As the calendar turns to May, Alabama softball is gearing up for their final regular season series of the 2018 season.

The Crimson Tide hosts Texas A&M Friday, Saturday and Sunday before heading out to Columbia, Missouri, for the SEC Tournament.

The softball program will honor seniors Demi Turner, Alexis Osorio, Peyton Grantham, Sydney Booker, Rachel Bobo and Carrigan Fain as part of their final regular season home series of their Alabama careers.

Alabama baseball hosts Mississippi State Friday, Saturday and Sunday as they'll attempt to snap a nine-game losing streak in SEC play.

During this week's episode of the Across the Diamond podcast, James Hardy and Josh Smith break down the Alabama softball's chances of hosting a regional and the importance that the Texas A&M series has in enhancing their resume with the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee.

The duo also detail how much of an opportunity Alabama baseball has to climb back into SEC Tournament contention with a series win over Mississippi State.

Other Topics Include:

Alabama baseball's overall inconsistency in SEC play

Importance of recruiting for Brad Bohanon's rebuilding job in Tuscaloosa.

Bailey Hemphill's return to the lineup for Alabama softball.

Elissa Brown's impact at the plate.

Can 13 SEC teams make an NCAA softball regional again?

Progress report for college baseball and softball programs around Alabama.