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2012 SEC Baseball Tournament Day 2 Preview: What To Watch For

Here's what you need to know about today's matchups from Regions Park in Hoover, AL:

Arkansas (5) vs Ole Miss (9) 9:30 a.m. (SportsSouth & Fox Sports Houston)

  • Ole Miss scattered 7 hits in a 2-0 loss to Kentucky on Tuesday, extending their losing streak to 5 games
  • The Hogs gave up 6 unearned runs in the top of the 9th to lose to Mississippi State on Tuesday
  • Arkansas 3B Matt Reynolds has reached base in 40 consecutive games

LSU (1) vs Mississippi State (7) Game Starts 30 Min After Conclusion Of Ark-OM (SportsSouth)

  • MSU is averaging 2 runs allowed per game over the last 8 games
  • The Tigers are 13-1 in their last 14 SEC Tournament games
  • Third baseman Tyler Hanover needs four hits to become 10th All-Time at LSU in career hits (currently has 265)

Georgia (8) vs Auburn (10) 4:30 (CSS)

  • Auburn's three hits in a 6-1 loss to Florida yesterday was their lowest hit total in the tournament since 1991
  • UGA starting pitcher Alex Wood hit home plate umpire AJ Lostaglio in the arm in the second inning in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to Vanderbilt, and Lostaglio had to leave the game
  • Georgia swept the Tigers the first weekend of May

South Carolina (2) vs Vanderbilt (5) Game Starts 30 Min After Conclusion of UGA-AU (CSS)

  • Vanderbilt has won six games in a row and 12 of their last 14
  • Last year Vandy also beat UGA and played USC in their second game of the tournament, winning 7-2
  • South Carolina is looking to get back into the win column after losing the SEC Championship-deciding rubber match to LSU on the last day of the regular season

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