1998 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL

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Game Results

The following games are listed with the most recently played games first. Only games that have been completed are shown. The line score for each game is shown, and is followed by a 'hot-key' for access to box scores if available on-line.

Long Beach State 5, ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 3
(May 24, 1998 at Palo Alto, Calif)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 000 001 002  -  3 10  2      (46-18)
  Long Beach State.... 100 400 00X  -  5  7  0      (41-21-1)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Kingrey. Long Beach State - Balbuena; 
  Gallo(9); Merrill(9). 
  Win-Balbuena(7-3)  Save-Merrill(1)  Loss-Kingrey(8-4)  T-2:29  A-1905
  HR LBSU - Sledge (12)
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 9, North Carolina State 2
(May 23, 1998 at Palo Alto, Calif.)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 103 410 000  -  9 13  0      (46-17)
  North Carolina State 100 000 010  -  2  8  1      (41-22)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Fisher. North Carolina State - Baker; Carter(9)
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  Win-Fisher(7-8)  Loss-Baker(7-6)  T-2:31  A-903
  HR ALABAMA - Bounds (13), Cox (15)
  Keller 24-game hitting streak ...                                          
  Cox 10-game hitting streak ...                                             
  Alabama plays LB State in championship game on Sunday ...                  
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 13, Loyola Marymount 5
(May 23, 1998 at Palo Alto, Calif.)

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  Loyola Marymount.... 011 001 200  -  5 12  2      (34-23-1)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 122 112 31X  - 13 19  1      (45-17)
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  Pitchers: Loyola Marymount - Felten; Gray(6); Traber(7). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - 
  Green; Blankenship(8). 
  Win-Green(8-2)  Loss-Felten(8-3)  T-2:58  A-1537
  HR ALABAMA - P. Phillips (11), Keller (15), Bounds (13), Frick (23)
  Alabama hits four home runs to beat LMU ...                                
  Keller 24-game hitting streak ...                                          
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North Carolina State 13, ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 10
(May 21, 1998 at Palo Alto, Calif.)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 400 032 10   0  - 10 18  4      (44-17)
  North Carolina State 011 001 0(10)X  - 13 10  2      (41-22)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Fisher; Smith(1); P. Phillips(8). 
  North Carolina State - Dorn; Hughes(6); Carter(6); Borden(7); Dobson(8); 
  Scarce(9). 
  Win-Dobson(2-1)  Save-Scarce(1)  Loss-P. Phillips(1-1)  T-2:50  A-1005
  HR ALABAMA - Keller (13), Cox 2 (14)
  NC State scores 10 runs in 8th inning for comeback win over Alabama        
  Keller 22-game hitting streak ...                                          
  Cox eight-game hitting streak ... career high four hits ... tied career    
  high with two home runs ...                                                
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 8, Minnesota 2
(May 21, 1998 at Palo Alto, Calif.)

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  Minnesota........... 020 000 000  -  2  5  0      (45-14)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 010 000 07X  -  8 10  0      (44-16)
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  Pitchers: Minnesota - Birk; Pautz(8); Dobis(8). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Kingrey. 
  Win-Kingrey(8-3)  Loss-Birk(8-2)  T-2:10  A-1282
  HR ALABAMA - Frick (21), Bounds (11)
  Alabama scores seven runs in 8th inning for win over Minnesota...          
  Phillips 2-run double, Frick solo HR and Bounds 2-run HR in the 7-run frame
  Keller 21-game hitting streak                                              
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Auburn Tigers 9, ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 1
(May 16, 1998 at Hoover, Alabama)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 010 000 00 -  1  4  2      (43-16)
  Auburn Tigers....... 011 200 32 -  9 13  0      (42-16)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Blankenship; McWhirter(7); Kitchens(7). 
  Auburn Tigers - Bootcheck; Gliemmo(4). 
  Win-Gliemmo(12-3)  Loss-Blankenship(7-2)  T-2:35  A-8222
  HR AU - Faulkner (16)
  Game called in 8th inning due to SEC Trny 8-run rule ...                   
  Alabama eliminated from SEC Trny ...                                       
  UA 11-game winning streak in elimination games is snapped ...              
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 4, Auburn Tigers 3
(May 16, 1998 at Hoover, Alabama)

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  Auburn Tigers....... 100 101 000  -  3 13  1      (41-16)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 010 120 00X  -  4 10  2      (43-15)
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  Pitchers: Auburn Tigers - Schoening; McManus(8). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Fisher; 
  P. Phillips(8). 
  Win-Fisher(6-8)  Save-P. Phillips(2)  Loss-Schoening(10-5)  T-2:49  A-10410
  HR AU - Faulkner (15)
  HR ALABAMA - Bounds 2 (10)
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 3, Florida Gators 2
(May 15, 1998 at Hoover, Alabama)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 000 000 102  -  3 10  0      (42-15)
  Florida Gators...... 000 020 000  -  2  8  2      (42-15)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Green; P. Phillips(8). Florida Gators - 
  Wilkerson; Grezlovski(9). 
  Win-P. Phillips(1-0)  Loss-Wilkerson(9-4)  T-2:59  A-9515
  HR ALABAMA - Dragg (1)
  Jeff Dragg's pinch-hit, 2-run home run in 9th inning is the winning margin 
  BJ Green career high 7.2 IP and 10 K in SEC Tnry start                     
  Keller 18-game hitting streak...Frick 10-game streak snapped...            
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 8, Kentucky 3
(May 14, 1998 at Hoover, Alabama)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 000 120 401  -  8 12  3      (41-15)
  Kentucky............ 001 200 000  -  3  8  5      (26-31)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Kingrey; McWhirter(9). Kentucky - Webb; 
  McGlone(7); Shaffar(7). 
  Win-Kingrey(7-3)  Loss-Webb(4-5)  T-2:38  A-4127
  HR ALABAMA - A. Phillips, Keller, Frick
  Kingrey sets UA post-season record with 11 strikeouts...Keller career-high 
  17-game hitting streak...Frick 10-game hitting streak...Phillips/Keller    
  back-to-back HRs in 7th inning...UA has won nine straight SEC Tournament   
  elimination games...Bounds career high four hits...                        
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Auburn 11, Alabama 8
(May 13, 1998 at Hoover, AL)

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  Auburn.............. 210 200 510  - 11 18  2      (40-15)
  Alabama............. 004 020 002  -  8 15  3      (40-15)
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  Pitchers: Auburn - Gliemmo; Bootcheck(5). Alabama - Smith; Fisher(4); 
  Blankenship(7). 
