Jones: SEC takes step in right direction with new baseball tournament format

Team flags and a conference logo are seen outside the stadium entrance on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, during the 2023 SEC Baseball Tournament at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Ala. (Hank Layton/NWA Democrat-Gazette)

When it comes to baseball, the SEC is the most proactive conference — and it’s not close. 

Want a new rule in the sport? Experiment it first in the SEC.