The 2018 season will come to a close for Alabama baseball as the Crimson Tide welcome the fourth-ranked Ole Miss Rebels to Tuscaloosa from Thursday through Saturday. The first two games of the series are set for a 6 p.m. CT first pitch with the season finale on Saturday scheduled for 1 p.m. Fans can catch all three games on SEC Network+.
The final 2018 series with Ole Miss will feature numerous promotions for fans of all ages. On Friday, the Crimson Tide will honor the team’s six seniors as part of senior night at The Joe. The seniors that will be honored include Tyler Adams, Hunter Alexander, Chandler Avant, Cody Henry, Connor Short and Jake Walters.
How to follow Alabama baseball vs. Ole Miss
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Fans can follow the three games via the below outlets:
Watch: SEC Network+
Listen: 102.9 FM / CTSN / TuneIn App
Live Stats: RollTide.com
What you should know about Alabama baseball vs. Ole Miss
- Alabama is coming off a week that saw the Crimson Tide finish 2-2 overall. The Tide closed out their nonconference slate with a walk-off win over Jacksonville State on Tuesday before taking one of the three games in Baton Rouge against LSU this past weekend.
- Alabama and Ole Miss will square off for the 358th time in series history when the two teams start the series on Thursday evening. The first matchup between the two schools came in 1895 and is the second-longest-running SEC series in Alabama history, trailing only Vanderbilt.
- The Crimson Tide lead the all-time series 208-147-2 and are 128-75-1 in games played in Tuscaloosa. The Rebels have come to Sewell-Thomas Stadium with a Top 25 ranking in the last six series between the two Western schools, with Alabama holding a 4-2 mark in those pairings, including series wins in the last two (2014, 2016).
Probable pitching matchups
PROBABLE PITCHING MATCHUPS
THURSDAY: UA – Sam Finnerty (Jr., RHP) vs. OM – Ryan Rolison (So., LHP)
FRIDAY: UA – Jake Walters (Sr., RHP) vs. OM – Brady Feigl (R-Jr., RHP)
SATURDAY: UA – Garret Rukes (R-Fr., LHP) vs. OM – James McArthur (Jr., RHP)