  Win-Bootcheck(7-2)  Loss-Fisher(5-8)  T-3:17  A-14390
  HR ALABAMA - Cox (12)
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Alabama 10, Auburn 4
(May 10, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, AL)

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  Auburn.............. 000 022 000  -  4 11  3      (39-15)
  Alabama............. 221 221 00X  - 10 15  1      (40-14)
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  Pitchers: Auburn - Schoening; Wood(3); Bean(5); Renfro(8). Alabama - Green; 
  Kingrey(6). 
  Win-Green(7-2)  Save-Kingrey(13)  Loss-Schoening(10-4)  T-2:42  A-4307
  HR AU - Etheredge (18), Wandall (4)
  HR ALABAMA - A. Phillips (20), Frick (19)
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Auburn 15, Alabama 4
(May 9, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, AL)

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  Auburn.............. 003 030 054  - 15 16  2      (39-14)
  Alabama............. 001 001 110  -  4 11  1      (39-14)
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  Pitchers: Auburn - Gliemmo; Bootcheck(7). Alabama - Fisher; Blankenship(5); 
  McWhirter(8); Bernard(9). 
  Win-Gliemmo(11-3)  Save-Bootcheck(1)  Loss-Fisher(5-7)  T-3:02  A-4350
  HR AU - Dunn (10)
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Alabama 9, Auburn 7
(May 8, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, AL)

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  Auburn.............. 004 010 110  -  7 13  1      (38-14)
  Alabama............. 021 001 32X  -  9 13  0      (39-13)
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  Pitchers: Auburn - Knorst; Wood(7); Bean(7). Alabama - Smith; Kingrey(8). 
  Win-Kingrey(6-3)  Loss-Bean(3-3)  T-2:34  A-4543
  HR AU - Rich (4)
  HR ALABAMA - P. Phillips (9), Bounds 2 (8), Cox (11)
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 9, Vanderbilt 8
(May 3, 1998 at Nashville, Tenn.)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 100 102 221  -  9 11  0      (38-13)
  Vanderbilt.......... 002 000 024  -  8 10  1      (25-24)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Fisher; Kingrey(9). Vanderbilt - Beal; 
  Seybt(6); Yee(7); Colley(8); Johnston(9). 
  Win-Fisher(5-6)  Save-Kingrey(12)  Loss-Beal(2-6)  T-2:35  A-361
  HR ALABAMA - Keller 2 (11), A. Phillips (19), Chavers (9)
  HR VANDY - Adeeb (17)
  Keller's first HR since April 11 and fourth career two homer game at UA... 
  Chavers first HR since March 22...Keller 12-game HTSK and 12-game SEC HTSK 
  A. Phillips 37th career HR ties Joe Caruso for third place all-time at Bama
  Bozanich 17-game SEC hitting streak...UA 96 HRs this year, 2nd all-time... 
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Vanderbilt 11, ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 6
(May 2, 1998 at Nashville, Tennessee)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 111 210 000  -  6 10  2      (37-13)
  Vanderbilt.......... 200 123 03X  - 11 16  0      (25-23)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Green; Blankenship(5); Kingrey(6). 
  Vanderbilt - Snow; Johnston(8). 
  Win-Snow(5-6)  Save-Johnston(1)  Loss-Blankenship(7-1)  T-2:25  A-353
  HR ALABAMA - P. Phillips (8), Frick (18), Mote (3)
  HR VANDY - Johnston 2 (19), Meadows (10)
  Paul Phillips missed the cycle by a single...David Mote four SEC hits this 
  season, all for extra bases (2B, 3 HR)...Bozanich 16-game SEC hitting strk.
  Keller 11-game hitting streak and 11-game SEC hitting streak...Vandy snaps 
  six-game losing streak to Bama...Johnston (VU) single-season RBI record 72 
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 15, Vanderbilt 2
(May 1, 1998 at Nashville, Tenn.)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 032 003 214  - 15 21  0      (37-12)
  Vanderbilt.......... 000 001 100  -  2  5  1      (24-23)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Smith. Vanderbilt - Kata; Colley(4); 
  Prather(7); Byrd(9). 
  Win-Smith(7-1)  Loss-Kata(1-2)  T-2:40  A-334
  HR ALABAMA - A. Phillips 2 (18), Mote 2 (2)
  David Mote two HRs and four RBI in first career SEC start...A. Phillips has
  5 HRs in his last four SEC games...Phillips 4th career multi-homer game... 
  UA most hits since March  17 (24 vs. E. Illinois)...Smith 2nd CG and 2nd   
  straight game of 10 Ks...VU run in 6th inning is first vs. UA in 17 innings
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 4, UAB Blazers 0
(Apr 29, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  UAB Blazers......... 000 000 000  -  0  5  2      (22-21)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 000 000 40X  -  4  7  0      (36-12)
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  Pitchers: UAB Blazers - Stallings; Lundy(4); Dickinson(4); Beyer(7); 
  Stodghill(8). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - McWhirter; Blankenship(7); Kingrey(9). 
  Win-Blankenship(7-0)  Loss-Dickinson(5-2)  T-2:36  A-3293
  HR ALABAMA - P. Phillips (7)
  Alabama's second shutout of the season...First shutout by Alabama vs. UAB  
  since 1992 (6-0 at Hoover Met)...Also first shutout vs UAB at Sewell-Thomas
  Stadium since 1979 (UA 3-0)...Wood 2-run double in 7th inn. for 2nd GW RBI.
  Blankenship 2 ER in last 16 IP...Keller season-high nine game hitting strk.
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 5, Ole Miss Rebels 2
(Apr 26, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Ole Miss Rebels..... 000 010 100  -  2  6  1      (25-22)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 110 102 00X  -  5  7  3      (35-12)
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  Pitchers: Ole Miss Rebels - Tolbert. ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Green; Kingrey(7). 
  Win-Green(6-2)  Save-Kingrey(11)  Loss-Tolbert(4-5)  T-2:11  A-3855
  HR ALABAMA - Frick (17), Bounds (6)
  Final game of three-game series... Series tied at one game each... Rebels  
  last road team to win a series at Sewell-Thomas in 1996...                 
