Alcorn State leads Arkansas 2-1 in the seventh inning. The Razorbacks have only two hits though six innings at the plate and have looked lethargic. The defense has kept Arkansas close. The Razorbacks have twice thrown out Alcorn runners at the plate.
The Braves entered the day ranked No. 269 out of 299 teams in RPI.
Even with the injured pitchers, I think this team is better on the mound. And I think 1 through 9 it is better at the plate.
Arkansas was last place in the SEC last year, so better might not constitute as much improvement. But I still think it will be a team in contention to make the postseason when May rolls around. The SEC should get eight or more teams in the NCAA Tournament.
Hope you’re right. I started getting pretty optimistic after the first 7-8 games, but with injuries & our performances lately, I’ve tempered my earlier optimism. We should never have to win against an Alcorn St in B9. I know baseball can sometimes yield strange results, but still…