SEC Baseball Series Preview/Prediction: Vanderbilt at Texas A&M

Texas A&M-Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt travels to Texas A&M for a 3-game, Friday-Sunday SEC baseball series. 14Powers.com SEC Baseball previews the series and predicts the series winner.

Austin Martin, Vanderbilt
Austin Martin, Vanderbilt
Blue Bell Park (6,100)
Blue Bell Park (6,100)
Braden Shewmake, Texas A&M
Braden Shewmake, Texas A&M

Series Schedule March 15-17

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

Team Statistical Comparison

Hitting

BA OB% R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB CS SB
Vanderbilt 0.328 0.438 152 195 37 10 15 137 107 7 20
Texas A&M 0.261 0.355 121 161 25 2 11 105 84 4 17

Pitching & Fielding

ERA K OBA H R ER BB 2B 3B HR F%
Vanderbilt 4.23 208 0.268 126 75 72 73 27 2 6 0.985
Texas A&M 2.03 212 0.284 121 53 42 47 22 9 0.978

Statistical Leaders

Vanderbilt Batting Leaders

Name AVG OBP SLG OPS R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
Austin Martin 0.481 0.582 0.685 1.267 24 26 2 3 1 7 11 4 3
Ethan Paul 0.415 0.455 0.600 1.055 11 27 6 0 2 22 6 9 3
JJ Bleday 0.397 0.471 0.735 1.206 20 27 5 0 6 21 12 10 0
Cooper Davis 0.387 0.493 0.500 0.993 15 24 3 2 0 12 13 6 3
Stephen Scott 0.328 0.468 0.492 0.960 16 20 7 0 1 17 14 13 0
Philip Clarke 0.279 0.375 0.500 0.875 17 19 4 1 3 22 7 11 1
Pat DeMarco 0.254 0.342 0.460 0.802 14 16 6 2 1 14 8 20 2

Vanderbilt Pitching Leaders

Name W L ERA SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO OBA
Patrick Raby 3 0 0.87 0 0 20.2 12 4 2 9 20 0.171
Mason Hickman 1 0 2.50 0 2 18.0 14 5 5 4 21 0.215
Drake Fellows 3 0 5.32 0 0 22.0 21 13 13 10 36 0.250

Texas A&M Batting Leaders

Name AVG OBP SLG OPS R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
Bryce Blaum 0.324 0.412 0.514 0.926 22 24 2 0 4 9 9 11 5
Logan Foster 0.296 0.386 0.408 0.794 15 21 5 0 1 11 10 10 1
Mikey Hoehner 0.281 0.397 0.333 0.730 11 16 3 0 0 6 10 9 2
Braden Shewmake 0.270 0.329 0.405 0.734 13 20 3 2 1 17 7 6 4

Texas A&M Pitching Leaders

Name W L ERA SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO OBA
Asa Lacy 4 0 0.38 0 0 24.0 9 2 1 9 37 0.118
John Doxakis 3 1 1.44 0 0 25.0 15 5 4 2 34 0.167

NCAA RPI

Vanderbilt:

19

Texas A&M:

77

Vanderbilt Roster

No. Name Pos. Bats-Throws Ht. Wt. Class City State
2 Harrison Ray IF R/R 5′-11″ 200 Jr. Longwood FL
3 Cooper Davis OF L/R 5′-10″ 175 So. Mississauga Ontario
5 Philip Clarke C L/R 5′-11″ 190 So. Franklin TN
6 Tate Kolwyck IF R/R 5′-11″ 185 Fr. Memphis TN
8 Isaiah Thomas OF R/R 6′-2″ 190 Fr. Palm Beach Gardens FL
10 Ethan Paul IF L/R 5′-10″ 180 Sr. Bellevue WA
11 Matt Hogan OF L/R 6′-0″ 190 Fr. Melville NY.
12 Dominic Keegan UTL R/R 6′-0″ 210 Fr. Methuen MA
13 Kiambu Fentress OF R/R 6′-0″ 175 R-Jr. Nashville TN
16 Austin Martin UTL R/R 6′-0″ 175 So. Jacksonville Fla
17 Walker Grisanti OF L/R 5′-11″ 195 Sr. Collierville TN
18 Pat DeMarco OF R/R 5′-9″ 192 So. Staten Island NY.
19 Stephen Scott UTL L/R 5′-11″ 200 Sr. Cary NC
20 Ty Duvall C L/R 5′-10″ 185 Jr. Lebanon OH
21 Tyler Brown RHP R/R 6′-4″ 233 So. Ashland OH
22 Julian Infante IF R/R 6′-3″ 210 Sr. Miami FL
27 Ethan Smith RHP R/R 6′-1″ 200 Fr. Mt. Juliet TN
29 Patrick Raby RHP R/R 6′-3″ 230 Sr. Knoxville TN
30 Sterling Hayes IF R/R 6′-1″ 190 Fr. San Diego CA
32 Hugh Fisher LHP R/L 6′-5″ 187 So. Eads TN
33 Erik Kaiser RHP R/R 6′-4″ 215 So. Waterloo IL
34 Zach King LHP L/L 6′-6″ 212 Jr. Spring Hill TN
35 Jackson Gillis LHP R/L 6′-3″ 235 Jr. Wilmington MA
36 John Malcom UTL L/L 6′-3″ 220 Fr. West Bloomfield MI
39 Jake Eder LHP L/L 6′-4″ 220 So. Ocean Ridge FL
42 Justyn-Henry Malloy UTL R/R 6′-2″ 210 Fr. Bergenfield NJ
43 Austin Becker RHP R/R 6′-5″ 190 Fr. Columbus OH
44 Mason Hickman RHP R/R 6′-6″ 230 So. Hendersonville TN
45 Chance Huff RHP R/R 6′-4″ 210 Fr. Niceville FL
49 AJ Franklin LHP L/L 6′-1″ 180 R-Jr. Lebanon TN
50 Kumar Rocker RHP R/R 6′-4″ 255 Fr. Athens GA
51 JJ Bleday OF L/L 6′-3″ 205 Jr. Panama City Beach FL
55 Joe Gobillot LHP L/L 6′-6″ 228 R-Fr. Houston TX
66 Drake Fellows RHP L/R 6′-5″ 216 Jr. Plainfield IL
99 Jayson Gonzalez IF R/R 6′-2″ 207 So. Covina CA