  WEATHER: sunny, 76 degrees and slight  breeze                              
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Ole Miss Rebels 8, ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 6
(Apr 25, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Ole Miss Rebels..... 301 300 100  -  8 14  2      (25-21)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 000 140 010  -  6  8  2      (34-12)
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  Pitchers: Ole Miss Rebels - McAvoy; McShea(8); Ju. Huisman(9). 
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Fisher; Blankenship(5). 
  Win-McAvoy(4-5)  Save-Ju. Huisman(2)  Loss-Fisher(4-6)  T-2:30  A-3941
  HR REBELS - Henderson (11), Ja. Huisman (19), R. Shelton (4)
  HR ALABAMA - A. Phillips 2 (16), Cox (10)
  Andy Phillips 4th career multi-homer game at Alabama...He hit two HRs vs.  
  Samford (April 1, 1998)...Phillips has 34 career HRs, tying him with Joe   
  Vitiello or 4th place on all-time HR list at UA...The loss is only Bama's  
  second home loss of the year and fifth in its last 76 home games...        
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 10, Ole Miss Rebels 7
(Apr 24, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Ole Miss Rebels..... 020 000 005  -  7 13  0      (24-21)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 500 410 00X  - 10 11  1      (34-11)
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  Pitchers: Ole Miss Rebels - Bukvich; C. Davis(5). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Smith; 
  Kitchens(8); Blankenship(9). 
  Win-Smith(6-1)  Loss-Bukvich(4-3)  T-2:25  A-3690
  HR REBELS - Massey (1)
  HR ALABAMA - Frick (16), A. Phillips (14), Bounds (5), Cox (9)
  Alabama hit four homr runs against the Rebels after hitting only one HR in 
  last five games (58 innings)...Smith second game of 10+ strikeouts...UA won
  five straight games vs. Ole Miss...Bozanich 12-game SEC hitting streak and 
  17/18 overall...Keller seven-game SEC hitting streak and GW RBI...         
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UAB Blazers 4, ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 3
(Apr 22, 1998 at Birmingham, Alabama)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 000 300 000  -  3  4  1      (33-11)
  UAB Blazers......... 000 000 022  -  4  6  1      (22-16)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - P. Phillips; Lombardi(6); Kingrey(8). 
  UAB Blazers - Dickinson. 
  Win-Dickinson(5-1)  Loss-Kingrey(5-3)  T-2:21  A-1250
  HR ALABAMA - A. Phillips (13)
  UAB scores winning run on wild pitch in ninth inning...Bozanich 16-game    
  hitting streak snapped..Bama's second straight loss at UAB...UA lost three 
  of last five games...A. Phillips three-run HR in third inning, his first   
  RBI since April 11th...It was UA's first HR in 51 2/3 innings over 6 games 
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 6, South Alabama 2
(Apr 21, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  South Alabama....... 000 010 001  -  2  6  3      (32-13)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 000 130 20X  -  6 12  0      (33-10)
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  Pitchers: South Alabama - Cooke; McBride(5). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - 
  Blankenship; McWhirter(9). 
  Win-Blankenship(6-0)  Loss-Cooke(2-1)  T-2:21  A-3421
  HR USA - Pierre (4), Jackson (11)
  Blankenship career-high 8 IP (88 Pitches/66 Strikes)...Alabama's 52nd con- 
  secutive non-conference home win dating back to 1996...Bozanich 16-game    
  hitting streak...He also has 10 hits in his last 12 at-bats...UA has won   
  six of last seven games vs. S. Ala...UA 9-3 vs. ranked tms since April 3rd 
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 4, LSU Tigers 2
(Apr 19, 1998 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 000 103 0 -  4  5  0      (32-10)
  LSU Tigers.......... 101 000 0 -  2  6  1      (35-11)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Green; Kingrey(5). LSU Tigers - Keisler; 
  Guillory(6). 
  Win-Kingrey(5-2)  Loss-Keisler(7-3)  T-2:00  A-6688
  HR LSU - McClure (2)
  Alabama snaps three-game losing streak...UA also snaps three-game losing   
  skid to LSU...Bozanich 15-game hitting streak, the third-longest of the    
  season by an Alabama player...Bozanich finished the series with seven hits 
  in nine at-bats...Frick 3rd game-winning RBI (SFly 6th inning)...          
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LSU Tigers 7, ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 3
(Apr 19, 1998 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 010 011 0 -  3  7  6      (31-10)
  LSU Tigers.......... 110 010 4 -  7  5  0      (35-10)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Fisher; Kingrey(7). LSU Tigers - Esteves; 
  Keisler(6). 
  Win-Keisler(7-2)  Loss-Fisher(4-5)  T-2:07  A-6981
  HR LSU - Cresse (20)
  UA drops its thrid straight game, equalling the longest losing streak under
  Coach Wells...Alabama season-high six errors...Bama has committed 13 errors
  in its last four games, inclduing two games of 4+ errros...Bozanich 14-game
  hitting streak, a career-high...UA 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position
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LSU Tigers 6, ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 5
(Apr 17, 1998 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 002 002 100  -  5  9  3      (31-9)
  LSU Tigers.......... 000 042 00X  -  6  7  2      (34-10)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Smith; Blankenship(8). LSU Tigers - Thompson; 
  Keisler(7). 
  Win-Thompson(8-1)  Save-Keisler(3)  Loss-Smith(5-1)  T-2:45  A-6968
  HR LSU - McClure (18)
  Bama has lost two straight games for the second time this season...UA just 
  2-for-15 tonight with runners in scoring position (3-29 RISP in last 2 GMS)
  Bozanich career high four hits to extend hitting streak to 13 straight gms.
  UA 6-game win streak vs. ranked teams snapped...Smith 1.43 ERA/last 6 start
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Troy State Trojans 8, ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 4
(Apr 15, 1998 at Troy, Alabama)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 010 010 110  -  4  7  0      (31-8)
  Troy State Trojans.. 000 201 05X  -  8  9  0      (27-13)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - McWhirter; Lombardi(4); Fisher(8). 
  Troy State Trojans - D Youngblood; D. Dossett(6); Jason Latham(8). 
  Win-Jason Latham(6-5)  Loss-Fisher(4-4)  T-2:49  A-2159
  HR ALABAMA - Frick (15), Gulledge (3)
  HR TSU - Fred Case (12), Kenny Krey (6)
  Troy State's first win over Alabama since 1979...UA first-ever visit to    
  Troy's Riddle-Pace Field...Bozanich 12-game hitting streak...UA seven-game 
  winning streak snapped...UA 1-for-14 with runners in scoring position      
  tonight...Frick 8th home run in last 10 games for Alabama...               
