Alabama Crimson Tide vs Kentucky (May 23, 2008)

Box Score
                       2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                    #29 Alabama Crimson Tide vs #19 Kentucky
                 May 23, 2008 at Hoover, Alabama (Regions Park)

Alabama Crimson Tide 13 (34-25)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Josh Rutledge ss.........  4  1  1  0   2  1  1  2   0
Ross Wilson 2b...........  3  2  0  0   3  0  1  2   3
Alex Avila c.............  6  1  3  2   0  1  9  1   1
 Jeff Texada pr..........  0  1  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Mike Sharp c............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Brandon May dh...........  5  2  4  2   1  1  0  0   0
Matt Bentley 1b..........  3  0  0  1   0  1  5  0   0
 Wes Henderson ph/1b.....  1  0  0  0   0  1  0  0   0
Kent Matthes rf..........  5  2  3  2   0  2  4  0   3
Tyler Odle lf............  4  1  1  1   1  2  3  0   3
Jake Smith 3b............  4  1  1  1   0  1  0  0   0
Alex Kubal cf............  4  2  2  4   0  1  3  0   2
Del Howell p.............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Casey Kebodeaux p.......  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Josh Copeland p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Nathan Kilcrease p......  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 39 13 15 13   7 11 26  5  12

Kentucky 4 (42-17)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Keenan Wiley cf..........  5  0  0  0   0  1  3  0   0
Ryan Wilkes 2b...........  5  1  4  0   0  0  1  2   0
Sawyer Carroll rf........  5  1  2  0   0  2  0  1   1
Collin Cowgill lf........  2  1  0  0   3  1  4  0   2
Brian Spear 1b...........  3  1  0  0   2  1  6  0   0
Chris McClendon 3b.......  5  0  2  2   0  1  0  2   3
Chris Wade ss............  3  0  2  1   0  0  1  1   0
Troy Frazier dh..........  1  0  0  1   1  0  0  0   0
 Bryan Rose ph...........  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   2
Marcus Nidiffer c........  3  0  0  0   0  2 10  0   3
 Tyler Howe ph/c.........  1  0  0  0   0  1  2  0   0
Greg Dombrowski p........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Tommy Warner p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Tyler Henry p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Mike Kaczmarek p........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Scott Green p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Logan Darnell p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Andrew Albers p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 34  4 10  4   6  9 27  6  12

Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Alabama Crimson Tide 050 012 023 - 13 15  1
Kentucky............ 000 100 300 -  4 10  2
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Note: 2 outs, 1 runner LOB when the game ended.

E - Wilson(12); C. Wade(15); G. Dombrowsk(1). LOB - Alabama 12; Kentucky 12.
2B - Rutledge(9); Avila(12); Odle(3); S. Carroll(21); C. Wade(23). HR -
Kubal(4). HBP - Bentley; Odle; J. Smith; Kubal. SH - C. Wade(18). SF -
Bentley(7); Matthes(4); T. Frazier(4). SB - May(3); Matthes(7); J. Smith(2);
S. Carroll(12); C. Cowgill(23); C. Wade(6).

Alabama Crimson Tide   IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Del Howell..........  6.1  7  3  3  4  6 24 30 123
Casey Kebodeaux.....  0.1  2  1  1  1  1  3  4  16
Josh Copeland.......  1.1  1  0  0  0  2  5  5  21
Nathan Kilcrease....  0.2  0  0  0  1  0  2  3  11

Kentucky               IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Greg Dombrowski.....  4.2  7  6  6  2  4 20 24  93
Tommy Warner........  0.1  0  0  0  0  1  1  1   4
Tyler Henry.........  0.1  1  2  2  2  0  2  4  12
Mike Kaczmarek......  0.2  2  0  0  0  1  3  4  19
Scott Green.........  2.0  2  2  2  2  3  8 12  55
Logan Darnell.......  0.0  3  3  3  1  0  3  4  26
Andrew Albers.......  1.0  0  0  0  0  2  2  3  10

Win - Howell (1-0).  Loss - G. Dombrowsk (5-1).  Save - None.
HBP - by G. Dombrowsk (J. Smith); by M. Kaczmarek (Bentley); by S. Green (Odle);
by S. Green (Kubal). Inherited runners/scored: Kebodeaux 2/2; Copeland 2/0; T.
Warner 1/0; M. Kaczmarek 3/2; A. Albers 2/1. Pitches/strikes: Howell 123/68;
Kebodeaux 16/9; Copeland 21/14; Kilcrease 11/5; G. Dombrowsk 93/62; T. Warner
4/3; T. Henry 12/3; M. Kaczmarek 19/13; S. Green 55/34; L. Darnell 26/14; A.
Albers 10/8.
Umpires - HP: David SAVAGE  1B: Jack COX  2B: Tony MANERS  3B: Tony WALSH
Start: 6:52 PM   Time: 4:07   Attendance: 11519
Weather: Cloudy, 78 WIND: NE 6 mph
Game notes:
SEC Tournament Game 10 ... Del Howell career-high 6.2 IP in first win at UA
Alex Kubal first career grand slam ... UA's first SEC Trny grand slam since
2002 (Travis Garner vs. Florida) ... UA has five grand slams this year ...
May records 5th 4-hit game of the season ...
L. Darnell faced 4 batters in the 9th.
Game: BAMA59

Composite Box Score
                               2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                 #29 Alabama Crimson Tide vs #19 Kentucky - Composite Box Score
                         May 23, 2008 at Hoover, Alabama (Regions Park)

                        Alabama Crimson Tide 13 (34-25)

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        4  1  1  0   1  0  0  2   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0   1  2  0
Wilson 2b          3  2  0  0   0  0  0  3   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  2  1
Avila c            6  1  3  2   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   9  1  0
Texada pr          0  1  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Sharp c            0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
May dh             5  2  4  2   0  0  0  1   1  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  0  0
Bentley 1b         3  0  0  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0  1  1   0  0   0   5  0  0
W. Henderson ph/1b 1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  0  0
Matthes rf         5  2  3  2   0  0  0  0   1  0  0  0  1  2   0  0   0   4  0  0
Odle lf            4  1  1  1   1  0  0  1   0  0  1  0  0  2   0  0   0   3  0  0
J. Smith 3b        4  1  1  1   0  0  0  0   1  0  1  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  0  0
Kubal cf           4  2  2  4   0  0  1  0   0  0  1  0  0  1   0  0   0   3  0  0
Howell p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Kebodeaux 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
Kilcrease p        0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Totals......      39 13 15 13   3  0  1  7   3  0  4  0  2 11   0  1   0  26  5  1

                               Kentucky 4 (42-17)

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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K. Wiley cf        5  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0   3  0  0
R. Wilkes 2b       5  1  4  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  2  0
S. Carroll rf      5  1  2  0   1  0  0  0   1  0  0  0  0  2   0  1   0   0  1  0
C. Cowgill lf      2  1  0  0   0  0  0  3   1  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0   4  0  0
B. Spear 1b        3  1  0  0   0  0  0  2   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   6  0  0
C. McClendon 3b    5  0  2  2   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  2  0
C. Wade ss         3  0  2  1   1  0  0  0   1  0  0  1  0  0   0  0   0   1  1  1
T. Frazier dh      1  0  0  1   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  1  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
B. Rose ph         1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
M. Nidiffer c      3  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  2   0  1   0  10  0  0
T. Howe ph/c       1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   2  0  0
G. Dombrowsk p     0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  1
T. Warner p        0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
T. Henry p         0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
M. Kaczmarek p     0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
S. Green p         0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
L. Darnell p       0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
A. Albers p        0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Totals......      34  4 10  4   2  0  0  6   3  0  0  1  1  9   0  4   0  27  6  2

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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Howell  W,1-0         6.1  7  3  3  4  6   0  0  0  0   1  1  0   2  0  0  24 30  10  3 123
Kebodeaux             0.1  2  1  1  1  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   3  4   0  0  16
Copeland              1.1  1  0  0  0  2   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   5  5   0  2  21
Kilcrease             0.2  0  0  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   2  3   2  0  11

Kentucky               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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G. Dombrowsk  L,5-1   4.2  7  6  6  2  4   0  1  0  0   0  1  0   2  0  1  20 24   4  6  93
T. Warner             0.1  0  0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   1  1   0  0   4
T. Henry              0.1  1  2  2  2  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   2  4   1  0  12
M. Kaczmarek          0.2  2  0  0  0  1   0  1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   3  4   0  0  19
S. Green              2.0  2  2  2  2  3   0  2  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   8 12   3  0  55
L. Darnell            0.0  3  3  3  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0   3  4   0  0  26
A. Albers             1.0  0  0  0  0  2   0  0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0   2  3   1  0  10

Umpires - HP: David SAVAGE  1B: Jack COX  2B: Tony MANERS  3B: Tony WALSH
Start: 6:52 PM   Time: 4:07   Attendance: 11519

Weather: Cloudy, 78 WIND: NE 6 mph
Game notes:
SEC Tournament Game 10 ... Del Howell career-high 6.2 IP in first win at UA
Alex Kubal first career grand slam ... UA's first SEC Trny grand slam since
2002 (Travis Garner vs. Florida) ... UA has five grand slams this year ...
May records 5th 4-hit game of the season ...
L. Darnell faced 4 batters in the 9th.
Game: BAMA59

