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Georgia vs Alabama (Mar 15, 2009)

Box Score
                       2009 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                             #1 Georgia at Alabama
                 Mar 15, 2009 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama (THE JOE)

Georgia 10 (15-2,1-2 SEC)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB  Avg.
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Johnathan Taylor lf......  5  0  0  0   0  3  1  0   0  .404
Matt Cerione cf..........  4  1  1  1   1  0  0  0   1  .316
Colby May 3b.............  5  1  1  2   0  1  1  3   1  .328
Rich Poythress 1b........  4  2  2  1   0  1  8  1   0  .441
Joey Lewis c.............  4  1  1  0   0  2 11  0   0  .362
Lyle Allen rf............  4  1  1  1   0  1  2  0   0  .344
Chase Davidson dh........  2  0  0  1   0  1  0  0   0  .320
 Peter Verdin ph.........  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  .316
 Bryce Massanari ph......  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  .345
Michael Demperio ss......  3  2  1  1   0  0  2  2   0  .309
Levi Hyams 2b............  3  2  2  1   1  0  1  2   0  .319
Jason Leaver p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Michael Palazzone p.....  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Will Harvil p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Dean Weaver p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0   0     -
Totals................... 36 10  9  8   2  9 27  8   2

Alabama 8 (11-5,2-1 SEC)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB  Avg.
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Taylor Dugas lf..........  6  2  3  2   0  2  3  0   0  .400
Josh Rutledge ss.........  5  0  1  0   0  2  1  1   3  .299
Ross Wilson 2b...........  4  1  2  1   0  1  2  5   0  .354
Kent Matthes rf..........  4  1  1  3   1  1  2  0   1  .444
Brandon May 1b...........  4  0  0  0   1  2 10  1   2  .308
Vin DiFazio dh...........  4  1  1  0   1  1  0  0   1  .314
 Cal Tinsley pr..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  .500
Jake Smith 3b............  5  1  1  0   0  1  0  2   3  .310
Cody Trotter c...........  4  1  2  1   1  1  8  1   0  .478
Alex Kubal cf............  4  1  2  0   0  0  0  0   1  .216
Austin Graham p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 David Head p............  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  1   0     -
 Jimmy Nelson p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
Totals................... 40  8 13  7   4 11 27 11  11

Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Georgia............. 070 012 000 - 10  9  2
Alabama............. 050 300 000 -  8 13  0
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E - Cerione(1); Lewis(3). LOB - Georgia 2; Alabama 11. 2B - Allen(4);
Rutledge(3). HR - May(6); Poythress(8); Matthes(13). HBP - Demperio; Kubal.
SF - Wilson(2). SB - Demperio(6); Hyams 2(3).

Georgia                IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP   ERA
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Jason Leaver........  1.1  4  5  5  1  1  8 10  35  5.93
Michael Palazzone...  2.2  4  3  3  2  4 12 15  54  2.31
Will Harvil.........  3.0  3  0  0  1  3 12 13  45  3.07
Dean Weaver.........  2.0  2  0  0  0  3  8  8  33  0.00

Alabama                IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP   ERA
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Austin Graham.......  1.1  5  5  5  0  1  9  9  34 10.97
David Head..........  4.1  4  5  5  2  6 17 20  91  8.64
Jimmy Nelson........  3.1  0  0  0  0  2 10 10  35  1.46

Win - Harvil (1-0).  Loss - Head (0-3).  Save - Weaver (1).
WP - Leaver(1); Palazzone(1); