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BASEBALL CENTRAL: #29 Vols vs. #8 Alabama

April 17, 2014



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AT A GLANCE
Series History
#29 Tennessee
(24-13, 6-11 SEC)
VS.

Lindsey Nelson Stadium
Knoxville, Tenn.
#8 Alabama
(28-11, 12-5 SEC)
All-Time: Alabama, 73-34
In Knoxville: Alabama, 26-20
Last Three Games:
3/17/13 Tennessee L, 1-5
4/18/14 Tennessee L, 5-8
4/19/14 Tennessee L, 7-6
Friday, April 18
L, 8-5
Notes
Win - Spencer Turnbull (5-2)
Loss - Nick Williams (4-4)
Save - Thomas Burrows (7)
Trailing 8-0 after five, Tennessee battled back and brought the game-tying run to the plate in the eighth, but the rally fell short as Alabama closed the door to take the series opener on Friday night, 8-5.
Saturday, April 19
L, 7-6
Notes
Win - Jay Shaw (2-3)
Loss - Andy Cox (3-1)
Save - Thomas Burrows (8)
UT took a 6-1 lead into the sixth, but Alabama rallied for six runs over the final four frames to hand the Vols a heartbreaking 7-6 defeat on Saturday. Pierce Bily was 2-for-4 with three RBIs, a double and a homer in the game.
Sunday, April 20
2:00 p.m. ET
Promotions
UT - RHP Kyle Serrano (3-2, 4.91)
UA - LHP Jon Keller (5-1, 1.86)
Kid's Day: Kids 12 and under admitted free and first 200 kids receive candy-filled eggs! After the game, kids 12 and under can run the bases and get autographs!

SEC Standings

EASTERN
Team SEC Pct. GB Overall Pct. Home Away Neutral Streak
Florida 9-6 .600 -- 24-13 .649 15-6 7-7 2-0 W3
South Carolina 8-7 .533 1.0 28-9 .757 23-4 4-5 1-0 L4
Georgia 7-7-1 .500 1.5 21-15-1 .581 18-9 3-6-1 0-0 L1
Vanderbilt 7-8 .467 2.0 28-10 .737 21-6 7-4 0-0 W1
Kentucky 7-8 .467 2.0 24-13 .649 16-6 5-6 3-1 W1
Tennessee 6-9 .400 3.0 24-11 .686 17-4 7-7 0-0 W1
Missouri 6-9 .400 3.0 17-18 .486 9-5 4-8 4-5 L1

WESTERN
Team SEC Pct. GB Overall Pct. Home Away Neutral Streak
Alabama 10-5 .667 -- 26-11 .703 19-5 4-6 3-0 W4
Ole Miss 9-6 .600 1.0 29-9 .763 20-2 9-6 0-1 W1
LSU 8-6-1 .567 1.5 28-9-1 .750 23-3-1 4-6 1-0 W1
Arkansas 7-8 .467 3.0 23-15 .605 18-5 3-9 2-1 W2
Mississippi St. 7-8 .467 3.0 23-15 .605 19-8 3-5 1-2 W1
Texas A&M 7-8 .467 3.0 23-15 .605 18-7 5-8 0-0 W2
Auburn 6-9 .400 4.0 21-17 .553 15-8 4-7 2-2 L3
As of 4/17/14
At the Plate
Tennessee
Alabama
.280
Avg
.282
205
Runs
200
328
Hits
357
12
HR
23
179
RBI
181
.376
Slug
.387
59/78
SB/A
29/39
138
BB
105
.367
OBP
.352
On the Mound
Tennessee
Alabama
2.89
ERA
2.32
4.78
Opp. ERA
4.79
10
Saves
7
112
BB
121
242
Ks
281
.225
BAA
.202
.977
Fld. Pct.
.972
32
E
41


 

 

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