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Mississippi State Midweek Contests Preview

The Diamond Dawgs host Alcorn State and Texas Southern in a pair of midweek contests.

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STARKVILLE, Miss. – Following an opening Southeastern Conference series with Vanderbilt, Mississippi State is set to have a pair of midweek contests on Tuesday and Wednesday at Dudy Noble Field.

Mississippi State (10-10, 0-3 SEC) will host Alcorn State (6-12) on Tuesday and Texas Southern (6-13) on Wednesday. Both games are expected to start with a 6:30 p.m. CT. first pitch.

MSU is coming off a three losses in its SEC opener vs. Vanderbilt, and have lost four straight games.

For Tuesday’s game, Mississippi State’s lefty, Zach Neff (1-2, 2.63 ERA), is expected to be up against Alcorn State’s Regynold Johnson (0-0, 10.50 ERA).

The Diamond Dawgs are 15-0 all-time against Alcorn state. Wednesday’s matchup between Mississippi State and Texas Southern will be the first time to the two programs have faced each other in baseball.

This week’s games, along with all 23 of MSU’s home games in 2018, can be viewed live on SEC Network+, which can be accessed through and the Watch ESPN app.

Here’s how you can stream the two games:

Vs. Alcorn State:

Vs. Texas Southern: