2004 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.

Mississippi State 4, Alabama Crimson Tide 1
(May 23, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Mississippi State... 000 020 200  -  4 10  0      (34-22)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 010 000 000  -  1  9  2      (29-26)
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  Pitchers: Mississippi State - Doolittle; Dunn(9). Alabama Crimson Tide - 
  Norris; Johnson(7); Tankersley(9). 
  Win-Doolittle(2-3)  Save-Dunn(1)  Loss-Norris(1-1)  T-2:35  A-4439
  MSU first sweep of UA in Tuscaloosa since 1994 ... UA 29-26 is worst record
  under Wells ... UA first 20 loss SEC season since 1994 ... Welch 4-gm hit  
  streak ... Bush hit safley in 24 of last 29 games this year ... Doolittle  
  career high 8 IP and season high 8 Ks                                      
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Mississippi State 7, Alabama Crimson Tide 1
(May 22, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Mississippi State... 001 042 000  -  7 13  0      (33-22)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 010 000  -  1  5  1      (29-25)
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  Pitchers: Mississippi State - Lacher. Alabama Crimson Tide - Walker; 
  B. Carter(6). 
  Win-Lacher(4-6)  Loss-Walker(4-1)  T-2:17  A-4554
  HR MSU - Rea (2), Tatum (12)
  MSU pitcher Jeff Lacher takes perfect game into fifth inning ... MSU 2B    
  Jeffrey Rea has four hits, including two-run HR; Rea misses cycle by a     
  double ... McCallister has two hits for Alabama to extend career-high hit- 
  ting streak to seven games ... UA did not win home series this year ...    
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Mississippi State 11, Alabama Crimson Tide 9
(May 21, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Mississippi State... 220 003 004  - 11 14  1      (32-22)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 112 401  -  9 14  0      (29-24)
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  Pitchers: Mississippi State - Johnson, A; Cleveland(6); Gant(7); Ramsey(7). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - LeBlanc; Johnson(7); Tankersley(9). 
  Win-Ramsey(7-1)  Loss-Tankersley(2-5)  T-3:18  A-4532
  HR MSU - Jones, B (8), Hunter (2)
  HR ALABAMA - Bush (8), McCallister (3)
  Alabama eliminated from SEC Tournament race ... Bush and McCallister homer 
  in the loss ... UA has homered in season-high four straight games ...      
  Ferazza matches career-high with three hits ... He has six hits in last two
  games ... He is 9-for-12 in last four games for UA ...                     
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Alabama 12, Kentucky 11
(May 16, 2004 at Lexington, Ky.)

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  Alabama............. 400 020 600  - 12 16  0      (29-23)
  Kentucky............ 001 226 000  - 11 14  0      (23-27)
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  Pitchers: Alabama - Norris; Johnson(5); Walker(6); Tankersley(9). Kentucky - 
  M. Scott; A. Myette(1); K. Gibson(7); A. Kunkel(7); A. Tennyson(8). 
  Win-Walker(4-0)  Save-Tankersley(4)  Loss-A. Kunkel(1-3)  T-3:20  A-416
  HR ALABAMA - Welch (7), McCallister (2)
  HR UK - B. Grace (3)
  Alabama snaps an 11 series SEC losing streak with win at UK ... UA first   
  SEC series win since April 25-27, 2003 (vs. Arkansas) ... Bama also snaps  
  11 series SEC road losing streak ... UA's first road series win since      
  beating Kentucky (April 12-14, 2002) ... Bush ties UA record with 8th SFly 
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Kentucky 9, Alabama 8
(May 15, 2004 at Lexington, Kentucky)

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  Alabama............. 031 020 200 000  -  8 12  1      (28-23)
  Kentucky............ 013 031 000 001  -  9 15  1      (23-26)
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  Pitchers: Alabama - B. Carter; Johnson(5); Norris(6); Tankersley(8). Kentucky - 
  S. Stanley; A. Tennyson(5); J. Rodriquez(8). 
  Win-J. Rodriquez(3-5)  Loss-Tankersley(2-4)  T-3:48  A-423
  HR ALABAMA - Lyons (1)
  HR UK - C. Stewart (10), M. Breyman (9), J. Shelby (3)
  Alabama now 0-3 in extra inning game this season ... Tankersley's first run
  allowed out the pen this year (23 IP) ... Bush extends hitting streak to 12
  games, equalling the longest on UA team this season ... Bush also posted   
  back-to-back three hits games ... Lyons first HR in 153 ABs (Mar. 2, 2003) 
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Alabama Crimson Tide 6, Kentucky 2
(May 14, 2004 at Lexington, Kentucky)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 100 021 002  -  6 12  1      (28-22)
  Kentucky............ 000 200 000  -  2  6  0      (22-26)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - LeBlanc. Kentucky - C. Snipp; M. Scott(6); 
  J. Rodriquez(9). 
  Win-LeBlanc(8-4)  Loss-C. Snipp(2-7)  T-2:22  A-393
  HR ALABAMA - Bush (7)
  Wade LeBlanc's NCAA leading eighth complete game and his fourth in a row ..
  LeBlanc has allowed only three earned runs in those four CGs (0.77 ERA) in 
  35 innings ... Bush 11-game hitting streak and team-leading 6th game-      
  winning RBI ... Bush 9-game SEC hitting streak and SEC career-high 3 RBI ..
