Weather postpones USC-Arkansas baseball opener

GoGamecocks staff reportsApril 3, 2014 

Jordan Montgomery


Thursday’s South Carolina-Arkansas baseball game has been postponed due to the threat of inclement weather in Fayetteville, Ark.

The game has been rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on Friday.

Game one of Friday’s doubleheader is scheduled for 4:05 p.m. ET with game two following no earlier than 7:35 p.m. ET or 30 minutes after the completion of game one.


WHO: USC (25-3, 6-3 SEC) vs. Arkansas (18-11, 4-5)

WHEN: Friday, two games, 4:05 p.m. and TBD/7:35 p.m.; Saturday, 7 p.m.

WHERE: Baum Stadium, Fayetteville, Ark.


TV: Cox Sports Television on Saturday

SERIES: Arkansas leads 35-28

LAST MEETING: The Razorbacks swept the three-game series last season

RANKINGS: USC is No. 2 in the Baseball America Top 25

PITCHING MATCHUPS: Friday Game 1, USC LHP Jordan Montgomery, Jr., 3-2, 4.30 vs. Arkansas LHP Jalen Beeks, Jr., 4-2, 1.27; Friday Game 2, USC LHP Jack Wynkoop, So., 5-1, 2.66 vs. Arkansas RHP Trey Killian, So., 1-4, 2.78; Saturday, USC RHP Wil Crowe, Fr., 6-0, 1.37 vs. Arkansas RHP Chris Oliver, Jr., 2-3, 2.41

NOTES: South Carolina has 11 shutouts. The school record of 14 was set in 1974. … USC’s record in one-run games is 4-1. … The Gamecocks are 19-0 when leading entering the seventh inning. … 3B Joey Pankake has a 16-game hitting streak, 10 shy of the school record set by Whit Merrifield in 2009-10. … Relievers Joel Seddon and Cody Mincey have combined for a 3-0 record with eight saves while allowing one run in 36 1/3 innings with 52 strikeouts. … RF Connor Bright leads the team in BA (.370) and doubles (10), 2B Max Schrock leads in HR (5), and catcher Grayson Greiner leads in RBIs (30).

-Neil White

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