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SIU Jacksonville State Baseball

SIU coach Ken Henderson looks on Sunday against Jacksonville (Alabama) State. The Gamecocks won 6-0 Sunday to sweep the three-game series. 

CARBONDALE — The SIU baseball team ends an eight-game road stretch with a Tuesday night game at Belmont.

The Salukis (2-5) take on the Bruins (3-4) at 4 p.m. in Nashville, Tennessee. For live stats and an audio stream of the game, go to

Sophomore left-hander Brad Harrison (1-0, 5.40 ERA) is scheduled to start for the Salukis. Lefty Justin Fowlkes (0-1, 3.60 ERA) is scheduled to start for Belmont.

After the Belmont game, Southern Illinois plays 13 of its next 17 games at Richard "Itchy" Jones Stadium, beginning with Friday night against Louisiana-Monroe. First pitch for that game is scheduled for 2 p.m.


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Todd Hefferman has covered SIU athletics since 2008. A University of Iowa grad, he is a member of the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and a Heisman Trophy voter.

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