When: 7 p.m. today; 5 p.m. on Wednesday
Where: Foley Field
Radio: WRFC 960-AM
Video: Premium portion of georgiadogs.com
Records: Georgia is 7-8, Appalachian State is 8-4
Rankings: Georgia is unranked; Appalachian State is unranked
Probable starting pitchers:
Tuesday: Georgia RHP David Gonzalez (0-1, 10.80 ERA) vs. Appalachian Sate LHP Chad Farmer (0-0, 6.00
Wednesday: Georgia RHP Austin Wallace (0-1, 0.00) vs. Appalachian State TBA.
Players to watch:
Appalachian State: Alex Leach is batting .373 with two home runs and 13 RBIs. … Jaylin Davis is batting .357 also with two home runs and 13 RBIs. … Hector Crespo is batting .309 and has eight steals.
Georgia: Third baseman Curt Powell leads Georgia in hitting at .415 and has an 11-game hitting streak. … Leadoff man Nelson Ward is batting .409 with nine RBIs. … Freshman catcher Zack Bowers is batting .323 with nine RBIs and a team-high four home runs.
Series: Georgia leads 3-1-1.
Last meeting: Georgia won 18-5 in Athens in 1983.
Season at a glance: Georgia has won five of its last seven and took two of three in a weekend series against Liberty. Appalachian State is 3-3 in its last six and dropped two of three against Furman last weekend.
Noteworthy: Georgia has eight triples and eight home runs so far this season. This is the first time since 1977 that the triple and home run numbers have been this close (21 triples, 22 homers). … Georgia is 0-3 so far this season in midweek games. Georgia has lost to Kennesaw State (2-1), Georgia State (10-7) and Western Carolina (12-7). … Jared Walsh batted .471 with four doubles last week. … Blake Dieterich has a team-best 0.56 ERA and is eighth on Georgia’s all-time list with 79 career pitching appearances. … Georgia is 1-3 against teams from the Southern Conference (1-2 against Georgia Southern, 0-1 against Western Carolina). … The two-game midweek series will be Georgia’s final tuneup before the start of Southeastern Conference play on Friday at Texas A&M. … Appalachian State has a 6-3 win against No. 8-ranked North Carolina State. … This is the last two dates of an eight-game road trip by Appalachian State. The Mountaineers are 3-3 so far.