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#10 Florida 6, Alabama Crimson Tide 5
(May 9, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Florida............. 000 200 04 -  6  8  1      (36-13)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 301 10 -  5 10  2      (27-22)
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  Pitchers: Florida - Ball; Falkenbach(4); O'Day(7). Alabama Crimson Tide - 
  Tankersley; Downs(4); Norris(4). 
  Win-O'Day(6-1)  Loss-Norris(1-1)  T-3:05  A-4277
  As per SEC travel policy, no-inning shall start after 3 PM .. Game was     
  stopped after eight innings due to that rule ... Florida's first series win
  at Tuscaloosa since 1988 ... Alabama has lost 11 straight SEC series ...   
  UF scores 4 unearned runs in 8th for the win ... Bush 10-game hitting strk 
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#10 Florida 8, Alabama Crimson Tide 5
(May 8, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Florida............. 000 000 503  -  8 11  2      (35-13)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 310 100  -  5  9  2      (27-21)
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  Pitchers: Florida - Hoyman. Alabama Crimson Tide - B. Carter; Johnson(7). 
  Win-Hoyman(10-0)  Loss-Johnson(2-3)  T-2:48  A-4528
  HR UF - Harrison 2 (14)
  HR ALABAMA - Paiml (2)
  Ben Harrison slams two, three-run home runs in Florida's comeback win ...  
  Harrison's first multi HR game of the year ... Alabama blows 4-0 lead in   
  the 7th inning ... Florida snaps eight-game losing streak at the Joe ...   
  Bush nine-game hitting streak ... Scott 8-gm hitting streak snapped ...    
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Alabama Crimson Tide 2, #10 Florida 0
(May 7, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Florida............. 000 000 000  -  0  4  1      (34-13)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 110 00X  -  2  5  1      (27-20)
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  Pitchers: Florida - Boss; Falkenbach(7). Alabama Crimson Tide - LeBlanc. 
  Win-LeBlanc(7-4)  Loss-Boss(3-3)  T-2:06  A-4317
  Wade LeBlanc's third complete game shutout of the season ... LeBlanc's SEC 
  leading 7th complete game of the season ... Florida shuotut for first time 
  in 56 games since 2-0 loss to Ole Miss on May 9, 2003 ... UA first shutout 
  of UF since 1968 ... Scott and Bush extend hitting streaks to eight games  
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#6 LSU 9, Alabama Crimson Tide 2
(May 2, 2004 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 010 000 1 -  2 10  2      (26-20)
  LSU................. 102 204 X -  9 11  0      (34-12)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Belcher; Johnson(4); B. Carter(6); Norris(6); 
  Downs(6). LSU - Bumstead. 
  Win-Bumstead(7-2)  Loss-Belcher(3-5)  T-2:03  A-7492
  HR LSU - Gill (2)
  Alabama swept in double header at LSU ... LSU has swept 12 of the 40 DHs   
  played between the Tide and Tigers ... UA raps into three DPs in the loss  
  Bama has lost 10 straight SEC series ... Alabama has also lost 11 straight 
  SEC road series ... BUSH and GROOMS 7-game hitting streaks ...             
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#6 LSU 2, Alabama Crimson Tide 1
(May 2, 2004 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 100 000 00 -  1  8  1      (26-19)
  LSU................. 100 000 01 -  2  4  0      (33-12)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Tankersley; Johnson(8). LSU - Meier; 
  Determann(8). 
  Win-Determann(3-3)  Loss-Tankersley(2-3)  T-2:29  A-7492
  Alanbama loses its second straight, one-run extra inning game ... UA is 4-9
  in one-run games this season ... Stavinoha dribbles game winning single    
  over the bag at first to score Zeringue with winning run in 8th inning ... 
  Bush, Grooms extend hitting streaks to six games each ...                  
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Alabama Crimson Tide 8, #6 LSU 2
(May 1, 2004 at Baton Rouge, La.)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 016 000 001  -  8 12  0      (26-18)
  LSU................. 000 010 010  -  2  5  2      (32-12)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - LeBlanc. LSU - Dirks; Faircloth(4). 
  Win-LeBlanc(6-4)  Loss-Dirks(8-1)  T-2:27  A-7492
  Wade LeBlanc SEC-leading 6th complete game ... The Lake Charles, La, native
  retired the first 12 LSU batters he faced ... Alabama first win in Baton   
  Rouge since 2000 ... UA first win in series opener at LSU since 1995 ...   
  Bush 5-gm hitting streak ... Welch 100th career RBI in 2nd inning ...      
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Alabama Crimson Tide 10, Miss. Valley State 2
(Apr 28, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Miss. Valley State.. 200 000 000  -  2  8  1      (29-18)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 400 022 20X  - 10 14  1      (25-18)
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  Pitchers: Miss. Valley State - Shack; Acuna(6). Alabama Crimson Tide - Walker; 
  Downs(8). 
  Win-Walker(3-0)  Loss-Shack(9-3)  T-2:14  A-4346
  HR ALABAMA - Welch (6)
  Grooms ties career high three hits ... Welch matches career high with four 
  RBI ... Welch has 99 career RBI, including a team-high 36 RBI this season .
  Bush team-leading 6th sac fly in 6th inning ... Grooms and McCallister back
  to back stand up triples in seventh inning ...                             
