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Diamond Classic Preview

Jake Vickerson leads MSU in hitting

Mississippi State will face Michigan State and Eastern Illinois in the Diamond Classic, which will be held at Polk-Dement Stadium Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Included is a preview of the two teams that Mississippi State will be facing.

Pitching Michigan State has a 4-2 record with a 3.06 ERA. Seven of the ten pitchers who have thrown this season have an ERA of 3.27 or less. A key with their pitchers is hit batters. They have hit 12 in their 6 games. Eastern Illinois has a 1-7 record with a 6.23 ERA. They have faced ranked teams in all 8 of their games, all of which were on the road. Michigan State is Mississippi State's... Recommended Stories

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