Records: Miss. State (7-4) Mich. State (4-4)
Game time: 2:36
Winning pitcher: Ross Mitchell (1-0)
Losing pitcher: Cam Vieaux (0-1)
Play of the game: Redshirt freshman Daniel Garner had a pinch hit RBI single in the eighth inning htat proved to be the game winner.
Big inning: 8th: MSU entered the bottom of the eighth inning trailing 2-1. They scored three runs to pick up the victory.
Top Dawg: C.T. Bradford: The senior had four hits and sparked the Bulldog offense.
Stat of the game: 6 2/3: The number of scoreless innings Ross Mitchell tossed in relief for the Bulldogs.
Multiple hits: Miss. State (C.T. Bradford 4, Brett Pirtle 2) Mich. State (Blaise Salter 2)
Quote of the game:
“That was fun. I’m ready to go in this locker room with this group of guys. I’m excited about what’s to come tomorrow.” – MSU senior CF C.T. Bradford
Song to describe game: How do You Like Me Now? by Toby Keith – Daniel Garner should be saying this to every girl tonight.
MSU head coach John Cohen
MSU senior CF C.T. Bradford
MSU redshirt freshman Daniel Garner
What it means: It is the first come-from-behind win for the Bulldogs this season. They did that a ton last year. They need to use this as a springboard for the rest of the weekend.