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#9 South Carolina 1, Alabama Crimson Tide 0
(Apr 25, 2004 at Columbia, SC)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 000 000 0 -  0  3  1      (24-18)
  South Carolina...... 000 000 000 1 -  1 12  2      (29-11)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Tankersley; Johnson(7). South Carolina - 
  Campbell, Ma. 
  Win-Campbell, Ma(6-2)  Loss-Johnson(2-2)  T-2:50  A-3915
  Alabama's first shutout loss since dropping a 5-0 game at Georgia in 2002, 
  a span of 122 games ... UA's first extra inning game in 123 games, dating  
  back to 8-7 loss at Georgia in 2002 ... Haske hitting streak ends at five  
  games ... Tankerlsley 19.2 consecutive innings and 27 Ks in 22.2 IP ...    
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Alabama Crimson Tide 7, #9 South Carolina 4
(Apr 24, 2004 at Columbia, SC)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 000 106  -  7 13  1      (24-14)
  South Carolina...... 100 102 000  -  4  9  0      (28-11)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Belcher; B. Carter(7). South Carolina - Hempy; 
  Donald(7); Blackwell(8); McCamie(9). 
  Win-B. Carter(6-3)  Loss-Blackwell(2-3)  T-2:30  A-4121
  HR ALABAMA - Haske (1), Sosa (4)
  HR SC - Winn (11)
  Mark Haske game-winning grand slam in top of ninth inning ... Alabama's 3rd
  last at-bat win of the season ... UA 7th come-from-behind win this season  
  Haske 5-game hitting streak and six-game SEC hitting streak ... Haske 7 RBI
  in his last four games ... UA snap 6-gm reg season losing streak to USC ...
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#9 South Carolina 6, Alabama Crimson Tide 3
(Apr 23, 2004 at Columbia, SC)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 100 200  -  3  7  2      (23-17)
  South Carolina...... 060 000 00X  -  6  7  1      (28-10)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - LeBlanc. South Carolina - Rawl; Blackwell(7). 
  Win-Rawl(8-2)  Save-Blackwell(10)  Loss-LeBlanc(5-4)  T-2:19  A-4019
  HR ALABAMA - Scott (4)
  HR SC - Powell (12)
  Rocky Scelfo's 12-game hitting streak snapped ... Richardson left game with
  leg (right) injury after second inning collision at home plate ... USC has 
  won six straight regular-season games with Alabama ... LeBlanc third       
  straight loss ...                                                          
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Samford 10, Alabama Crimson Tide 5
(Apr 21, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Samford............. 000 303 400  - 10 13  2      (7-26)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 002 000 111  -  5 10  2      (23-16)
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  Pitchers: Samford - Artz; Neimkin(6); Huch(8). Alabama Crimson Tide - Ponder; 
  Walker(6); Downs(6); Norris(7); B. Carter(7); Mennen(7). 
  Win-Artz(2-5)  Loss-Ponder(2-1)  T-2:57  A-4301
  HR ALABAMA - Salem (1)
  Samford first back-to-back wins in Tuscaloosa since 1963-64 ... Alabama's  
  14-game home winning streak vs. non-SEC teams is snapped ... Sceflo 12-game
  hitting streak ... Alabama had four infield hits in the loss ...           
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Alabama Crimson Tide 19, #12 Auburn 0
(Apr 18, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Auburn.............. 000 000 000  -  0  3  4      (26-12)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 031 035 25X  - 19 20  0      (23-15)
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  Pitchers: Auburn - Bell; Dueitt(2); Dennis(5); Madden(5); Nix(6); Cardwell(7); 
  Paxton(8); Miksis(8). Alabama Crimson Tide - Tankersley; B. Carter(9). 
  Win-Tankersley(2-2)  Loss-Bell(2-1)  T-2:53  A-5199
  HR ALABAMA - Ferazza (1)
  The most lopsided shutout win by either team in the Alabama-Auburn series  
  Alabama beat Auburn 17-0 in 1950 for the previous high ... Auburn's worst  
  loss since losing 30-4 to Georgia in 1941 ... Alabama's 19-run win is also 
  the largest in series history ... Rice career high four hits, four runs ...
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#12 Auburn 7, Alabama Crimson Tide 1
(Apr 17, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Auburn.............. 003 012 010  -  7  7  1      (26-11)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 001 000 000  -  1  7  1      (22-15)
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  Pitchers: Auburn - Hughey. Alabama Crimson Tide - Belcher; Downs(6). 
  Win-Hughey(6-1)  Loss-Belcher(3-4)  T-2:27  A-5824
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#12 Auburn 8, Alabama 2
(Apr 16, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Auburn.............. 000 000 206  -  8 11  3      (25-11)
  Alabama............. 000 010 001  -  2  7  4      (22-14)
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  Pitchers: Auburn - Felix; Madden(7); Register(7). Alabama - LeBlanc; Johnson(8)
  . 
  Win-Felix(3-2)  Save-Register(8)  Loss-LeBlanc(5-3)  T-3:05  A-5245
  HR AU - Thomas, C. (2)
  HR ALABAMA - Welch (5)
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Alabama Crimson Tide 5, UAB 4
(Apr 14, 2004 at Hoover, Alabama)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 020 000 300  -  5 11  1      (22-13)
  UAB................. 001 102 000  -  4 12  0      (14-18)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Walker; Downs(4); B. Carter(6). UAB - Price; 
  Roberts(7). 