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 10, South Alabama 9
(Apr 14, 1998 at Mobile, Alabama)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 205 021 000  - 10 11  4      (31-7)
  South Alabama....... 200 104 011  -  9 13  0      (30-10)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Blankenship; McWhirter(6); Smith(6); 
  Kitchens(8); Kingrey(8). South Alabama - Norton; Carter(5); Fischer(9). 
  Win-Blankenship(5-0)  Save-Kingrey(10)  Loss-Norton(7-3)  T-3:35  A-4407
  HR ALABAMA - Bounds (4)
  UA is 13-6 vs. Top 25 teams this season...Bozanich career-high 10-game hit-
  ting streak...Bounds ties career high with three hits and three RBI...Also 
  hits first HR since Mar. 15th...Blankenship first win since Feb. 22 and    
  career-high 5.2 IP...UA most errors since Mar. 22 (S. Carolina)...         
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 9, Tennessee Volunteers 6
(Apr 12, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Tennessee Volunteers 000 210 102  -  6 10  1      (26-14)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 411 000 12X  -  9 10  1      (30-7)
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  Pitchers: Tennessee Volunteers - J. Ross; Scott(3); Odom(7). 
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Green; Blankenship(6); Kingrey(7). 
  Win-Green(5-2)  Save-Kingrey(9)  Loss-J. Ross(3-2)  T-2:22  A-3841
  HR VOLS - Morris (6)
  HR ALABAMA - P. Phillips (6), Cox (8)
  Alabama sweeps the three-game series...Only 3rd sweep by Bama over Vols in 
  101-year series history (1897, 1898 & 1998)...Bozanich 10-game hitting     
  streak...Kingrey first run allowed in 10 2/3 IP...Pickler (UT) 19-game hit-
  ting streak...UA has won six straight games and 10 of last 12 games...     
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 16, Tennessee Volunteers 12
(Apr 11, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Tennessee Volunteers 400 010 412  - 12 16  5      (26-13)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 312 262 00X  - 16 15  1      (29-7)
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  Pitchers: Tennessee Volunteers - Scott; Brown(4); Hunter(6). 
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Fisher; McWhirter(7); P. Phillips(8). 
  Win-Fisher(4-3)  Loss-Scott(4-4)  T-3:04  A-3912
  HR VOLS - Parker (3), D. Ross (11), Cortez (17), Christensen (4)
  HR ALABAMA - A. Phillips (12), Keller (9), Frick (14)
  Second game of three-game series... Tide won last night 4-2 with two home  
  runs by Matt Frick and a home run by Sam Bozanich...                       
  WEATHER: 67 degrees, sunny skies, wind 5-8 mph                             
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 4, Tennessee Volunteers 2
(Apr 10, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Tennessee Volunteers 001 100 000  -  2  9  2      (26-12)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 021 001 00X  -  4  6  0      (28-7)
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  Pitchers: Tennessee Volunteers - Hudson. ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Smith; 
  Kingrey(7). 
  Win-Smith(5-0)  Save-Kingrey(8)  Loss-Hudson(4-2)  T-2:25  A-3806
  HR ALABAMA - Frick 2 (13), Bozanich (3)
  Justin Smith 4-0, 1.20 ERA in last four starts (30 IP, 5 ER)...Matt Frick's
  fourth career two home run...Frick broke his bat on the 6th inning HR to   
  dead centerfield...Bozanich eight-game hitting streak and first career SEC 
  home run...Bostic eight-game hitting streak snapped...                     
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 4, North Alabama Lions 1
(Apr 7, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  North Alabama Lions. 000 010 000  -  1  7  3      (29-7)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 021 100 00X  -  4  8  1      (27-7)
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  Pitchers: North Alabama Lions - Cromley; Reed(3); Whidby(3); Byrd(6); Lord(7); 
  Landers(8). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - McWhirter; Torres(7); Blankenship(7); 
  Bernard(9); P. Phillips(9). 
  Win-McWhirter(4-0)  Save-P. Phillips(1)  Loss-Cromley(2-3)  T-2:37  A-3579
  Alabama's 51st consecutive non-SEC home win dating back to 1996...Paul     
  Phillips first career save...Bozanich seven-game hitting streak and game-  
  winning RBI (2nd inning double)...McWhirter career high six innings pitched
  Manny Torres left the game with shoulder injury in 7th inning...           
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 5, Arkansas Razorbacks 3
(Apr 5, 1998 at Fayetteville, Ark.)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 030 000 020  -  5 12  0      (26-7)
  Arkansas Razorbacks. 010 110 000  -  3  7  1      (22-11)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Green; Kingrey(5). Arkansas Razorbacks - 
  Wright; Nye(7); Vent(8); Quarnstrom(9). 
  Win-Kingrey(4-2)  Loss-Nye(1-4)  T-2:41  A-3107
  HR ARKANSAS - Kirby (4)
  Paul Phillips game-winning RBI with two-run single in 8th inning...UA's 6-9
  hitters tallied eight hits, including four doubles, and two RBI...They also
  scored all five UA runs...Bounds tied career-high with three hits...Kingrey
  4.2 IP scoreless relief...UA bullpen 8.1 scoreless IP vs. Arkansas...      
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 9, Arkansas Razorbacks 1
(Apr 4, 1998 at Fayetteville, Ark.)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 202 130 001  -  9 12  1      (25-7)
  Arkansas Razorbacks. 000 000 010  -  1  4  1      (22-246)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Smith; Torres(8). Arkansas Razorbacks - 
  Moriarity; Hurley(4); Heather(5); McCrotty(7); Riethmaier(9). 
  Win-Smith(4-0)  Loss-Moriarity(3-1)  T-2:57  A-3357
  HR ALABAMA - Frick 2 (11), Gulledge (2)
  Justin Smith is 3-0 with a 1.14 ERA in his last three starts for the Tide..
  In his last 23.3 IP, Smith has allowed only 3 ER and struck out 27 batters.
  Matt Frick 3rd career two HR game...Gulledge first career SEC home run...  
  Smith career-high 12 strikeouts...Ark 1st time under two runs in 145 games.
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Arkansas Razorbacks 11, ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 8
(Apr 3, 1998 at Fayetteville, Ark.)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 013 130 000  -  8 10  1      (24-7)
  Arkansas Razorbacks. 501 500 00X  - 11 16  2      (22-9)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Fisher; Blankenship(6). Arkansas Razorbacks - 
  Walling; Vent(8). 
