Scrimmage times, opening weekend rotation set

Feb. 6, 2014



Senior Dillon Ortman will be Auburn's opening day starter vs. Indiana State.

AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn will conduct its final three intrasquad scrimmages of the preseason this weekend with games at Plainsman Park on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. each day.

All scrimmages are free and open to the public. Fans are encouraged to come out to the ballpark and catch the final preview of the Tigers before they open the season next Friday, Feb. 14, against Indiana State in the Snowbird Classic in Port Charlotte, Fla.

In addition, head coach Sunny Golloway announced the pitching rotation for the opening series. Senior RHP Dillon Ortman will get the opening day start against Indiana State, senior LHP Michael O'Neal gets the ball next Saturday vs. Ohio State, and freshman RHP Keegan Thompsonwill make his collegiate pitching debut on Sunday against Connecticut.

Sophomore RHP Justin Campis slated to be the Tigers' starter for the home opener vs. Alabama State on Wednesday, Feb. 19.

A limited number of season tickets and individual game tickets remain on sale through the Auburn ticket office by calling 334-844-4040 or by visiting AUBTix.com.