Ole Miss enters the 2020 season having replaced many of its key figures to past success. But that is not to say this season’s replacements will be any less talented, which is why the Rebels have earned the 25th spot in D1Baseball.com’s preseason top 25. Last season, they reached the super regional round before being eliminated by Arkansas.
Below are a few facts to consider when breaking down the 2020 Ole Miss club:
2019 record: 41-27 (16-14 SEC).
Coach (record at school): Mike Bianco (851–510–1 in 20 seasons)
Ballpark: Oxford-University Stadium at Swayze Field (11,000)
Postseason history: 23 regionals (active streak: 2), 5 CWS appearances (last in 2014)
OLE MISS FALL REPORT: How the Rebels are preparing for the 2020 season
In this preview of Ole Miss’ 2020 season, we’ve graded the Rebels in each characteristic of the game: Hitting, power, speed, defense, starting pitching, bullpen and experience/intangibles. But before we begin, let’s present our projected lineup for Ole Miss in 2020.
Ole Miss’ projected lineup
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