Alabama Crimson Tide vs Georgia (May 16, 2008)

Box Score
                       2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                  Alabama Crimson Tide at #7 Georgia (Game 1)
              May 16, 2008 at Athens, Georgia (Frank Foley Field)

Alabama Crimson Tide 17 (31-23,15-13 SEC)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB  Avg.
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Josh Rutledge ss.........  5  2  2  0   0  1  2  3   2  .380
Ross Wilson 2b...........  5  3  3  5   1  0  3  7   1  .283
Alex Avila c.............  6  2  3  5   0  1  2  1   0  .330
Brandon May lf...........  6  0  2  0   0  1  0  0   2  .362
Matt Bentley 1b..........  4  1  0  0   1  1 15  0   1  .259
Kent Matthes rf..........  5  1  2  0   1  0  2  0   0  .311
Del Howell dh............  5  2  1  3   1  2  0  0   3  .214
Jake Smith 3b............  6  3  3  3   0  0  2  5   0  .250
Tyler Odle cf............  5  3  4  1   0  0  1  0   0  .340
Miers Quigley p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Jimmy Nelson p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Josh Copeland p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Austin Graham p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
Totals................... 47 17 20 17   4  6 27 16   9

Georgia 13 (34-18-1,19-8-1 SEC)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB  Avg.
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Ryan Peisel 3b...........  5  1  1  1   1  0  0  1   1  .338
Matt Olson rf............  5  2  1  1   1  1  2  0   0  .295
Gordon Beckham ss........  3  3  1  0   2  0  2  2   0  .399
Rich Poythress 1b........  5  2  4  3   0  0  9  1   0  .374
Bryce Massanari dh.......  4  3  4  6   0  0  0  0   0  .332
Joey Lewis c.............  3  0  0  0   1  0  6  0   2  .233
 Jake Crane ph/c.........  0  0  0  0   1  0  1  0   0  .375
Adam Fuller lf...........  2  0  0  0   1  0  1  0   2  .162
 David Thoms ph/2b.......  2  0  0  0   0  1  1  1   0  .148
Matt Cerione cf..........  4  1  2  2   1  0  2  0   0  .276
Miles Starr 2b...........  2  1  0  0   1  0  2  4   2  .077
 Robbie O'Bryan ph.......  1  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  .286
 Lyle Allen pr/lf........  1  0  0  0   0  1  0  0   0  .286
Trevor Holder p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Steve Esmonde p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0     -
 Justin Earls p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Will Harvil p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
Totals................... 37 13 14 13   9  3 27  9   7

Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Alabama Crimson Tide 064 004 003 - 17 20  0
Georgia............. 012 033 031 - 13 14  0
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DP - Alabama 4. LOB - Alabama 9; Georgia 7. 2B - Wilson(9); Avila(11);
May(16); Matthes(9); Peisel(19); Olson(10); Massanari(9). 3B - Wilson(4);
Odle(4). HR - Wilson(11); Avila(14); Howell(2); J. Smith 2(6);
Poythress(11); Massanari 2(7); Cerione(5). HBP - Rutledge; Bentley;
Massanari.

Alabama Crimson Tide   IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP   ERA
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Miers Quigley.......  5.0  6  6  6  6  0 19 25  80  5.68
Jimmy Nelson........  2.1  5  4  4  2  2 11 14  51  6.55
Josh Copeland.......  0.0  2  2  2  0  0  2  2   3  3.90
Austin Graham.......  1.2  1  1  1  1  1  5  6  22  4.01

Georgia                IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP   ERA
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Trevor Holder.......  1.2  7  6  6  1  1 12 13  36  5.09
Steve Esmonde.......  3.1  6  4  4  1  3 16 19  56  4.91
Justin Earls........  0.2  4  4  4  1  0  6  7  26  7.46
Will Harvil.........  3.1  3  3  3  1  2 13 14  43  4.50

