FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – No. 4 Arkansas (28-7), winners of 15 consecutive midweek games, puts its streak to the test with a pair of contests against in-state foe Arkansas State (7-24) this week at Baum-Walker Stadium.
First pitch in the midweek series opener between the Razorbacks and Red Wolves is 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, on SEC Network+. The Natural State showdown concludes with a 4 p.m. first pitch on Wednesday, April 20, on SEC Network+.
Arkansas’ 15 consecutive midweek wins includes all seven of its midweek contests this season. The Razorbacks have also won their last 11 games against in-state opponents, a streak that dates to the 2019 season.
Both games will stream on SEC Network+ with Brett Dolan and Troy Eklund handling play-by-play and analyst duties, respectively. Fans can catch all the action through the ESPN app on smartphones, computers and tablets or via Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
The midweek series with the Red Wolves can also be heard on the Razorback Sports Network from Learfield/IMG, including locally in Fayetteville on 92.1 FM, with Phil Elson (play-by-play) and Razorback great Bubba Carpenter (analyst) on the call. A full list of radio affiliates is available here.
Arkansas State RHP Carter Holt (0-1, 8.10 ERA) vs. Arkansas RHP Kole Ramage (1-2, 4.50 ERA)
Arkansas State TBA vs. Arkansas TBA
Arkansas and Arkansas State will meet for only the second and third time in history this week. The first meeting between the two programs on the diamond occurred last season, when the Razorbacks won, 8-4, on May 11, 2021.
- Arkansas will don gold caps on Tuesday night to promote childhood cancer awareness.
- Arkansas is 23-3 in home games this year, reaching the 20-win mark in a season at Baum-Walker Stadium for the 20th time since the ballpark opened in 1996.
- The Razorbacks are ranked third nationally and first in the SEC in fielding percentage (.986), committing only 18 errors in 35 games this season.
- OF Chris Lanzilli’s 47 career home runs rank sixth among all active DI college baseball players. He is three homers shy of becoming one of four active players with 50 or more home runs: UNCW’s Ethan Baucom (59), Tennessee Tech’s Jason Hinchman (59), Auburn’s Sonny DiChiara (52) and Oklahoma State’s Griffin Doersching (50).
- RHP Kole Ramage will make his second start of the season on the mound in Tuesday night’s midweek series opener. The veteran right-hander made his first start of the year against UAPB last Tuesday, striking out five over three perfect innings of work to card his first win of the season.