Who: Alabama (16-10, 5-1 SEC) vs. Auburn (15-10, 0-6 SEC)
When: Thursday at 6:00 p.m., Friday at 6:00 p.m., Saturday at 3 p.m. Saturday game televised by CSS)
Where: Plainsman Park in Auburn, Ala.
Series Record: Alabama leads, 146-122. The two teams have split the last 14 meetings 7-7, including a 1-0 mark for Alabama in the SEC Tournament and a 0-4 mark in the last four Capital City Classics.
Friday: Alabama’s Charley Sullivan (Sr. RHP, 2-1, 2.92 ERA) vs. Auburn’s Conner Kendrick (Jr. LHP, 2-0, 1.46 ERA).
Saturday: Alabama’s Jon Keller (Soph. LHP, 3-2, 2.78 ERA) vs. Auburn’s Michael O’Neal (Jr. LHP, 4-2, 2.78 ERA).
Sunday: Alabama’s Spencer Turnbull (Soph. RHP, 2-1, 3.31 ERA) vs. Auburn’s TBA.
Noteworthy: The three-game series concludes a seven-game road trip for the Tide, on which Alabama is currently 3-1, 3-0 against SEC teams …. Auburn enters the series on a four-game losing streak, including being swept in both of their SEC series, one at home against Vanderbilt and the other on the road at LSU …. Alabama has more stolen bases (35) than Auburn has stolen base attempts (25) …. Alabama is batting .312 in its last 10 games, led by Kyle Overstreet’s .400 over that stretch …. Alabama coach Mitch Gaspard is 7-6 against Auburn entering the series, now coaching the Tide for his fourth season.