Tennessee top-five in Perfect Game 2023 preseason poll

Opening day for Tennessee baseball is slated for Feb. 17.

The Vols will play in the 2023 MLB Desert Invitational in Arizona Feb. 17-19. The MLB Desert Invitational field will consist of Tennessee, Arizona, Fresno State, Michigan State and San Diego.

Tennessee’s 2023 baseball schedule

Tennessee won the Southeastern Conference East division for the second consecutive season, the league regular-season and tournament championships in 2022.

The Vols were a No. 1 overall national seed in the NCAA Tournament, winning the Knoxville regional and advancing to the Knoxville super regional.

Tennessee was ranked No. 1 in the USA TODAY Sports baseball coaches poll for 10 consecutive weeks (March 28-May 30) during the 2022 season.

Perfect Game released its preseason poll ahead of the 2023 campaign. Perfect Game’s top-15 teams in the 2023 preseason poll are listed below.

LSU

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Tennessee

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Stanford

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Arkansas

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Wake Forest

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Ole Miss

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Louisville

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Florida

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Miami

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Texas A&M

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Vanderbilt

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UCLA

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North Carolina

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TCU

Rob Ferguson-USA TODAY Sports

Virginia Tech

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