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Mississippi State vs No. 18 Texas A&M Baseball Preview

The Dawgs face No. 18 Texas A&M in a three-game Southeastern Conference series this weekend.

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STARKVILLE, Miss. – To say that Mississippi State baseball has turned things around is an understatement, as the Diamond Dawgs are coming in with a four-game winning streak, including a 7-6 walk-off win over Ole Miss in the annual Governor’s Cup.

With a little less than a month remaining in the regular season, State’s bats habe finally gotten going and the Dawgs will look to keep things going this weekend as the Dawgs face No. 18 Texas A&M in a three-game Southeastern Conference this weekend at Dudy Noble Field.

The Diamond Dawgs (23-19, 8-10 SEC) and Aggies (30-11, 9-9 SEC) begin the series today at 6:30 p.m. CT and continues Saturday at 6:30 p.m. CT before concluding Sunday at 3:30 p.m. CT.

The four-game winning streak also includes a sweep of No. 3 Arkansas during Super Bulldog Weekend.

The Aggies are coming into the game off a midweek win over Abilene Christian and a two games to one SEC series loss to Tennessee last weekend.


Friday: MSU LHP Konnor Pilkington (2-5, 2.95 ERA) vs. Texas A&M RHP Mitchell Kilkenny (8-1, 1.91 ERA)

Saturday: MSU LHP Ethan Small (4-3, 2.79 ERA) vs. Texas A&M LHP John Doxakis (6-1, 2.10 ERA)

Sunday: MSU RHP Jacob Billingsley (3-2, 4.14 ERA) vs. Texas A&M RHP Stephen Kolek (3-4, 3.77 ERA)