Records: MSU (35-20, 18-12) UA (34-21, 15-14)
Game time: 3:14
Winning pitcher: Justin Kamplain (6-3)
Losing pitcher: Preston Brown (4-2)
Save: Thomas Burrows (10)
Play of the game: Alabama got a pair of solo home runs from Mikey White and Ben Moore which proved to be the difference in the game.
Big inning: 6th & 8th: Wes Rea grounded out and flew out with two runners on respectively. He was inches shy of getting a double in the 8th but it was called foul.
Top Dawg: Seth Heck: He led the Bulldogs with two hits and had a RBI groundout.
Stat of the game: 5: The number of hits MSU had.
Multiple hits: MSU (Seth Heck 2) UA (Wade Wass 2, Casey Hughston 2)
Quote of the game:
“If Wes’ ball is an inch to the right, we win the game. Sometimes you win that way and sometimes you lose that way.” – ” MSU senior second baseman Brett Pirtle said of Wes Rea’s near double
Song to describe game:
MSU almost won with Wes Rea’s near double. This scene is from Almost Famous, one of my favorite movies, oh and it’s a great song. I hope you enjoy.
What it means: MSU finishes the season third in the SEC West and tied with South Carolina for fourth overall. They earn the No. 5 seed in next week’s SEC Tournament. They will play No. 12 seed Georgia Tuesday night in a single elimination game.
The SEC Tournament seeds:
2. Ole Miss
4. South Carolina
5. Mississippi State
10. Texas A&M