SEC Recaps (Saturday, April 8)

Brent Rooker continues torrid pace with 3-home run game; Missouri and Georgia play in front of second largest crowd in NCAA history at Sun Trust Park in Atlanta; seven SEC games drew 89,743 fans on Saturday; Tennessee wins second straight 1-run, extra-inning game at Florida; first series win over Gators since 2008; Tate Blackman gives Ole Miss walk-off win over Alabama; Texas A&M and MSU overcome three-run, first-inning deficits; here are the recaps from Saturday’ SEC slate.

South Carolina 6, Vanderbilt 1
Vanderbilt wins series, 2-1
LT Tolbert 3-run home run in second inning
Tolbert his 2 HRs in series (0 HR in previous 28 games this season)
South Carolina RHP Adam Hill six no-hit innings (5 BB, 11 K)
JJ Bleday breaks up no-hitter in seventh inning against Josh Reagan
Attendance: 8,012
South Carolina improves 21-10; 7-5 SEC
Vanderbilt drops to 21-12; 6-6 SEC

Missouri 6, Georgia 1
Missouri wins series, 2-1
Game played at Sun Trust Park in Atlanta
Second largest attended college baseball game (33,025)
Tigers score three runs in fourth and eighth innings
Trey Harris 3-run HR in fourth inning
Harris 5-for-11, 2 HR, 5 RBI in weekend series
Alex Samples 2-run double in eighth inning
Michael Curry 3-for-3; scored only run (Sasser SFly) in second inning
Curry 3-for-3; Rest of Team: 1-for-26
Missouri improves to 23-9; 6-6 SEC
Georgia falls to 14-19; 4-8 SEC

Texas A&M 6, Auburn 3
Series Tied, 1-1
Aggies overcome three-run, first-inning deficit
Hunter Coleman 3-for-4, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI
Coleman hits go-ahead 2-run HR in third inning
Aggies hand Keegan Thompson (4 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 3 ER, BB, 6 K) first loss of season
Blake Logan 3-run HR in first inning for Auburn
Attendance: 7,165
Texas A&M improves to 21-11; 4-7 SEC
Auburn falls to 24-9; 8-3 SEC
Game 3 on Sunday at 2 p.m. (ET)

Ole Miss 5, Alabama 4
Ole Miss leads series, 2-0
Tate Blackman walk-off, solo home run in ninth inning
Ole Miss overcame four errors for the win
Nick Fortes 3 hits for the Rebels
Ole Miss bullpen 3.2 scoreless innings
Chandler Taylor 2-for-4, 2B, HR, RBI for the Crimson Tide
Alabama has lost four straight games (Fourth 4-game losing streak of the season)
Attendance: 10,247
Ole Miss improves to 19-12; 5-6 SEC
Alabama falls to 13-18; 2-9 SEC
Game 3 on Saturday at 4 p.m. (ET) (SEC Network)

Tennessee 3, Florida 2 (10)
Tennessee win series, 2-0
UT first series win over Florida since 2008 (had lost previous 8 series)
UT first series win in Gainesville since 2007 (had lost previous 4 series)
Both games have been 1-run, extra inning victories by Tennessee
Benito Santiago game-winning double in 10th inning; Justin Ammons scored winning run
Andre Lipcius game-tying RBI triple in sixth inning; Santiago scored tying run
Brady Singer (no decision) strikes out eight batters; UF pitchers have 30 Ks in series
Tennessee improves to 17-11; 3-8 SEC
Florida falls to 20-11; 5-6 SEC
Attendance: 5,776
Game 3 on Sunday at 1 p.m. (ET) (SEC Network)

Miss. State 10, Kentucky 6
Series Tied, 1-1
MSU overcame 3-run first inning deficit
Brent Rooker 4-for-4, 3 HR, 6 RBI, BB
He homered in three consecutive at-bats in second, fourth and sixth innings
Tristian Pompey 3-for-5, 2 R, HR, 2 RBI in loss for UK
He hit 2-run HR in first inning for the Wildcats
Cody Brown has homered in both games for MSU
Miss. State improves to 21-12; 7-4 SEC
Kentucky falls to 22-9, 8-3 SEC
Attendance: 13,691 (Super Bulldog Weekend in Starkville)
Game 3 on Sunday at 2 p.m. (ET)

LSU 10, Arkansas 8
Series tied, 1-1
LSU scores nine runs in final three innings for comeback win
LSU scores five run in ninth inning on two hits and one Arkansas error
Greg Deichmann 2-for-5, HR, 2 RBI for the Tigers
Arkansas led 8-1 after six innings
UA bullpen touched for eight runs
Chad Spanberger belts 3-run HR in second inning
He has two 3-run HR in series with LSU
LSU improves to 21-11; 6-5 SEC
Arkansas falls to 25-7; 8-3 SEC
Attendance: 11,827
Game 3 on Sunday 2 p.m. (ET)

 

 

 

 

 

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