VMI baseball will return to action, and wrap up the regular season, beginning Thursday at Samford. The series will now begin with a doubleheader at noon local time (1 p.m. ET) and continue with a single game Friday at 2 p.m. CT (3 p.m. ET).
How to Follow
Fans can follow along with the action via live stats, and in addition, all three games will be streamed live and free of charge on the SoCon Digital Network.
Probable Starting Pitchers
VMI RHP Josh Winder vs. SAM TBA
VMI RHP Matthew Eagle vs. SAM TBA
VMI LHP Brandon Barbery vs. SAM TBA
Note that Samford had not announced a pitching rotation at press time.
- This is VMI’s fourth visit to Birmingham to play Samford – the Bulldogs have won six of seven at their home facility.
- Shortstop Jacob Jaye saw his run of reaching base end at 23 straight games Sunday. His hitting streak had been stopped at 15 straight contests the day before.
- Collin Fleischer hit three home runs in the Furman series to give him 14 on the year, and tie him for third on VMI’s all-time single season listing.
- Jack Gomersall made his 30th appearance of the year Sunday, becoming just the second Keydet pitcher ever to hit that plateau in a single season.
- Regardless of the final weekend’s outcomes, VMI and The Citadel will face off in the SoCon Tourney’s play-in game on May 24 at 10 a.m. Samford, however, could reach as high as fourth or drop as low as seventh depending on what happens in this series.
Next Time Out
VMI opens the 2016 SoCon Tournament against The Citadel on May 24.