Gamecocks Travel To Auburn For Weekend Baseball Series

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) -- South Carolina (28-9, 8-7 SEC) returns to SEC play this weekend with a three-game series at Auburn (21-17, 6-9 SEC). First pitch for the opener is 7 p.m. ET on Friday. Saturday's game will be televised on CBS Sports Network with a first pitch at 5 p.m. ET. Sunday's series finale is 2 p.m. ET on CSS. All three games can be heard on the Gamecock IMG Network including flagship station, 107.5 FM, "The Game."

South Carolina is ranked No. 6 by the ESPN/USA Today coaches' poll, No. 9 by Perfect Game, No. 11 by Baseball America and No. 15 by Collegiate Baseball.

LIVE COVERAGE
Radio: Gamecock Radio Network affiliates/Flagship WNKT FM 107.5 "The Game" in Columbia. Andy Demetra and Tommy Moody will call the action.
Television: Saturday - CBS Sports Network; Sunday - CSS


PROBABLE PITCHING ROTATION
Friday
South Carolina - Jordan Montgomery (Jr. LHP) 5-2, 3.48 ERA, 51.2 IP, 18 BB, 55 SO
Auburn - Dillon Ortman (Sr. RHP) 6-2, 2.02 ERA, 62.1 IP, 9 BB, 43 SO

Saturday
South Carolina - Jack Wynkoop (So. LHP) 5-2, 2.33 ERA, 54.0 IP, 8 BB, 44 SO
Auburn - Keegan Thompson (Fr. RHP) 5-2, 1.72 ERA, 62.2 IP, 15 BB, 51 SO

Sunday
South Carolina - Wil Crowe (Fr. RHP) 6-2, 2.13 ERA, 55.0 IP, 10 BB, 33 SO
Auburn - Trey Wingenter (So. RHP) 1-1, 1.93 ERA, 18.2 IP, 6 BB, 22 SO

THE AUBURN SERIES
South Carolina leads the all-time series histoy vs. Auburn 41-19 with the Gamecocks having won 13 consecutive series against the Tigers dating back to the 1998 season. South Carolina last met Auburn in 2012 with a three-game sweep on the Plains as well as a victory at the SEC Tournament in Hoover, Ala.

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