SEC baseball

SEC baseball tourney remains in Hoover at least through 2017

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) – The Southeastern Conference baseball tournament is staying at the Hoover Met at least through 2017. SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey announced the decision on Friday to remain in the stadium that’s hosted the tournament for 19 years. City officials and the league are still working on details to possibly extend the agreement beyond next season. Memphis, Nashville,…

Lipscomb leads Plainsmen over Kentucky 5-2

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– Cole Lipscomb tossed his second career complete game as Auburn baseball defeated No. 22 Kentucky 5-2 on Friday at Plainsman Park.   “I was proud of how hard our team fought to get this big win on a Friday night,” Auburn head coach Butch Thompson said. “Cole (Lipscomb) had some balls hit hard and some balls hit…

Mizzou blanks Plainsmen 2-0

COLUMBIA, Mo. (auburntigers.com) – Senior Justin Camp pitched seven innings and did not allow an earned run, but Auburn baseball fell 2-0 to Missouri on Friday at Taylor Stadium. “For to get through seven innings was big,” Auburn head coach Butch Thompson said. “We showed a lot of trust in him. That’s back-to-back days where we have told them we…

Auburn baseball wins slugfest with Missouri, 11-9

COLUMBIA, Mo. (auburntigers.com) – Ben Braymer struck out 11 in five scoreless relief innings as Auburn baseball battled back for a 11-9 win over Missouri on Thursday night at Taylor Stadium. Braymer entered with Auburn trailing 9-8 in the sixth and went the distance to secure the victory and improve to 3-2 on the season. His 11 strikeouts were a…

Tide outlasts Georgia in 13 inning duel, 10-7

ATHENS, Ga. (rolltide.com) – Alabama baseball secured the 10-7 win over Georgia in 13 innings on Thursday evening, outlasting the Bulldogs in a 5:12 contest that ranked as the second longest in Crimson Tide baseball history. With the win, UA improves to 16-9 overall and 5-2 in SEC action. In a back-and-forth contest, Alabama was able to secure the win…

Auburn/LSU series opener scratched til Saturday

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Friday’s scheduled series opener between Auburn baseball and No. 14 LSU has been postponed until Saturday due to inclement weather in the Auburn area. The two teams will now play a doubleheader Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. CT at Plainsman Park. Game two of the doubleheader will begin 30 minutes following the conclusion of the first game….

Tide, Tigers’ Montgomery showdown awaits

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com) – The Crimson Tide takes to the road for a four-game road trip, starting first with Tuesday’s meeting with in-state rival Auburn for the annual MAX Capital City Classic. The two teams will meet for the eighth consecutive year in Montgomery for the non-conference match-up. First pitch of Tuesday’s contest is scheduled for 7 p.m. CT on the…

Auburn baseball drops heartbreaker, 8-7

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Junior first baseman Niko Buentello had three hits and two RBI, but Auburn baseball fell to Oral Roberts 8-7 on Friday at Plainsman Park. “We played good until the end and I tip my hat to that,” Auburn head coach Butch Thompson said. “We competed well and had better at bats. The guys hung in there…