Blog – Final: No. 16 Mississippi State 5, Arkansas 1 (with video)

Records: MSU (20-10, 6-3) UA (17-10, 4-5)

Attendance: 7,766

Game time: 2:42

Winning pitcher: Jacob Lindgren (3-0)

Losing pitcher: Chris Oliver (2-3)

Save: Jonathan Holder (4)

Play of the game: Wes Rea drove in a run in the fifth inning to give the Bulldogs a 3-1 cushion.

Big inning: 1st: Alex Detz hit a 2-run home run and the Bulldogs never looked back.

Top Dawg: Jacob Lindgren: The junior LHP retired the first 12 batters he faced in relief, including a string of six-straight strikeouts. He finished with eight strikeouts.

Stat of the game: 2: The number of pop out bunts Arkansas had.

Multiple hits: MSU (Alex Detz 2) UA (Brian Anderson 2)

Quote of the game:

“It’s just kind of like you’re on cruise control in the car. You’re cruising and you don’t even think about it.” – MSU junior LHP Jacob Lindgren

Song to describe game:

 

Thanks to Jacob Lindgren. I hope you enjoy.

Video:

 

 

 

What it means: The Bulldogs have won their first three SEC series since 2003. It’s also the first time they have a winning league record after the first three weekends since 2007.

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