Auburn never lost more than two consecutive games over the first 46 it played to start the season. But After dropping its final midweek contest of the year to UAB, 8-2, yesterday the Tigers —— have now lost four in a row. Add in a home loss to Troy on April 25, and No. 14 Auburn has lost five straight against in-state opponents. The problems that plagued the Tigers against the Tide reared their ugly head again at Legion Field. Two days after leaving 22 men on base during Sunday’s 15-inning marathon at Plainsman Park, they stranded 13 in nine innings against the Blazers. Auburn finished the night with 4 for 17 with runners on base and 3 for 12 with runners in scoring position. Auburn’s pitchers struggled as much as the offense did. Starter Christian Camacho surrendered three runs on five hits while striking out a career-high six over 4 2/3 innings. UAB finished the game with 14 hits. Over the past two games, Auburn has surrendered 31 hits and 19 runs. The Tigers will look to end their season-worst skid Tomorrow when they open a three-game series at No. 11 LSU in Baton Rouge.