  Win-Walling(8-1)  Save-Vent(2)  Loss-Fisher(3-3)  T-2:41  A-2563
  HR ALABAMA - Frick (9), Cox (7)
  HR ARKANSAS - Nye (7), Hinske (3)
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 15, Samford Bulldogs 4
(Apr 1, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Samford Bulldogs.... 010 012 000  -  4  8  2      (7-24)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 100 415 40X  - 15 17  1      (24-6)
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  Pitchers: Samford Bulldogs - Dedmon; Hackett(4); J. Smith(4); Mowrey(6); 
  Thomas(7). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Lombardi; McWhirter(5); P. Phillips(7); 
  Kingrey(9). 
  Win-McWhirter(3-0)  Loss-Dedmon(1-2)  T-2:49  A-3511
  HR ALABAMA - P. Phillips (5), A. Phillips 2 (11), Cox (6), Wood (3)
  Alabama is seeking its 50th consecutive non-conference home win in a row...
  UA leads series 80-13, 61-6 at home... Mark Peer makes his fourth start    
  of the year... Lombardi is making his third start... Keller's first start  
  at third... UA travels to Arkansas to battle the Razorbacks this weekend   
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Mississippi State 13, ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 7
(Mar 29, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Mississippi State... 010 032 070  - 13 14  2      (18-10)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 000 230 002  -  7  9  1      (23-6)
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  Pitchers: Mississippi State - Reinike; Compton(5); Johnson(8). 
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Green; Blankenship(6); Kitchens(8); Torres(8). 
  Win-Compton(3-0)  Loss-Green(4-2)  T-2:51  A-4307
  HR MSU - Lee (7)
  HR ALABAMA - Keller (8)
  Alabama's 23-game home winning streak snapped...MSU win snaps Alabama's six
  game series winning streak...MSU seven-run eighth inning the most against  
  Alabama this season...Paul Phillips (19) and Andy Phillips (15) extend     
  hitting streaks...Jayson Cox (UA) ejected in eighth inning...              
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 4, Mississippi State 2
(Mar 28, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Mississippi State... 010 010 000  -  2  8  0      (17-10)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 000 120 01X  -  4  9  1      (23-5)
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  Pitchers: Mississippi State - Ginter; Freed(7); Polk(7). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - 
  Smith; Kingrey(8). 
  Win-Smith(3-0)  Save-Kingrey(7)  Loss-Ginter(0-3)  T-2:21  A-4307
  HR ALABAMA - Wood (2)
  Alabama's 23rd straight home win, one shy of modern day school record...UA 
  has beaten MSU six straight times...Andy Phillips 14-game hitting streak & 
  24 RBI in his last eight games...Paul Phillips 18-game hitting streak...   
  Smith second straight win for Bama (16 IP, 2 ER)...A.Phillips GW RBI...    
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 12, Mississippi State 10
(Mar 27, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Mississippi State... 000 060 004 0 - 10 12  3      (17-9)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 001 060 120 2 - 12 13  2      (22-5)
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  Pitchers: Mississippi State - Jackson; H. Thoms(5). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - 
  Fisher; Kingrey(8). 
  Win-Kingrey(3-2)  Loss-H. Thoms(2-2)  T-3:08  A-4107
  HR MSU - Knott (8)
  HR ALABAMA - Bostic (3), A. Phillips (9)
  Antonio Bostic two-run HR in bottom of 10th, his first career game-winning 
  RBI for the Tide...UA's 76th come-from-behind win since 1995 (11 this year)
  Also, Bama's 35 win in its final AB since 1995...UA 22-game home winning   
  streak...A. Phillips 11-for-16 (.668) last 3 games...Also 22 RBI last 7 GMS
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 13, Southern Miss 3
(Mar 24, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Southern Miss....... 100 110 000  -  3  9  8      (14-10)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 100 045 21X  - 13 18  0      (21-5)
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  Pitchers: Southern Miss - Walker; Kee(5); Shupe(6); Grice(6); Pfaff(8). 
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Blankenship; McWhirter(5); Kitchens(7). 
  Win-McWhirter(2-0)  Loss-Walker(0-4)  T-2:59  A-3308
  HR ALABAMA - A. Phillips 2 (8), Keller (7)
  Andy Phillips tied career-high with two home runs and added career-high 6  
  RBI...Phillips is 8-for-11 in his last two games, raising his average his  
  batting from .381 to .417...USM Matt Baltz tied NCAA record with 5 errors..
  P. Phillips (16), Frick (14) and A. Phillips (12) extended hitting streaks.
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South Carolina 11, ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 10
(Mar 22, 1998 at Columbia, SC)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 033 210 100 00 - 10 13  4      (20-5)
  South Carolina...... 110 001 421 01 - 11 14  2      (21-6)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Green; Blankenship(7); McWhirter(7); Kingrey(7)
  . South Carolina - Kondro; Poston(3); Sexton(6); Pomar(8). 
  Win-Pomar(3-1)  Loss-Kingrey(2-2)  T-3:13  A-2059
  HR ALABAMA - Wood (1), Chavers (8)
  HR USC - Urquhardt 2 (10), Angiolini (1), Stanton (7), Whittaker (1), Collins (2)
  Alabama blew a 9-2 sixth-inning lead against USC...Kingrey's first earned  
  runs allowed this season...USC six HRs tying Florida's six for the most    
  against the Tide this season...A. Phillips 11-game hitting streak and      
  school-record tying five hits...P.PHillips 14-G HTSK...Frick 12-G HTSK...  
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 11, South Carolina 0
(Mar 21, 1998 at Columbia, SC)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 001 440 020  - 11 11  0      (20-4)
  South Carolina...... 000 000 000  -  0  4  1      (20-6)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Smith. South Carolina - Jodie; Barber(5); 
  Jones(9). 
  Win-Smith(2-0)  Loss-Jodie(2-3)  T-1:54  A-1391
  HR ALABAMA - P. Phillips (4), A. Phillips (6), Frick 2 (8), Cox (5), Walters (2)
  Justin Smith pitched CG four-hit, shutout, the first by an Alabama pitcher 
  since Joel Colgrove blanked Auburn 4-0 on the final day of the 1996 regular
  season...Alabama back-to-back CGs for first time since 1991...Bama season- 
  high 6 HRs...Walters first career SEC start and first career SEC hit (HR)..
