Auburn baseball welcomes Mississippi State to Plainsman Park this weekend for a critical three-game SEC series.
The Bulldogs have the overall advantage in the series (106-90-1), but Auburn leads in all games against Mississippi State played in Plainsman Park. Auburn is seeking its first home series win against MSU since 2012.
Last weekend, Mississippi State bested Ole Miss, winning its first conference series of the season with a walk-off homer in the 11th inning on Sunday. Offensively the Bulldogs have struggled, batting .230 in conference play, which ranks 12th overall.
Here’s everything you need to know about the three-game SEC series:
Auburn baseball vs. Mississippi State game times, details
Game 1: Friday April 13, 8:30 p.m. ET
Game 2: Saturday April 14, 3 p.m. ET
Game 3: Sunday April 15, 2 p.m. ET
Location: Plainsman Park, Auburn Ala.
What TV channels are the Auburn vs. Mississippi State games on?
The Friday game will be broadcast on SEC Network and Saturday and Sunday action will be streamed on SEC Network+. The games can be found online at WatchESPN.com.
How can I listen to the Auburn vs. Mississippi State games?
You can follow the game on the radio on WTGZ-FM (93.9) or online at the Auburn Radio Network.
What you should know
- Casey Mize was named to the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award midseason watch list for the second straight season. He was also selected as the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association National Pitcher of the Month earlier this week.
- Mize will make the start for Auburn on Friday evening. The junior has totaled 77 strikeouts through 54 innings pitched and compiled a 2.17 ERA. Sophomore Davis Daniel will toe the rubber first on Saturday and freshman Tanner Burns is scheduled to start on Sunday afternoon.
- Auburn is just 4 home runs shy of matching its highest season total since 2010. During that season, Auburn led the NCAA with 131 long balls.
- Offensively, Edouard Julien has scored 8 runs (he has 3 doubles, 4 home runs and 10 RBI) in the last 10 games.