SEC Baseball Player of the Year Award Power Rankings

The college baseball season is six weeks in and players are emerging in the SEC for player of the year honors. In this article, we dive into the top 10 potential players of the year as of right now in the SEC.

Arizona State University v Texas A&M University
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4. 3B Gage Miller (Alabama)

last week's ranking: 4

It was not a great weekend for Alabama as a whole, but it was a strong weekend for Gage Miller. For the week as a whole, he went 7/19 at the plate with 2 HR, one triple, 7 RBI, and 8 runs scored.

Now for the season, Miller is hitting .429 (second in the SEC) along with a .500 OBP and an .847 Slugging percentage (third in the SEC) which gives him a 1.347 OPS. He also has 11 HR, 6 doubles, one triple, 34 RBI (fourth in the SEC), and a tied-for-the-national-lead/SEC-leading 42 runs scored. Alabama will be taking on South Carolina this weekend, starting on Thursday.

3. OF/RHP Braden Montgomery (Texas A&M)

last week's ranking: 3

Montgomery showed off his power last week, going 5/12 at the plate with 3 HR, 4 RBI, and 4 runs scored. Although it was not all perfect for Montgomery. Texas A&M gave him the start in their mid-week game last week against Prairie View A&M and he only lasted one inning while giving up 4 runs.

For the year, Montgomery now has a .375 average, a .509 OBP (fifth in the SEC), an .875 SLG% (second in the SEC), and a 1.384 OPS. He is also tied for second in the conference with 12 HR to go along with 6 doubles, one triple, an SEC-leading 39 RBI (also tied for third nationally), and 29 runs scored on the year.

On the mound, he now has an 18.00 ERA across two appearances. A&M will take on Auburn this weekend.