The New Mexico State baseball team gets set for a four-game weekend series against Maine from March 16-18. The series opener with the Black Bears is on Friday, March 16, at 4 p.m. MT, followed by a doubleheader on Saturday, March 17, beginning at noon. The series finale comes on Sunday, March 18, with first pitch slated for 12:05 p.m.
WHERE TO WATCH
Aggie fans who can’t make it to the weekend series can catch Sunday’s action on television. You can listen to Adam Young and Jerry Lujan call the game on FOX Sports Arizona PLUS, Altitude Sports 2 and ESPN3 for the series finale. The game can also be watched on FOX College Sports Pacific on Sunday, March 18, at 4 p.m. MT.
Each game for Saturday’s doubleheader can be heard on 91.5 FM KRUX with Adam Young on the call. Fans can also use their tablet or mobile device to listen on the TuneIn app by searching KRUX.
Fans can also follow the game in real time with live stats on StatBroadcast.
GET YOUR SEASON TICKETS NOW!
With the start of the 2018 season tickets, Aggie fans can be a part of the action for all 19 home games (including three double-headers) in general admission for $75. Season tickets priced at $100 guarantee fans a seat in the reserved section of 104 behind home plate. Fans can purchase 2018 Aggie baseball season tickets by going to the Pan American Center ticket office or by calling 575-646-1420.
Get up to the minute information and news about the NM State baseball team all season on Twitter, and Instagram by following @NMStateBaseball and on Facebook.com/NMSUAthletics.
SCOUTING THE BLACK BEARS
Maine enters Presley Askew for the weekend series with a 4-13 overall record. The Black Bears have dropped their last four contests, with the last win coming in a 7-5 decision at UT Rio Grande Valley.
At the plate, Maine has posted a .220 team batting average with 23 doubles, one triple and seven home runs. The opponent has driven in 58 runs and totaled 63 runs scored.
On the mound, the Black Bears have combined for a 6.42 earned run average and held opponents to a .277 batting average. Teams have been aggressive on the base path against Maine swiping 29 bags on 37 attempts.
LAST TIME OUT
The Aggies return home from a five-game Southeastern Conference road trip. Play opened with a pair of midweek losses at No. 21 Mississippi State. The team then traveled to Tuscaloosa, Ala. for a weekend series with Alabama. NM State won the series opener, 3-0, before dropping the final two contests. The win over the Crimson Tide was the first victory over an SEC opponent in program history.
Following the weekend series with the Black Bears, New Mexico State heads to Tucson, Ariz. for the second clash with Arizona on Tuesday, March 20, at 7 p.m. MT at Hi Corbett Field.