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#15 South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Appalachian State Mountaineers: Preview and How to Watch

The Gamecocks look to move to 4-0 as they host the Mountaineers on Tuesday


The Gamecocks completed a sweep of Albany on Sunday and over the weekend we learned that there are reasons to be optimistic about the Gamecocks making some necessary improvements this season. South Carolina will look to continue their successful start to the season as they host Appalachian State this afternoon.

The Mountaineers are 0-3 on the season after dropping games to Coastal Carolina, Virginia, and Old Dominion at the Caravelle Resort Tournament over the weekend. South Carolina and Appalachian State have played 12 times, with the Gamecocks triumphing in every game except one played in 1989.

South Carolina Appalachian State
Batting Average .323 .210
On-Base % .446 .313
Slugging % .438 .250
ERA 1.00 9.69
Strikeout-to-Walk Ratio 2.73 1.00
Fielding % .983 .939

The Gamecocks will send freshman right-hander Adam Hill to the mound against the Mountaineers in his first career appearance. Appalachian State is also sending out a freshman RHP, as Breydan Gorham will make his first appearance for the Mountaineers this afternoon.

When: 4 p.m.

Where: Carolina Stadium Founders Park (Columbia, SC)

How to Watch: SEC Network Plus

How to Listen: 107.5 The Game