SEC Baseball Player of the Year Award Power Rankings - Pre-SEC Play Edition

We look at the pre-SEC play power rankings for baseball so far this year.

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8. C/DH Ike Irish (Auburn)

Last week's ranking: 7

Irish struggled some at the plate over the weekend, but remains one of the top catchers in the nation. On the weekend, Irish went 2-for-11 at the plate with 1 HR, 6 RBI, and 4 runs scored as Auburn won 2 out of 3 games against Austin Peay.

On the year, Irish now has a .311 Average, a .411 OBP, a .672 SLG, and a 1.083 OPS to go along with 6 HR, 2 doubles, 1 triple, 23 RBI, and 20 runs scored on the year

Auburn opens up conference play this weekend against Vanderbilt.

7. 3B Gage Miller (Alabama)

Last week's ranking: 8

Gage Miller had one of the best weekends of anyone in the SEC as he hit 8-of-13 at the plate with 2 Home Runs, 3 doubles, 4 RBI, and 8 runs scored on the weekend as the Tide swept Lipscomb (while scoring 40 runs on the weekend).

Overall, Miller now has a .460 Average (2nd in SEC), a .532 OBP, a .921 SLG, and a 1.453 OPS. He also has 8 Home Runs, 5 doubles, 24 RBI, and 29 runs scored on the year. His 29 runs scored is tied for the NATIONAL lead.

Alabama heads into SEC play on Friday against Tennessee.