Furman at Georgia
Georgia third baseman Curt Powell runs to first base during a game against Appalachian State on March 13 at Foley Field.
When: 5 p.m. today
Where: Foley Field
Radio: WRFC 960-AM
Video: Premium portion of georgiadogs.com
Records: Georgia is 8-12, Furman is 14-6.
Rankings: Georgia is unranked; Furman is unranked.
Probable starting pitchers:
Georgia: RHP David Gonzalez (0-1, 9.00 ERA) vs. Furman TBA.
Players to watch:
Furman: First baseman Alex Abrams is batting a team-high .355. … Third baseman Chris Ohmstede leads Furman with four home runs. … Center fielder Will Muzika has a .341 average with eight RBIs and 13 stole bases.
Georgia: Third baseman Curt Powell is batting .412 for the season. … Shortstop Kyle Farmer leads Georgia with 20 RBIs. … Outfielder-pitcher Jared Walsh is batting .328 with one home run and 11 RBIs.
Series: Georgia leads 17-4.
Last meetings: Furman beat Georgia 5-4 in 2012.
Season at a glance: Georgia has lost its last four and was swept in its first SEC series at Texas A&M last weekend. … Furman went 2-2 last week but lost two consecutive at Davidson on Saturday and Sunday.
Noteworthy: Georgia is 1-4 in mid-week games. … Georgia pitchers have given up 36 runs (7.2 average) in mid-week games. … Georgia is third in the SEC in fielding with a .979 percentage. … Jared Walsh had three RBIs against Texas A&M and Georgia scored a total of six runs. … Georgia pitcher Dylan Cole played two seasons at Furman before transferring. Cole has pitched 3 2/3 innings out of the bullpen this season. Cole’s younger brother Hunter Cole has 13 RBIs for Georgia. … Georgia is 2-4 against teams from the Southern Conference this season with losses against Georgia Southern (twice), Appalachian State and Western Carolina. Furman opened SoCon play by winning two of three against Appalachian State two weeks ago.