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No. 4 Mississippi State baseball welcomes Eastern Michigan for 3-game series

Friday’s first pitch is set for 6 p.m. CT.

Laura Parsley/Mississippi State Athletics

STARKVILLE, Miss. — The No. 4 Mississippi State baseball team is slated to host the Eastern Michigan Eagles for a three-game series beginning Friday at 6 p.m. CT at Dudy Noble Field.

The series continues Saturday at 2 p.m. and will conclude with a 1 p.m. first pitch on Sunday. All three games can be watched on SEC Network+.

The Bulldogs (10-3, 0-0 SEC) have scored 27 runs in their last three games to support a pitching staff that has not allowed a single run over that span. MSU’s three-game shutout streak started with a 13-0 no-hit win over Kent State on Sunday before defeating Grambling State 10-0 and Louisiana-Lafayette 4-0 on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively.

The MSU offense is batting .278 as a team and is led by senior Tanner Allen with a .320 batting average to go with 16 runs scored and 13 RBIs. Sophomore Kamren James is batting .269 with a team-high 14 RBIs and four home runs.

Eastern Michigan (4-2, 0-0 MAC) is led by freshman Mark Kattula with a .409 batting average to go with five runs and two RBIs. Graduate student Jeff Timko is batting .182 and has produced a team-high six RBIs.

The Eagle pitching staff has a .257 batting average against and has struck out 45 batters in 49 13 innings. Right-handed graduate student Davis Feldman has made two starts on the mound and owns a 2-0 record with 10 strikeouts in 11 innings of work.

The weekend series marks the first time MSU has faced Eastern Michigan on the diamond.

Friday, March 12 (6 p.m. CT)

Probable Starters:

MSU: LHP Christian MacLeod (0-1, 2.79 ERA)

EMU: RHP Davis Feldman (2-0, 0.00 ERA)

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Saturday, March 13 (2 p.m. CT)

Probable Starters:

MSU: RHP Eric Cerantola (0-1, 11.81 ERA)

EMU: RHP Justin Meis (0-1, 4.50 ERA)

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Sunday, March 14 (1 p.m. CT)

Probable Starters:

MSU: RHP Jackson Fristoe (1-0. 1.38 ERA)

EMU: TBA

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