  Win-B. Carter(5-3)  Loss-Price(2-5)  T-3:13  A-3834
  HR ALABAMA - Belcher (2)
  Belcher's three-run home run in 7th inning gives Alabama the one-run win...
  UA is 4-7 in one-run games this season ... Carter's first win since Mar. 12
  and first relief appearance of the season ... UA has seven in a row at the 
  Hoover Met ... Paiml 8-game hitting streak ... Rice 5-game hitting streak .
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#25 Vanderbilt 3, Alabama Crimson Tide 2
(Apr 11, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Vanderbilt.......... 010 020 000  -  3  7  0      (24-8)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 000 002  -  2 11  1      (21-13)
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  Pitchers: Vanderbilt - R. Mullins; M. Buschmann(8); R. Rote(9). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - Tankersley; Johnson(9). 
  Win-R. Mullins(4-2)  Save-R. Rote(8)  Loss-Tankersley(1-2)  T-2:45  A-4191
  HR VU - T. Mansolino (4)
  Worth Scott makes game-saving catch off the wall in right field to end the 
  game ... Alabama has now lost seven straight SEC series dating back to last
  year ... Bush career-high three hits ... Scelfo eight-game hitting streak  
  and seven-game SEC hitting streak ...                                      
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Alabama Crimson Tide 3, #25 Vanderbilt 1
(Apr 10, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Vanderbilt.......... 000 010 000  -  1  8  0      (23-8)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 100 100 10X  -  3  9  1      (21-12)
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  Pitchers: Vanderbilt - J. Lewis; S. Shao(7); M. Buschmann(7). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - Belcher; Johnson(7). 
  Win-Belcher(3-3)  Save-Johnson(4)  Loss-J. Lewis(4-2)  T-2:13  A-4411
  HR ALABAMA - Scott (3)
  Gabe Scott ties career high with three hits and two RBI ... Scott added    
  solo home run in 7th inning to give UA a 3-1 lead ... Scelfo seven-game    
  hitting streak, the longest active streak on the team ... UA has won both  
  Saturday SEC home games ... Three of four SEC wins on Saturday ...         
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#25 Vanderbilt 6, Alabama Crimson Tide 5
(Apr 9, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Vanderbilt.......... 012 020 100  -  6  8  0      (23-7)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 000 041  -  5  9  1      (20-12)
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  Pitchers: Vanderbilt - J. Sowers; T. Rhoden(8); R. Rote(9). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - LeBlanc. 
  Win-J. Sowers(6-1)  Save-R. Rote(7)  Loss-LeBlanc(5-2)  T-2:29  A-4624
  HR VU - R Klosterman (2), C. Nicolas (7)
  Alabama rally comes up one-run short as they strand the tying run on base  
  in the 8th and 9th innings ... LeBlanc 4th CG of the season ... Vandy has' 
  won three of last four from Bama here in Tuscaloosa ... Scelfo six-game    
  hitting streak ... Bama 3-6 in one-run games this year ...                 
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Alabama Crimson Tide 10, Louisiana Tech 1
(Apr 6, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Louisiana Tech...... 001 000 000  -  1  7  1      (12-22)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 002 400 31X  - 10 11  2      (20-11)
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  Pitchers: Louisiana Tech - Love; Griggs(4); Braun(7); Guillot(7); Lamothe(8). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - Walker; Mennen(8). 
  Win-Walker(2-0)  Loss-Love(1-4)  T-2:33  A-4368
  In its last six non-conference win, Alabama has outscored the opposition   
  64-5 ... Paiml career-high seven game hitting streak ... Bush career-high  
  six-game RBI streak ... Bush has hit safely in six of his last seven games 
  Alabama 12-0 at home all-time vs. Tech ...                                 
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Arkansas 11, Alabama Crimson Tide 6
(Apr 4, 2004 at Fayetteville, Ark.)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 120 000 210  -  6 11  2      (19-11)
  Arkansas............ 000 022 61X  - 11 15  2      (20-10)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Tankersley; Johnson(6); Walker(7). Arkansas - 
  White; Goodner(3); Holloway(5); Sawatski(6); Hall(7). 
  Win-Hall(1-0)  Loss-Johnson(0-1)  T-3:17  A-4136
  HR ALABAMA - Scott (2), Grooms (1)
  HR ARK - Toops (2)
  Arkansas' first series win over Alabama since 1995 ... Alabama has lost    
  nine straight SEC road series ... Bama has also lost six straight SEC      
  series overall, dating back to last year ... Johnson allowed six runs and  
  six hits in 7th inning for first loss ... Sceflo 5-game hitting streak ... 
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Arkansas 7, Alabama Crimson Tide 2
(Apr 3, 2004 at Fayetteville, Ark.)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 010 010 000  -  2  8  0      (19-10)
  Arkansas............ 310 000 30X  -  7 14  1      (19-10)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - B. Carter; Downs(2); Mennen(7). Arkansas - 
  Boyce; Sawatski(6); Hall(9). 
  Win-Boyce(4-1)  Loss-B. Carter(4-3)  T-2:46  A-5508
  HR ALABAMA - Bush (6)
  HR ARK - Hode (3)
  Carter shortest outing of his career ... Downs longest outing of his career
  Bush team-leading 6th home run in second inning was the first by Alabama   
  since March 24th, span of 47 innings ... Alabama's first SEC home run since
  March 19th, a span of 55.2 innings ... Scelfo four-game hitting streak ... 
