There are 10 games on the slate in SEC baseball for Tuesday, May 15th. Four of the six ranked SEC teams take the field against nonconference foes, with all four playing at home.
7th-ranked Kentucky will host Northern Kentucky at home at 6:30 p.m. ET. The Wildcats are coming off a strong weekend in which they swept Tennessee at home. They outscored the Volunteers 30-10 in the three game series and now sit one game behind Florida for first place in the SEC East. The player to watch is first baseman Evan White, who is hitting a torrid .391 on the season. You can catch this game on SEC Network+.
6th-ranked LSU hosts Northwestern State at home on Tuesday. The Tigers are on the heels of a sweep Auburn, where the Tigers outscored their opponents 18-4. The sweep moved LSU into first place in the SEC West, pulling them one game ahead of Mississippi State going into the last weekend of the season. The player to watch for LSU in this one is Greg Deichmann, who is leading the Tigers with 16 home runs and 58 RBI on the season. You can catch this game on SEC Network+ at 7:30 p.m. ET.
The Texas A&M Aggies, ranked 22nd in the nation, take on Sam Houston State at home. The Aggies have been struggling as of late, having just dropped a weekend series to Ole Miss. A&M currently sits in fourth place in the SEC West, three games behind first place LSU. The player to watch is Braden Shewmake, who is leading the team by a wide margin with a .351 batting average this season. Shewmake also leads with nine home runs and 61 RBI. You can catch this game at 7:30 p.m. ET on SEC Network+.
The fourth and final ranked team to take the field on Tuesday is 13th-ranked Mississippi State, who hosts Troy at home. The Bulldogs have not been at the top of their game lately, dropping their weekend series to Georgia in Athens. With the series loss, State dropped to second place in the SEC West with one week to go. The player to watch is Spencer Price, who leads the team with 14 saves and a 2.28 ERA in 27.2 innings. You can catch this one on SEC Network+ at 7:30 p.m. ET.
There are six other games on tap for Tuesday, including Missouri-Eastern Kentucky at 5 and Georgia-Furman at 6. Tennessee will host Morehead State, while South Carolina will host USC Upstate at 7. Last but not least, Vanderbilt will host Middle Tennessee at 7:30, while Ole Miss goes on the road to face Arkansas State.
It should be a good Tuesday night in SEC baseball.