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Diamond Dawgs Set to Host First SEC Series of 2019

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Diamond Dawgs will host Auburn in a three-game series.

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STARKVILLE, Miss. — Following midweek victories over Little Rock and Samford, the No. 2 Mississippi State baseball team is set to host its first Southeastern Conference series of the year, as the Dawgs face No. 16 Auburn (19-2) in a three-game series beginning on Friday at 6 p.m. CT at Dudy Noble Field.

Game two of the series is slated for Saturday at 2 p.m. The squads will then take the field on Sunday where the series will conclude with a 1 p.m. first pitch. All three games will be televised by SEC Network.

MSU claimed an SEC series win last weekend with a pair of wins at Florida, taking the first two games of the series by scores of 6-5 and 10-4, respectively. Auburn is currently on a 14-game winning streak and is coming off a weekend where the Tigers swept Tennessee. They also claimed a 13-5 midweek win over UAB.

Friday Probable Starters:

MSU LHP Ethan Small (2-0, 1.50 ERA) vs. Auburn RHP Tanner Burns (3-0, 0.54 ERA)

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Saturday Probable Starters:

MSU RHP JT Ginn (5-0, 2.59 ERA) vs. TBA

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Sunday Probable Starters:

MSU RHP Keegan James (2-1, 2.89 ERA) vs. TBA

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