2013 Alabama Crimson Tide baseball team

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2013 Alabama Crimson Tide baseball
Alabama Crimson Tide logo.svg
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division West
2013 record 35–27 (14–15 SEC)
Head coach Mitch Gaspard (4th season)
Hitting coach Andy Phillips
Pitching coach Dax Norris
Home stadium Sewell-Thomas Stadium
Seasons
← 2012
2014 →
2013 Southeastern Conference baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Eastern
#9 Vanderbilt  x‍‍y 26 3   .897     54 12   .818
#13 South Carolina  ‍‍‍y 17 12   .586     43 20   .683
Florida  ‍‍‍y 14 16   .467     29 30   .492
Kentucky  ‍‍‍ 11 19   .367     30 25   .545
Missouri  ‍‍‍ 10 20   .333     18 32   .360
Tennessee  ‍‍‍ 9 19   .321     22 30   .423
Georgia  ‍‍‍ 7 20   .259     21 32   .396
Western
#7 LSU  x‍‍y 23 7   .767     57 11   .838
#18 Arkansas  ‍‍‍y 18 11   .621     39 22   .639
#2 Mississippi State  ‍‍‍y 16 14   .533     51 20   .718
Ole Miss  ‍‍‍y 15 15   .500     38 24   .613
Alabama  ‍‍‍y 14 15   .483     35 28   .556
Texas A&M  ‍‍‍y 13 16   .448     34 29   .540
Auburn  ‍‍‍ 13 17   .433     33 23   .589
x – Division champion
† – Conference champion
‡ – Tournament champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 26, 2013[1][2]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 2013 Alabama Crimson Tide baseball team represents the University of Alabama in the 2013 NCAA Division I baseball season. The Crimson Tide play their home games in Sewell-Thomas Stadium.

Personnel[edit]

Returning starters[edit]

Player Class Position
Austen Smith Junior 1B
Kenny Roberts Senior 2B
Brett Booth Senior 3B
Ben Moore Sophomore RF
Taylor Guilbeau Sophomore SP
Tucker Hawely Senior SP
Justin Kamplain Sophomore SP
Charley Sullivan Senior SP

Roster[edit]

2013 Alabama Crimson Tide roster
 

Pitchers

  • 11 Trey Pilkington - Senior
  • 17 Jay Shaw - Sophomore
  • 20 Taylor Guilbeau - Sophomore
  • 23 Ray Castillo - Freshman
  • 26 Justin Kamplain - Sophomore
  • 27 Taylor Wolfe - Junior
  • 28 Jake Hubbard - Sophomore
  • 29 Charley Sullivan - Senior
  • 31 Jonathan Hess - Freshman
  • 32 Spencer Turnbull - Sophomore
  • 33 Mitch Greer - Freshman
  • 36 Keaton Haack - Freshman
  • 39 Clayton Parker - Freshman
  • 35 Jon Keller - Sophomore
  • 44 Tucker Hawley - Junior
  • 50 Ricky Doverspike - Senior
 

Catchers

  • 10 Wade Wass - Junior
  • 37 Taylor Poe - Freshman

Infielders

  • 1 Mikey White - Freshman
  • 3 Kenny Roberts - Senior
  • 5 Brett Booth - Senior
  • 15 Cameron Carlisle Senior
  • 18 Austen Smith - Junior
  • 19 Daniel Cucjen - Freshman
  • 40 Davis Blair - Junior
  • 42 Allen Dye - Junior
  • 49 Steven Cole - Junior
 

Outfielders

  • 2 Andrew Miller - Senior
  • 7 Ben Moore - Sophomore
  • 14 Mathew Goodson - Freshman
  • 22 Georgie Salem - Freshman
  • 25 Ryan Blanchard - Redshirt Freshman
  • 34 Brink Ambler - Freshman
  • 45 Riley Colburn - Redshirt Freshman

Utility

  • 6 Kyle Overstreet - Freshman
  • 12 Chance Vincent - Freshman
  • 16 Cary Baxter - Sophomore
  • 21 Colton Freeman - Freshman
 

2013 Alabama Crimson Tide Baseball Roster

Coaching staff[edit]

2013 Alabama Crimson Tide baseball coaching staff
  • 8   Mitch Gaspard – Head Coach - 13 years at Alabama (4th as Head Coach)
  • 9   Andy Phillips – Hitting Coach - 3rd year
  • 4   Dax Norris – Pitching Coach, Recruiting Coordinator - 7th year
  • 43 Bobby Barbier – Volunteer Coach - 4th year
  • –   Ken Brown – Director of Operations - 2nd year

Schedule and results[edit]

2013 Alabama Crimson Tide Baseball Game Log
Regular Season
Post-Season

† Indicates the game does not count toward the 2013 Southeastern Conference standings.
*Rankings are based on the team's current ranking in the Baseball America poll the week Alabama faced each opponent.

Rankings[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Final 
Coaches'[3] NR NR* RV RV NR NR NR RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
Baseball America[4] NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
Collegiate Baseball^[5] NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 22 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
NCBWA[6] NR NR RV RV NR NR NR RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR

^ Collegiate Baseball ranks 40 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
NCBWA ranks 35 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
* New poll was not released for this week so for comparison purposes the previous week's ranking is inserted in this week's slot.


Awards and honors[edit]

Ray Castillo

All–SEC Freshman Team; RP

Kyle Overstreet

All–SEC Freshman Team; 2B

Georgie Salem

SEC Freshman of the Week; March 18

Chance Vincent

SEC Freshman of the Week; May 20

Mikey White

All–SEC Second Team; SS
SEC Freshman of the Week; February 18

Alabama Crimson Tide in the 2013 MLB Draft[edit]

The following members of the Alabama Crimson Tide baseball program were drafted in the 2013 MLB Draft.

Player Position Round Overall Date Signed MLB Team
Nick Eicholtz† RHP 29th 872nd Unsigned Milwaukee Brewers
Charley Sullivan SP 29th 876th Detroit Tigers
Brett Booth C 34th 1,007th 6/11/13 Houston Astros
Geoffrey Bramblett† RHP 37th 1,123rd Unsigned Atlanta Braves

† Indicates the player 2013-14 baseball signee

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SEC Baseball" (PDF). Southeastern Conference. Retrieved May 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Southeastern Conference Standings". D1 Baseball. Retrieved June 16, 2013. 
  3. ^ USA Today Coaches' Poll
  4. ^ Baseball America Poll
  5. ^ Collegiate Baseball Poll
  6. ^ NCBWA Poll