Win - Quigley (5-4).  Loss - Holder (7-4).  Save - Graham (4).
WP - Nelson(6). HBP - by Esmonde (Bentley); by Esmonde (Rutledge); by Nelson
(Massanari). Inherited runners/scored: Copeland 1/1; Esmonde 1/0; Harvil 1/0.
Pitches/strikes: Quigley 80/42; Nelson 51/26; Copeland 3/2; Graham 22/13; Holder
36/23; Esmonde 56/36; Earls 26/15; Harvil 43/26.
Umpires - HP: Fred CANNON  1B: Scott ERBY (cc)  3B: Mike RUST
Start: 3:03 PM   Time: 2:56   Attendance:
Weather: P Cloudy, 77 WIND: w 15 mph
Game notes:
The game was rained out on May 15 and rescheduled as part of a double
header on May 16 ... Alabama clinches SEC Tournament berth ... Alabama ties
season-high with 5 home runs ... Odle career high four hits ... Smith 1st
career multi-HR game ... Wilson misses cycle by a single ...
Copeland faced 2 batters in the 8th.
Game: BAMA54

Composite Box Score
                               2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
               Alabama Crimson Tide at #7 Georgia (Game 1) - Composite Box Score
                      May 16, 2008 at Athens, Georgia (Frank Foley Field)

                   Alabama Crimson Tide 17 (31-23,15-13 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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Rutledge ss        5  2  2  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0  0  1   0  0   0   2  3  0
Wilson 2b          5  3  3  5   1  1  1  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   3  7  0
Avila c            6  2  3  5   1  0  1  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0   2  1  0
May lf             6  0  2  0   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0   0  0  0
Bentley 1b         4  1  0  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  1  0  0  1   0  0   0  15  0  0
Matthes rf         5  1  2  0   1  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   2  0  0
Howell dh          5  2  1  3   0  0  1  1   0  0  0  0  0  2   0  0   0   0  0  0
J. Smith 3b        6  3  3  3   0  0  2  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   2  5  0
Odle cf            5  3  4  1   0  1  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  0  0
Quigley p          0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Nelson p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Copeland 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   0  0  0
Totals......      47 17 20 17   4  2  5  4   0  0  2  0  0  6   0  2   0  27 16  0

                        Georgia 13 (34-18-1,19-8-1 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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Peisel 3b          5  1  1  1   1  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   1   0  1  0
Olson rf           5  2  1  1   1  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   1   2  0  0
Beckham ss         3  3  1  0   0  0  0  2   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   2  2  0
Poythress 1b       5  2  4  3   0  0  1  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   9  1  0
Massanari dh       4  3  4  6   1  0  2  0   0  0  1  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Lewis c            3  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   6  0  0
Crane ph/c         0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  0  0
Fuller lf          2  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  0  0
Thoms ph/2b        2  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   1   1  1  0
Cerione cf         4  1  2  2   0  0  1  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   2  0  0
Starr 2b           2  1  0  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   1   2  4  0
O'Bryan ph         1  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Allen pr/lf        1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  0  0
Holder p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Esmonde p          0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  0  0
Earls p            0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Harvil p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Totals......      37 13 14 13   3  0  4  9   0  0  1  0  0  3   0  1   4  27  9  0

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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Quigley  W,5-4        5.0  6  6  6  6  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  2  19 25   4  9  80
Nelson                2.1  5  4  4  2  2   1  1  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0  11 14   2  2  51
Copeland              0.0  2  2  2  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1   2  2   0  0   3
Graham  S,4           1.2  1  1  1  1  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1   5  6   1  2  22

Georgia                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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Holder  L,7-4         1.2  7  6  6  1  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  2  12 13   1  3  36
Esmonde               3.1  6  4  4  1  3   0  2  0  0   0  0  0   1  1  2  16 19   3  4  56
Earls                 0.2  4  4  4  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   1  1  0   6  7   2  0  26
Harvil                3.1  3  3  3  1  2   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1  13 14   5  3  43

Umpires - HP: Fred CANNON  1B: Scott ERBY (cc)  3B: Mike RUST
Start: 3:03 PM   Time: 2:56   Attendance:

Weather: P Cloudy, 77 WIND: w 15 mph
Game notes:
The game was rained out on May 15 and rescheduled as part of a double
header on May 16 ... Alabama clinches SEC Tournament berth ... Alabama ties
season-high with 5 home runs ... Odle career high four hits ... Smith 1st
career multi-HR game ... Wilson misses cycle by a single ...
Copeland faced 2 batters in the 8th.
Game: BAMA54

Play-by-Play
                       2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
           Alabama Crimson Tide at #7 Georgia (Game 1) - Play-by-Play
              May 16, 2008 at Athens, Georgia (Frank Foley Field)


Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Alabama Crimson Tide 064 004 003 - 17 20  0
Georgia............. 012 033 031 - 13 14  0
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Alabama Crimson Tide starters: 2/ss Rutledge; 3/2b Wilson; 16/c Avila; 6/lf
May; 25/1b Bentley; 22/rf Matthes; 9/dh Howell; 14/3b J. Smith; 43/cf Odle; 7/p
Quigley;
Georgia starters: 3/3b Peisel; 30/rf Olson; 6/ss Beckham; 33/1b Poythress;
29/dh Massanari; 23/c Lewis; 5/lf Fuller; 10/cf Cerione; 27/2b Starr; 17/p
Holder;

Alabama Crimson Tide 1st - Rutledge struck out swinging (1-2 KKFBFS).
Wilson doubled to left center (1-0 B). Avila grounded out to 2b (3-1 BFBB);
Wilson advanced to third. May popped up to 2b (3-1 BBFB). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0
errors, 1 LOB.

Georgia 1st - Peisel walked (3-0 BBBB). Olson grounded into double play
2b to 1b (3-1 BBBK); Peisel out on the play. Beckham grounded out to 3b (3-1
KBBB). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 2nd - Bentley grounded out to 2b (0-0). Matthes
doubled down the lf line (0-1 S). Howell grounded out to 1b unassisted (1-1
FB); Matthes advanced to third. J. Smith homered to right center, 2 RBI (0-0);
Matthes scored. Odle singled to right field (0-0). Rutledge singled up the
middle, advanced to second (0-2 KFF); Odle advanced to third. Wilson walked
(3-0 BBBB). Avila homered to right center, 4 RBI (0-0); Wilson scored; Rutledge
scored; Odle scored. May singled to left center (0-0). Esmonde to p for Holder.
Bentley hit by pitch (2-0 BB); May advanced to second. Matthes walked (3-0
BBBB); Bentley advanced to second; May advanced to third. Howell struck out
swinging (3-2 BBFFBS). 6 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

Georgia 2nd - Poythress grounded out to 2b (1-1 BK). Massanari singled
to right field (0-0). Lewis walked (3-1 BKBBB); Massanari advanced to second.
Fuller walked (3-0 BBBB); Lewis advanced to second; Massanari advanced to
third. Cerione walked, RBI (3-2 BBBKSB); Fuller advanced to second; Lewis
advanced to third; Massanari scored. Starr grounded into double play 3b to 2b
to 1b (1-1 KB); Cerione out on the play. 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 3rd - J. Smith homered to left center, RBI (0-0).
Odle tripled to right center (1-2 FFB). Rutledge hit by pitch (0-0). Wilson
homered to center field, 3 RBI (0-1 F); Rutledge scored; Odle scored. Avila
struck out looking (1-2 BSKFK). May grounded out to 3b (1-2 BFF). Bentley lined
out to 1b (0-1 S). 4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Georgia 3rd - Peisel flied out to cf to left center (2-2 FBFB). Olson
walked (3-2 BBBKFB). Beckham singled through the left side (0-0); Olson
advanced to second. Poythress singled to right field (1-1 BF); Beckham advanced
to second; Olson advanced to third. Massanari doubled down the lf line, 2 RBI
(1-1 BK); Poythress advanced to third; Beckham scored; Olson scored. Lewis
grounded out to 3b (0-1 K). Fuller popped up to rf (0-1 F). 2 runs, 3 hits,
0 errors, 2 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 4th - Matthes singled to third base (1-2 KFB).
Howell struck out swinging (0-2 FKS). J. Smith fouled out to c (1-0 B). Odle
singled to right field (0-0); Matthes advanced to second. Rutledge grounded out
to ss up the middle (0-1 F). 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Georgia 4th - Cerione popped up to 3b (0-1 K). Starr lined out to 2b
(0-0). Peisel grounded out to 2b (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 5th - Wilson flied out to cf (0-0). Avila grounded
out to 2b (1-0 B). May doubled down the lf line (3-1 SBBB). Bentley out at
first 1b to p (2-1 BFB). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Georgia 5th - Olson grounded out to 2b (0-1 F). Beckham walked (3-2
BBFBKB). Poythress homered to right center, 2 RBI (0-0); Beckham scored.
Massanari homered to left field, RBI (1-1 SB). Lewis grounded out to 2b (1-2
KBF). Fuller grounded out to 3b (0-1 F). 3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 6th - Earls to p for Esmonde. Matthes flied out to
rf (1-0 B). Howell walked (3-2 SBFBBB). J. Smith singled through the right side
(1-1 SB); Howell advanced to second. Odle singled through the right side, RBI
(2-2 KKBBF); J. Smith advanced to third; Howell scored. Rutledge popped up to
2b (3-2 BKFBB). Wilson tripled down the lf line, 2 RBI (0-0); Odle scored; J.
Smith scored. Avila doubled to center field, RBI (0-1 K); Wilson scored. Harvil
to p for Earls. May grounded out to 2b (1-0 B). 4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1
LOB.

