Thursday, April 19
Pro baseball, Mississippi at West Tenn (7 p.m., Jackson, Tenn., 930 AM): The M-Braves continue their series in Lesser Jackson.
Friday, April 20
Pro basketball, Delaware at Jackson (7 p.m., Mississippi Coliseum): The Wildcats play the first home game in team history. The USBL would be much cooler if Delaware's nickname was the Destroyers. … College baseball, LSU at Mississippi State (6:30 p.m., Starkville, 620 AM): This is your basic crucial SEC West series.
Saturday, April 21
Pro baseball, Birmingham at Mississippi (7 p.m., Pearl, 930 AM): The M-Braves open a five-game series against the Barons at Trustmark Park.
Sunday, April 22
College baseball, South Carolina at Ole Miss (1:30 p.m., Oxford, 97.3 FM): Let's hope this weekend hasn't been a total disaster for the Rebels.
Monday, April 23
Pro baseball, Birmingham at Mississippi (7 p.m., Pearl, 930 AM): It's Dollar Dog Monday at Trustmark Park, which sounds like a good offer unless you're a vegetarian.
Tuesday, April 24
College baseball, Delta State at Belhaven (6 p.m., Smith-Wills Stadium): Both of these teams have been on fire lately. … Southern Miss at Mississippi State (6:30 p.m., Starkville, 620 AM): The struggling Golden Eagles' NCAA hopes could hinge on how they play in games like this one.
Wednesday, April 25
Pro baseball, Birmingham at Mississippi (11 a.m., Pearl, 930 AM): The M-Braves and Barons conclude their series with a matinee at Trustmark Park.
The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, heir to the secrets of the Great and Mighty Flam Floozie.