Alabama drops ninth MAX Capital City Classic

MONTGOMERY, Ala— Alabama has struggled in the MAX Capital City Classic. Alabama has dropped nine of the 10 MAX Capital City Classics including Tuesday’s 5-2 loss.  “I thought Auburn outplayed us in every facet of the game,” coach Brad Bohannon said. “They had better at bats, they pitched better, and obviously I think what stood out was their defense. Jay [Estes] made some plays in center that were difference making plays.”

Chandler Taylor leads Alabama to MAX Capital City Classic

Chandler Taylor has never had a problem with power. The junior has led Alabama in home runs all three years since joining the roster.  Through the team’s first 25 games, Taylor leads the team with nine home runs, seven more than any other player on Alabama’s roster. The left-handed slugger is also slugging .642, which leads the team.  

Keith Holcombe stays with baseball

The last three years Keith Holcombe jumped from the national championship into baseball mode. The first two years, he played the first weeks of the season before returning to football for the start of spring practice. But this year, football coach Nick Saban said that he would remain with baseball for the rest of the season.

Baseball swept by Tennessee

Alabama baseball was swept by Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennesse after losing both games of the Sunday double header. Alabama lost the first game 2-1 then was shut out 3-0 in the final game of the series. With the losses, Alabama is now just 1-5 in SEC play.