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Alabama Crimson Tide 6, Arkansas 3
(Apr 2, 2004 at Fayetteville, Ark.)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 300 300  -  6  9  2      (19-9)
  Arkansas............ 100 020 000  -  3 10  2      (18-10)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - LeBlanc; Johnson(5); Tankersley(9). Arkansas - 
  Brannon; Goodner(5); Stallings(7); Holloway(8). 
  Win-Johnson(2-0)  Save-Tankersley(3)  Loss-Stallings(2-1)  T-3:23  A-4107
  HR ARK - Hamblin (2)
  Alabama snaps five-game losing streak in SEC Friday night games ... Sosa   
  tied career high with three hits ... Alabama's 10th double-figure strikeout
  game of the season ... UA's first two-game winning streak since March 13-14
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Alabama Crimson Tide 12, South Alabama 1
(Mar 31, 2004 at Mobile, Alabama)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 412 301 001  - 12 12  2      (18-9)
  South Alabama....... 000 010 000  -  1  7  2      (10-15)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Walker; Downs(8); Johnson(9). South Alabama - 
  Simmons; Ehmke(3); Ju. Rayborn(4); Middleton(6); Lynd(8). 
  Win-Walker(1-0)  Loss-Simmons(4-3)  T-2:42  A-4083
  Andrew Walker notches first career win for Bama ... Greg Paiml career high 
  three hits, including three doubles, one shy of single-game record ...     
  Paiml six-game hitting streak (8-for-16, 5 2Bs) ... UA has outscored its   
  last five non-conference opponents, 64-4 ... UA won 8 of 9 vs. USA ...     
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#5 Ole Miss 4, #32 Alabama Crimson Tide 2
(Mar 28, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Ole Miss............ 300 000 100  -  4  9  1      (20-3)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 001 100  -  2  6  2      (17-9)
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  Pitchers: Ole Miss - Head; Zick(8). Alabama Crimson Tide - Belcher; 
  Tankersley(7). 
  Win-Head(3-0)  Save-Zick(1)  Loss-Belcher(2-3)  T-2:36  A-4553
  Alabama has lost five straight SEC series dating back to last year,        
  including two straight here at home ... Ole Miss has won the last four     
  series with Alabama ... Sceflo matches season high with three hits ...     
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#29 Alabama Crimson Tide 2, #5 Ole Miss 1
(Mar 27, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Ole Miss............ 000 000 001  -  1  6  3      (19-3)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 000 002  -  2  5  1      (17-8)
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  Pitchers: Ole Miss - B. Wright; Pettway(9). Alabama Crimson Tide - LeBlanc. 
  Win-LeBlanc(5-1)  Loss-Pettway(0-1)  T-2:43  A-4650
  HR UM - Smith (3)
  Matt Grooms scores winning run on passed ball in 9th inning ... Grooms also
  stole second and third base to set up winning run ... Sosa three hits for  
  UA ... LeBlanc has all three CGs for Alabama this season ... UA second walk
  off win this season ...                                                    
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#5 Ole Miss 11, #29 Alabama Crimson Tide 1
(Mar 26, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Ole Miss............ 031 050 200  - 11 13  0      (19-2)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 000 001  -  1  6  3      (16-8)
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  Pitchers: Ole Miss - Holliman. Alabama Crimson Tide - B. Carter; Mennen(5); 
  Downs(5); Walker(7). 
  Win-Holliman(4-0)  Loss-B. Carter(4-2)  T-2:45  A-4492
  HR UM - Smith (2), Babineaux (6)
  Ole Miss' first 4-0 SEC start since 1972 ... Alabama avoids shutout with   
  a run in the ninth on three consecutive two-out, pinch-hit singles ...     
  Carter equals shortest outing of his career ...                            
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#32 Alabama Crimson Tide 20, Morehead State 2
(Mar 24, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Morehead State...... 001 001 000  -  2  7  4      (5-13)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 117 150 23X  - 20 15  1      (16-7)
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  Pitchers: Morehead State - SORRELL; SPENCER(4); LOCKWOOD(5); CAMPBELL(7); 
  SMITH(8). Alabama Crimson Tide - Ponder; Mennen(7). 
  Win-Ponder(2-0)  Save-Mennen(1)  Loss-SORRELL(0-1)  T-2:44  A-4387
  HR MOR - LAGER (2)
  HR ALABAMA - Welch (4)
  Alabama's 13th straight home win ... Allen Ponder career-high 10 strikeouts
  in third career start ... Scelfo and Beagle match career high with three   
  hits each ... McIlwain first career hit and RBI for Bama ... UA season-high
  three triples ... UA back-to-back 20 run games at home ...                 
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#35 Georgia 7, #29 Alabama Crimson Tide 5
(Mar 21, 2004 at Athens, Georgia)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 000 311  -  5  6  0      (15-7)
  Georgia............. 000 016 00X  -  7 10  5      (16-4)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Belcher; Walker(6); Tankersley(6). Georgia - 
  Ruthven; Dobbs(6); Woods(8); Startup(8). 
  Win-Ruthven(2-0)  Save-Startup(3)  Loss-Belcher(2-2)  T-2:43  A-2545
  HR UG - Szabo (3)
  Georgia takes three-game SEC series ... Georgia's five errors lead to five 
  unearned runs for Alabama ... Georgia six-run, sixth inning is second-most 
  scored against Alabama in an inning this year ... Alabama has now lost     
  eight straight SEC road series ... UGa has won 7 of 9 vs. UA in Athens ... 