Texas A&M Roster

No. Name Pos. Bats-Throws Ht. Wt. Class City State
0 Allonte Wingate INF/OF R/R 6′-0″ 180 Sr-1L Beaumont TX
1 Ty Coleman INF R/R 5′-10″ 175 Fr-HS Midland TX
2 Mason Corbett INF L/R 6′-0″ 180 Fr-HS San Antonio TX
3 Miko Rodriguez OF R/R 6′-1″ 200 Fr-HS Ada MI
4 Hunter Watson INF L/R 6′-4″ 215 Fr-HS Pottsboro TX
5 Logan Foster OF R/R 5′-10″ 190 Jr-2L Lincoln NE
8 Braden Shewmake INF L/R 6′-4″ 190 Jr-2L Wylie TX
9 Zach DeLoach OF L/R 6′-2″ 210 So-1L Hebron TX
10 Hunter Coleman C R/R 6′-0″ 215 Jr-2L Midland TX
11 Aaron Walters C L/R 6′-0″ 195 So-1L Center Point TX
12 Joseph Menefee LHP/1B L/L 6′-2″ 220 Fr-HS Katy TX
13 Chandler Morris INF R/R 6′-1″ 190 Sr-1L The Woodlands TX
14 John Doxakis LHP L/L 6′-4″ 215 Jr-2L Houston TX
15 Bryce Blaum INF R/R 6′-0″ 190 So-RS Sugar Land TX
17 Colson Geisler LHP R/L 6′-0″ 175 Fr-HS Columbus TX
18 Chandler Jozwiak LHP L/L 6′-1″ 180 So-1L Brenham TX
21 Jonathan Childress LHP L/L 6′-4″ 190 Fr-HS Forney TX
22 Brandon Birdsell RHP R/R 6′-2″ 210 Fr-HS Willis TX
23 Christian Roa RHP R/R 6′-4″ 210 So-1L Houston TX
25 Cole Taylor OF L/L 6′-0″ 200 So-1L Houston TX
27 Kyle Richardson LHP L/L 6′-1″ 195 Jr-1L College Station TX
28 Mason Cole RHP R/R 6′-6″ 200 So-1L Round Rock TX
30 Cam Blake OF L/L 6′-0″ 195 Jr-2L Round Rock TX
31 Kasey Kalich RHP R/R 6′-3″ 220 So-TR Victoria TX
32 Bryce Miller RHP R/R 6′-2″ 180 So-TR New Braunfels TX
33 Brett Brown INF/OF R/R 6′-2″ 190 Fr-HS Godley TX
34 Ty Condel OF R/R 6′-2″ 185 Jr-TR Shiner TX
35 Asa Lacy LHP L/L 6′-4″ 215 So-1L Kerrville TX
36 Landry Wideman RHP R/R 6′-4″ 210 Fr-HS San Antonio TX
37 Dustin Saenz LHP L/L 5′-11″ 185 So-1L Corpus Christi TX
38 Chris Weber LHP L/L 6′-4″ 210 Fr-HS Boerne TX
39 Justin Ruble RHP R/R 6′-4″ 220 Fr-HS Tomball TX
41 Brandon Ashy C R/R 5′-9″ 180 Jr-TR Houston TX
42 Jake Nelson RHP R/R 6′-4″ 210 Jr-TR Hopkinton NH
44 Mikey Hoehner C R/R 5′-11″ 190 Jr-TR Houston TX
46 Jonathan Ducoff OF R/R 6′-1″ 205 Sr-TR Kingwood TX
50 Will Frizzell INF L/R 6′-5″ 225 So-1L Rockwall TX
55 Reed Spenrath INF L/R 6′-5″ 220 Fr-HS El Camo TX