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South Carolina 3, ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 1
(Mar 20, 1998 at Columbia, SC)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 001 000 000  -  1  5  0      (19-4)
  South Carolina...... 100 002 00X  -  3 11  0      (20-5)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Fisher. South Carolina - Bouknight. 
  Win-Bouknight(5-0)  Loss-Fisher(3-2)  T-2:09  A-1520
  HR USC - Knox (3)
  Alabama lowest run total since 6-1 loss to Miami at 1997 CWS (27 Games)... 
  P. Phillips (13 G), Frick (10 G) and. A. Phillips (9 G) extended hit streak
  Bouknight (USC) first career SEC start and retired 18 of last 20 batters...
  USC seven infield or bunt hits...Fisher 2 CG and career-high 10 strikeouts.
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 15, West Alabama 4
(Mar 18, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, AL)

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  West Alabama........ 000 001 300  -  4  7  5      (10-15)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 500 114 31X  - 15 15  1      (19-3)
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  Pitchers: West Alabama - Byrd; Bobbitt(3); Culp(6). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - 
  Lombardi; Torres(6); Blankenship(7); McWhirter(7); Kingrey(9). 
  Win-Lombardi(2-0)  Loss-Byrd(2-5)  T-2:35  A-3199
  HR ALABAMA - A. Phillips (5), Chavers (7), Walters (1)
  Alabama's 20th straight home win...P. Phillips 12-game hitting streak...   
  Matt Frick 10-game hitting streak...Jeremy Windsor sets West Alabama record
  with 19-game hitting streak...UA has homered in 10 straight games and has  
  two HRs in nine straight...Walters 1st career HR...UA 53 R/58 H last 3 G...
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 22, Eastern Illinois 1
(Mar 17, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Eastern Illinois.... 000 000 010  -  1  8  3      (10-4)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 416 043 40X  - 22 24  1      (18-3)
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  Pitchers: Eastern Illinois - Prina; Larson(2); Englehardt(5); Giarrante(6); 
  Redd(7); Sanders(8). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Green; Kitchens(7); Bernard(9). 
  Win-Green(4-1)  Loss-Prina(2-2)  T-2:55  A-3145
  HR ALABAMA - Bozanich (2), Frick (6)
  Alabama ties season high 24 hits...UA one HR in last nine games..B.J. Green
  career-high nine strikeouts...P.Philiips 11-game hitting streak...Frick 9- 
  game hitting streak...Bozanich career high four hits and five runs scored..
  Gulledge career-high two doubles and three RBI...UA season-high 3 triples..
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 16, Georgia Bulldogs 7
(Mar 15, 1998 at Athens, Georgia)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 010 903 300  - 16 19  1      (17-3)
  Georgia Bulldogs.... 401 001 100  -  7 16  3      (13-7)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Blankenship; Torres(1); McWhirter(4); 
  Kingrey(8). Georgia Bulldogs - Frachiseur; Hanson(4); Goodson(6); Brownlee(7); 
  Helmey(9). 
  Win-Torres(1-0)  Loss-Frachiseur(3-2)  T-3:09  A-2001
  HR ALABAMA - Bounds (3), Keller (6), Frick (5)
  HR GEORGIA - McNally (2), Osbolt 2 (10), Hudson (3)
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Georgia Bulldogs 8, ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 5
(Mar 14, 1998 at Athens, Georgia)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 101 101 010  -  5  8  5      (16-3)
  Georgia Bulldogs.... 001 003 22X  -  8  7  1      (13-6)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Smith; Green(6); Kitchens(8); McWhirter(8). 
  Georgia Bulldogs - Brand; Clark(8). 
  Win-Brand(4-1)  Save-Clark(2)  Loss-Green(3-1)  T-2:33  A-1687
  HR ALABAMA - P. Phillips 2 (3), A. Phillips (4)
  HR GEORGIA - Osbolt (8)
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 5, Georgia Bulldogs 4
(Mar 13, 1998 at Athens, Georgia)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 010 100 030  -  5  9  1      (16-2)
  Georgia Bulldogs.... 000 300 100  -  4 13  2      (12-6)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Fisher; Kingrey(8). Georgia Bulldogs - 
  Crawford; Fowler(5). 
  Win-Fisher(3-1)  Save-Kingrey(6)  Loss-Fowler(2-1)  T-2:39  A-1258
  HR ALABAMA - A. Phillips (3), Frick (4)
  HR GEORGIA - Osbolt (7), Hammock (6)
  Alabama's ninth come-from-behind win this season...A. Phillips second game-
  winning HR this year and the third in his career...UA six-game winning     
  streak and in all six wins the winning run has scored as result of home run
  P. Phillips 7-game hitting streak...Fisher career high 12 hits allowed...  
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 12, Florida Gators 7
(Mar 7, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Florida Gators...... 100 011 22 -  7 11  1      (11-6)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 003 213 30 - 12 19  1      (15-2)
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  Pitchers: Florida Gators - McClendon; Grezlovski(5); Cardozo(6); Wiegandt(7); 
  McFarland(8). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Smith; Green(7); Kingrey(8). 
  Win-Smith(1-0)  Loss-McClendon(1-2)  T-3:36  A-3496
  HR FLORIDA - Huaght (3), Ellis (2), Wilkerson (12), Ross (6), Siegel (2), Martin (3)
  HR ALABAMA - P. Phillips (1), Cox (4)
  Justin Smith's first win of the season for Alabama...Paul Phillips first   
  career home run and first game-winning RBI...Gulledge career high two hits.
  UA's 19 hits are second most this season...Florida six solo home runs,     
  second most by UF this year and most against Alabama...                    
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 8, Florida Gators 1
(Mar 6, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Florida Gators...... 100 000 000  -  1  6  3      (11-5)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 010 005 02X  -  8  7  0      (14-2)
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  Pitchers: Florida Gators - Wilkerson. ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Fisher. 
  Win-Fisher(2-1)  Loss-Wilkerson(3-1)  T-2:28  A-3781
  HR FLORIDA - Wilkerson (11)
  HR ALABAMA - Frick (3), Chavers (6)
  Pete Fisher third career complete game and second at Alabama...First CG by 
  Alabama since Jarrod Kingrey beat Miss. State in the 1997 SEC Trny...      
  Dan Chavers third GW RBI and second this week with solo HR in sixth inning.
