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No. 9 Diamond Dawgs Set to Host No. 4 Georgia

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The three-game SEC series begins Friday at 6:30 p.m. CT.

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STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippi State (33-9. 10-8 SEC) is coming off an 8-1 win over rival Ole Miss where the Dawgs claimed their fourth straight Governor’s Cup. Now, Fourth-ranked and Southeastern Conference leading Georgia Bulldogs (33-9, 13-5 SEC) come to Dudy Noble Field for a three-game SEC series.

First pitch for Friday is set for 6:30 p.m. CT. Saturday’s first pitch is scheduled for noon with the series concluding on Sunday with a first pitch slated for 1 p.m. CT. Friday and Sunday’s game will be televised by SEC Network+, while Saturday’s will be televised by SEC Network.

Georgia is coming off of a weekend where the Bulldogs swept Missouri, but dropped their midweek contest with Georgia Teach, 8-6.

Senior Jake Mangum comes into the weekend series just five hits shy of Eddie Furniss’ SEC record for career hits. His 348 hits lead all active Division I hitters.

Friday Probable Starters:

MSU LHP Ethan Small (4-1, 2.10 ERA) vs. Georgia LHP C.J. Smith (3-2, 3.05 ERA)

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Saturday Probable Starters:

MSU RHP JT Ginn (7-2, 3.38 ERA vs. Georgia RHP Tony Locey (7-0, 2.04 ERA)

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Sunday Probable Starters:

MSU TBA vs. Georgia TBA

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