Here's a look at the series:
UNLV RHP Erick Fedde (3-0, 2.25) vs. SDSU RHP Michael Cederoth (1-3, 2.23), 6 p.m.
UNLV RHP Buddy Borden (2-1, 1.29) vs. SDSU RHP Philip Walby (1-1, 3.08), 2 p.m.
UNLV RHP John Richy (2-3, 4.26) vs. SDSU RHP Ryan Doran (3-2, 3.60), 1 p.m.
MOUNTAIN WEST STANDINGS
Nevada (2-1, 13-8)
San Diego State (2-1, 10-11)
New Mexico (2-1, 9-11)
UNLV (1-2, 9-11)
Air Force (1-2, 7-13)
Fresno State (1-2, 4-15)
SDSU leads the overall series 68-45 and has won 18 of the past 21 meetings, including a 15-9 victory in the 2012 Mountain West Tournament. The Aztecs won five of six meetings last year during conference play.
The Aztecs are optimistic that first baseman Ryan Muno will return against UNLV. Muno has been sidelined since the second week of the season when he broke his right hand in practice . ... Category leaders: Catcher Jake Romanski leads the team in batting average (.389), second baseman Tim Zier leads in RBI (14), third baseman Ty France leads in home runs (2) and center fielder Greg Allen in stolen bases (9). ... Danny Sheehan (.308), Muno (.308) and Allen (.303) are the other three players hitting over .300. ... SDSU has only three home runs as a team (Matt Muoz has the other one besides France), but the Aztecs have allowed only four homers. SDSU has been much more successful on the bases (32-of-42 in steals) compared to opponents (17-of-31). ... Freshman closer Bubba Derby is among the national leaders with five saves. ... Head coach Tony Gwynn picked up his 300th career victory against Long Beach State.