Auburn, Troy set to meet Tuesday night

April 7, 2014


 

 2014 Auburn Baseball - Game 34
 Matchup  Auburn Tigers (19-14) vs. Troy Trojans (16-16)
 Schedule  Tuesday, April 8 - 6 p.m. | Live Stats | Watch Live
 Location  Plainsman Park | Seating Chart | Parking
 Tickets  Buy Tickets Online | Auburn Baseball Ticket Information
 Radio  Auburn IMG Sports Network
 (Rod Bramblett, Andy Burcham)
 Local Broadcast: WGGZ 94.3 FM | Network Affiliates
 Online  Auburn Game Notes | Live Audio/Video | Twitter: @AUTigerBaseball
 
 Probable Starting Pitchers
 Tuesday  TBA vs. RHP Chase Davidson (1-0, 0.00)

AUBURN, Ala. -- The Auburn Tigers are looking to get back on the winning track this week as they return home for a midweek non-conference tilt against the Troy Trojans on Tuesday. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. at Plainsman Park.

The Tigers (19-14, 5-7 SEC) are looking to snap a four-game losing streak after suffering a sweep at the hands of Ole Miss in Oxford over the weekend, along with a midweek loss to Samford last Tuesday.

Troy (16-16, 4-7 SBC) is also seeking redemption after being swept at home by nationally ranked Louisiana-Lafayette over the weekend. This will be Troy's second game against an SEC opponent in three weeks; the Trojans fell to Alabama 10-5 on March 25 in Pensacola.

Rod Bramblett and Andy Burcham will have the call on the Auburn IMG Sports Network with air time set for 5:45 p.m. Locally, the broadcast can be heard on WINGS 94.3 FM. Fans can also follow live stats, audio and video at AuburnTigers.com.

TUESDAY
2-for-1 Tuesday: Buy one ticket, get one free!
Dollar Hot Dog Night: $1 hot dogs presented by Carolina Pride
Seat Cushion Giveaway: Free seat cushion to first 500 fans, courtesy of Logan Square Apartments
Post-Game Autographs: Auburn players will sign autographs following the game along the left-field wall

• Auburn is 40-18 all-time against Troy, including a 27-7 mark in games played at home.
• The Tigers are 6-4 against Troy in their last 10 meetings.
• Auburn is looking to snap a four-game losing streak, its longest of the year.
• Auburn has been hit by pitch 51 times this year, including at least once in 28 of 33 games. The single-season record is 73 in 2010; Auburn is on pace to be plunked 88 times this season (1.6 HBP/game).
• Auburn is third in the league in average in conference games (.289) but is 11th in runs scored (40).
• Sophomore Jordan Ebert (.385) entered the week as the top hitter in the Southeastern Conference. Ebert had his first career four-hit game at Ole Miss (4/4).
• Opponents are hitting just .171 against freshman RHP Keegan Thompson, which ranks 3rd in the SEC.
• Thompson has the SEC's 10th-best earned run average (1.71).
• Auburn leads the SEC with 56 stolen bases this year. Auburn is on pace for 95 steals in the regular season, which would rank sixth in school history for a single-season.
• Senior Damek Tomscha is on a 10-game hitting streak and has reached base safely in 32 straight games dating back to last season.

The Tigers will play their second straight road SEC series this weekend as they travel to Tuscaloosa to face archrival Alabama in a three-game set at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. Game times are set for 6:30 p.m. Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.