#24 Ole Miss (28-16) vs. Southern Miss (25-18) Pearl, Miss. Trustmark Park May 1 6:30 PM
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THIS WEEK FOR OLE MISS: Ole Miss will kick-off a busy week next week with a Tuesday game against Southern Miss at Trustmark Park in Pearl to make up for the rained out game earlier this season. The Rebels then return home to host Murray State on Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m. before hosting the LSU Tigers in a three-game series in Oxford over the weekend. Game times are set for 6:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.
NEXT WEEK FOR THE REBELS: Ole Miss will have no midweek games next week because of finals, but the Rebels will return to action with the final home series of the regular season. Ole Miss will play host to Tennessee in a three-game set that will begin on Friday night at 6:30 p.m. The Rebels will then face the Vols at 4 p.m. on Saturday on SportSouth and then close out the series at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon.
PROBABLE PITCHING MATCH-UPS: TUESDAY, 6:30 P.M. USM - Dillon Day, Fr., LHP OM - Josh Laxer, Fr., RHP NOTING LAXER: Freshman right-hander Josh Laxer is set to make the start on Tuesday night when the Rebels take on Southern Miss at Trustmark Park. Laxer will be making his fourth start of the season and ninth appearance, In his 16.1 innings of work, Laxer has compiled a 3-0 record with a 5.51 ERA and has posted nine strikeouts with five walks. The freshman right-hander picked up wins over Jackson State, UT-Martin and Central Arkansas. His last outing saw Laxer work 2.1 scoreless innings against then No. 15 Arkansas, allowing two hits and striking out two batters.
A LOOK AT SOUTHERN MISS: The Golden Eagles of Southern Miss enter Tuesday night's contest with an overall record of 25-18 and are coming off a series win over Marshall where the Golden Eagles won the Friday and Sunday games. Southern Miss is hitting .281 as a team and are led at the plate by Mason Robbins with a .346 average. Leading the power and run production for the Golden Eagles is Blake Brown with six home runs and 32 RBI this year. As a pitching staff, Southern Miss holds a 3.69 ERA with 291 strikeouts and 181 walks. Tuesday night starter Dillon Day will be making his first pitching appearance of the season when he takes the mound against the Rebels on Tuesday night.
OLE MISS VS. SOUTHERN MISS: Ole Miss and Southern Miss have met on the baseball diamond 113 times with the Rebels holding a 70-43 lead in the all-time series. The two teams first met in 1916 with the Rebels picking up a pair of wins to kick-off the series.
LAST TIME OUT VS. SOUTHERN MISS: Ole Miss and Southern Miss last met in Oxford on March 20 with the Golden Eagles picking up a 10-0 win over the Rebels. Ole Miss was held to three hits in the outing with Will Allen, Tanner Mathis and Will Jamison recording hits on the night. The game at Trustmark Park that was originally scheduled for April 3 was rained out.
BIANCO VS. SOUTHERN MISS: Ole Miss head coach Mike Bianco has faced Southern Miss 25 times and holds a 12-13 record against the Golden Eagles.
LISTEN TO THE GAMES ONLINE: Rebel fans who can't make it to the game at Swayze Field have options for catching all the action with Rebel Baseballl. In addition to the RebelVision option for video and audio, fans can also download the Ole Miss App for their phone and receive live stats and streaming audio right in the palm of their hand.
HIT STREAKS ON THE LINE: Two Rebels hold hit streaks of more than two games heading into the Tuesday night contest against Southern Miss at Trustmark Park. John Gatlin and Andrew Mistone both hold three-game hit streaks heading into the contest.
THEY KEEP REACHING BASE: Mistone and Gatlin also lead the team in consecutive games reaching base with three each. Will Allen, Matt Snyder and Sikes Orvis have all three reached base safely in back-to-back games heading into the Tuesday night contest.
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