole Miss SEC Network+
21-May 2:30 PM ET Texas A&M Ole Miss SEC Network+
May 24-29 SEC Baseball Tournament
Jun 3-27 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament

Kentucky Schedule/Results

DATE TIME GUEST
RUNS
HOME
RUNS
TV/NOTES
18-Feb 4:00 PM ET Kentucky 10 J’Ville St 8 ESPN+
19-Feb 4:00 PM ET Kentucky 6 J’Ville St 2 ESPN+
20-Feb 2:00 PM ET Kentucky 15 J’Ville St 1 ESPN+
22-Feb 4:00 PM ET SE Missouri St PPD Kentucky PPD SEC Network +
25-Feb 4:00 PM ET W Michigan 3 Kentucky 14 SEC Network+
26-Feb 1:00 PM ET W Michigan 12 Kentucky 13 SEC Network+
27-Feb 1:00 PM ET W Michigan 5 Kentucky 16 SEC Network+
1-Mar 4:00 PM ET Western KY 7 Kentucky 5 SEC Network+
2-Mar 4:00 PM ET Evansville 4 Kentucky 5 SEC Network+
4-Mar 4:00 PM ET TCU 11 Kentucky 13 SEC Network+
5-Mar 1:00 PM ET TCU 12 Kentucky 8 SEC Network+
6-Mar 1:00 PM ET TCU PPD Kentucky PPD SEC Network+
8-Mar 4:00 PM ET Murray State 1 Kentucky 9 SEC Network+
9-Mar 4:00 PM ET Ohio 9 Kentucky 8 SEC Network+
11-Mar 4:00 PM ET High Point 3 Kentucky 14 SEC Network+
11-Mar 4:00 PM ET High Point 5 Kentucky 9 SEC Network+
12-Mar 1:00 PM ET High Point Kentucky 11 SEC Network+
13-Mar 1:00 PM ET High Point 3 Kentucky 4 SEC Network+
15-Mar 5:00 PM ET Kentucky 7 Indiana 20
18-Mar 7:30 PM ET Kentucky 2 Arkansas 6 SEC Network+
19-Mar 7:30 PM ET Kentucky 9 Arkansas 3 SEC Network+
20-Mar 3:00 PM ET Kentucky 1 Arkansas 3 SEC Network+
22-Mar 6:30 PM ET Morehead State 5 Kentucky 7 SEC Network+
25-Mar TBA Georgia 4 Kentucky 2 SEC Network+
26-Mar TBA Georgia 8 Kentucky 10 SEC Network+
27-Mar 12:00 PM ET Georgia 5 Kentucky 18 SEC Network
29-Mar 6:30 PM ET E Kentucky 6 Kentucky 3 SEC Network+
1-Apr TBA Ole Miss Kentucky SEC Network+
2-Apr TBA Ole Miss Kentucky SEC Network+
3-Apr 1:00 PM ET Ole Miss Kentucky SEC Network+
5-Apr 6:30 PM ET Louisville Kentucky SEC Network+
7-Apr 8:00 PM ET Kentucky Texas A&M ESPNU
8-Apr 7:30 PM ET Kentucky Texas A&M SEC Network+
9-Apr 2:00 PM ET Kentucky Texas A&M SEC Network
12-Apr 6:30 PM ET Bellarmine Kentucky SEC Network+
14-Apr 8:00 PM ET Kentucky Missouri ESPNU
15-Apr 7:00 PM ET Kentucky Missouri SEC Network+
16-Apr 2:00 PM ET Kentucky Missouri SEC Network
19-Apr 5:00 PM ET Kentucky Louisville ACC Network
22-Apr TBA Vanderbilt Kentucky SEC Network+
23-Apr 12:00 PM ET Vanderbilt Kentucky SEC Network
24-Apr TBA Vanderbilt Kentucky SEC Network+
26-Apr 6:30 PM ET Dayton Kentucky SEC Network+
29-Apr 6:30 PM ET Kentucky Florida SEC Network+
30-Apr 6:30 PM ET Kentucky Florida SEC Network+
1-May 12:00 PM ET Kentucky Florida SEC Network
5-May 7:00 PM ET Tennessee Kentucky SEC Network
6-May TBA Tennessee Kentucky SEC Network+
7-May TBA Tennessee Kentucky SEC Network+
10-May 6:30 PM ET UT Martin Kentucky SEC Network+
13-May TBA Kentucky South Carolina SEC Network+
14-May 12:00 PM ET Kentucky South Carolina SEC Network
15-May TBA Kentucky South Carolina SEC Network+
17-May 6:30 PM ET Tennessee Tech Kentucky SEC Network+
19-May 6:30 PM ET Auburn Kentucky SEC Network+
20-May 6:30 PM ET Auburn Kentucky SEC Network+
21-May 2:00 PM ET Auburn Kentucky SEC Network+
May 24-29 SEC Baseball Tournament
Jun 3-27 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament

Ole Miss-Kentucky Series Prediction

Ole Miss, thought by many to be a national championship-caliber team, was brought back to earth last weekend after being swept by Tennessee. Meanwhile, Kentucky showed that it’s a team to be reckoned with after winning a series over a good Georgia team. It’s still too early to declare any team very good or really bad. That said, I think that Ole Miss probably wins this series but the Wildcats should put up a good fight.

Ole Miss 2 wins, Kentucky 1 win

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