SEC Baseball Power Poll: April 23


Week six in SEC Baseball conference play saw a flurry of sweeps. Another school takes over the top spot of the SEC Baseball Power Poll. Look inside to see this week’s poll.

Rank Last Wk   Team Rec. Comments
1 6 arkansas Arkansas 30-10 (12-6) Hogs pull off an impressive series sweep over Mississippi State. Hogs host a dangerous Tennessee team this weekend.
2 2 georgia Georgia 33-8 (13-5) Georgia continues to roll, sweeping Mizzou. Will any team surpass the Dogs in the race for an SEC title? Tough test for UGA this weekend at MSU.
3 4 vandy Vanderbilt 31-9 (12-6) Vandy sweeps Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Dores’ JJ Bleday on a record setting pace for home runs. Vandy will host Auburn this weekend.
4 3 texas am Texas A&M 29-12-1 (11-6-1) Aggies take 2 of 3 at S. Carolina. Mission accomplished. A&M visits Ole Miss this weekend.
5 5 lsu LSU 26-15 (11-7) LSU gets a 2-1 series win over Florida. But the 16-9 Tiger loss in game 1 in a head scratcher. LSU visits Alabama next.
6 1 mississippi state Mississippi St. 32-9 (10-8) State’s top position in our Power Poll is short-lived. The Bulldogs are swept by a very good Arkansas teams. The Dogs may be down but they are far from out. State hosts Georgia this weekend in a big time series.
7 7 ole miss Ole Miss 27-14 (10-8) Rebels drop 2 of 3 at Auburn. A close extra inning Saturday game is the difference. Rebs host A&M next.
8 11 tennessee Tennessee 30-11 (9-9) Tennessee earns road sweep on Kentucky. The Vols reach .500 in SEC but will have to fight stay above water at Arkansas this weekend.
9 8 missouri Missouri 26-15-1 (7-10-1) Missouri lays an egg at Georgia. Tigers suffer 3 low scoring losses. Mizzou hosts USC this weekend.
10 9 auburn Auburn 26-14 (10-8) Auburn earns hard-fought home series win over Ole Miss, 2-1. The Tigers visit Nashville and Vandy next.
11 10 florida Florida 26-16 (7-11) Gators get a big opening win at LSU but suffer lopsided losses in the next two. Gators host Kentucky next.
12 13 south carolina South Carolina 23-17 (5-13) Gamecocks drop 2-1 series to A&M. South Carolina will visit vulnerable Mizzou team next.
13 14 kentucky Kentucky 20-20 (4-14) Kentucky is dominated at home by Tennessee. We should have moved them up last week after a series win over Ole Miss so we give them a bump this week. Cats will visit Florida next.
14 12 alabama Alabama 24-17 (4-14) Alabama suffers home sweep to Vandy. Bama continues its home stand against LSU next.
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