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    Auburn Baseball Notebook: April 20

    April 20, 2013


    Auburn Season Stats

    LAST WEEK--2-2
    Apr. 16 at Samford W, 6-2
    Apr. 18 at #10 Mississippi State L, 3-6
    Apr. 19 at #10 Mississippi State W, 3-1
    Apr. 20 at #10 Mississippi State L, 0-6

    Apr. 26 at Missouri 6pm
    Apr. 27 at Missouri 2pm
    Apr. 28 at Missouri 1pm

    * Auburn went 2-2 over the week, picking up a win at Samford for the first time since 2010 but dropping a series at No. 10 Mississippi State

    * Since the start of April, Auburn is 8-4 with a .285 team batting average, scoring 51 runs, while the pitching staff has a 2.97 ERA

    * The pitching staff's 3.26 overall ERA is the lowest it has been 40 games into a season since the 1995 staff had a 3.16 ERA and was 36-4, 11-1 in SEC play

    * Auburn's series at Mississippi State was its fourth (out of six) SEC series against a ranked team

    * Cullen Wacker led Auburn at the plate in the Mississippi State series, finishing 5-for-9 (.556), reaching base safely in all but one of his plate appearances in the first two games

    * Auburn is now 2-4 in SEC series openers, 4-2 in middle games and 0-6 in series finales

    * Junior pitcher Michael O'Neal improved to 8-2 on the season with his victory over Mississippi State on Friday ... O'Neal's eight wins are the most by an Auburn pitcher since Grant Dayton finished the 2010 season 8-3

    * As a group Auburn's starters are 10-13 with a 3.74 ERA while the bullpen is 14-3 with a 2.75 ERA ... Of Auburn's starting pitchers, O'Neal has all but two of Auburn's wins, with Rocky McCord picking up the other two



    * Justin Camp is the team's overall ERA leader at 1.64 in 33 innings while Terrance Dedrick is the team saves leader with four after getting one in the middle game of the series at Mississippi State

    * Auburn will not play a midweek game this week before finishing up its seven-game road trip at Missouri over the weekend ... Auburn is 5-7 on the road this season.