Mississippi State vs Alabama Crimson Tide (Apr 19, 2008)

Box Score
                       2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
               Mississippi State at Alabama Crimson Tide (Game 1)
                 Apr 19, 2008 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama (THE JOE)

Mississippi State 7 (15-22,3-13 SEC)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB  Avg.
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Grant Hogue cf...........  3  1  2  1   0  0  1  1   0  .328
 Mark Goforth ph/cf......  2  0  0  0   0  2  0  0   0  .277
Ryan Collins rf..........  1  0  1  0   2  0  1  0   0  .379
 Andy Rice ph/rf.........  1  1  0  0   0  1  0  0   2  .245
Jason Nappi lf...........  3  1  0  0   1  2  3  0   0  .307
 Nick Hardy ph/lf........  1  1  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  .304
Cody Freeman dh..........  4  0  1  2   0  1  0  0   1  .380
Tyler Moore 1b...........  4  0  1  1   0  2  4  1   2  .284
 Jeff Flagg ph/1b........  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  .143
Jet Butler 2b............  4  0  1  0   0  1  4  4   3  .304
Russ Sneed 3b............  4  1  2  0   1  0  2  2   0  .292
Ryan Duffy c.............  4  1  3  1   0  1  2  2   0  .311
 Johnny Allen c..........  1  0  1  0   0  0  3  0   0  .267
Ryan Powers ss...........  5  1  1  0   0  1  4  1   4  .167
Chad Crosswhite p........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0     -
 Forrest Moore p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Greg Houston p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
Totals................... 38  7 14  5   4 11 24 12  13

Alabama Crimson Tide 21 (21-18,7-9 SEC)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB  Avg.
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Josh Rutledge ss.........  6  3  2  1   0  1  2  3   2  .374
Brandon May lf...........  6  3  2  0   0  2  0  0   0  .367
 Tyler Odle lf...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  .290
Alex Avila c.............  2  4  2  5   3  0  7  1   0  .318
 Kyle Moore c............  1  0  1  0   0  0  3  0   0  .364
Matt Bentley 1b..........  4  1  2  2   0  0  7  1   1  .289
 Wes Henderson 1b........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  .429
Ryan Rhoden rf...........  3  2  2  2   2  0  2  1   0  .303
 Kent Matthes rf.........  1  0  1  1   0  0  1  0   0  .313
Del Howell dh............  6  2  3  4   0  1  0  0   0  .296
Jake Smith 3b............  6  2  2  1   0  2  2  2   4  .237
Ross Wilson 2b...........  4  3  3  3   1  0  1  0   0  .265
Alex Kubal cf............  4  1  2  0   0  0  2  0   0  .356
Austin Hyatt p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0     -
 Austin Graham p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Will Stroup p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
Totals................... 43 21 22 19   6  6 27  9   7

Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Mississippi State... 001 013 020 -  7 14  3
Alabama Crimson Tide 003 612 81X - 21 22  2
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E - Sneed(7); Duffy(4); R. Powers(3); Rutledge(10); J. Smith(6). DP - MSU 1;
Alabama 1. LOB - MSU 13; Alabama 7. 2B - Hogue(3); Hardy(4); Sneed 2(7);
Duffy 2(4); Allen; Bentley(10); J. Smith(5). 3B - Avila. HR - Avila(10);
Howell(1); Wilson 2(5). HBP - Rice; Butler; W. Henderson. SH - Collins(2);
Bentley(3); Kubal(6). SF - Hogue(2); Freeman(2).

Mississippi State      IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP   ERA
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Chad Crosswhite.....  4.0  9  9  5  2  0 19 22  73 10.06
Forrest Moore.......  2.2  6  7  7  3  3 14 18  70  8.61
Greg Houston........  1.1  7  5  5  1  3 10 12  46  8.49

Alabama Crimson Tide   IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP   ERA
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Austin Hyatt........  5.1 11  5  4  3  3 24 30 118  5.10
Austin Graham.......  1.2  1  0  0  0  5  6  6  29  4.12
Will Stroup.........  2.0  2  2  1  1  3  8 11  45  4.54

Win - Hyatt (3-3).  Loss - Crosswhite (2-3).  Save - None.
WP - F. Moore(5); Graham 2(7). HBP - by Hyatt (Butler); by Stroup (Rice); by
Houston (W. Henderson). Inherited runners/scored: Houston 2/2; Graham 3/1.
Pitches/strikes: Crosswhite 73/48; F. Moore 70/39; Houston 46/30; Hyatt 118/74;
Graham 29/19; Stroup 45/30.
Umpires - HP: Brian DONNELLY  1B: Keith SANDERS  3B: Tony WALSH (CC)
Start: 2:00 PM   Time: 3:29   Attendance:
Weather: Sunny, 71 deg. WIND: WSW 12
Game notes:
First game of double header (series opener was rained out on April 18) ...
Ross Wilson ties single-game record with two home runs in 7th inning ...
Alabama most runs in SEC game since beating Kentucky 26-7 in 2001 ...
Alabama 2nd most runs ever vs. MSU ... Del Howell 1st career grand slam ...
Game: BAMA39

