Matt Jones is the online sports director for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A two-time graduate of the University of Arkansas, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, and voter for the Biletnikoff Award.
Diamond Hogs schedule Saturday doubleheader
Arkansas baseball coach Dave Van Horn talks with the umpires before the start of the is season opener against Appalachian State Friday afternoon at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas baseball will play a doubleheader Saturday against South Alabama.
The first game of the doubleheader will begin at 12:05 p.m. with the second game beginning 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first. The move was made to avoid a potential cancellation Sunday when winter weather is forecast in Fayetteville.
Freezing rain is expected to begin falling Sunday. Despite a forecast high of 28 degrees, no change has yet been made for the Razorbacks' scheduled Monday game against IPFW.
Arkansas and South Alabama will play their series opener today at 3:05 p.m. at Baum Stadium. The No. 24 Razorbacks are looking for their seventh consecutive win to start the season.