ITAT HD: Auburn Coach Butch Thompson Updates Josh Palacios' Injury, Previews Alabama Series

Auburn Coach Butch Thompson talks about the injury to Josh Palacios, facing Alabama this weekend, and more.

Auburn (20-24, 7-14) will take on Alabama (25-20, 10-11) in a key SEC series for both teams this weekend in Tuscaloosa. Winners of two of their last three series, the Tigers are expected to be without leading hitter Josh Palacios again this weekend as he continues to be bothered by a sore wrist. Coach Butch Thompson talks about that, the challenge of Alabama's pitching staff, and much more.

Pitching Rotation: Auburn vs. Alabama

Friday: Cole Lipscomb (2-3, 5.19 ERA) vs. Geoffrey Bramblett (3-3, 2.78)

Saturday: Justin Camp (3-3, 3.63) vs. Jake Walters (4-3, 1.99)

Sunday: TBA vs. Nick Eicholtz (3-2, 1.89)

Game times for the weekend series are scheduled for 7 p.m. CDT on Friday, 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 3 p.m. on Sunday. Saturday and Sunday's games can be seen on the SEC Network.

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