AU baseball headed to Troy

AUBURN, Ala. – The Auburn baseball team will close out the month of March on the road, traveling to Troy for a 6pm CT game on Wednesday at Riddle-Pace Field.

Auburn is 17-7 overall and brings a SEC-best .344 team batting average into the contest while Troy is 12-11 and hitting .332. Auburn's pitching staff brings a 4.77 ERA into Wednesday's game, ninth in the SEC, while Troy has a staff ERA of 5.59.

Auburn will send Fr. RHP Slade Smith (1-0, 3.09) to the mound while Troy will start Jr. RHP Nick Ward (0-0, 9.49).

Following the Troy game, Auburn will return to SEC action this weekend in Tuscaloosa. Game times for the Alabama series are 6pm on Friday, 4pm on Saturday and 2pm on Sunday.

Friday night's game will air live on CSS and, which is a change from the originally released television schedule that had Saturday's game airing live on CSS.