Blog – Pregame: No. 14 Mississippi State vs. Arizona (with video)

*MSU will be the visiting team, due to being the home team once last year in Tucson, Ariz.

Records: MSU (9-0) UA (9-2)

First Pitch: 4 p.m.

TV: SEC Network+

Stadium: Dudy Noble Field at Polk Dement Stadium

Series History: MSU leads 9-4

Pitching matchup: MSU junior RHP Preston Brown (2-0, 2.45 ERA, 11 IP, 13 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 15 K) vs. UA sophomore RHP Austin Schnabel (1-1, 7.71 ERA, 16 1/3 IP, 23 H, 14 R, 14 ER, 1 BB, 12 K)

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

UA lineup: 1. Scott Kingery 2B 2. Kevin Newman SS 3. Riley Moore C 4. Bobby Dalbec 3B 5. Tyler Krause DH 6. JJ Matijevic 1B 7. Zach Gibbons RF 8. Joseph Maggi LF 9. Justin Behnke CF

Umpires: HP – Rickey Armstrong 1B – Leland Hollins 3B – Will Posey

Pregame song(s):

One of the best Texas Country songs out there. I hope you enjoy.

One big thing to watch: Arizona is a step up in competition for the Bulldogs. We may find out a lot about MSU this weekend.


Preview: Baseball competition steps up for MSU this weekend


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