  Fisher 130 pitches for Alabama (86 strikes)...10 ground ball outs/8 Ks...  
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 12, Mercer Bears 5
(Mar 4, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Mercer Bears........ 104 000 000  -  5  8  5      (11-8)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 031 032 21X  - 12 16  2      (13-2)
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  Pitchers: Mercer Bears - C. Campbell; J. Page(7); G. Betta(8). 
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Kitchens; McWhirter(3); Torres(8). 
  Win-McWhirter(1-0)  Loss-C. Campbell(1-1)  T-2:37  A-3295
  HR MER - C. Campbell (1)
  HR ALABAMA - Bozanich (1), Cox (3), Gulledge (1)
  Kris McWhirter first career win and career-high 4.2 IP and 6 K...UA fresh- 
  men pitchers have won nine of team's 13 games this season...Sam Bozanich   
  first career HR...Jayson Cox first career game-winning RBI (2-run HR in 5th
  inning)...Jim Wells 500th game as Division I head coach (353-147, .707)... 
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 15, Mercer Bears 3
(Mar 3, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Mercer Bears........ 000 003 000  -  3  8  6      (11-7)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 001 050 180  - 15 14  2      (12-2)
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  Pitchers: Mercer Bears - M. Parker; J. Page(7); G. Betta(8); A. Kersey(8); 
  W. Tally(8). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Lombardi; Green(6); McWhirter(7); Bernard(9)
  . 
  Win-Lombardi(1-0)  Loss-M. Parker(3-1)  T-3:07  A-3206
  HR MER - J. Avery (7)
  HR ALABAMA - Chavers 2 (5)
  Justin Lombardi first career win for Alabama...Dan Chavers career-high two 
  home runs and reached base five times...UA has scored 63 runs in its last  
  four home games...Bama 11-0 at home this season...Mercer season-high six   
  errors...Peer season-high three RBI...Game two of series Wednesday at 2 PM 
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 6, Cal-State Fullerton 5
(Mar 1, 1998 at Fullerton, Calif.)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 020 100 120  -  6 11  2      (11-2)
  Cal-State Fullerton. 000 203 000  -  5  9  2      (10-6)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Blankenship; Kitchens(6); Kingrey(8). 
  Cal-State Fullerton - Ramirez; Hanlon(8); Jacobs(9). 
  Win-Kitchens(1-0)  Save-Kingrey(5)  Loss-Ramirez(2-2)  T-2:57  A-1217
  HR ALABAMA - A. Phillips (2)
  HR TITANS - Duck (5), Fukujara (2), Baum (1)
  Freddie Kitchens first in aas UA pitcher since March 20, 1994 when he threw
  5 IP against Michigan State...Matt Frick career-high three doubles...Frick 
  also recorded his 100th career hit in his 100th collegiate game...Kingrey  
  career-high five saves...UA's sixth come-from-behind win this season...    
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Cal-State Fullerton 5, ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 4
(Feb 28, 1998 at Fullerton, Calif.)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 102 010 000  -  4 11  3      (10-2)
  Cal-State Fullerton. 000 112 001  -  5 12  2      (10-5)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Smith; Kingrey(6). Cal-State Fullerton - 
  Stewart; Saarloos(3); A. Johnson(5). 
  Win-A. Johnson(1-0)  Loss-Kingrey(2-1)  T-3:06  A-1111
  Alabama has dropped back-to-back games after opening the season with 10    
  straight wins...Kingrey first loss of the season after posting 2-0 record  
  with four saves in first seven appearances...CSF Ryan Jacobs scores winning
  run from second in bottom of 9th after Kingrey throwing error to first...  
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Cal-State Fullerton 6, ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 2
(Feb 27, 1998 at Fullerton, Calif.)

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  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 000 101 000  -  2  4  2      (10-1)
  Cal-State Fullerton. 101 201 10X  -  6 13  2      (9-5)
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  Pitchers: ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Fisher; Green(4); Blankenship(7). 
  Cal-State Fullerton - Flores. 
  Win-Flores(3-0)  Loss-Fisher(1-1)  T-2:59  A-950
  HR ALABAMA - Keller (5)
  Alabama's first loss of the season...Keller's 5th HR, including one in each
  of his last two games...Flores 1 CG of the year for CSF and 2nd versus the 
  Crimson Tide...Bama 2nd fewest hits this year (3 vs. Houston, Feb. 14)...UA
  2nd most strikeouts (13 vs. Houston, Feb. 13)...Season-high three GDPs...  
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 5, Louisiana Tech 3
(Feb 25, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Louisiana Tech...... 000 003 000  -  3  8  1      (4-4)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 010 100 21X  -  5  6  0      (10-0)
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  Pitchers: Louisiana Tech - Sonnier; Wheeler(7). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - 
  Kitchens; Blankenship(6); Kingrey(8). 
  Win-Blankenship(4-0)  Save-Kingrey(4)  Loss-Sonnier(2-1)  T-2:42  A-3455
  HR TECH - Myrow (4)
  HR ALABAMA - Keller (4)
  Kingrey has two wins and four saves in seven games this year for the Tide..
  Sam Bozanich first GW RBI...G.W. Keller's 8th inning HR was his 25th career
  home run at Alabama...A. Phillips eight-game hitting streak...Dan Chavers  
  career high eight-game hitting streak and eight-game RBI streak...         
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 23, Louisiana Tech 3
(Feb 24, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Louisiana Tech...... 010    001 010  -  3  8  2      (4-3)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 00(14) 221 04X  - 23 24  3      (9-0)
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  Pitchers: Louisiana Tech - Newton; Hickman(3); Whalen(5); Corley(8); Roberson(8)
  . ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Green; McWhirter(6); Lombardi(7); Baldwin(8); 
  Kingrey(9). 
  Win-Green(3-0)  Loss-Newton(0-1)  T-3:11  A-3341
  HR ALABAMA - A. Phillips (1), Frick (1), Cox 2 (2)
  UA school record 14 runs in third inning, breaking previous of 13 runs vs. 
  Alcorn State (April 5, 1994)...The 10 hits in the second inning tied the   
  school record set against Samford (Mar. 17, 1989)...A. Phillips UA record 5
  RBI in third inning...Frick and Cox tie UA record w/2 hits in 3rd inning...
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 20, UALR Trojans 3
(Feb 22, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  UALR Trojans........ 200 010 0 -  3  7  3      (3-10)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 073 460 X - 20 19  1      (8-0)
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  Pitchers: UALR Trojans - Ray; Blackwell(2); Stallbaumer(4); Campbell(6). 