Georgia 6th - Nelson to p for Quigley. Cerione grounded out to ss (0-0).
Starr walked (3-1 BBBKB). Starr advanced to second on a wild pitch. Peisel
doubled to left center, RBI (3-1 FBBB); Starr scored. Olson doubled to left
center, RBI (2-2 BFBFF); Peisel scored. Beckham fouled out to 3b (2-1 KBB).
Poythress singled through the right side, RBI, advanced to second (0-1 K);
Olson scored. Massanari hit by pitch (0-0). Lewis fouled out to 1b (2-0 BB).
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 7th - Bentley struck out swinging (1-2 BFKS).
Matthes lined out to lf (1-0 B). Howell popped up to rf to right center (2-1
SBB). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Georgia 7th - Thoms pinch hit for Fuller. Thoms struck out looking (1-2
BKSK). Cerione singled through the left side (3-1 BBBK). O'Bryan pinch hit for
Starr. O'Bryan singled through the right side (2-0 BB); Cerione advanced to
second. Allen pinch ran for O'Bryan. Peisel grounded into double play ss to 1b
(0-0); Allen out on the play. 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 8th - Thoms to 2b. Allen to lf. J. Smith popped up
to cf (0-0). Odle popped up to ss (0-0). Rutledge singled through the left side
(2-2 KBKB). Wilson reached on a fielder's choice (2-0 BB); Rutledge out at
second ss to 2b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Georgia 8th - Olson struck out swinging (2-2 KBFBS). Beckham walked (3-1
KBBBB). Copeland to p for Nelson. Poythress singled to right field (0-0);
Beckham advanced to third. Massanari homered to right center, 3 RBI (1-0 B);
Poythress scored; Beckham scored. Crane pinch hit for Lewis. Graham to p for
Copeland. Crane walked (3-1 FBBBB). Thoms grounded into double play 2b to ss to
1b (0-2 KS); Crane out on the play. 3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 9th - Crane to c. Avila singled up the middle (0-1
S). May struck out looking (0-2 FFK). Bentley walked (3-1 BBFBB); Avila
advanced to second. Matthes infield fly to ss (1-2 KSB). Howell homered to
right field, 3 RBI (0-0); Bentley scored; Avila scored. J. Smith grounded out
to 2b (3-2 BKBFB). 3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Georgia 9th - Cerione homered to left field, RBI (2-2 BKFB). Allen
struck out swinging, out at first c to 1b (2-2 BBKFS). Peisel grounded out to
3b (1-1 BK). Olson flied out to rf to right center (0-0). 1 run, 1 hit, 0
errors, 0 LOB.
Line score

Alabama Crimson Tide 17, Georgia 13 (May 16, 2008 at Athens, Georgia) (Game 1)
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Alabama Crimson Tide 064 004 003  - 17 20  0      (31-23, 15-13 SEC)
Georgia............. 012 033 031  - 13 14  0      (34-18-1, 19-8-1 SEC)
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Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Miers Quigley; Jimmy Nelson(6); Josh Copeland(8);
Austin Graham(8). Georgia - Trevor Holder; Steve Esmonde(2); Justin Earls(6); Will Harvil(6).
Win-Miers Quigley(5-4)  Save-Austin Graham(4)  Loss-Trevor Holder(7-4)  T-2:56  A-0
HR ALABAMA - Ross Wilson (11); Alex Avila (14); Del Howell (2); Jake Smith 2 (6).
HR UGA - Rich Poythress (11); Bryce Massanari 2 (7); Matt Cerione (5).
Weather: P Cloudy, 77 WIND: w 15 mph
Game notes:
The game was rained out on May 15 and rescheduled as part of a double
header on May 16 ... Alabama clinches SEC Tournament berth ... Alabama ties
season-high with 5 home runs ... Odle career high four hits ... Smith 1st
career multi-HR game ... Wilson misses cycle by a single ...
Copeland faced 2 batters in the 8th.
Game: BAMA54