It’s a different team and location, but the story is still the same: after more impressive wins at Plainsman Park, Auburn baseball wants to keep the wins coming during its midweek matchup at Georgia Tech.
The Tigers defeated the Yellow Jackets eight days ago on the Plains, but Georgia Tech’s home field has provided a meaningful advantage in this long-running series.
Freshman righthander Jack Owen (0-0, 1.29) will start for Auburn. The Tigers are coming off of a huge weekend series win over No. 6 Texas A&M. The Tuesday game will also be the first of a five-game road stretch for Auburn. Here’s everything you need to know:
Auburn baseball vs. Georgia Tech game time, details
Game: Tuesday, March 20, 6 p.m. ET
Location: Russ Chandler Stadium, Atlanta
How can I watch the Auburn vs. Georgia Tech baseball game?
The game will be streamed on ACC Network Extra, which can be found online at WatchESPN.com or the on the WatchESPN app.
How can I listen to the Auburn vs. Georgia Tech game?
You can follow the game on the radio on WTGZ-FM (93.9) or online at the Auburn Radio Network.
What you should know
- Auburn beat Georgia Tech 12-7 on March 13 at Plainsman Park. During that game, all nine members of Auburn’s starting lineup recorded a hit and reached base twice.
- The Tigers currently hold a 119-108-6 record in the all-time series against Georgia Tech. However, the Yellow Jackets have been more successful in Atlanta (61-53-2).
- The Tigers have totaled 180 runs through 21 games this season, the most runs at this point in a season since scoring 207 runs through 21 games in 2010. Auburn is seventh in the NCAA and second in the SEC in runs per game (8.6).
- Junior Casey Mize was awarded SEC Pitcher of the Week honors for the second consecutive week on Monday. He was the first player from the conference to receive the award two weeks in a row since Vanderbilt’s Carson Fulmer in 2015. Mize was awarded the honor after helping Auburn beat Texas A&M on Friday, during which he matched his career-high of 13 strikeouts.