AU baseball plays host to Georgia

Sitting a game out of first place in the SEC West with three conference series remaining, the Auburn baseball team will play host to Georgia this weekend at Plainsman Park in a crucial set for both teams. Auburn enters the weekend 23-21, 9-12 SEC while Georgia is 24-21, 13-8 SEC.

Game times for the weekend are 6pm on Friday, 3pm on Saturday and 1pm on Sunday.

Coming off the finest outing of his career last week at No. 2 South Carolina, Jon Luke Jacobs (1-3, 3.32 ERA) gets the starting nod for Auburn on Friday and he will be followed by Jr. RHP Derek Varnadore (4-2, 3.92). Auburn has not determined its Sunday starter yet.

Georgia, which is four games out of first in the SEC East, will start So. LHP Alex Wood (4-5, 4.23) on Friday, Jr. RHP Michael Palazzone (8-1, 2.14) on Saturday and Jr. LHP Craig Gullickson (3-2, 6.14) on Sunday.

Friday night is Military Appreciation Night and fans with a military ID or DD214 will receive two-for-one admission while the first 500 fans will receive a camouflage jersey koozie from Nabisco/Winn Dixio. There will also be post-game fireworks, weather permitting.

Saturday is Beach Day at the Ballpark as fans will enjoy beach music, beach themed promotions and more.

Sunday is Family Day as fans can purchase four tickets, four hot dogs and four drinks for $30 (advance purchase only) and the first 500 fans will receive Team Trading Card Set No. 3 from Longhorn Steakhouse. After the game youth 12-and-under and run the bases presented by ALLKids.

INFORMATION SOURCE: Auburn University Athletics