Records: MSU (28-16, 11-9) A&M (26-18, 9-11)
First Pitch: 2:15 p.m.
TV: Fox Sports South
Stadium: Dudy Noble Field at Polk Dement Stadium
Pitching matchup: MSU redshirt sophomore Preston Brown (3-1, 1.95 ERA) vs. A&M sophomore RHP Grayson Long (5-1, 2.44 ERA)
MSU lineup: 1. Cody Brown RF 2. Alex Detz DH 3. Brett Pirtle 2B 4. Seth Heck SS 5. C.T. Bradford CF 6. Jake Vickerson LF 7. Zack Randolph C 8. Wes Rea 1B 9. Matthew Britton 3B
A&M lineup: 1. Blake Allemand 3B 2. Patrick McLendon DH 3. Cole Lankford 1B 4. Nick Banks RF 5. Troy Stein C 6. Ryne Birk 2B 7. Logan Taylor SS 8. Jace Statum LF 9. Krey Bratsen CF
Umpires: HP – Tony Walsh 1B – John Whitaker 2B – Danny Everett 3B – Greg Street
A Saturday afternoon at a ballpark. Close enough. I hope you enjoy.
One big thing to watch: There’s always a lot at stake in a rubber game, and that can’t be truer for MSU. The Bulldogs need to win the series to stay on pace for a SEC West championship and an outside shot at hosting.
Game one and two recap: Bulldogs split first two in set