Georgia at Georgia State
Georgia center fielder Hunter Cole gets a high five from assistant coach Allen Osborne after hitting a home run on Sunday at Foley Field.
When: 4 p.m. today
Where: GSU Baseball Complex.
Radio: WRFC 960-AM.
Records: Georgia is 2-5, Georgia State is 4-4.
Rankings: Georgia is unranked; Georgia State is unranked.
Probable Starting Pitchers:
Georgia: David Gonzalez, 0-1, 2.70.
Georgia State: Ben Burns (1-1, 5.62).
Players to watch:
Georgia State: Outfielder Josh Merrigan is batting .500 with 12 RBIs. … Matt Rose is batting .361 with seven RBIs. … Second baseman Caden Bailey is batting .429 and has an 11-game hitting streak stretching to last season.
Georgia: Catcher-designated hitter Brett DeLoach batted 7-for-11 with a double, a home run and three RBIs last weekend against Belmont. … Third baseman Curt Powell had five hits on Sunday against Belmont. … Outfielder Hunter Cole is batting .276 with one home run and three RBIs so far this season.
Series record: Georgia leads 38-6.
Last meeting: Georgia won 4-1 last season in Athens.
Season at a glance: Georgia dropped two of three at home to Belmont last weekend. Georgia State lost two of three at home to Grambling State last weekend.
Noteworthy: Six of Georgia’s seven games so far this season have been decided by one run. Georgia is 2-4 in those games. … All five of Georgia’s home runs have been solo shots. … Four Georgia pitchers combined for a 10-inning one-hitter in a 2-1 win against Belmont on Saturday. It was the first one-hitter by Georgia since John Hill did it against Winthrop in 1994. … Jared Walsh threw a combined 3 2/3 scoreless innings and picked up a win against Belmont. He also combined to bat .375 with three RBIs against Belmont. … Georgia State’s Josh Merrigan was the Colonial Athletic Association’s Rookie of the Week last week. … Georgia State leads the CAA with a .339 batting average.