LSU vs Alabama Crimson Tide (May 24, 2008)

Box Score
                       2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                       #8 LSU vs #29 Alabama Crimson Tide
                 May 24, 2008 at Hoover, Alabama (Regions Park)

LSU 12 (42-16-1)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Michael Hollander 3b.....  5  3  2  1   1  2  1  2   1
Jared Mitchell lf........  6  2  3  2   0  0  1  0   0
Blake Dean dh............  6  1  3  6   0  1  0  0   1
Micah Gibbs c............  4  0  2  0   1  0  7  3   1
Derek Helenihi rf........  5  0  0  0   0  1  1  0   4
Matt Clark 1b............  3  3  2  1   2  0  8  0   1
DJ LeMahieu ss...........  5  1  2  0   0  1  5  3   0
Leon Landry cf...........  4  1  1  0   0  0  1  0   1
Ryan Schimpf 2b..........  3  1  0  1   1  2  3  3   0
Jordan Brown p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Nolan Cain p............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Anthony Ranaudo p.......  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Jared Bradford p........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 41 12 15 11   5  7 27 11   9

Alabama Crimson Tide 8 (34-26)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Josh Rutledge ss.........  4  1  1  2   0  1  2  2   0
Ross Wilson 2b...........  5  1  2  0   0  2  2  2   1
Alex Avila c.............  3  1  2  1   1  0  7  0   1
Brandon May dh...........  5  1  2  0   0  1  0  0   1
Matt Bentley 1b..........  5  0  1  1   0  0  6  1   0
Kent Matthes rf..........  4  1  1  1   1  0  3  0   2
Tyler Odle lf............  3  2  0  1   1  1  3  0   2
Jake Smith 3b............  4  1  1  0   0  1  0  1   0
Alex Kubal cf............  3  0  1  0   0  2  4  0   0
Robert Phares p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0
 Will Stroup p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Austin Graham 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
 Jimmy Nelson p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Totals................... 36  8 11  6   3  8 27  7   7

Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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LSU................. 002 101 062 - 12 15  2
Alabama Crimson Tide 000 420 020 -  8 11  3
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E - LeMahieu 2(20); Bentley(7); Matthes(5); J. Smith(10). DP - LSU 2;
Alabama 1. LOB - LSU 9; Alabama 7. 2B - Mitchell(8); Gibbs(12); Clark(13);
LeMahieu(10); Bentley(13); Matthes(11); J. Smith(8). HR - Dean(15);
Clark(21). HBP - Rutledge; Kubal. SH - Landry(3). SF - Schimpf(3); Avila(3).
SB - Hollander(7); Mitchell(11). CS - Kubal(5).

LSU                    IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Jordan Brown........  4.0  7  6  6  0  4 18 20  70
Nolan Cain..........  1.0  1  0  0  1  1  3  5  18
Anthony Ranaudo.....  2.0  1  0  0  1  2  7  8  35
Jared Bradford......  2.0  2  2  2  1  1  8  9  34

Alabama Crimson Tide   IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Robert Phares.......  4.0  5  3  2  1  1 17 19  62
Will Stroup.........  2.2  4  1  1  1  4 11 12  44
Austin Graham.......  0.2  1  4  4  3  1  3  6  29
Josh Copeland.......  0.2  3  2  2  0  0  5  5  12
Nathan Kilcrease....  0.2  2  2  0  0  1  4  5  18
Jimmy Nelson........  0.1  0  0  0  0  0  1  1   1

Win - Ranaudo (1-0).  Loss - Graham (6-1).  Save - None.
WP - Brown 2(10); Phares(5). HBP - by Brown (Kubal); by Brown (Rutledge).
Inherited runners/scored: Cain 2/2; Graham 2/0; Copeland 3/3; Nelson 1/0.
Pitches/strikes: Brown 70/47; Cain 18/9; Ranaudo 35/19; Bradford 34/21; Phares
62/40; Stroup 44/26; Graham 29/11; Copeland 12/8; Kilcrease 18/13; Nelson 1/1.
Umpires - HP: Jack COX  1B: Tony WALSH  2B: Ken COUCH  3B: A.J. LOSTAGLIO
Start: 2:22 PM   Time: 3:33   Attendance: 12324
Weather: Sunny, 86, WIND; NW 10 mph
Game notes:
Game 12 of 2008 SEC Tournament ... Alabama eliminated from SEC Tourney ...
Rutledge hit in 32 of 34 games vs. SEC teams this season ... Wilson, Avila
and May had six hits and scored three runs in loss ... LSU won three of
four vs. UA this season ... LSU 19-game winning streak ...
Brown faced 2 batters in the 5th.
Game: BAMA60

