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The “Iron Bowl” in baseball: Alabama at Auburn, Thursday-Saturday

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It's the "Iron Bowl" of baseball:  Auburn hosting Alabama, beginning Thursday.  The Tigers play host to the Tide for three games, at 6pm Thursday and Friday, and, at 3pm on Saturday.

 Auburn will try to end a four-game losing streak when the Tigers face the Crimson Tide.  The Tigers are 15-10, overall and 0-6 in the SEC. 

 Auburn will start junior left-hander Conner Kendrick (2-0) on Thursday and left-hander Michael O'Neal (4-2) on Friday.   A Saturday starter has yet to be announced.

According to Auburn University Athletics,  Alabama,  which is 16-10, overall and , 5-1 in the SEC will start right-hander Charley Sullivan (2-1) on Thursday, left-hander Jon Keller (3-2) on Friday and right-hander Spencer Turnbull (2-1) on Saturday.

 The Tigers and the Tide have already faced each other once this season.  Auburn won that game 6-3 in the fifth annual Capital City Classic. 

Dating back to the 2006 season, the home team has won each series between the two clubs.

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