Records: MSU (36-20) USC (42-14)
First Pitch: TBD
Stadium: Hoover Metropolitan Stadium
Series History: USC leads 29-36, MSU leads 7-1 in SEC Tournament
Pitching matchup: MSU junior RHP Trevor Fitts (4-3, 2.59 ERA) vs. USC junior LHP Jordan Montgomery (7-4, 3.26 ERA)
MSU lineup: 1. Seth Heck SS 2. C.T. Bradford CF 3. Brett Pirtle 2B 4. Gavin Collins C 5. Wes Rea 1B 6. Demarcus Henderson RF 7. Reid Humphreys DH 8. Derrick Armstrong LF 9. Matthew Britton 3B
USC lineup: 1. Marcus Mooney SS 2. Max Schrock DH 3. Kyle Martin 1B 4. Grayson Greiner C 5. Joey Pankake 6. DC Arendas 2B 7. Tanner English CF 8. Connor Bright RF 9. Gene Cone LF
Umpires: HP – Steve Manders 1B – Scott Kennedy 2B – Tony Walsh 3B – Morris Hodges
Hootie (Darius Rucker) is a huge Gamecock fan. I hope you enjoy.
One big thing to watch: MSU is in the same spot it was in last year, playing the Gamecocks in the 4-5 game. The Bulldogs won last year and this year already have a win under their belt in this tournament.