Hoover, Ala. — Wednesday’s opening round of the Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament has been postponed until Thursday, May 22, due to heavy rains in the Hoover and Birmingham area.The eighth-seeded Razorbacks will now play top-seed LSU at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium.
Third-seed Auburn will play sixth-seed Vanderbilt in the first game of the day at 10 a.m. That game will be followed by second-seed South Carolina and seventh-seed Alabama at 1 p.m. Fourth-seed Mississippi State will play fifth-seed Ole Miss at 5 p.m.
Arkansas enters the SEC Tournament at 34-18 overall and 14-16 in the SEC. The Razorbacks lost two of three games to LSU at Baum Stadium in the final series of the regular season. The Razorbacks are making their second straight trip to the SEC Tournament for the first time since the 1998 and 1999 seasons. The Razorbacks reached the championship game of the tournament in both of those appearances.
Game 1Vanderbilt vs. Auburn (CSS)Thurs., May 2210 a.m. Game 2Alabama vs. S. Carolina (CSS)Thurs., May 221 p.m. Game 3Ole Miss vs. Miss. State (CSS)Thurs., May 225 p.m. Game 4Arkansas vs. LSU (CSS)Thurs., May 228 p.m.
Game 5Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2 (CSS)Fri., May 2310 a.m. Game 6Loser Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4 (CSS)Fri., May 231 p.m. Game 7Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2 (SEC-TV)Fri., May 235 p.m. Game 8Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4 (SEC-TV)Fri., May 238 p.m.
Game 9Loser Game 7 vs. Winner Game 5 (SEC-TV)Sat., May 2410 a.m. Game 10 Loser Game 8 vs. Winner Game 6 (SEC-TV)Sat., May 241 p.m. Game 11 Winner Game 7 vs. Winner Game 9 (CSS)Sat., May 245 p.m. Game 12 Winner Game 8 vs. Winner Game 10 (CSS)Sat., May 248 p.m.
Game 13 “If necessary” Game (TBA FOR TV)Sun., May 259 a.m. Game 14 “If necessary” Game (TBA FOR TV)Sun., May 25Noon Game 15 Championship Game (SEC-TV)Sun.,! May 254 p.m.