Arkansas vs. Rhode Island
WHEN 3 p.m. Friday
WHERE Baum Stadium, Fayetteville
RECORDS Rhode Island 5-6; Arkansas 10-3
INTERNET SEC Network Plus
RADIO Razorback Sports Network. Not all games will be carried by affiliates. Check local listings.
PITCHING MATCHUP Rhode Island LHP Tyler Wilson (1-1, 6.59 ERA); Arkansas RHP Blaine Knight (1-1, 2.40 ERA)
SHORT HOPS Arkansas catcher Grant Koch has 19 RBI to trail only Texas A&M’s Braden Shewmake (20) in the SEC. … Arkansas’ Jake Arledge boosted his batting average 44 points to .350 with a 3 for 4 performance, while Luke Bonfield increased his average 43 points to .265 by going 3 for 3 on Wednesday. … The Razorbacks’ leading hitter, Carson Shaddy, went 0 for 4 but is batting .372. … Arkansas relievers Matt Cronin and Jacob Kostyshock combined for five strikeouts and no hits allowed while finishing up with two innings apiece. … The Razorbacks and Rhode Island will meet for the first time in a three-game series this weekend.
THE WEEK AHEAD
FRIDAY Rhode Island, 3 p.m.
SATURDAY Rhode Island, 2 p.m.
SUNDAY Rhode Island, 1 p.m.
TUESDAY Alcorn State, 6:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY Alcorn State, 3 p.m.