LSU baseball is the favorite to win the SEC Western Division this season, according to the league's 14 baseball coaches in the 24th annual preseason SEC poll.

Vanderbilt was selected to win the East and the overall league title.

Eastern Division
1. Vanderbilt (11) 89
2. Florida (3) 80
3. South Carolina 67
4. Tennessee 51
5. Georgia 42
6. Kentucky 36
7. Missouri 20

Western Division:
1. LSU (13) 91
2. Alabama 62
3. Texas A&M (1) 60
4. Arkansas 59
5. Mississippi State 52
6. Ole Miss 42
7. Auburn 19

Two 12-person Preseason All-SEC Teams were selected by the SEC head coaches for this first time this season and four LSU players were named to the teams.

Shortstop Alex Bregman and outfielder Andrew Stevenson made the first team, while catcher Kade Scivicque and outfielder Mark Laird were named to the second team.

First Team:
C – Gavin Collins, Mississippi State
1B – Sikes Orvis, Ole Miss
2B – Kyle Overstreet, Alabama *
2B – Max Schrock, South Carolina *
SS – Alex Bregman, LSU
3B – DC Arendas, South Carolina
OF – Christin Stewart, Tennessee
OF – Bryan Reynolds, Vanderbilt
OF – Andrew Stevenson, LSU
DH/UT – A.J. Puk, Florida
SP – Carson Fulmer, Vanderbilt
SP – Logan Shore, Florida
RP – Hayden Stone, Vanderbilt

Second Team:
C - Kade Scivicque, LSU
1B – Kyle Martin, South Carolina
2B – Nick Senzel, Tennessee
SS – Dansby Swanson, Vanderbilt
3B – Josh Tobias, Florida
OF – Nick Banks, Texas A&M
OF – Mark Laird, LSU
OF – Harrison Bader, Florida
DH/UT – Taylor Widener, South Carolina
SP – Walker Buehler, Vanderbilt
SP – Robert Tyler, Georgia
RP – Thomas Burrows, Alabama *
RP – Jacob Stone, Arkansas *

* - Ties were not broken
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