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.
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.
The fifth-seeded Auburn Tigers snapped a nine-game winning streak in a game that began Wednesday night and ended in the early hours of Thursday morning at the Hoover Met.
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.
Arguably the hottest team in college baseball continued its winning ways, securing its ninth win in a row and fourth straight against No. 12 seed Missouri.
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.