Schedule/Results

Vanderbilt

Texas A&M

Date Opponent Score
Feb 15 Virginia (@Talking Stick, AZ) W 15-9
Feb 16 CSU Fullerton (@Talking Stick, AZ) W 14-9
Feb 17 TCU (@Talking Stick, AZ) L 10-2
Feb 20 vs Evansville W 5-4
Feb 22 vs Pepperdine Cancelled
Feb 24 vs Pepperdine W 6-3
Feb 24 vs Pepperdine W 6-2
Feb 26 vs SE Missouri St W 11-3
Feb 27 vs Austin Peay L 7-6
Mar 1 vs Dayton W 11-3
Mar 2 vs Dayton W 5-1
Mar 3 vs Dayton W 2-0
Mar 5 vs Davidson W 24-2
Mar 6 vs ETSU W 12-4
Mar 9 vs Illinois State W 10-4
Mar 10 vs Illinois State W 9-1
Mar 10 vs Illinois State L 7-3
Mar 12 vs Samford W 11-6
Mar 15 @ Texas A&M
Mar 16 @ Texas A&M
Mar 17 @ Texas A&M
Mar 19 @ Belmont
Mar 21 vs Florida
Mar 22 vs Florida
Mar 23 vs Florida
Mar 26 @ Lipscomb
Mar 29 vs Tennessee
Mar 30 vs Tennessee
Mar 31 vs Tennessee
Apr 2 vs W Kentucky
Apr 5 @ Georgia
Apr 6 @ Georgia
Apr 7 @ Georgia
Apr 9 @ Middle Tenn
Apr 12 vs Arkansas
Apr 13 vs Arkansas
Apr 14 vs Arkansas
Apr 16 vs Indiana State
Apr 19 @ Alabama
Apr 20 @ Alabama
Apr 21 @ Alabama
Apr 25 vs Auburn
Apr 26 vs Auburn
Apr 27 vs Auburn
Apr 30 vs Tenn Tech
May 3 @ South Carolina
May 4 @ South Carolina
May 5 @ South Carolina
May 7 @ Louisville
May 10 vs Missouri
May 11 vs Missouri
May 12 vs Missouri
May 14 vs Middle Tenn
May 16 @ Kentucky
May 17 @ Kentucky
May 18 @ Kentucky
Date Opponent Score
Feb 15 vs Fordham W 4-0
Feb 16 vs Fordham W 19-6
Feb 17 vs Fordham W 3-1
Feb 19 vs SF Austin W 5-3
Feb 20 vs Prairie View W 9-1
Feb 22 vs UIC W 3-1
Feb 23 vs UIC W 4-0
Feb 24 vs UIC L 7-2
Feb 26 vs Houston Baptist W 12-5
Feb 27 vs Incarnate Word L 6-5
Mar 1 vs Baylor W 5-2
Mar 2 vs TCU W 1-0
Mar 3 vs Houston W 3-2
Mar 5 vs Texas A&M-CC W 12-2
Mar 6 vs Abil Christian W 9-3
Mar 8 vs Gonzaga L 6-4
Mar 9 vs Gonzaga W 14-2
Mar 10 vs Gonzaga W 3-1
Mar 12 @ Dal Bap L 5-4
Mar 15 vs Vanderbilt
Mar 16 vs Vanderbilt
Mar 17 vs Vanderbilt
Mar 19 vs Rice
Mar 22 @ Kentucky
Mar 23 @ Kentucky
Mar 24 @ Kentucky
Mar 26 vs Lamar
Mar 29 vs Missouri
Mar 30 vs Missouri
Mar 31 vs Missouri
Apr 2 @ Texas
Apr 5 @ LSU
Apr 6 @ LSU
Apr 7 @ LSU
Apr 9 vs Texas State
Apr 12 vs Auburn
Apr 13 vs Auburn
Apr 14 vs Auburn
Apr 16 @ Houston
Apr 18 @ South Carolina
Apr 19 @ South Carolina
Apr 20 @ South Carolina
Apr 23 vs UT Arlington
Apr 25 @ Ole Miss
Apr 26 @ Ole Miss
Apr 27 @ Ole Miss
Apr 30 @ Sam Houston St
May 2 vs Mississippi St
May 3 vs Mississippi St
May 4 vs Mississippi St
May 10 @ Alabama
May 11 @ Alabama
May 12 @ Alabama
May 16 vs Arkansas
May 17 vs Arkansas
May 18 vs Arkansas

Vanderbilt-Texas A&M Prediction

Another hard to pick series. On paper Vandy wins but playing in Blue Bell Park with over 6,000 crazy Aggie fans it makes you feel uncomfortable with picking VU. A&M has the better pitching but Vandy swings the bat well. Prediction: Toss up.

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