STARKVILLE, Miss. – No. 22 Mississippi State baseball (22-15, 7-8 SEC) will battle non-conference foe Alcorn State (6-32, 6-11 SWAC) Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Dudy Noble Field.
Tuesday – 50 Degrees and Sunny; 0% Chance of Rain
Live Video and Television
Tuesday’s game will be streamed live at HailStateTV.com.
Live Audio and Radio
Tuesday – Both teams have yet to announce starters.
Tickets & Promotions
Tickets are still available and can be purchased at HailState.com/tickets. Hot dogs and popcorn will be sold for $2.
Mississippi State – 22nd in Perfect Game and Collegiate Baseball, 24th in Baseball America, Receiving Votes in USA Today Sports Coaches’ Poll and TBA in NCBWA
Alcorn State – Unranked
Need to Know
· Mississippi State is 12-0 all-time against Alcorn State.
· Senior outfielder Derrick Armstrong is hitting .486 (18-for-37) in his last 10 games.
· Armstrong is currently riding a streak of five-straight multi-hit games, the first Bulldog since Adam Frazier to do so. Frazer did it six games in a row from May 17-24, 2013.
· Armstrong has also reached base safely in a career-high 11-straight games.
· In his last 10 games, Brett Pirtle is hitting .412 with four RBIs and four walks.
· Pirtle has reached base safely in a season-long 18-straight games and is riding a six-game hitting streak.