Records: MSU (31-19, 14-11) UT (29-18, 11-14)
First Pitch: 6 p.m.
Stadium: Dudy Noble Field at Polk Dement Stadium
Pitching matchup: MSU junior LHP Ross Mitchell (7-4, 2.12 ERA) vs. senior UT RHP Nick Williams (5-4, 3.73 ERA)
MSU lineup: 1. C.T. Bradford CF 2. Alex Detz 1B 3. Brett Pirtle 2B 4. Seth Heck SS 5. Gavin Collins C 6. Cody Brown LF 7. Ben Bracewell DH (he will be pinch hit for) 8. Demarcus Henderson RF 9. Matthew Britton 3B
UT lineup: 1. Will Maddox 2B 2. A.J. Simcox SS 3. Christin Stewart LF 4. Nick Senzel DH 5. Derek Lance CF 6. Taylor Smart 3B 7. David Houser C 8. Parker Wormsley 1B 9. Pierce Bily RF
Umpires: HP – Morris Hodges 1B – David Brown 2B – Brian Martin 3B – David Savage
A Saturday night game. Also it’s a great song. I hope you enjoy.
One big thing to watch: MSU needs a win today to have a shot at taking the series. Taking the series would help with positioning in the SEC Tournament.
Game one recap: Bulldogs blocked from win by Vols