April 25, 2013
The Auburn baseball team will play at Missouri for the first time in school history as the two teams meet up for the first Southeastern Conference series between them this weekend at Columbia, Mo. Auburn goes into the series 24-16, 6-12 SEC while Missouri is 13-23, 5-13 SEC.
Auburn will start three straight left-handed pitchers once again, starting Conner Kendrick (2-2, 2.09 ERA) on Friday, Michael O'Neal (8-2, 2.13) on Saturday and Daniel Koger (0-2, 4.02) on Sunday. Missouri will counter with left-hander Rob Zastryzny (2-7, 4.22) on Friday and right-hander Brett Graves (0-5, 4.86) on Saturday. Sunday's starter has yet to be determined.
The Last Meeting
February 19, 2012
Auburn Falls In Game One Of Sunday Doubleheader, 6-4
Dane Opel homered twice and drove in four runs for Missouri as the Auburn baseball team dropped the first game of its Sunday doubleheader, 6-4, at Plainsman Park. The loss evened both team's records at 1-1 on the young season.
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Auburn is looking to bounce back from a series loss at No. 10 Mississippi State, which came on the heels of series wins over No. 18 Texas A&M and Georgia.
Auburn has played very well in the month of April, going 8-4 while hitting .285 and scoring 51 runs while the pitching staff has a 2.97 ERA. Cullen Wacker has hit .426 in April with four doubles, two home runs and 11 RBI.
Auburn and Missouri played each other opening weekend in 2012, with Missouri winning the series at Plainsman Park.
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