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Alabama Crimson Tide vs Tennessee (Apr 12, 2008)

Box Score
                       2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                   Alabama Crimson Tide at Tennessee (Game 1)
            Apr 12, 2008 at Knoxville, Tenn. (Lindsey Nelson Stad.)

Alabama Crimson Tide 11 (20-15,6-7 SEC)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB  Avg.
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Alex Kubal cf............  5  0  0  0   0  1  3  0   0  .333
Ross Wilson 2b...........  5  1  1  1   0  1  0  1   0  .258
Josh Rutledge ss.........  5  0  3  1   0  0  0  3   0  .387
Brandon May lf...........  2  2  1  2   3  0  3  0   1  .359
Alex Avila dh............  5  1  1  0   0  2  0  0   3  .272
Kent Matthes rf..........  3  1  1  0   0  0  2  1   0  .278
 Tyler Odle ph/rf........  2  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   2  .309
Matt Bentley 1b..........  4  2  2  2   0  0  7  1   0  .295
 Jeff Texada pr..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  .381
 Wes Henderson 1b........  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0  .462
Mike Sharp c.............  5  3  3  2   0  0  9  0   0  .362
Jake Smith 3b............  3  1  1  3   0  0  1  2   0  .218
Austin Hyatt p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Will Stroup p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Austin Graham p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  1   0     -
 Josh Copeland p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
Totals................... 39 11 13 11   3  4 27  9   6

Tennessee 10 (20-13,7-6 SEC)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB  Avg.
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Andy Simunic 2b..........  6  1  2  0   0  3  4  3   4  .300
Kentrail Davis cf........  5  3  2  1   0  1  4  0   2  .363
Shawn Griffin lf.........  5  0  0  0   1  2  2  0   2  .330
Yan Gomes c..............  4  0  1  0   0  1  4  0   0  .310
Jeff Lockwood 1b.........  5  2  2  3   0  1 11  0   2  .312
Cody Brown 3b............  5  2  2  2   0  1  0  1   1  .289
P.J. Polk dh.............  5  1  2  0   0  0  0  0   0  .326
Josh Liles rf............  2  1  1  2   3  0  1  0   0  .261
Danny Lima ss............  4  0  3  1   1  0  1  6   0  .271
Nick Hernandez p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  2   0     -
 Steve Crnkovich p.......  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 D.J. Leffler p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
Totals................... 41 10 15  9   5  9 27 12  11

Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Alabama Crimson Tide 042 003 020 - 11 13  3
Tennessee........... 110 141 011 - 10 15  1
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E - Matthes 2(4); Bentley(5); Brown(7). DP - UT 1. LOB - UA 6; UT 11. HR -
May(4); Bentley(8); Sharp(1); J. Smith(3); Lockwood(5); Brown(4); Liles(2).
HBP - Bentley. SH - J. Smith(4); Gomes(1). SF - Davis(1).

Alabama Crimson Tide   IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP   ERA
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Austin Hyatt........  4.2  9  7  6  2  5 24 26   -  5.33
Will Stroup.........  0.1  1  1  1  2  1  2  4   -  4.88
Austin Graham.......  3.0  4  2  2  0  2 12 13   -  4.78
Josh Copeland.......  1.0  1  0  0  1  1  3  5   -  0.81

Tennessee              IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP   ERA
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Nick Hernandez......  6.0  9  9  9  1  2 27 28   -  6.02
Steve Crnkovich.....  2.0  3  2  0  2  2  9 13   -  5.09
D.J. Leffler........  1.0  1  0  0  0  0  3  3   -  4.97

Win - Stroup (4-1).  Loss - Hernandez (1-2).  Save - Copeland (4).
HBP - by Crnkovich (Bentley). BK - Hyatt(2). PB - Gomes(6). Inherited
runners/scored: Stroup 3/1; Graham 2/1; Copeland 1/1. Pitches/strikes: None.
Umpires - HP: Jacob Asher  1B: A.J. Lostaglio  3B: Arthur Schmidt
Start: 2:04 pm   Time: 3:36   Attendance:
Game notes:
Alabama ties season-high with four home runs ... Matt Bentley and Mike
Sharp hit back-to-back home runs in 6th inning ... Sharp first career
home run ... Josh Rutledge extends hitting streak to 11 games ... He also
had a 10-game SEC hitting streak ...
Stroup faced 2 batters in the 6th.
Graham faced 1 batter in the 9th.
Game: BAMA35

Composite Box Score
                               2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                Alabama Crimson Tide at Tennessee (Game 1) - Composite Box Score
                    Apr 12, 2008 at Knoxville, Tenn. (Lindsey Nelson Stad.)

