Only 19 times since 1949 has Auburn started the season by winning five straight games. Butch Thompson’s ball club looks to continue those efforts this weekend when it hosts Bryant University at Plainsman Park.
In five victories so far, Auburn’s pitching staff has combined for a 0.80 ERA (No. 4 in the country) and has landed No. 5 nationally in runs scored (43). The Tigers have been keeping things interesting this week, too, with the last two wins coming in one-run games.
The Bulldogs have not been as successful through their first three games. Bryant has fallen to Arizona in Tucson.
Auburn baseball vs. Bryant University game times, details
Game 1: Friday, Feb. 23, 6 p.m. ET
Game 2: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2 p.m. ET
Game 3: Sunday, Feb. 25, 1 p.m. ET
Location: Plainsman Park, Auburn, Ala.
What TV channels are the Auburn vs. Bryant games on?
The Friday and Saturday games will be broadcast on SEC Network+ and the Sunday afternoon game will not be streamed. Andy Burcham will have the play-by-play on Friday and Saturday and will be joined by Mark Fuller on Friday and Chris Morrison on Saturday.
How can I listen to the Auburn vs. Bryant games?
You can follow the game on the Auburn Radio Network.
What you should know this weekend
- Auburn and Bryant have never met. This weekend will mark the first time the two teams have ever played.
- Right-handed pitcher Casey Mize is the projected starting pitcher on Friday. Sophomore right-hander Davis Daniel will start on the mound on Saturday, and freshman Tanner Burns will toss the first pitch on Sunday afternoon. All three players have earned wins in their first appearances.
- While Auburn has started the season hot, Bryant has yet to win a game (0-3).
- The Tigers have allowed 8 runs through their first five games, which is the fewest runs allowed since the 1996 season (6).
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