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Week 5: Baseball Players of the Week

16 days ago
SEC Staff
Photo: Austin Perryman

Player of the Week: Tyler Keenan, Ole Miss

Ole Miss' Tyler Keenan homered in his first at-bat against ULM at Warhawk field, a three-run bomb that sparked the Rebels' 6-3 Tuesday win. The Preseason All-American third baseman followed that up with a 4-for-5 performance on Wednesday, highlighted by two home runs, six RBI and four runs scored. Keenan's second career two-homer day gave him seven on the season, good for first on the team, second in the SEC and seventh in the country. His 9 RBI over two days moved him to 33 on the season, the most in the SEC and the second-most in the nation.

Pitcher of the Week: Spencer Price, Mississippi State

Mississippi State's Spencer Price did not allow a base runner in nailing down a pair of saves over consensus top-five opponent Texas Tech in two neutral site midweek victories for the Bulldogs. On Tuesday, Price entered and bookended a pair of strikeouts with a flyout to earn his first save since April 20, 2017. He followed that up by moving into a tie for No. 7 on the career saves chart with a 10-pitch save. Price got a flyout, strikeout and lineout to preserve the one-run lead. His second save in as many days moved his career total to 16.

Co-Freshman of the Week: Hayden Dunhurst, Ole Miss

Ole Miss' Hayden Dunhurst went 4-for-5 on Wednesday at ULM with his first career multi-homer game. The Rebel catcher added a double, drove in three runs, score four more and led the team in OBP and slugging over two games at ULM. Dunhurst moved into a tie for second on the team with five homers on the year.

Co-Freshman of the Week: Robert Moore, Arkansas

Arkansas' Robert Moore tallied five hits and three RBI in the Razorbacks' wins over Grand Canyon. He recorded multi-hit performances in both games against Grand Canyon with three hits and an RBI vs. GCU in the series opener on March 10. He then put together a two-hit, two-RBI showing vs. the Antelopes on March 11.