Composite Box Score
                               2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
            Mississippi State at Alabama Crimson Tide (Game 1) - Composite Box Score
                         Apr 19, 2008 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama (THE JOE)

                      Mississippi State 7 (15-22,3-13 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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Hogue cf           3  1  2  1   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  1  0   0  0   0   1  1  0
Goforth ph/cf      2  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  2   0  2   0   0  0  0
Collins rf         1  0  1  0   0  0  0  2   0  0  0  1  0  0   0  0   0   1  0  0
Rice ph/rf         1  1  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  0  0
Nappi lf           3  1  0  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  2   0  0   0   3  0  0
Hardy ph/lf        1  1  1  0   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Freeman dh         4  0  1  2   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  1  1   0  0   0   0  0  0
T. Moore 1b        4  0  1  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  2   0  0   0   4  1  0
Flagg ph/1b        1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Butler 2b          4  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0  0  1   0  1   0   4  4  0
Sneed 3b           4  1  2  0   2  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   2  2  1
Duffy c            4  1  3  1   2  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   2  2  1
Allen c            1  0  1  0   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   3  0  0
R. Powers ss       5  1  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   4  1  1
Crosswhite p       0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  1  0
F. Moore p         0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Houston p          0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Totals......      38  7 14  5   7  0  0  4   0  0  2  1  2 11   0  3   0  24 12  3

                    Alabama Crimson Tide 21 (21-18,7-9 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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Rutledge ss        6  3  2  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   2  3  1
May lf             6  3  2  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  2   0  1   0   0  0  0
Odle lf            0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Avila c            2  4  2  5   0  1  1  3   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   7  1  0
K. Moore c         1  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   3  0  0
Bentley 1b         4  1  2  2   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  1  0  0   0  0   0   7  1  0
W. Henderson 1b    0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Rhoden rf          3  2  2  2   0  0  0  2   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   2  1  0
Matthes rf         1  0  1  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  0  0
Howell dh          6  2  3  4   0  0  1  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  0  0
J. Smith 3b        6  2  2  1   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  2   0  0   0   2  2  1
Wilson 2b          4  3  3  3   0  0  2  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  0  0
Kubal cf           4  1  2  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1  0  0   0  0   0   2  0  0
Hyatt p            0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  1  0
Graham 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
Totals......      43 21 22 19   2  1  4  6   0  0  1  2  0  6   0  1   0  27  9  2

Mississippi State      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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Crosswhite  L,2-3     4.0  9  9  5  2  0   0  0  0  0   1  0  0   2  1  1  19 22   4  6  73
F. Moore              2.2  6  7  7  3  3   1  0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  1  14 18   4  1  70
Houston               1.1  7  5  5  1  3   0  1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  2  10 12   0  0  46

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  W,3-3          5.1 11  5  4  3  3   0  1  0  0   1  1  0   4  0  0  24 30   5  6 118
Graham                1.2  1  0  0  0  5   2  0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0   6  6   0  0  29
Stroup                2.0  2  2  1  1  3   0  1  0  0   0  1  0   2  0  0   8 11   3  0  45

Umpires - HP: Brian DONNELLY  1B: Keith SANDERS  3B: Tony WALSH (CC)
Start: 2:00 PM   Time: 3:29   Attendance:

Weather: Sunny, 71 deg. WIND: WSW 12
Game notes:
First game of double header (series opener was rained out on April 18) ...
Ross Wilson ties single-game record with two home runs in 7th inning ...
Alabama most runs in SEC game since beating Kentucky 26-7 in 2001 ...
Alabama 2nd most runs ever vs. MSU ... Del Howell 1st career grand slam ...
Game: BAMA39

Play-by-Play
                       2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
       Mississippi State at Alabama Crimson Tide (Game 1) - Play-by-Play
                 Apr 19, 2008 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama (THE JOE)


Score by Innings                    R  H  E
-------------------------------------------
Mississippi State... 001 013 020 -  7 14  3
Alabama Crimson Tide 003 612 81X - 21 22  2
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Mississippi State starters: 3/cf Hogue; 38/rf Collins; 18/lf Nappi; 29/dh
Freeman; 11/1b T. Moore; 13/2b Butler; 5/3b Sneed; 14/c Duffy; 7/ss R. Powers;
17/p Crosswhite;
Alabama Crimson Tide starters: 2/ss Rutledge; 6/lf May; 16/c Avila; 25/1b
Bentley; 34/rf Rhoden; 9/dh Howell; 14/3b J. Smith; 3/2b Wilson; 5/cf Kubal;
36/p Hyatt;

