Mississippi State Comeback Stuns Ole Miss in Extras
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Playing before an NCAA on-campus attendance record crowd of 15,586, MSU scored four times in the bottom of the 10th inning to knock off arch-rival Ole Miss 6-5 in the middle game of a three-game Southeastern Conference weekend series.
Gavin Collins ripped the game-winning single to cap a monster four-run 10thinning. Cody Brown and Seth Heck started things with back-to-back one-out doubles. An error opened the door for the Bulldogs. A sacrifice fly by Brett Pirtle brought the Bulldogs within a run.
Wes Rea followed with a game-tying double and Collins then sent the sun-drenched Maroon and White crowd home happy.
Late Rally Leads to Extra Inning Gator Victory
No. 25 Florida’s Justin Shafer hit a sacrifice fly in the 13th inning and alternated with A.J. Puk on the mound to keep No. 4 South Carolina off the scoreboard in extra innings, as the Gators evened the series with the Gamecocks on Saturday. The Orange and Blue trailed 3-0 after seven, and rallied with two in the eighth and one in the ninth before taking the lead in extras.
8th Straight Win Clinches Series for Yellowjackets
THE FLATS – Daniel Spingola had three hits, Mitch Earnest drove in four runs and Devin Stanton pitched a shutout over six innings as Georgia Tech opened up a 12-0 lead and beat No. 1 Florida State, 12-4, Saturday at Russ Chandler Stadium to clinch the weekend series.
A season-best crowd of 3,204 watched Tech win its eighth straight game and improve to 23-13 overall and 10-7 in the ACC. The Seminoles, who dropped their first weekend series since last April at Virginia, slipped to 26-8, 13-4.
Longhorns Clinch Series Win Behind Peters
NORMAN, Okla. – The No. 7/7 Texas baseball team used a balanced offensive effort and a solid outing from starting pitcher Dillon Peters to beat NR/26 Oklahoma 7-2 Saturday afternoon and clinch a series victory over the Sooners.
All nine Longhorns in the starting lineup had at least one hit, while Peters surrendered just two runs on seven hits in seven-plus innings. Texas (28-8, 8-3 Big 12) won for the 13th time in the last 15 games, including its sixth straight conference win and third straight conference series victory.
Gossett Leads Tigers to Big Road Win
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. – Daniel Gossett pitched 7.0 strong innings to lead No. 14 Clemson to a 7-1 win over No. 2 Virginia at UVA Baseball Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Tigers (21-13, 10-6 ACC) evened the series 1-1 against the Cavaliers (29-6, 13-4 ACC), who saw their 13-game home ACC winning streak dating to 2013 come to an end. Virginia’s 16-game overall home winning streak also came to an end, as it fell to 19-2 at UVa Baseball Stadium in 2014.