SEC Baseball Power Poll: April 9


As we near the halfway mark of SEC baseball play it’s becoming more evident which teams are contenders. Here’s a look at the SEC Baseball Power Poll after four weeks of league play.

Rank Last Wk   Team Rec. Comments
1 1 georgia
Georgia 27-6
Georgia defends its top ranking in the East with a home series win over Vanderbilt 2-1. Dogs will travel to Tennessee next.
2 4 lsu LSU 23-10
Tigers move up with a 2-1 home series victory over A&M. The visit a dangerous Mizzou team next.
3 5 arkansas Arkansas 24-8
Hogs win 2 of 3 at solid Auburn. After hitting a couple of speed bumps in their season the Hogs appear to be back on track. A visit to Vanderbilt is next.
4 8 ole miss
Ole Miss 23-10
Ole Miss scores a combined 40 runs in series sweep over Florida. A visit to Kentucky offers another sweep opportunity.
5 3 texas am Texas A&M 25-8-1
Aggies drop 2-1 series at LSU. It’s tough to win road series in the SEC. Aggies host dangerous Auburn this weekend.
6 2 vandy Vanderbilt 24-8
Vanderbilt’s offense stymied by Georgia in 2-1 series loss. Vandy gets a visit from tough Arkansas team this weekend.
7 6 auburn Auburn 23-9
Auburn drops 2 of 3 to Arkansas at home. It doesn’t get any easier with a visit to A&M up next.
8 7 mississippi state
Mississippi St. 27-6
MSU wins 2 of 3 at scrappy Tennessee. Bulldogs get home series with Bama this weekend.
9 11 missouri Missouri 22-11-1
Missouri won a 2-1 home series over Kentucky. Tigers host a tough LSU team this weekend.
10 9 florida Florida 21-13
Gators suffer their second sweep by an SEC opponent of the season at Ole Miss. Gators could get back to .500 in the SEC with a home series this weekend with reeling S. Carolina.
11 10 tennessee Tennessee 23-10
Tennessee drops 2 of 3 at home to MSU. Vols host Georgia this weekend.
12 12 alabama
Alabama 22-11
Bama took 2 of 3 from South Carolina in Tuscaloosa. Tide visits a very good MSU team next.
13 13 south carolina South Carolina 19-13
The Gamecocks lost two of three at Alabama. A visit to Florida should be interesting.
14 14 kentucky Kentucky 17-15
The Wildcats nearly won a series at Mizzou. A 5-4 setback on Saturday was the difference. Visit to Oxford and Ole Miss is next.

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