Auburn, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn baseball will travel to Arlington, Texas to take part in the second annual State Farm College Baseball Showdown from Feb. 18 to Feb. 20. Auburn is one of six teams in total that will travel to Arlington to battle at Globe Life Field, the home of the Texas Rangers.
“We are thrilled to welcome six outstanding baseball programs to Globe Life Field for the second State Farm College Baseball Showdown,” said Sean Decker, President of REV Entertainment. “The excitement during the inaugural tournament in 2021 demonstrated that Globe Life Field is an ideal setting for college baseball."
Other teams in the showdown are Kansas State, Oklahoma, Texas Tech, Arizona and Michigan. Each team is slated to play three games each in the Rangers home stadium. Of those teams, three made the NCAA Tournament last season. Arizona was the PAC-12 Champion and made to the College World Series before eliminated by eventual runner-up Vanderbilt.
Auburn is scheduled to take on the three Big-12 teams in Oklahoma, Kansas state and Texas Tech.
Here is the full schedule for the three-day showdown in Texas:
Friday, February 18
11:00 a.m.—Auburn vs. Oklahoma
3:00 p.m.—Arizona vs. Kansas State
7:00 p.m.—Michigan vs. Texas Tech
Saturday, February 19
11:00 a.m.—Kansas State vs. Michigan
3:00 p.m.—Texas Tech vs. Auburn
7:00 p.m.—Oklahoma vs. Arizona
Sunday, February 20
10:30 a.m.—Auburn vs. Kansas State
2:30 p.m.—Arizona vs. Texas Tech
6:30 p.m.—Michigan vs. Oklahoma