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Blankenship; McWhirter(4); Bernard(6); Lombardi(7). 
  Win-Blankenship(3-0)  Loss-Ray(0-1)  T-2:27  A-3057
  HR ALABAMA - Bostic (2), Keller (3), Frick (1), Bounds (2)
  Game officially delayed 19 minutes at start due to rain... Game called     
  after top of seventh due to inclement weather... Cam Walters career-high   
  3 hits and 4 RBI in first career start... Alabama season-high 20 runs and  
  season-high 18 hits... A. Philips 14 game hitting streak...                
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 4, UALR Trojans 1
(Feb 21, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  UALR Trojans........ 000 001 000  -  1  6  2      (3-9)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 000 102 01X  -  4  8  1      (7-0)
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  Pitchers: UALR Trojans - Gibson; Brown(6); Berry(8). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - 
  Smith; Green(6); Kitchens(8); Kingrey(8). 
  Win-Green(2-0)  Save-Kingrey(3)  Loss-Gibson(1-2)  T-2:42  A-3731
  HR ALABAMA - Chavers (3)
  Dan Chavers career-high three hits and three RBI...First career game-      
  winning RBI...Chavers 8 RBI in seven games, only 5 RBI last year in 29 G...
  A. Phillips 13-game HTSK...Kingrey two wins and three saves in five games..
  UA bullpen has recorded five wins and three saves in seven games...        
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 6, UALR Trojans 3
(Feb 20, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  UALR Trojans........ 000 003 000  -  3  6  2      (3-8)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 201 000 03X  -  6  9  0      (6-0)
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  Pitchers: UALR Trojans - Rowland. ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Fisher; Kingrey(8). 
  Win-Kingrey(2-0)  Loss-Rowland(1-2)  T-2:04  A-3467
  Sam Bozanich sets UA record with 11 assists, breaking the old mark of nine 
  set by Mike Qualls vs. LSU (Mar. 26, 1986)...Gulledge first career pinch-  
  hit and first career game-winning RBI...Kingrey two wins and two saves in  
  four games this year...A Phillips 12-game HTSK...Keller six-game HTSK...   
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 12, Nicholls State 3
(Feb 18, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Nicholls State...... 102 000 000  -  3  7  3      (1-8)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 011 423 01X  - 12 14  3      (5-0)
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  Pitchers: Nicholls State - Murray; Fletcher(3); Flaitz(5); Rogers(7); 
  Chambless(8). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - McWhirter; Blankenship(3); Lombardi(8); 
  Baldwin(9). 
  Win-Blankenship(2-0)  Loss-Fletcher(0-2)  T-2:44  A-3257
  HR ALABAMA - Keller (2), Bostic (1), Chavers (2)
  Alabama's fifth straight come-from-behind win... Most hits by Tide this    
  season... Blankenship retired all 13 batters faced... UA bullpen 6 1/3     
  scoreless innings... Keller first career grand slam and 100th career hit   
  (infield hit-6th inn.)... UA used 3 freshman pitchers...                   
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 5, Nicholls State 3
(Feb 17, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Nicholls State...... 200 000 100  -  3  8  3      (1-7)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 000 040 01X  -  5  9  2      (4-0)
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  Pitchers: Nicholls State - Janke; Coddou(5); Orgeron(6). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - 
  Green; Kitchens(7); Kingrey(9). 
  Win-Green(1-0)  Save-Kingrey(2)  Loss-Janke(0-3)  T-2:32  A-3175
  HR NSU - Perret (1), Davis (2)
  Alabama's 4th straight come-from-behind win...Andy Phillips career-high 10-
  game hitting streak dating back to last year...Drew Bounds four-game hit-  
  ting streak...When Wood reached in 5th inning (HBP) is was the first time  
  in 19 innings UA had leadoff man on base...BJ Green 1st career start/win...
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 8, Houston Cougars 4
(Feb 15, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Houston Cougars..... 210 010 000  -  4  8  1      (1-5)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 210 000 41X  -  8 10  1      (3-0)
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  Pitchers: Houston Cougars - McAdoo; Jackson(4); Moore(7); Dieudonne'(8). 
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - McWhirter; Blankenship(4); Kingrey(9). 
  Win-Blankenship(1-0)  Save-Kingrey(1)  Loss-Moore(0-2)  T-2:29  A-3523
  HR ALABAMA - Keller (1), Chavers (1)
  Freshman Jonathan Blankenship (Hartselle, Ala.) wins his UA debut...All    
  three wins versus Houston were come-from-behind wins for the Tide...Series 
  attendance is second-most in stadium history (10,514)...UA 35th straight   
  non-SEC home wins....Dan Chavers 1st career HR (Solo, 2nd Inning)...       
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 4, Houston Cougars 2
(Feb 14, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Houston Cougars..... 000 100 100  -  2  5  2      (1-4)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 000 000 04X  -  4  3  1      (2-0)
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  Pitchers: Houston Cougars - Nance; Moore(8). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Smith; 
  Kingrey(7). 
  Win-Kingrey(1-0)  Loss-Nance(0-2)  T-2:12  A-3553
  HR HOUSTON - Sperring (1), Pekar (1)
  Alabama's 62nd come-from-behind win in the last four years, including 33   
  final at-bat wins...Alabama has won 47 of its last 50 home games, including
  a 34-game non SEC home win streak...Bounds 5 RBI in first two games...He   
  had only 13 RBI in 46 games last year...Sunday's game at 2 p.m...          
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ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 15, Houston Cougars 5
(Feb 13, 1998 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Houston Cougars..... 000 300 200  -  5 10  2      (1-3)
  ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE 000 527 01X  - 15 12  1      (1-0)
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  Pitchers: Houston Cougars - McDonald; Dieudonne'(4); Sperring(6); Crowell(6); 
  Torina(7). ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - Fisher; Green(7). 
  Win-Fisher(1-0)  Loss-McDonald(0-2)  T-3:07  A-3572
  HR ALABAMA - Bounds (1)
  Alabama's fifth straight opening day win...Bozanich and P. Phillips three  
  hits in Alabama debut...UA has won 33 straight non-SEC home games...       
  Tonight's attendacne is the largest opening day crowd in stadium history...
  SAT. PITCHERS: UA - Justin Smith (LHP)  UH - Shane Nance (LHP)             
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