Mississippi State 1st - Hogue doubled to left center (0-1 K). Collins
grounded out to p, SAC, bunt (1-1 BK); Hogue advanced to third. Nappi struck
out swinging (3-2 BSBSBS). Freeman grounded out to ss (0-0). 0 runs, 1 hit,
0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 1st - Rutledge grounded out to ss (0-1 K). May
grounded out to 2b (0-1 K). Avila walked (3-1 BKBBB). Bentley reached on a
fielder's choice (2-2 KBSFB); Avila out at second 2b to ss. 0 runs, 0 hits,
0 errors, 1 LOB.

Mississippi State 2nd - T. Moore grounded out to ss (2-2 BKBF). Butler
hit by pitch (1-1 BF). Sneed flied out to rf (3-2 KBBBF). Duffy singled to
right field (3-2 SBBBF); Butler advanced to third. R. Powers flied out to rf to
right center (0-1 K). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 2nd - Rhoden singled down the lf line (2-1 BBK).
Howell flied out to lf to left center (1-1 BS). Rhoden out at second c to 1b to
ss. J. Smith flied out to rf (1-2 FKFFB). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

Mississippi State 3rd - Hogue grounded out to 3b (1-1 BK). Collins
walked (3-2 BBBKSB). Nappi reached on a fielder's choice (2-2 BFBF); Collins
out at second 1b to ss. Freeman reached on a fielding error by ss (1-0 B);
Nappi advanced to second. T. Moore singled to right center, RBI, out at second
rf to ss (1-1 KB); Freeman advanced to third; Nappi scored, unearned. 1 run,
1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 3rd - Wilson singled to second base (2-2 BFKB).
Kubal grounded out to p, SAC, bunt (0-0); Wilson advanced to second. Rutledge
popped up to 2b (0-1 K). May singled to third base (2-1 KBB); Wilson advanced
to third. Avila tripled to right center, 2 RBI (3-2 KBBSFFB); May scored;
Wilson scored. Bentley doubled to right center, RBI, out at third cf to 2b to
3b (1-0 B); Avila scored. 3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Mississippi State 4th - Coach Ron Polk ejected by first base umpire
Keith Sanders. Butler singled through the right side (0-2 FK). Sneed lined into
double play 3b to 1b (0-2 KKF); Butler out on the play. Duffy doubled to left
center (0-0). R. Powers grounded out to ss (2-0 BB). 0 runs, 2 hits, 0
errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 4th - Rhoden grounded out to 3b (0-1 S). Howell
singled up the middle (0-1 K). J. Smith doubled to left center, RBI (0-2 KF);
Howell scored. Wilson walked (3-0 BBBB). Kubal reached on a fielder's choice
(0-0); Wilson out at second 2b to ss; J. Smith advanced to third. Rutledge
singled down the lf line, RBI, advanced to second (0-0); Kubal advanced to
third; J. Smith scored. May reached on a fielding error by ss (0-0); Rutledge
advanced to third; Kubal scored, unearned. Avila homered to center field, 3
RBI, unearned (1-1 BK); May scored, unearned; Rutledge scored, unearned.
Bentley flied out to lf (2-2 BKSB). 6 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB.

Mississippi State 5th - Hogue singled to shortstop (2-2 KBBF). Collins
singled through the left side (2-2 SSBB); Hogue advanced to second. Nappi
struck out swinging (0-2 SKS). Freeman singled to center field, RBI (2-2
KBKFFB); Collins advanced to second; Hogue scored. T. Moore struck out swinging
(1-2 FKBFS). Butler fouled out to 3b (0-1 K). 1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2
LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 5th - F. Moore to p for Crosswhite. Rhoden walked
(3-2 BKKBBB). Howell singled through the right side (0-2 KF); Rhoden advanced
to second. J. Smith struck out swinging (1-2 BFFK). Wilson reached on a
fielding error by 3b (1-0 B); Howell advanced to second; Rhoden scored. Kubal
singled to left field (1-2 KBKF); Wilson advanced to second; Howell advanced to
third. Rutledge lined into double play 2b unassisted; Wilson out on the play.
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