                    Alabama Crimson Tide 11 (20-15,6-7 SEC)

Player            AB  R  H BI  2B 3B HR BB  SB CS HP SH SF SO IBB KL GDP  PO  A  E
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Kubal cf           5  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   3  0  0
Wilson 2b          5  1  1  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0   0  1  0
Rutledge ss        5  0  3  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  3  0
May lf             2  2  1  2   0  0  1  3   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   3  0  0
Avila dh           5  1  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  2   0  1   0   0  0  0
Matthes rf         3  1  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   2  1  2
Odle ph/rf         2  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Bentley 1b         4  2  2  2   0  0  1  0   0  0  1  0  0  0   0  0   0   7  1  1
Texada pr          0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
W. Henderson 1b    0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  0  0
Sharp c            5  3  3  2   0  0  1  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   1   9  0  0
J. Smith 3b        3  1  1  3   0  0  1  0   0  0  0  1  0  0   0  0   0   1  2  0
Hyatt p            0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Stroup p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Graham p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  1  0
Copeland p         0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Totals......      39 11 13 11   0  0  4  3   0  0  1  1  0  4   0  2   1  27  9  3

                          Tennessee 10 (20-13,7-6 SEC)

Player            AB  R  H BI  2B 3B HR BB  SB CS HP SH SF SO IBB KL GDP  PO  A  E
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Simunic 2b         6  1  2  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  3   0  3   0   4  3  0
Davis cf           5  3  2  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  1  1   0  0   0   4  0  0
Griffin lf         5  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  2   0  0   0   2  0  0
Gomes c            4  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1  0  1   0  0   0   4  0  0
Lockwood 1b        5  2  2  3   0  0  1  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0  11  0  0
Brown 3b           5  2  2  2   0  0  1  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0   0  1  1
Polk dh            5  1  2  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Liles rf           2  1  1  2   0  0  1  3   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  0  0
Lima ss            4  0  3  1   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  6  0
Hernandez p        0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  2  0
Crnkovich p        0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Leffler p          0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Totals......      41 10 15  9   0  0  3  5   0  0  0  1  1  9   0  5   0  27 12  1

Alabama Crimson Tide   IP  H  R ER BB SO  WP HB BK IBB SH SF CI  2B 3B HR  AB BF  FO GO  NP
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Hyatt                 4.2  9  7  6  2  5   0  0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  2  24 26   6  2
Stroup  W,4-1         0.1  1  1  1  2  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   2  4   0  0
Graham                3.0  4  2  2  0  2   0  0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  1  12 13   2  5
Copeland  S,4         1.0  1  0  0  1  1   0  0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0   3  5   1  1

Tennessee              IP  H  R ER BB SO  WP HB BK IBB SH SF CI  2B 3B HR  AB BF  FO GO  NP
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Hernandez  L,1-2      6.0  9  9  9  1  2   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  4  27 28   9  7
Crnkovich             2.0  3  2  0  2  2   0  1  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0   9 13   2  2
Leffler               1.0  1  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   3  3   0  2

Umpires - HP: Jacob Asher  1B: A.J. Lostaglio  3B: Arthur Schmidt
Start: 2:04 pm   Time: 3:36   Attendance:

Game notes:
Alabama ties season-high with four home runs ... Matt Bentley and Mike
Sharp hit back-to-back home runs in 6th inning ... Sharp first career
home run ... Josh Rutledge extends hitting streak to 11 games ... He also
had a 10-game SEC hitting streak ...
Stroup faced 2 batters in the 6th.
Graham faced 1 batter in the 9th.
Game: BAMA35

Play-by-Play
                       2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
           Alabama Crimson Tide at Tennessee (Game 1) - Play-by-Play
            Apr 12, 2008 at Knoxville, Tenn. (Lindsey Nelson Stad.)


Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Alabama Crimson Tide 042 003 020 - 11 13  3
Tennessee........... 110 141 011 - 10 15  1
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Alabama Crimson Tide starters: 5/cf Kubal; 3/2b Wilson; 2/ss Rutledge; 6/lf
May; 16/dh Avila; 22/rf Matthes; 25/1b Bentley; 18/c Sharp; 14/3b J. Smith;
36/p Hyatt;
Tennessee starters: 7/2b Simunic; 20/cf Davis; 11/lf Griffin; 44/c Gomes; 25/1b
Lockwood; 18/3b Brown; 1/dh Polk; 33/rf Liles; 13/ss Lima; 41/p Hernandez;

Alabama Crimson Tide 1st - Kubal flied out to rf. Wilson popped up to
2b. Rutledge flied out to cf. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Tennessee 1st - Simunic popped up to 1b. Davis reached on a dropped fly
by rf, advanced to third, scored on a throwing error by rf, unearned. Griffin
struck out swinging. Gomes singled up the middle. Lockwood struck out looking.
1 run, 1 hit, 2 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 2nd - May walked. Avila singled to left field; May
advanced to second. Matthes popped up to 2b. Bentley flied out to lf. Sharp
singled to left field, RBI; Avila advanced to second; May scored. J. Smith
homered to left field, 3 RBI; Sharp scored; Avila scored. Kubal grounded out to
p, bunt. 4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Tennessee 2nd - Brown homered to left field, RBI. Polk grounded out to
ss. Liles walked. Lima singled through the right side; Liles advanced to
second, out at third rf to 3b. Lima advanced to second on a balk. Simunic
struck out looking. 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 3rd - Wilson singled to center field. Rutledge
grounded out to p; Wilson advanced to second. May homered to left field, 2 RBI;
Wilson scored. Avila struck out swinging. Matthes grounded out to ss. 2
runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Tennessee 3rd - Davis reached on a dropped fly by 1b, advanced to
second. Griffin fouled out to lf. Gomes struck out swinging. Lockwood grounded
out to 3b. 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 4th - Bentley lined out to 1b. Sharp grounded out
to ss. J. Smith grounded out to ss. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Tennessee 4th - Brown flied out to lf. Polk flied out to cf. Liles
homered to left field, RBI. Lima flied out to rf. 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 5th - Kubal flied out to lf. Wilson flied out to
cf. Rutledge singled up the middle. May reached on a fielder's choice to
shortstop; Rutledge out at second ss to 2b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1
LOB.

