Auburn baseball notebook – Mar. 1

Overall: 6-2
Last Week: 3-2
SEC: 0-0
Non-Conference: 6-2
Streak: W1

Last Week’s Results:
Tuesday – vs. Alabama A&M: W, 18-2 (7)
Wednesday – vs. Alabama A&M: W, 33-0
Friday – vs. Oklahoma: L, 3-4 (10)
Saturday – vs. Baylor: L, 6-12
Sunday – vs. Texas A&M: W, 6-1

This Week’s Schedule:
Tuesday – vs. Jacksonville State (4 p.m.)
Friday – vs. Xavier (4 p.m.)
Saturday – vs. Xavier [DH] (2 p.m.)
Sunday – vs. Xavier (1 p.m.)

Last Week’s Top Performers

Tyler Miller – Jr. – IF/OF – Spanish Fort, Ala.

5 GP/GS, .579/.571/1.053, 11-for-19, 8 R, 1 2B, 1 3B, 2 HR, 10 RBI

  • Collected three or more hits and drove in multiple runs in three of Auburn’s five games during the week.
  • Hit his first home run in an Auburn uniform and drove in a career-high four runs in Auburn’s record-setting win against Alabama A&M.
  • Went 3-for-4 with three runs, three RBI and his second homer in Saturday’s game vs. Baylor and notched a career high four hits in Sunday’s win against Texas A&M.
  • Reached base in his last eight plate appearances of the weekend, going 7-for-7 with four runs, a double, triple, homer and four RBI.

Trace Bright – So. – RHP – Montgomery, Ala.

2 GS, 2-0, 0.90 ERA, 10.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 8 K

  • Earned the win and struck out a season and career high seven batters in his first start of the season Tuesday vs. Alabama A&M
  • Held a Texas A&M team that scored 20 runs on 21 hits in its previous two games scoreless in a career best 6.0 innings to pick up his second win of the week Sunday.
  • Faced just one batter over the minimum in his first four innings and allowed just three hits against the Aggies.

Peyton Glavine – R-Jr. – LHP – Alpharetta, Ga.

2 APP, 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K

  • Made his first appearance since the 2019 SEC Tournament and turned in 2.0 scoreless innings Tuesday vs. Alabama A&M.
  • Faced the minimum and struck out a batter in his season debut against the Bulldogs.
  • Pitched a career-high 3.0 scoreless innings with two strikeouts and again faced the minimum Saturday against Baylor.

Kason Howell – Jr. – OF – Argyle, Texas

5 GP/4 GS, .500/.667/.571, 7-for-14, 7 BB, 3 R, 1 2B, 6 RBI

  • Collected multiple hits in three straight games Wednesday through Saturday and reached base three of more times in four straight starts during the week.
  • Matched a career high with three RBI in Wednesday’s record-setting win vs. Alabama A&M.
  • Also stole two of three bases and recorded 10 putouts with an outfield assist in center field.

Team Notes

Auburn started the week by defeating Alabama A&M in a pair of midweek games, outscoring the Bulldogs 51-2 in the two contests … the Tigers set the program record with 33 runs and tied the program record with 27 hits in Wednesday’s 33-0 win … the team also turned in 11 doubles, marking the first game since 2010 with 10 or more doubles … 10 Auburn players recorded two or more hits in the contest, including all nine members of the starting lineup … nine players drove in two or more runs, including four players with four or more RBI led by Brody Moore’s seven in the game … Moore’s seven RBI tied for the most by an Auburn player since 2010 … the Auburn pitching staff didn’t allow a run in a span of 20 innings from the first inning Tuesday until the fifth inning Friday … three Tigers in Cole Foster, Cam Hill and Ryan Dyal earned their first start and recorded their first career hit during the week … freshman pitcher Jack Sokol made his first start in an Auburn uniform and earned the win, tossing 4.0 scoreless innings with six strikeouts … Trace Bright, Kason Howell, Tyler Miller and Steven Williams were named to the Round Rock Classic All-Tournament Team for their performances this weekend … the Tigers enter the third week of the season leading the SEC in average (.361), on-base percentage (.460), runs (88), hits (106), doubles (22), RBI (83), total bases (174), walks (52) and stolen bases (14) … Miller ranks tied for fifth in the SEC in hits (12), sixth in average (.444) and tied for sixth in RBI (11) … Howell ranks tied for second in stolen bases (four), tied for third in walks (eight) and eighth in on-base percentage (.529) … Bright is tied for the league lead in wins (two) and ranks tied for seventh in innings (11.0) and tied for ninth in ERA (0.82).