SEC Baseball Recaps (March 13)

sec-baseball-logoSeveral SEC teams beat up on midweek pitching Tuesday night. Seven times a team scored five or more runs in an inning on Tuesday.

Alabama scored eight runs in the first inning and added six more in the fifth in 15-0 mercy rule win over hapless Alabama A&M.

Arkansas jumped on former Southwest Conference rival Texas with seven runs in the third inning en route to the 13-4 win.

Auburn scored five runs in the sixth inning in the win over Georgia Tech.

Florida used a 7-run fifth inning to beat Florida State for the sixth straight time.

Georgia spotted Kennesaw State a 3-0 lead and then scored seven runs in both the second and third innings in the blowout win. Cam Shepherd and Michael Curry both hit grand slams.

On the flip side, UT Arlington and Texas A&M played 17 scoreless innings until the Mavericks broke the game open with  five runs in the 18th inning for the 5-0 win.
ALABAMA 15, Alabama A&M 0
7-innings, 10-run rule
UA 8-run first inning; 6-run fifth inning
UA top 4 hitters: 9-for-14, 9 R, 4 2B, HR, 9 RBI
Chandler Avant 2-for-3, 2 R, 3 RBI, BB
Chandler Taylor/Connor Stutts  HR, 4 RBI each
Mason Duke six scoreless innings
Warner brothers (AM): 2 IP, 13 H, 14 R

ARKANSAS 13, Texas 4
Renewal of old SWC rivalry
Arkansas scored 7 runs in third inning
Eric Cole 3-for-5, 2 R, 2 2B, 3 RBI
Jordan McFarland 2-for-4, 2 R, 2B, 4 RBI
Casey Martin 3-run home run
Kacey Murphy six innings (2 ER)
Arkansas turned 3 double plays
DJ Petrinsky (Texas) 2-for-3, 2 HR, 3 RBI

AUBURN 12, Georgia Tech 7
Both teams had 5-run innings
Tech 5 runs in fifth
Auburn 5 runs in sixth
Five Tigers with 2 hits; four Tigers with 2 RBI
Steven Williams 2-run 2B in sixth
Williams scored three runs

FLORIDA 12, Florida State 6
Gators sixth straight win over Noles
UF 11-1 in last 12 games vs. FSU
FSU led 4-1 in third inning
Gators scored 7 runs in fifth inning
Jonathan India 2-for-2, 3 R, 2 HR, 2 RBI
Rhett Alpin (FSU) 2-for-5, 2 HR, 3 RBI

GEORGIA 15, Kennesaw State 3
KSU led 3-0 in second inning
Georgia scored 7 runs in second and third innings
Michael Curry 3-for-3, 2 R, HR, 4 RBI
Curry hits grand slam in third inning
Cam Shepherd grand slam in second inning

MISSOURI 9, Wichita State 4
Mizzou scored multiple runs in four innings
Brian Sharp 2-for-4, R, 2 RBI
Brett Bond 2 RBI
Tyler LaPlante eight innings (2 ER; 5 K)

OLE MISS 5, Georgia State 3
Ole Miss rallied from 2-0 deficit in fourth
Grae Kessinger 2-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI
Go-ahead double in fifth inning
Ole Miss pitchers fan 14 batters
Dallas Woolfolk sixth save
Brandon Bell (GS) 2-for-4, HR, 3 RBI

Texas Arlington 5, TEXAS A&M 1 (18)
Longest game in Texas A&M history
Teams played 17 scoreless innings
UTA five runs in 18th inning (2 A&M errors)
Mavericks scored on three-base error
Teams combined for 23 hits, all singles
Teams used 14 different pitchers
Four different relief pitchers threw 4 or more innings
All four relievers had longer stints than starters



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