Home Game Notes: VMI hosts Furman in SoCon baseball weekend action

Game Notes: VMI hosts Furman in SoCon baseball weekend action

vmiVMI baseball returns to action, and wraps up its 2016 home schedule Friday when the Keydets play host to the Furman Paladins at 4 p.m. Games Saturday and Sunday follow at noon and 11 a.m., as fans should note that these times are changed significantly from the original schedule.


How to Follow

Fans can follow along with all the action via live stats, while the games Friday and Saturday will be available free of charge on the SoCon Digital Network. In addition, the game Sunday can be seen on ESPN3.

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham will join Wade Branner on the ESPN3 broadcast on Sunday.


Probable Starting Pitchers

Friday: FUR RHP Will Gaddis vs. VMI RHP Josh Winder
Saturday: FUR LHP Billy Greenfield vs. VMI RHP Matthew Eagle
Sunday: FUR RHP Matthew Quarles vs. VMI LHP Brandon Barbery



  • This series marks VMI’s final home series of the season, and Saturday’s game will serve as the Senior Day for six members of the program. Ceremonies that day will begin at 11:40 a.m. on the field. Starting lineups are expected to precede the Senior Day events.
  • This is Furman’s first visit to Gray-Minor Stadium ever, and first visit to Lexington since winning 2 of 3 in a series in March of 2003.
  • Josh Winder will make his first career Friday start this weekend, as the freshman moves up from a Saturday role.
  • Jacob Jaye will look to extend his hitting streak to 15 games. It took an eighth-inning single for him to prolong the run on Wednesday night.


Next Time Out

VMI opens a four-game road trip that will end the regular season on May 17 at Virginia Tech. First pitch is set for 5:30 p.m.



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