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Six Alabama baseball players selected in the 2023 MLB Draft

All picks are in from the 20-round 2023 MLB Draft, and Alabama finished with six players selected from their 2023 roster. The six selections were the most taken from the program since the 2016 MLB Draft.

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Details emerge about Brad Bohannon and the Alabama baseball gambling scandal

Over two months after an Alabama Crimson Tide baseball road game against the No. 1 LSU Tigers became the center of a gambling scandal, more details have emerged in a story written by Sports Illustrated writer Pat Forde.

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Rob Vaughn named Alabama baseball head coach; Jason Jackson retained on coaching staff

On Monday, University of Alabama director of athletics Greg Byrne announced the hiring of the 2022 and 2023 Big Ten Conference Coach of the Year, Maryland’s Rob Vaughn, as the head coach of Alabama baseball.

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No. 1 Wake Forest slugs their way into the College World Series, ending No. 16 Alabama's postseason run

During Sunday’s game two of the Winston-Salem super regional, a home run derby broke out between No. 16 Alabama and No. 1 Wake Forest.

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No. 16 Alabama falls to No. 1 Wake Forest in opening game of NCAA super regional

In their first game of the NCAA super regional against the No. 1 overall seed Wake Forest, No. 16 Alabama battled in front of a rowdy crowd at David F. Couch Ballpark in Winston-Salem, N.C., but came up short losing 5-4.

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Alabama baseball advances to Super Regional with dominant win over Boston College

After rain delayed the start of Sunday night’s contest between Alabama and Boston College, Alabama delivered the least dramatic games of the weekend defeating Boston College 8-0 to advance to the super regionals.

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Alabama wins slugfest with big ninth inning comeback

The fourth error of the night for Troy was the biggest one of the night, extending the ninth inning for Alabama that would lead to four unearned runs crossing the plate, giving the Crimson Tide an 11-8 victory over the Trojans Saturday night.

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Alabama baseball gets walk-off win against Nicholls in regional opener

Alabama’s opening game in the Tuscaloosa Regional went back and forth with the Crimson Tide eventually coming out victorious against Nicholls 4-3 with an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth.

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Alabama baseball to host NCAA Tournament regional as the No. 16 overall seed

Sunday, the Alabama baseball team learned that it would be a host team for the NCAA Tournament, and Monday afternoon during the selection show, the Crimson Tide found out their seeding and who they would be hosting.

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Vanderbilt knocks Alabama out of SEC Baseball Tournament

Alabama’s string of superb pitching performances ended Friday night with Vanderbilt jumping out to a big lead early that the Crimson Tide could not overcome, losing 9-2 and getting eliminated from the SEC baseball Tournament.

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College baseball conference tournament roundup: Alabama State and Samford advance with one-run victories

Alabama State uses a five-run ninth inning to remain in the SWAC Tournament winner's bracket.

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Alabama advances in SEC Baseball Tournament, eliminates Auburn 7-4

After losing an extra-inning heartbreaker Wednesday to No. 1 seed Florida, Alabama found themselves in an elimination game against their in-state rivals Auburn.

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Alabama blows three-run lead in extra innings to Florida in SEC Baseball Tournament

Alabama came into Wednesday night’s game against the No. 1 seed Florida Gators on a six game win streak, but couldn’t extend it to seven games, losing a heartbreaker in the 11th inning 7-6.

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Alabama baseball stays hot with 4-0 win over Kentucky in SEC Tournament opener

After rain delayed the start to Alabama’s opening game of the SEC Tournament, the Crimson Tide pitching staff delivered their first shutout in SEC Tournament history beating Kentucky 4-0 advancing to the double elimination part of the bracket.

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Auburn a 5 seed, Alabama a 9 seed in Hoover SEC Baseball Tournament

College baseball's regular season has come to an end, and the SEC Baseball Tournament's host state boasts two of the hotter teams entering postseason play at the Hoover Met.

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Guscette's late inning home run lifts Alabama baseball past No. 5 Vanderbilt to win the weekend series

This week has been one wild ride for the Alabama baseball team, but Saturday they ended it on a high note by taking the final game in the series against No. 5 Vanderbilt with a 2-1 victory Saturday to win the series.

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Report: Fired Alabama baseball head coach Bohannon was communicating with bettor in Ohio at time of 'suspicious' activity

Per ESPN's David Purdum, Sportsbook surveillance video indicated that the person who placed two suspicious bets in Cincinnati, Ohio, involving Alabama was communicating with Bohannon at the time.

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Alabama baseball knocks off No. 5 Vanderbilt in first game for interim coach Jason Jackson

Just hours after firing head baseball coach Brad Bohannon for violating the standards, duties and responsibilities of university employees, Alabama rallied behind interim head coach Jason Jackson to defeat No. 5 Vanderbilt 11-2.

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Alabama fires baseball coach amid investigation into 'suspicious' wagering activity

In a Thursday email from the University of Alabama, athletics director Greg Byrne announced the firing of baseball coach Brad Bohannon.

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Strong pitching leads to shutout victory for Alabama baseball over Southern Miss

Alabama improved to 24-10 on the season with a 13-0 shutout victory over Southern Miss Tuesday evening.

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Shelton's second grand slam in as many games helps Alabama baseball sweep UIC

Alabama held on to the lead late to preserve a 9-7 win over UIC on Sunday to complete the three game sweep, and improve the Crimson Tide record to 12-0 on the season.

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Alabama baseball remains unbeaten as offense overwhelms Jacksonville State

Powered by a dominant offensive performance Tuesday, Alabama baseball improved their record to 9-0 with a 17-3 win over Jacksonville State.