Stuart McNair

Alabama goes with regular rotation in weekend baseball

Most SEC games, including Alabama-Texas A&M, begin Thursday

As expected, Alabama junior right-hander Jake Walters returns to the Crimson Tide pitching rotation this weekend after having missed last weekend with soreness in his throwing arm.
In a weekend with many series beginning Thursday and concluding Saturday, Walters will be joined in the starting rotation by Dylan Duarte on Friday and Nick Eicholtz on Saturday.
Here are this weekend’s SEC matches:
Thursday-Saturday
Texas A&M (23-11, 5-7 SEC) at Alabama (14-19, 2-10 SEC)
Texas A&M: Thursday - Jr. RHP Brigham Hill (5-3, 2.65 ERA); Friday - Jr. RHP Corbin Martin (3-2, 4.33 ERA); Saturday - So. RHP Stephen Kolek (2-2, 4.43 ERA)
Alabama: Thursday - Jr. RHP Jake Walters (4-3, 3.00 ERA); Friday - So. LHP Dylan Duarte (2-2, 3.27 ERA); Saturday - Sr. RHP Nick Eicholtz (1-0, 6.16 ERA)
Georgia (15-19, 4-8 SEC) at Arkansas (26-8, 8-4 SEC)
Georgia: Thursday - So. RHP Blakely Brown (0-1, 4.86 ERA); Friday - Sr. LHP Andrew Gist (2-2, 3.38 ERA); Saturday - Jr. RHP Chase Adkins (4-3, 2.98 ERA)
Arkansas: Thursday - So. RHP Blaine Knight (5-1, 1.94 ERA); Friday - Jr. RHP Trevor Stephan (4-2, 2.86 ERA); Saturday - TBA
Auburn (25-10, 8-4 SEC) at Tennessee (17-13, 3-9 SEC)
Auburn: Thursday - So. RHP Casey Mize (5-1, 1.37 ERA); Friday - Jr. RHP Keegan Thompson (4-1, 1.27 ERA); Saturday - Fr. RHP Davis Daniel (2-2, 4.86 ERA)
Tennessee: Thursday - Sr. RHP Hunter Martin (4-2, 3.56 ERA); Friday - Fr. RHP Garrett Stallings (2-0, 3.00 ERA); Saturday - TBA
Florida (22-11, 6-6 SEC) at Vanderbilt (21-13, 6-6 SEC)
Florida: Thursday - Jr. RHP Alex Faedo (5-1, 2.82 ERA); Friday - So. RHP Brady Singer (4-1, 1.60 ERA); Saturday - So. RHP Jackson Kowar (5-0, 2.72 ERA)
Vanderbilt: Thursday - So. RHP Patrick Raby (5-3, 2.49 ERA); Friday - Jr. RHP Kyle Wright (1-4, 4.81 ERA); Saturday - TBA
Ole Miss (21-12, 6-6 SEC) at LSU (23-11, 7-5 SEC)
Ole Miss: Thursday - So. RHP James McArthur (2-1, 1.85 ERA); Friday - Jr. LHP David Parkinson (4-2, 2.85 ERA); Saturday - Fr. LHP Ryan Rolison (4-1, 1.99 ERA)
LSU: Thursday - Jr. RHP Alex Lange (3-4, 3.77 ERA); Friday - Sr. LHP Jared Poche’ (6-1, 2.32 ERA); Saturday - Fr. RHP Eric Walker (4-0, 2.45 ERA)
Friday-Sunday
Kentucky (23-11, 8-4 SEC) at Missouri (25-9, 6-6 SEC)
Kentucky: Friday - So. RHP Sean Hjelle (4-2, 4.53 ERA); Saturday - Jr. LHP Zach Logue (5-2, 3.22 ERA); Sunday - So. RHP Justin Lewis (4-2, 3.28 ERA)
Missouri: Friday - Jr. RHP Tanner Houck (3-4, 3.04 ERA); Saturday - So. LHP Michael Plassmeyer (4-1, 3.38 ERA); Sunday - Jr. RHP Bryce Montes De Oca (3-1, 2.67 ERA)
Mississippi State (23-12, 8-4 SEC) at South Carolina (21-11, 7-5 SEC)
Mississippi State: Friday - So. LHP Konnor Pilkington (2-3, 3.00 ERA); Saturday - TBA; Sunday - TBA
South Carolina: Friday - Jr. RHP Clarke Schmidt (4-0, 1.15 ERA); Saturday - Jr. RHP Wil Crowe (3-2, 3.33 ERA); Sunday - So. RHP Adam Hill (2-3, 2.23 ERA


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