TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama baseball begins the 2023 campaign ranked No. 20 in D1Baseball.com’s Preseason Top 25, the site announced on Tuesday.
The No. 20 ranking is the highest by any outlet so far this preseason and is the highest preseason ranking from D1 since the Crimson Tide opened the 2015 campaign at No. 20. Alabama is one of nine teams from the Southeastern Conference on D1’s preseason list, including seven teams set in the top-10 of the poll. Of those seven teams, four are from the SEC Western Division – LSU (1), Ole Miss (4), Texas A&M (5) and Arkansas (8).
D1Baseball also released a list of the top 50 transfers in the conference on its SEC Extra site. The Tide had four players break the top 50, including Ed Johnson (18), Mac Guscette (28), Ryan Guardino (36) and Aidan Moza (39).
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