Coaches Pick LSU First, MSU Last


The SEC baseball coaches have cast their votes in the preseason poll. They expect LSU to win its 14th league championship, and Mississippi State was picked to finish where it wound up last season – last place. We shall see. By the way, the plan is to have an overview of the upcoming baseball season in tomorrow’s Journal. Here are the poll results.

Eastern Division
Team     Pts.        ’08 SEC Rec/Finish

1) Georgia (10)  62           20-9-1 / 1st
2) Florida (2)       52           17-13 / 2nd
3) Vanderbilt     40           15-14 / 4th
4) S. Carolina      37           15-15 / 5th
5) Tennessee     28           12-18 / 6th
6) Kentucky       27           16-14 / 3rd

Western Division
Team     Pts.        ’08 SEC Rec/Finish

1) LSU (10)          65           18-11-1 / 1st
2) Ole Miss (2)   54           15-15 / 3rd
3) Alabama         44           16-14 / 2nd
4) Arkansas         38           14-15 / 4th
5) Auburn            28           11-19 / 5th
6) Miss. State    18           9-21 / 6th
( ) – First Place Votes
SEC Champion: LSU (10); Georgia (1); Ole Miss (1)


6 Responses to “Coaches Pick LSU First, MSU Last”

  1. bhamdawg Says:

    Brad… Whats our opening day lineup and opening weekend pitching rotation looking like?

  2. Brad Locke Says:

    I will address that later in the week. But to be honest, even John Cohen isn’t 100 percent sure on that.

  3. imabulldog Says:

    Oh I can’t wait til we prove em wrong…just like basketball this yr

  4. mathistondawg Says:

    We should be much improved. I am so excited about baseball this year. I’m not crazy, I seriously doubt we go to omaha, but we should be much improved.

  5. sfwmdawg Says:

    Mathiston, is that you! Your talking positive about one of our teams.! Whats up.

  6. mathistondawg Says:

    Yes, it is I, the pessimist. I also say the vote for U of M to be the SEC champ hasn’t looked at their history – they always, repeat always, choke down the stretch.

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