Play-by-Play
                       2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
            #29 Alabama Crimson Tide vs #19 Kentucky - Play-by-Play
                 May 23, 2008 at Hoover, Alabama (Regions Park)


Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Alabama Crimson Tide 050 012 023 - 13 15  1
Kentucky............ 000 100 300 -  4 10  2
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Alabama Crimson Tide starters: 2/ss Rutledge; 3/2b Wilson; 16/c Avila; 6/dh
May; 25/1b Bentley; 22/rf Matthes; 43/lf Odle; 14/3b J. Smith; 5/cf Kubal; 9/p
Howell;
Kentucky starters: 46/cf K. Wiley; 17/2b R. Wilkes; 19/rf S. Carroll; 4/lf C.
Cowgill; 30/1b B. Spear; 5/3b C. McClendon; 7/ss C. Wade; 18/dh T. Frazier;
12/c M. Nidiffer; 37/p G. Dombrowsk;

Alabama Crimson Tide 1st - Rutledge struck out looking (3-2 BBKBFK).
Wilson grounded out to 3b (1-1 KB). Avila grounded out to 1b unassisted (2-1
KBB). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Kentucky 1st - K. Wiley struck out looking (0-2 KFK). R. Wilkes singled
up the middle (2-2 FBKBF). S. Carroll struck out looking (2-2 KFBBK). C.
Cowgill struck out looking (0-2 KKK). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 2nd - May singled to shortstop (1-1 FB). Bentley
grounded out to 1b unassisted (0-1 K); May advanced to second. Matthes singled
to left field (1-0 B); May advanced to third. Odle doubled to left center, RBI
(3-2 KBFBFBF); Matthes advanced to third; May scored. J. Smith hit by pitch
(2-2 SBBF). Kubal homered down the lf line, 4 RBI (3-2 BFBSFB); J. Smith
scored; Odle scored; Matthes scored. Rutledge grounded out to 3b (0-1 K).
Wilson walked (3-2 BBFKBB). Avila grounded out to 2b (0-0). 5 runs, 4 hits,
0 errors, 1 LOB.

Kentucky 2nd - B. Spear flied out to cf (2-1 BBK). C. McClendon struck
out swinging (2-2 BFBFS). C. Wade doubled down the lf line (2-0 BB). C. Wade
stole third. T. Frazier walked (3-2 BKKBBB). M. Nidiffer struck out swinging
(2-2 BKFBS). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 3rd - May singled through the left side (1-1 BF).
Bentley flied out to lf (0-1 K). Matthes struck out swinging (2-2 BSSFBFS).
Odle flied out to cf (2-2 KBFBF). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Kentucky 3rd - K. Wiley lined out to lf (3-1 BFBB). R. Wilkes singled to
second base, advanced to second on a throwing error by 2b (1-2 BKF). S. Carroll
grounded out to 2b (0-0); R. Wilkes advanced to third. C. Cowgill flied out to
rf (3-1 BBBK). 0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 4th - J. Smith struck out swinging (0-2 FFS). Kubal
grounded out to ss (1-0 B). Rutledge walked (3-2 KBSFBBFFB). Wilson popped up
to 2b (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Kentucky 4th - B. Spear walked (3-1 BBBKB). C. McClendon singled down
the lf line (2-2 BFBF); B. Spear advanced to second. C. Wade grounded out to c,
SAC, bunt (1-1 BK); C. McClendon advanced to second; B. Spear advanced to
third. T. Frazier flied out to rf, SF, RBI (0-2 KF); C. McClendon advanced to
third; B. Spear scored. M. Nidiffer struck out looking (1-2 FBKK). 1 run, 1
hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 5th - Avila doubled to left center (0-0). Avila
advanced to third on a throwing error by p, failed pickoff attempt. May struck
out swinging (0-2 KKS). Bentley flied out to cf, SF, RBI (0-0); Avila scored.
Matthes singled up the middle (1-2 KBF). T. Warner to p for G. Dombrowsk. Odle
struck out swinging (1-2 KBSS). 1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Kentucky 5th - K. Wiley fouled out to lf down the lf line (2-1 BKB). R.
Wilkes flied out to rf (2-0 BB). S. Carroll singled to right field (2-1 BKB).
C. Cowgill walked (3-0 BBBB); S. Carroll advanced to second. C. Cowgill stole
second; S. Carroll stole third. B. Spear walked (3-2 BBKBKFB). C. McClendon
flied out to cf (1-2 KBK). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 6th - T. Henry to p for T. Warner. J. Smith flied
out to lf to left center (1-0 B). Kubal singled up the middle (0-0). Rutledge
walked (3-0 BBBB); Kubal advanced to second. Wilson walked (3-1 BBBKB);
Rutledge advanced to second; Kubal advanced to third. M. Kaczmarek to p for T.
Henry. Avila singled to right center, RBI (2-2 BFSB); Wilson advanced to third;
Rutledge advanced to third, out at home rf to 2b to c; Kubal scored. May
singled to right center, RBI (0-1 F); Avila advanced to third; Wilson scored.
Bentley hit by pitch (2-2 BFBSF); May advanced to second. Matthes struck out
swinging (2-2 SBFBFS). 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