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#29 Alabama Crimson Tide 7, #35 Georgia 5
(Mar 20, 2004 at Athens, Georgia)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 402 100  -  7 11  0      (15-6)
  Georgia............. 120 100 001  -  5 11  4      (15-4)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - LeBlanc; Johnson(4); Tankersley(9). Georgia - 
  Hyle; McLaughlin(5); Lanier(6); Warren(7); Boggs(7); Woods(9). 
  Win-Johnson(1-0)  Save-Tankersley(2)  Loss-McLaughlin(1-1)  T-3:26  A-3321
  HR UG - Morris (10), Keen (3)
  Alabama stops 2-game losing streak ... Richardson career high three RBI ...
  McCallister's two-run double in 6th inning was his first hit of the year   
  with the bases loaded ... Johnson picks up first win of season ... Morris  
  solo home run was 1st ER allowed by Johnson (22 IP) this year ..           
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#35 Georgia 5, #29 Alabama Crimson Tide 4
(Mar 19, 2004 at Athens, Georgia)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 110 000 020  -  4  4  0      (14-6)
  Georgia............. 100 030 01X  -  5  9  3      (15-3)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - B. Carter; Ponder(5); Downs(6); Tankersley(8). 
  Georgia - Lubrano; Startup(7). 
  Win-Startup(3-0)  Loss-Downs(0-1)  T-2:38  A-1913
  HR ALABAMA - Bush (5), McCallister (1)
  Alabama loses its SEC opener for just the third time in 10 years under     
  Jim Wells ... Alabama falls to 2-5 in one-run games this season ... Bama   
  has lost three straight one-run games ... Bama is 0-3 on the road in one-  
  run games this year ...                                                    
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Birmingham Southern 4, #29 Alabama Crimson Tide 3
(Mar 17, 2004 at Birmingham, Alabama)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 020 000 010  -  3  8  2      (14-5)
  Birmingham Southern. 001 002 01X  -  4  6  0      (12-5)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Walker; Mennen(7); Downs(8); Tankersley(8). 
  Birmingham Southern - Letson; White(8); Pratt(8); Robertson(8). 
  Win-Robertson(3-0)  Loss-Mennen(0-1)  T-3:09  A-1553
  HR BSC - Robertson (6), Sanford (2)
  Birmingham Southern's first win over Alabama since 1980 ... BSC has now won
  12 straight games after starting the season 0-5 ... Alabama's four-game    
  winning streak snapped ... Emeel Salem career high three hits for Bama ... 
  He has five hits in his last two games ... UA 2-4 in one-run games ...     
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Alabama Crimson Tide 20, SE Missouri State 0
(Mar 14, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  SE Missouri State... 000 00   0 000  -  0  5  3      (4-8)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 1(10)4 23X  - 20 17  1      (14-4)
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  Pitchers: SE Missouri State - Fitch; Smith(5); Carter(5); Forsyth(6); 
  Herbig(7); Gilbert(8). Alabama Crimson Tide - Belcher; Tankersley(8). 
  Win-Belcher(2-1)  Loss-Fitch(0-2)  T-2:57  A-4439
  HR ALABAMA - Bush (4)
  Alabama's first back-to-back shutouts since Tommy Milstead and Mark Roberts
  beat Ole Miss in consecutive games in 1991 ... Alabama's largest margin of 
  victory since beating Miss. Valley State 21-0 last year ... UA largest run 
  total of the year ...                                                      
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Alabama Crimson Tide 2, SE Missouri State 0
(Mar 13, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  SE Missouri State... 000 000 000  -  0  5  0      (4-7)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 010 10X  -  2  6  0      (13-4)
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  Pitchers: SE Missouri State - Maupin. Alabama Crimson Tide - LeBlanc. 
  Win-LeBlanc(4-1)  Loss-Maupin(0-2)  T-2:05  A-4614
  LeBlanc second straight complete-game shutout ... LeBlanc has not allowed a
  run in his last 19 innings on the mound ... He has allowed only one run in 
  his last 32 IP ... McCallister career high three hits ... UA 30th straight 
  home non-SEC series win ...                                                
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Alabama Crimson Tide 10, SE Missouri State 1
(Mar 12, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  SE Missouri State... 000 000 010  -  1  3  3      (4-6)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 109 00X  - 10  9  0      (12-4)
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  Pitchers: SE Missouri State - Clayton; Skakalski(6). Alabama Crimson Tide - 
  B. Carter; Mennen(8). 
  Win-B. Carter(4-0)  Loss-Clayton(0-2)  T-2:51  A-4507
  HR ALABAMA - Welch (2)
  Alabanma's 10th straight home win ... UA nine-run, 6th inning is the most  
  runs scored in an inning this year ... Welch has homered in back-to-back   
  games for first time in his career ... Haske ties career high with two hits
  Carter season high seven strikeouts ...                                    
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Alabama Crimson Tide 9, #18 Southern Miss 3
(Mar 10, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Southern Miss....... 030 000 000  -  3  6  2      (11-2)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 440 010 00X  -  9  9  1      (11-4)
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  Pitchers: Southern Miss - Best; Tritz(2); Smith(4); Valluzzo(6). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - Norris; Downs(2); Belcher(4). 
