SEC Baseball Recaps (April 16)

The Easter Sunday SEC baseball schedule featured only two games and both were 6-1 decisions in the city of Columbia; Kentucky picked up a series win with a 6-1 victory at Missouri; South Carolina avoided a series sweep with a 6-1 home win over Mississippi State; the latest news and notes from Sunday’s SEC games.

Kentucky 6, Missouri 1
Kentucky wins series, 2-1
UK scored four runs in sixth inning to clinch the win
Tristan Pompey 2-for-4, R, BB
Pompey Series Stats: 8-for-14, 3 R, 2B, 2 HR, 3 RBI, BB
Evan White 2-for-5, 2 R, 2B
White Series Stats: 6-for-13, 5 R, 2B, 2 HR, 4 RBI
Brett Bond solo HR in fourth inning
Mizzou belted 8 HRs in 3-game series (accounted for 9 of 12 runs in series)
Trey Harris left game with strained oblique muscle
Kentucky improves to 25-12; 10-5 SEC
Missouri drops to 26-11; 7-8 SEC

South Carolina 6, Mississippi State 1
MSU wins series, 2-1
South Carolina avoids sweep for second straight week
South Carolina scored five runs in eighth inning for win
Jonah Bride go-ahead sac fly in eighth inning
LT Tolbert 2-run single in eighth inning
Carlos Cortes game-tying solo HR in sixth inning (3 HR in series)
Ryan Gridley RBI double in sixth inning for MSU’s lone run
SC RHP Adam Hill goes six innings (1 ER, 7 K)
South Carolina improves to 22-13, 8-7 SEC
MSU drops to 25-13; 10-5 SEC

SEC Schedule (April 20-23, 2017)
Alabama at Miss. State (Thursday-Saturday)
South Carolina at Florida (Thursday-Saturday)
Tennessee at Texas A&M
LSU at Kentucky
Arkansas at Auburn
Vanderbilt at Georgia
Missouri at Ole Miss

 

 

 

 

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