Composite Box Score
                               2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                    #8 LSU vs #29 Alabama Crimson Tide - Composite Box Score
                         May 24, 2008 at Hoover, Alabama (Regions Park)

                                LSU 12 (42-16-1)

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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Hollander 3b       5  3  2  1   0  0  0  1   1  0  0  0  0  2   0  2   0   1  2  0
Mitchell lf        6  2  3  2   1  0  0  0   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  0  0
Dean dh            6  1  3  6   0  0  1  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  0  0
Gibbs c            4  0  2  0   1  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   7  3  0
Helenihi rf        5  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   1  0  0
Clark 1b           3  3  2  1   1  0  1  2   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   8  0  0
LeMahieu ss        5  1  2  0   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   5  3  2
Landry cf          4  1  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1  0  0   0  0   1   1  0  0
Schimpf 2b         3  1  0  1   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  1  2   0  1   0   3  3  0
Brown p            0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Cain p             0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Ranaudo p          0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Bradford p         0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Totals......      41 12 15 11   4  0  2  5   2  0  0  1  1  7   0  3   1  27 11  2

                         Alabama Crimson Tide 8 (34-26)

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  2   0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0  0  1   0  0   0   2  2  0
Wilson 2b          5  1  2  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  2   0  0   0   2  2  0
Avila c            3  1  2  1   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  1  0   0  0   0   7  0  0
May dh             5  1  2  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0   0  0  0
Bentley 1b         5  0  1  1   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   6  1  1
Matthes rf         4  1  1  1   1  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   1   3  0  1
Odle lf            3  2  0  1   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   3  0  0
J. Smith 3b        4  1  1  0   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  1  1
Kubal cf           3  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  1  1  0  0  2   0  0   0   4  0  0
Phares p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  1  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   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
Nelson p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Totals......      36  8 11  6   3  0  0  3   0  1  2  0  1  8   0  1   1  27  7  3

LSU                    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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Brown                 4.0  7  6  6  0  4   2  2  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0  18 20   4  2  70
Cain                  1.0  1  0  0  1  1   0  0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0   3  5   1  1  18
Ranaudo  W,1-0        2.0  1  0  0  1  2   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   7  8   1  3  35
Bradford              2.0  2  2  2  1  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0   8  9   1  3  34

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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Phares                4.0  5  3  2  1  1   1  0  0  0   0  1  0   1  0  0  17 19   7  4  62
Stroup                2.2  4  1  1  1  4   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1  11 12   1  2  44
Graham  L,6-1         0.2  1  4  4  3  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   3  6   1  0  29
Copeland              0.2  3  2  2  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  1   5  5   1  1  12
Kilcrease             0.2  2  2  0  0  1   0  0  0  0   1  0  0   2  0  0   4  5   0  1  18
Nelson                0.1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   1  1   1  0   1

Umpires - HP: Jack COX  1B: Tony WALSH  2B: Ken COUCH  3B: A.J. LOSTAGLIO
Start: 2:22 PM   Time: 3:33   Attendance: 12324

Weather: Sunny, 86, WIND; NW 10 mph
Game notes:
Game 12 of 2008 SEC Tournament ... Alabama eliminated from SEC Tourney ...
Rutledge hit in 32 of 34 games vs. SEC teams this season ... Wilson, Avila
and May had six hits and scored three runs in loss ... LSU won three of
four vs. UA this season ... LSU 19-game winning streak ...
Brown faced 2 batters in the 5th.
Game: BAMA60

Play-by-Play
                       2008 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
               #8 LSU vs #29 Alabama Crimson Tide - Play-by-Play
                 May 24, 2008 at Hoover, Alabama (Regions Park)


Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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LSU................. 002 101 062 - 12 15  2
Alabama Crimson Tide 000 420 020 -  8 11  3
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LSU starters: 7/3b Hollander; 3/lf Mitchell; 34/dh Dean; 33/c Gibbs; 5/rf
Helenihi; 9/1b Clark; 17/ss LeMahieu; 6/cf Landry; 16/2b Schimpf; 13/p Brown;
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; 26/p
Phares;