  Win-Belcher(1-1)  Loss-Best(1-2)  T-2:34  A-4611
  HR USM - Frith (6)
  HR ALABAMA - Sosa (3), Welch (2), Richardson (1), Paiml (1)
  Alabanma's 11th straight win over Southern Miss ... Beclher first career   
  win with 5 1/3 innings of scoreless relief ... UA hits four home runs ...  
  Paiml and Richardson first career home runs for Alabama ... Alabama has won
  nine straight home games ...                                               
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Kansas State 2, #31 Alabama Crimson Tide 1
(Mar 7, 2004 at Shreveport, La.)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 000 010  -  1  1  0      (10-4)
  Kansas State........ 100 000 10X  -  2  9  0      (9-4)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Tankersley; Johnson(7). Kansas State - Ripley; 
  Rollins(8); Petersen(8). 
  Win-Ripley(1-0)  Save-Petersen(2)  Loss-Tankersley(1-1)  T-2:15  A-359
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#31 Alabama Crimson Tide 12, Centenary 0
(Mar 6, 2004 at Shreveport, La.)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 110 000 460  - 12 15  2      (10-3)
  Centenary........... 000 000 000  -  0  2  2      (5-8)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - LeBlanc. Centenary - Willborn; Oakley(8); 
  Cardone(9). 
  Win-LeBlanc(3-1)  Loss-Willborn(2-2)  T-2:08  A-359
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Louisiana Tech 6, #31 Alabama Crimson Tide 1
(Mar 5, 2004 at Shreveport, La.)

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  Louisiana Tech...... 301 000 011  -  6 14  0      (7-8)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 000 010  -  1  5  2      (9-3)
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  Pitchers: Louisiana Tech - Meyer. Alabama Crimson Tide - B. Carter; Mennen(5); 
  Ponder(9). 
  Win-Meyer(2-1)  Loss-B. Carter(3-1)  T-2:21  A-359
  HR TECH - Spangler (2)
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#31 Alabama Crimson Tide 5, UAB 3
(Mar 3, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  UAB................. 020 000 001  -  3  5  2      (7-2)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 110 110 01X  -  5 11  3      (9-2)
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  Pitchers: UAB - Price; Roberts(8). Alabama Crimson Tide - Norris; Downs(6); 
  Johnson(9). 
  Win-Norris(1-0)  Save-Johnson(3)  Loss-Price(1-1)  T-2:30  A-4578
  HR ALABAMA - Bush (3)
  Alabama wins its seventh straight game and eighth straight home game ...   
  Rice extends hitting streak to 11 straight games and 14 in-a-row dating    
  back to last season ... Downs longest career outing of his career ...      
  Norris first start of the year .. UA 4-gm win strk vs. UAB ...             
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Alabama Crimson Tide 8, SE Louisiana 2
(Feb 29, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  SE Louisiana........ 200 000 000  -  2  7  0      (3-3)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 203 101 01X  -  8 12  0      (8-2)
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  Pitchers: SE Louisiana - Garner; Pendarvis(1); Lado(6); St. Germain(7). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - Walker; Tankersley(1); Large(8); Downs(9). 
  Win-Tankersley(1-0)  Loss-Pendarvis(0-1)  T-2:33  A-4575
  HR ALABAMA - Belcher (1)
  Alabama sweeps series with SE Louisiana ... UA has swept 15 home non-SEC   
  series under Jim Wells ... Allen Rice 10-game hitting streak ... UA six-   
  game winning streak ... UA seven-game home winning streak ... Belcher first
  career home run ...                                                        
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Alabama Crimson Tide 6, SE Louisiana 1
(Feb 28, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  SE Louisiana........ 000 000 100  -  1  4  4      (3-2)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 040 001 10X  -  6  5  1      (7-2)
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  Pitchers: SE Louisiana - Story; Weinmunson(7). Alabama Crimson Tide - LeBlanc; 
  Johnson(8). 
  Win-LeBlanc(2-1)  Loss-Story(0-1)  T-2:06  A-5007
  Alabama's fifth straight win ... Wade LeBlanc no-hit the Lions for 5 1/3   
  innings ... Allen Rice nine-game hitting streak ... Rocky Scelfo five-game 
  hitting streak ... Carlos Sosa six-game hitting streak ends ... Alabama    
  has won all 28 non-SEC home series under Wells ...                         
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Alabama Crimson Tide 13, SE Louisiana 3
(Feb 27, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  SE Louisiana........ 010 100 100  -  3  7  5      (3-1)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 231 100 24X  - 13 10  0      (6-2)
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  Pitchers: SE Louisiana - Mizell; Strickland(3); Robert(5); Province(7); 
  Casey(8); McClure(8). Alabama Crimson Tide - B. Carter; Mennen(9). 
  Win-B. Carter(3-0)  Loss-Mizell(0-1)  T-2:32  A-4378
  HR SLU - Garibaldi (1)
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Alabama Crimson Tide 3, Cincinnati 2
(Feb 22, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Cincinnati.......... 010 001 000  -  2 10  0      (1-5)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 100 002 00X  -  3 11  2      (5-2)
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  Pitchers: Cincinnati - Maynard; Kay(6). Alabama Crimson Tide - Belcher; 
  Ponder(4); Large(6); Johnson(8); Tankersley(9). 
