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Monday News and Notes: Baseball Rankings Notes and Other News

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It's Monday, which means it's time to update the baseball rankings. The 'Cocks either stayed put or moved up in each poll. has us at sixth, USATODAY / ESPN at seventh, and at fifth. It's also worth noting that we're 13th on Boyd's World's RPI approximation.

The polls would suggest that we're in good shape to host a Super Regional, but the RPI approximation may hurt us. However, we should have a good chance to improve that if we can perform well in the Arkansas and Florida series. Florida is second and Arkansas seventh in the RPI.

Other news:

Around the Bases Thinks the Season Has Gone Through the Looking Glass // 05.03.10 - Team Speed Kills. LSU joins Georgia in a race to see who can underachieve more, while other teams fight to win the regular season title.

Phil Steele crunches numbers on which teams have the most returning players on offense. We've got 91% coming back, good for 16th most in country and 1st in SEC. Of course, considering that that means most of our offensive line is coming back...