Blog – Final: No. 16 Mississippi State 6, Western Kentucky 5, 10 innings (with video)

Records: MSU ( 15-3) WKU (6-8)

Attendance: 6,036

Game time: 3:29

Winning pitcher: Trevor Fitts (1-1) Final line: 1/3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K

Losing pitcher: Brennan Pearson (0-3) Final line: 1 1/3 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K

Save: None

Multiple hits: MSU (Seth Heck 2, Josh Lovelady 2, Ryan Gridley 2) WKU (Danny Hudzina 2, Paul Murray 2, Leiff Clarkson 2)

Top Dawg: John Holland: He devlivered a walk-off RBI single in the 10th inning.

Play of the game: Trevor Fitts threw one pitch in the top of the 10th inning to record a strikeout and strand a runner at second base.

Big inning: 4th: MSU scored four runs, including a Reid Humphreys 2-run home run to take the lead for the first time.

Stat of the game: 3: The number of home runs Western Kentucky hit.

Quote of the game:

“In this ballgame, we just made a ton of mistakes. We really tried our best to try and lose this ballgame. The only thing that really saved us is our kids just competed their hearts out. Western Kentucky probably deserved to win that ballgame.” – MSU head coach John Cohen

Song to describe game:

I’m not very clever, but a walk-off hit. I hope you enjoy.


What it means: This may have been want MSU needed after going 1-3 last week. The Bulldogs and Hilltoppers meet again tomorrow at 5 p.m.


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