Blog – Final: Texas A&M 6, No. 20 Mississippi State 4 (with video)

Records: MSU (28-17, 11-10) A&M (27-18, 10-11)

Attendance: 8,611

Game time: 3:44

Winning pitcher: Grayson Long (6-1)

Losing pitcher: Ben Bracewell (3-4)

Save: Ty Schlottmann (2)

Play of the game: Brett Pirtle lined out to the Aggie shortstop to leave the bases loaded in the sixth inning. MSU was down just one.

Big inning: 4th: The Aggies scored two runs, after the first two batters were retired in the inning.

Top Dawg: Jacob Lindgren: The threw 2 2/3 solid innings and had 7 strikeouts to give MSU a chance.

Stat of the game: 13-4: The number of hits and strikeouts the Bulldog offense had.

Multiple hits: MSU (Wes Rea 3, Brett Pirtle 2, Seth Heck 2, Zack Randolph 2) A&M (Blake Allemand 3, Nick Banks 2, Logan Taylor 2)

Quote of the game: 

“We just got off to a horrendous start. We were just a step slow in everything we did.” – MSU head coach John Cohen

Song to describe game:  

 

 

I’m sure many Bulldog fans just want to sit on their front porch after this loss. I hope you enjoy.

Video: 

 

 

 

What it means: MSU had an outside chance of hosting a regional, but losing the series to A&M more than likely dashed those hopes.

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