Matt Jones is the online sports director for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A double graduate of the University of Arkansas, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, and voter for the Heisman Trophy and Biletnikoff Award.
Arkansas moves to No. 24
Arkansas' Blake Baxendale looks to his right while stealing second on a fielding error Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, during the last of a three-game series against Eastern Illinois at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas moved up one spot to No. 24 in this week's Baseball America poll, released Monday.
The Razorbacks (6-0) are coming off a three-game sweep of Eastern Illinois. Arkansas will face South Alabama in a three-game series this weekend.
Eight Southeastern Conference teams are ranked this week. South Carolina (3), LSU (7), Vanderbilt (8), Mississippi State (18), Alabama (21), Texas A&M (23) and Florida (25) are ranked in addition to Arkansas.
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