Blog – Pregame: Cincinnati at No. 20 Mississippi State

Records: MSU (3-0), UC (1-2)

First Pitch: 1:30 p.m.

TV: None

Stadium: Dudy Noble Field at Polk Dement Stadium

Series History: MSU leads 2-0

Pitching matchup: MSU sophomore RHP Austin Sexton (2014 stats: 2-0, 5.16 ERA, 22 2/3 IP, 23 H, 16 BB, 18 K) vs. UC freshman LHP A.J. Olasz

MSU lineup: 1. Seth Heck SS 2. Ryan Gridley 2B 3. Reid Humphreys LF 4. Brent Rooker DH 5. Jacob Robson CF 6. Matt Spruill 3B 7. John Holland 1B 8. Josh Lovelady C 9. Jake Vickerson RF

UC lineup: 1. Kyle Mottice 2B 2. Ian Happ RF 3. Ryan Noda 1B 4. Devin Wenzel LF 5. Treg Haberkorn CF 6. Joey Richmond 3B 7. R.J. Thompson DH 8. Joey Thomas C 9. Manny Rodriguez SS

Umpires: HP – Rickey Armstrong 1B – Matthew Wilbanks 3B – Leland Hollis

Pregame song(s):

Really good song from a really good band. I hope you enjoy.

One big thing to watch: MSU looks to finish the weekend perfect. MSU has already beaten UC twice this weekend. Can they make it three times?

Game one recap: Bulldogs show punch in opener: MSU gets three extra base hits in 6-2 win over Cincinnati

Game two recap: Bearcats bear gifts, Bulldogs accept: MSU takes advantage of Cincinnati miscues to generate runs in second game of twin bill


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