  Win-Large(1-0)  Save-Tankersley(1)  Loss-Maynard(0-1)  T-2:32  A-4553
  Alabama sweeps the three-game series ... UA has swept 14 of the 27 non-SEC 
  home series under Wells ... Zac Welch has reached base nine straight times 
  in the last two games ... Evan Bush ties UA single-game record with two sac
  flies ...                                                                  
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Alabama Crimson Tide 12, Cincinnati 0
(Feb 21, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Cincinnati.......... 000 000 000  -  0  6  1      (1-4)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 002 040 42X  - 12 17  1      (4-2)
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  Pitchers: Cincinnati - Russell; Markle(4); Curley(7). Alabama Crimson Tide - 
  LeBlanc; Downs(8). 
  Win-LeBlanc(1-1)  Loss-Russell(0-1)  T-2:38  A-4579
  HR ALABAMA - Sosa (2), Bush (2), Scott (1), Welch (1), Scelfo (1)
  Alabama wins its 27th consecutive non-conference home series ... Zac Welch 
  ties career high with four hits and two doubles ... Alabama season high    
  five home runs ... Rocky Scelfo, Gabe Scott and Zac Welch hit first HR of  
  the season for the Tide ... UA 2-game winning streak ...                   
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Alabama Crimson Tide 6, Cincinnati 3
(Feb 20, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  Cincinnati.......... 000 010 200  -  3  8  2      (1-3)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 100 300 11X  -  6 10  0      (3-2)
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  Pitchers: Cincinnati - Minges. Alabama Crimson Tide - B. Carter; Johnson(7). 
  Win-B. Carter(2-0)  Save-Johnson(2)  Loss-Minges(0-1)  T-2:03  A-4415
  Evan Bush two hits and one RBI to extend hitting streak and RBI streak to  
  three games...Brandon Belcher first career hit...Bo Hannah first career hit
  and RBI...Allen Rice five-game hitting streak...Rice eight hits in last    
  three games...Bush six hits in last three games...                         
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Jacksonville State 4, Alabama Crimson Tide 3
(Feb 18, 2004 at Jacksonville, Ala.)

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  Alabama Crimson Tide 011 000 100  -  3  6  1      (2-2)
  Jacksonville State.. 000 110 002  -  4  7  2      (1-0)
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  Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Walker; Johnson(8); LeBlanc(9). 
  Jacksonville State - PALMER,C.R.; ANDRES,Danny(6); FORREST,Josh(7). 
  Win-FORREST,Josh(1-0)  Loss-LeBlanc(0-1)  T-2:17  A-2463
  HR ALABAMA - Bush (1)
  HR JSU - SMITH,Scott 2 (2)
  Scott Smith walk-off two-run home run in the 9th inning ... JSU has won    
  four of last seven with Alabama and two in a row ... Evan Bush first career
  home run ... Bush has four hits in last two games ... Rice two hits to     
  extend hitting streak to four games ... UA 3rd straight one-run game ...   
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Alabama Crimson Tide 12, New Orleans 11
(Feb 15, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  New Orleans......... 010 002 701  - 11  8  2      (2-3)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 101 302 023  - 12 14  2      (2-1)
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  Pitchers: New Orleans - Bourgeois; McKenzie(1); Garcia(4); R. Meyer(6); 
  Barthel(8). Alabama Crimson Tide - Walker; Johnson(3); Belcher(6); Downs(7); 
  Large(7); Norris(9); Ponder(9). 
  Win-Ponder(1-0)  Loss-Barthel(0-1)  T-3:44  A-4175
  HR UNO - Yaconetti (2), Forbes (1)
  Alabama scores three runs in ninth inning for come-from-behind win ...     
  Zac Welch 2-run single wins the game ... Nick Richardson and Greg Paiml    
  collect first career hits for the Tide ... Rice four hits and four RBI ..  
  Sosa two hits and four RBI ...                                             
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New Orleans 2, Alabama Crimson Tide 1
(Feb 14, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  New Orleans......... 000 000 020  -  2  5  3      (2-2)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 000 100 000  -  1  8  0      (1-1)
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  Pitchers: New Orleans - Diamond; Birely(7). Alabama Crimson Tide - LeBlanc; 
  Belcher(8). 
  Win-Birely(1-0)  Loss-Belcher(0-1)  T-2:27  A-4483
  Wade LeBlanc records 11 strikeouts in his collegiate debut for the Tide ...
  Zac Welch and Allen Rice record their 100th career hit today ...           
  Alabama is 1-1 for the second straight year ...                            
  Weather: Light Rain, 46 degrees, WIND: Out to Right 5-10 mph               
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Alabama Crimson Tide 4, New Orleans 1
(Feb 13, 2004 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

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  New Orleans......... 000 000 100  -  1  4  1      (1-2)
  Alabama Crimson Tide 013 000 00X  -  4  6  1      (1-0)
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  Pitchers: New Orleans - Crockett; Martinez(3); Barthel(7). 
  Alabama Crimson Tide - B. Carter; Johnson(7). 
  Win-B. Carter(1-0)  Save-Johnson(1)  Loss-Crockett(0-1)  T-2:25  A-4572
  HR ALABAMA - Rice (1), Sosa (1)
  Alabama wins its 11th straight season opener ... UA also wins its 11th     
  straight home opener ... Rocky Scelfo collects RBI double in his first AB  
  for the Tide ... Allen Rice and Carlos Sosa back-to-back home runs in 3rd  
  inning ... Weather: 46 degrees, Cloudy skies, Calm winds ...               
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