LSU 1st - Hollander singled up the middle (0-0). Mitchell reached on a
fielder's choice (0-1 K); Hollander out at second ss to 2b. Mitchell stole
second. Dean popped up to lf to shortstop (2-0 BB). Gibbs flied out to cf (1-0
B). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 1st - Rutledge struck out swinging, out at first c
to 1b (1-2 FBKS). Wilson struck out swinging (1-2 FFBS). Avila singled to right
field (1-1 BF). May grounded out to 2b (0-2 KF). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1
LOB.

LSU 2nd - Helenihi grounded out to p (0-1 F). Clark doubled to left
center (1-1 BK). LeMahieu lined out to lf (1-2 KSFFB). Landry flied out to lf
(3-1 BBKB). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 2nd - Bentley doubled to right center (2-1 BKB).
Matthes popped up to ss up the middle (0-0). Odle lined into double play 2b to
ss (1-0 B); Bentley out on the play. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

LSU 3rd - Schimpf flied out to cf (2-0 BB). Hollander singled up the
middle (2-1 KBB). Mitchell singled to right field (0-1 F); Hollander advanced
to second. Mitchell advanced to second on a wild pitch; Hollander advanced to
third on a wild pitch. Dean singled through the right side, 2 RBI (1-1 BF);
Mitchell scored; Hollander scored. Gibbs reached on a fielder's choice (1-1
KB); Dean out at second 2b to ss. Helenihi lined out to cf (1-0 B). 2 runs,
3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 3rd - J. Smith fouled out to c (0-0). Kubal singled
to shortstop (1-2 FFB). Rutledge reached on a fielder's choice up the middle,
advanced to second on a throwing error by ss; Kubal out at second ss
unassisted. Wilson struck out swinging (3-2 BSBSBFS). 0 runs, 1 hit, 1
error, 1 LOB.

LSU 4th - Clark walked (3-1 BBKBB). Clark advanced to second on a muffed
throw by 1b, failed pickoff attempt. LeMahieu reached on a dropped fly by rf,
advanced to second (1-2 KSBF); Clark advanced to third. Landry grounded out to
1b unassisted (1-1 FB). Schimpf flied out to cf, SF, RBI (0-0); LeMahieu
advanced to third; Clark scored, unearned. Hollander struck out looking (1-2
KSBK). 1 run, 0 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 4th - Avila singled to left field (2-2 KBBK). May
singled to left field (0-0); Avila advanced to second. Bentley popped up to lf
(3-2 BFBFFB). Matthes doubled down the lf line, RBI (1-2 KSB); May advanced to
third; Avila scored. Odle reached on a fielder's choice, RBI (2-2 BKFB);
Matthes advanced to third; May scored. Odle advanced to second on a wild pitch,
advanced to third; Matthes scored on a wild pitch. J. Smith struck out
swinging, out at first c to 1b (1-2 SSBS). Odle scored on a wild pitch. Kubal
hit by pitch (2-2 BKSB). Kubal out at second c to 2b, caught stealing. 4
runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

LSU 5th - Stroup to p for Phares. Mitchell grounded out to 2b (0-0).
Dean struck out swinging (1-2 BKSS). Gibbs walked (3-1 BFBBB). Helenihi struck
out swinging (3-2 BKKBBS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 5th - Rutledge hit by pitch (1-0 B). Wilson singled
to center field (0-0); Rutledge advanced to third. Cain to p for Brown. Avila
flied out to rf, SF, RBI (2-0 BB); Rutledge scored. May singled to right field
(0-2 KF); Wilson advanced to third. Bentley grounded out to 3b, RBI (2-1 KBB);
May advanced to second; Wilson scored. Matthes walked (3-0 BBBB). Odle struck
out swinging (1-2 KSBS). 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

LSU 6th - Clark homered to right field, RBI (1-1 BS). LeMahieu singled
to right field (1-2 FFB). Landry grounded into double play ss to 1b (0-0);
LeMahieu out on the play. Schimpf struck out looking (2-2 BFBFK). 1 run, 2
hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 6th - Ranaudo to p for Cain. J. Smith popped up to
3b (2-1 BFB). Kubal struck out swinging (3-2 FBBBKFS). Rutledge grounded out to
ss (3-2 BBKBSF). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

