Ole Miss at Mississippi State
Watch: Each game will be streamed live via SEC Network plus/Watch ESPN app.
Series: Mississippi State leads 244-204-5 overall and 119-78-1 in Starkville.
Pitching: Tonight – Ole Miss RHP Brady Bramlett (4-1, 2.90 ERA) vs. MSU RHP Dakota Hudson (3-1, 1.13). Saturday – Ole Miss RHP Chad Smith (2-2, 4.80) vs. MSU RHP Austin Sexton (2-1, 3.72). Sunday – Ole Miss RHP Sean Johnson (3-0, 1.96) vs. MSU TBA
About the Rebels: The Rebels’ mid-week game at Memphis was rescheduled, so they’ve not played since being swept at home by South Carolina last weekend. … Bullpen pitching remained solid for Ole Miss against South Carolina, and the Rebels carry a 2.73 team ERA into the series. … Ole Miss is hitting .278 11th in the SEC and fielding .968 which ranks 12th. … Third baseman Colby Bortles and MSU’s Reid Humphreys and Jack Kruger are tied for second in the SEC with 11 doubles. … J.B. Woodman is tied for second with five sacrifice flies. … Henri Lartigue leads the team in hitting at .357, followed by Tate Blackman at .341, Woodman at .322 and Borltes at .321.
About the Bulldogs: MSU has won 10 of its last 14 and three consecutive series…The Bulldogs already have 92 two-out RBIs this season after having only 98 all last year…In the last 15 home games, MSU’s starting pitchers have a 10-0 record, 0.61 ERA and are averaging 10.1 strikeouts…Freshman catcher Elih Marrero is 10-for-13 at the plate in the last five games…MSU leads the SEC with a .420 on-base percentage and has 12 hitters batting over .300…MSU has lost four straight games to Ole Miss…MSU is 11-17 overall against Ole Miss under John Cohen.
Parrish Alford and Logan Lowery