REWIND: Mississippi State (33-19, 16-11 SEC)

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Looking back: The Bulldogs won their second straight SEC series with a pair of extra-inning wins at home over Tennessee. The Volunteers won 4-2 on Friday before MSU bounced back with two extra-innings wins – 1-0 in 10 and 4-3 in 12.

Looking ahead: No midweek game.

Rankings: State climbed one spot to No. 20 in the latest Baseball America poll.

RPI: The Bulldogs have a simulated RPI of 42 at both WarrenNolan.com and BoydsWorld.com.

In the SEC: The Bulldogs are one game behind Ole Miss for first place in the SEC West with one weekend remaining. MSU travels to Alabama starting Thursday night.

MVP: A collective effort by relievers Jacob Lindgren, Ben Bracewell, Jonathan Holder and Lucas Laster combined for 201⁄3 shutout innings out of the MSU bullpen against Tennessee. The foursome struck out 26 batters over that span, allowing only nine hits and five walks.

Logan Lowery

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