National Recap 5/3

Aggies Walk-Off To Even Series

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Cole Lankford delivered the endgame in the ninth inning, allowing the Texas A&M Aggies to capitalize on a complete-game effort by Daniel Mengden in a 3-2 win over the No. 5 LSU Tigers on Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park on Saturday.

The victory came on the heels of a 10-inning, 5-4 win by LSU in the series opener Friday evening. Texas A&M improved to 29-19 on the year and 11-12 in SEC play. The Tigers dropped to 35-12-1 overall and 13-9-1 in SEC action.

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Mitchell’s Fourth Complete Game Leads Bulldogs to Series Win

AUBURN, Ala. – Another night at Plainsman Park and another shutout.

Ross Mitchell threw his fourth complete game of the season as the Mississippi State baseball team made it back-to-back shutouts with a 3-0 win over Auburn in a Southeastern Conference game played before a regional television audience Saturday night.

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Beavers Explode In Extras For Win

BERKELEY, Calif. – For the first nine innings of the second-ranked Oregon State baseball team’s game at California Saturday night, the Beavers managed just two runs and four hits.

And then the 10th inning happened. Oregon State scored seven runs on four hits to push the Beavers to a 9-3 win over the Golden Bears.

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Alabama State Gets Biggest Win in Program History

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Alabama State baseball team beat 4th-ranked Miami 6-5 Saturday night at Alex Rodriguez Park.

The Hornets (34-18) registered the biggest win in the program’s history, beating the highest-ranked opponent ASU baseball has faced.

“Every win is a building block to where we want to be,” head coach Mervyl Melendez said. “We have to continue to work hard and continue to get better.”

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Cox’s Gem Leads Vols to Huge Series Win

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Sophomore southpaw Andy Cox finished off Tennessee’s series win over No. 25 Kentucky with an exclamation mark, carrying a no-hitter into the seventh inning to lead the Vols to a series-clinching 5-1 win over the Wildcats on a beautiful Saturday at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.

A day after senior right-hander Nick Williams led the Vols (28-17, 10-14) to victory with a gutsy performance, Cox gave up just two singles and one run while striking out seven over 7 2/3 innings. Kentucky (28-19, 10-14) broke up his no-hit bid with a bunt single in the seventh.

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