Alabama-South Carolina Baseball Game Suspended



April 26, 2012

COLUMBIA, S.C. - The first game of the Southeastern Conference baseball series between Alabama and No. 4 South Carolina has been suspended due to severe weather in the Columbia, S.C. area. The game was halted when lightning hit the area at 9:12 PM ET, with the Crimson Tide batting with no outs in the top of the eighth and the score tied at 0-0.

The game will resume at 5 p.m. ET on Friday, and game two of the series will begin at 7 p.m. ET, or 40 minutes after the conclusion of game one.

Alabama starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull had thrown a career-high seven innings without allowing a hit, with five strikeouts. Turnbull had allowed four walks and hit one batter in the game. 

Through seven innings, Alabama collected four hits, with two coming from Brett Booth and one from Hunter Gregory and Ben Moore.

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