Blog – Pregame: No. 12 Ole Miss vs. No. 20 Mississippi State, Governor’s Cup

Records: MSU (26-15) OM (30-11)

First Pitch: 6:35 p.m.

TV: None

Stadium: Trustmark Park

Series History: MSU leads 243-201-5 and 4-3 in the Governor’s Cup

Pitching matchup: MSU junior LHP Lucas Laster (0-0, 4.76 ERA) vs. OM senior LHP Jeremy Massie (2-2, 2.43 ERA)

MSU lineup: 1. Seth Heck SS 2. Derrick Armstrong LF 3. Brett Pirtle 2B 4. Gavin Collins C 5. C.T. Bradford CF 6. Reid Humphreys DH 7. Demarcus Henderson RF 8. Wes Rea 1B 9. Matthew Britton 3B

OM lineup: 1. Braxton Lee LF 2. Auston Bousfield CF 3. Austin Anderson 3B 4. Will Allen C 5. Brantley Bell C 6. Sikes Orvis 1B 7. Preston Overbey RF 8. Errol Robinson SS 9. Dalton Dulin

Umpires: HP – Tony Walsh 1B – Fred Cannon 2B – Charles McElroy 3B – Larry Short

Pregame song(s): 

I saw these guys open up for Brantley Gilbert. For the Governor’s Cup, obviously. I hope you enjoy.

One big thing to watch: MSU lost the regular season series to Ole Miss. This game is more of a RPI booster for the Bulldogs, who need if they want to host a regional.

Preview: Bulldogs, Rebs play once again in Pearl

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