LSU 7th - Hollander struck out looking (3-2 SBBFBK). Mitchell flied out
to rf down the rf line (1-2 KKB). Dean singled to right field (0-0). Gibbs
singled through the right side (2-1 KBB); Dean advanced to second. Graham to p
for Stroup. Helenihi lined out to rf (3-2 FBBFB). 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors,
2 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 7th - Wilson singled to left field (2-2 BKBF).
Avila walked (3-1 BBKBB); Wilson advanced to second. May struck out looking
(0-2 KKK). Bentley grounded out to 2b (1-0 B); Avila advanced to second; Wilson
advanced to third. Matthes grounded out to 3b (1-0 B). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0
errors, 2 LOB.

LSU 8th - Clark walked (3-1 BSBBB). LeMahieu struck out swinging (2-2
SBKBS). Landry singled to right field (1-0 B); Clark advanced to second.
Schimpf walked (3-1 BFBBB); Landry advanced to second; Clark advanced to third.
Hollander walked, RBI (3-2 FBBBFB); Schimpf advanced to second; Landry advanced
to third; Clark scored. Copeland to p for Graham. Mitchell singled to right
field, RBI (1-0 B); Hollander advanced to second; Schimpf advanced to third;
Landry scored. Dean homered to right field, 4 RBI (2-0 BB); Mitchell scored;
Hollander scored; Schimpf scored. Gibbs doubled down the rf line (1-2 KFB).
Helenihi grounded out to 3b (0-0). Clark popped up to 1b (0-1 K). 6 runs, 4
hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 8th - Bradford to p for Ranaudo. Odle walked (3-0
BBBB). J. Smith doubled to right center (1-1 BK); Odle advanced to third. Kubal
struck out swinging (1-2 BKKFS). Rutledge singled to center field, 2 RBI (1-1
BF); J. Smith scored; Odle scored. Wilson reached on a fielder's choice (3-2
BSBBFFF); Rutledge out at second ss to 2b. Avila reached on a fielder's choice
(0-2 FK); Wilson out at second ss unassisted. 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1
LOB.

LSU 9th - Kilcrease to p for Copeland. LeMahieu doubled to center field
(0-1 K). Landry out at first 1b to 2b, SAC, bunt (0-0); LeMahieu advanced to
third. Schimpf struck out swinging (1-2 BFSFS). Hollander reached on a fielding
error by 3b (2-2 FBBS); LeMahieu scored, unearned. Hollander stole second.
Mitchell doubled to center field, RBI (2-1 BSB); Hollander scored, unearned.
Nelson to p for Kilcrease. Dean popped up to rf (0-0). 2 runs, 2 hits, 1
error, 1 LOB.

Alabama Crimson Tide 9th - May reached on a fielding error by ss (2-1
BKB). Bentley flied out to cf (1-0 B). Matthes grounded into double play ss to
1b (0-1 K); May out on the play. 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB.
Line score

LSU 12, Alabama Crimson Tide 8 (May 24, 2008 at Hoover, Alabama)
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LSU................. 002 101 062  - 12 15  2      (42-16-1)
Alabama Crimson Tide 000 420 020  -  8 11  3      (34-26)
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Pitchers: LSU - Jordan Brown; Nolan Cain(5); Anthony Ranaudo(6); Jared Bradford(8).
Alabama Crimson Tide - Robert Phares; Will Stroup(5); Austin Graham(7); Josh Copeland(8);
Nathan Kilcrease(9); Jimmy Nelson(9).
Win-Anthony Ranaudo(1-0)  Loss-Austin Graham(6-1)  T-3:33  A-12324
HR LSU - Blake Dean (15); Matt Clark (21).
Weather: Sunny, 86, WIND; NW 10 mph
Game notes:
Game 12 of 2008 SEC Tournament ... Alabama eliminated from SEC Tourney ...
Rutledge hit in 32 of 34 games vs. SEC teams this season ... Wilson, Avila
and May had six hits and scored three runs in loss ... LSU won three of
four vs. UA this season ... LSU 19-game winning streak ...
Brown faced 2 batters in the 5th.
Game: BAMA60
     
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