Tennessee 5th - Simunic singled through the left side. Davis singled
down the lf line, bunt; Simunic advanced to second. Griffin struck out
swinging. Gomes flied out to rf. Lockwood singled to right field, RBI; Davis
advanced to second; Simunic scored. Brown singled to center field, RBI;
Lockwood advanced to second; Davis scored. Polk singled up the middle; Brown
advanced to second; Lockwood advanced to third. Liles walked, RBI; Polk
advanced to second; Brown advanced to third; Lockwood scored. Stroup to p for
Hyatt. Lima walked, RBI; Liles advanced to second; Polk advanced to third;
Brown scored. Simunic struck out looking. 4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 3
LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 6th - Avila struck out looking. Matthes singled to
left field. Bentley homered to left field, 2 RBI; Matthes scored. Sharp homered
to left field, RBI. J. Smith fouled out to 1b. Kubal grounded out to ss. 3
runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Tennessee 6th - Davis singled to right field. Griffin walked; Davis
advanced to second. Graham to p for Stroup. Gomes grounded out to p, SAC, bunt;
Griffin advanced to second; Davis advanced to third. Lockwood out at first 1b
to p, RBI; Griffin advanced to third; Davis scored. Brown struck out looking.
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 7th - Crnkovich to p for Hernandez. Wilson struck
out looking. Rutledge singled through the left side. Rutledge advanced to
second on a passed ball. May walked. Avila flied out to cf; Rutledge advanced
to third. Odle pinch hit for Matthes. Odle grounded out to 3b. 0 runs, 1
hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Tennessee 7th - Odle to rf. Polk grounded out to ss. Liles flied out to
lf. Lima singled to center field. Simunic singled to right field; Lima advanced
to third. Davis struck out swinging. 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 8th - Bentley hit by pitch. Sharp singled through
the left side; Bentley advanced to second. J. Smith reached on a throwing error
by 3b, SAC, bunt; Sharp advanced to second; Bentley advanced to third. Kubal
struck out swinging. Wilson reached on a fielder's choice to second base, RBI;
J. Smith out at second 2b to ss; Sharp advanced to third; Bentley scored,
unearned. Rutledge singled through the left side, RBI; Wilson advanced to
second; Sharp scored, unearned. May walked; Rutledge advanced to second; Wilson
advanced to third. Avila flied out to cf. 2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 3
LOB.

Tennessee 8th - Griffin flied out to cf. Gomes grounded out to 3b.
Lockwood homered to left field, RBI. Brown grounded out to ss. 1 run, 1 hit,
0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 9th - Leffler to p for Crnkovich. Odle grounded out
to 2b. Bentley singled through the right side. Texada pinch ran for Bentley.
Sharp grounded into double play ss to 2b to 1b; Texada out on the play. 0
runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Tennessee 9th - W. Henderson to 1b for Texada. Polk singled up the
middle. Copeland to p for Graham. Liles walked; Polk advanced to second. Lima
singled down the rf line, bunt; Liles advanced to second; Polk advanced to
third. Simunic struck out looking. Davis flied out to cf, SAC, RBI; Liles
advanced to third; Polk scored. Griffin grounded out to 2b. 1 run, 2 hits, 0
errors, 2 LOB.
Line score

Alabama Crimson Tide 11, Tennessee 10 (Apr 12, 2008 at Knoxville, Tenn.) (Game 1)
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Alabama Crimson Tide 042 003 020  - 11 13  3      (20-15, 6-7 SEC)
Tennessee........... 110 141 011  - 10 15  1      (20-13, 7-6 SEC)
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Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Austin Hyatt; Will Stroup(5); Austin Graham(6);
Josh Copeland(9). Tennessee - Nick Hernandez; Steve Crnkovich(7); D.J. Leffler(9).
Win-Will Stroup(4-1)  Save-Josh Copeland(4)  Loss-Nick Hernandez(1-2)  T-3:36  A-0
HR ALABAMA - Brandon May (4); Matt Bentley (8); Mike Sharp (1); Jake Smith (3).
HR UT - Jeff Lockwood (5); Cody Brown (4); Josh Liles (2).
Game notes:
Alabama ties season-high with four home runs ... Matt Bentley and Mike
Sharp hit back-to-back home runs in 6th inning ... Sharp first career
home run ... Josh Rutledge extends hitting streak to 11 games ... He also
had a 10-game SEC hitting streak ...
Stroup faced 2 batters in the 6th.
Graham faced 1 batter in the 9th.
Game: BAMA35