Mississippi State 6th - Sneed doubled to center field (0-1 K). Duffy
doubled down the rf line, RBI (1-1 FB); Sneed scored. R. Powers singled to
center field (3-2 BBFSBF); Duffy advanced to third. Hogue flied out to cf, SF,
RBI (1-0 B); Duffy scored. Collins walked (3-2 BKBBFB); R. Powers advanced to
second. Nappi walked (3-2 BFBKBFB); Collins advanced to second; R. Powers
advanced to third. Graham to p for Hyatt. Freeman struck out swinging (3-2
KBKBBS). Nappi advanced to second on a wild pitch; Collins advanced to third on
a wild pitch; R. Powers scored on a wild pitch. T. Moore struck out swinging
(3-2 KBSBFFBS). 3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 6th - May singled to left field (3-2 BBKBF). Avila
walked (3-1 BKBBB); May advanced to second. Bentley out at first 3b to 2b, SAC,
bunt (1-1 KB); Avila advanced to second; May advanced to third. Rhoden singled
to left field, 2 RBI (0-0); Avila scored; May scored. Howell fouled out to 3b
(1-1 BF). J. Smith flied out to cf (0-2 FK). 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1
LOB.

Mississippi State 7th - Butler struck out looking (1-2 KBSK). Sneed
doubled down the lf line (0-0). Duffy struck out swinging, out at first c to 1b
(1-2 BKSS); Sneed advanced to third on a wild pitch. R. Powers struck out
swinging (2-2 SKBBS). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 7th - Wilson homered to left field, RBI (2-0 BB).
Kubal flied out to lf (3-1 BBBK). Rutledge struck out swinging, reached first
on a wild pitch, advanced to second on a throwing error by c (1-2 KFBK). May
struck out looking (2-2 BBKFK). Avila walked (3-2 BKFBBB). Bentley singled to
left center, RBI (3-2 BBSBK); Avila advanced to third; Rutledge scored. Houston
to p for F. Moore. Rhoden walked (3-2 BKBBFB); Bentley advanced to second.
Howell homered to left center, 4 RBI (0-0); Rhoden scored; Bentley scored;
Avila scored. J. Smith singled through the left side (1-2 SBF). Wilson homered
to left field, 2 RBI (0-1 F); J. Smith scored. Kubal singled up the middle (1-0
B). Kubal out at second c to ss. 8 runs, 6 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB.

Mississippi State 8th - Stroup to p for Graham. W. Henderson to 1b for
Bentley. Matthes to rf for Rhoden. Goforth pinch hit for Hogue. K. Moore to c
for Avila. Goforth struck out looking (1-2 SKFFBK). Rice pinch hit for Collins.
Rice hit by pitch (1-2 KKB). Hardy pinch hit for Nappi. Hardy doubled down the
rf line (0-0); Rice advanced to third. Freeman flied out to rf, SF, RBI (1-0
B); Hardy advanced to third; Rice scored. Flagg pinch hit for T. Moore. Flagg
reached on a fielding error by 3b (2-0 BB); Hardy scored, unearned. Butler
popped up to cf (0-0). 2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 8th - Goforth to cf. Rice to rf. Hardy to lf. Flagg
to 1b. Allen to c for Duffy. Rutledge singled to right center (0-0). May struck
out swinging (2-2 BKBKFS). K. Moore singled to center field (0-0); Rutledge
advanced to second. W. Henderson hit by pitch (1-2 BKS); K. Moore advanced to
second; Rutledge advanced to third. Matthes singled to shortstop, RBI (2-1
FBB); W. Henderson advanced to second; K. Moore advanced to third; Rutledge
scored. Howell struck out swinging (2-2 KBSBS). J. Smith struck out swinging
(2-2 KBKFBFS). 1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

Mississippi State 9th - Odle to lf for May. Sneed walked (3-1 BBBKB).
Allen doubled down the rf line (0-2 KSK); Sneed advanced to third. R. Powers
lined out to 2b (3-2 SSBBBFF). Goforth struck out looking (1-2 BSFFFK). Rice
struck out swinging (2-2 FBBFS). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.
Line score

Alabama Crimson Tide 21, Mississippi State 7 (Apr 19, 2008 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama) (Game 1)
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Mississippi State... 001 013 020  -  7 14  3      (15-22, 3-13 SEC)
Alabama Crimson Tide 003 612 81X  - 21 22  2      (21-18, 7-9 SEC)
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Pitchers: Mississippi State - Chad Crosswhite; Forrest Moore(5); Greg Houston(7).
Alabama Crimson Tide - Austin Hyatt; Austin Graham(6); Will Stroup(8).
Win-Austin Hyatt(3-3)  Loss-Chad Crosswhite(2-3)  T-3:29  A-0
HR ALABAMA - Alex Avila (10); Del Howell (1); Ross Wilson 2 (5).
Weather: Sunny, 71 deg. WIND: WSW 12
Game notes:
First game of double header (series opener was rained out on April 18) ...
Ross Wilson ties single-game record with two home runs in 7th inning ...
Alabama most runs in SEC game since beating Kentucky 26-7 in 2001 ...
Alabama 2nd most runs ever vs. MSU ... Del Howell 1st career grand slam ...
Game: BAMA39
     
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