Kentucky 6th - C. Wade popped up to 2b to right field (3-2 BBKFB). T.
Frazier popped up to ss to left field (1-0 B). M. Nidiffer flied out to rf to
right center (1-0 B). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 7th - S. Green to p for M. Kaczmarek. Odle hit by
pitch (1-2 KKB). J. Smith flied out to cf (1-1 BF). Kubal hit by pitch (0-1 F);
Odle advanced to second. Rutledge popped up to lf (0-0). Wilson popped up to ss
(3-1 SBBB). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Kentucky 7th - K. Wiley grounded out to ss (1-2 KSB). R. Wilkes singled
through the left side (3-2 BBSKB). S. Carroll doubled down the rf line (0-0);
R. Wilkes advanced to third. Kebodeaux to p for Howell. C. Cowgill walked (3-2
SBBKBB). B. Spear struck out swinging (0-2 FFS). C. McClendon singled to right
field, 2 RBI (1-1 SB); C. Cowgill advanced to third; S. Carroll scored; R.
Wilkes scored. C. Wade singled to second base, RBI (2-1 BFB); C. McClendon
advanced to third; C. Cowgill scored. Copeland to p for Kebodeaux. B. Rose
pinch hit for T. Frazier. B. Rose grounded out to 2b (1-0 B). 3 runs, 4
hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 8th - Avila struck out swinging (1-2 KBSS). May
walked (3-2 SSBBFFBB). Bentley struck out swinging (2-2 KBKBS). May stole
second, advanced to third on an error by ss. Matthes singled up the middle, RBI
(3-1 BFBB); May scored. Matthes stole second. Odle walked (3-2 BFBSBFB). J.
Smith singled to left field, RBI (0-1 S); Odle advanced to third; Matthes
scored. J. Smith stole second. Kubal struck out swinging (2-2 KBFFBS). 2
runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

Kentucky 8th - T. Howe pinch hit for M. Nidiffer. T. Howe struck out
swinging (0-2 KKS). K. Wiley grounded out to ss to second base (3-1 BKBB). R.
Wilkes singled to left field (2-2 SFBBF). S. Carroll struck out swinging (1-2
KSBFS). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 9th - T. Howe to c. L. Darnell to p for S. Green.
Rutledge doubled to right center (3-2 BBBKF). Wilson walked (3-2 BBFBSB). Avila
singled to left field, RBI (2-2 FSBFFBF); Wilson advanced to third; Rutledge
scored. Texada pinch ran for Avila. May singled through the left side, RBI (3-2
KBKBB); Texada advanced to third; Wilson scored. W. Henderson pinch hit for
Bentley. A. Albers to p for L. Darnell. W. Henderson struck out swinging (0-2
FFS). Matthes flied out to lf, SF, RBI (1-1 KB); Texada scored. Odle struck out
swinging (1-2 KBKS). 3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Kentucky 9th - Sharp to c for Texada. W. Henderson to 1b. Kilcrease to p
for Copeland. C. Cowgill walked (3-1 BBBKB). B. Spear flied out to cf (1-1 KB).
C. McClendon flied out to lf to left center (1-2 BKF). C. Cowgill advanced to
second. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.
Line score

Alabama Crimson Tide 13, Kentucky 4 (May 23, 2008 at Hoover, Alabama)
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Alabama Crimson Tide 050 012 023  - 13 15  1      (34-25)
Kentucky............ 000 100 300  -  4 10  2      (42-17)
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Pitchers: Alabama Crimson Tide - Del Howell; Casey Kebodeaux(7); Josh Copeland(7);
Nathan Kilcrease(9). Kentucky - Greg Dombrowski; Tommy Warner(5); Tyler Henry(6);
Mike Kaczmarek(6); Scott Green(7); Logan Darnell(9); Andrew Albers(9).
Win-Del Howell(1-0)  Loss-Greg Dombrowski(5-1)  T-4:07  A-11519
HR ALABAMA - Alex Kubal (4).
Weather: Cloudy, 78 WIND: NE 6 mph
Game notes:
SEC Tournament Game 10 ... Del Howell career-high 6.2 IP in first win at UA
Alex Kubal first career grand slam ... UA's first SEC Trny grand slam since
2002 (Travis Garner vs. Florida) ... UA has five grand slams this year ...
May records 5th 4-hit game of the season ...
L. Darnell faced 4 batters in the 9th.
Game: BAMA59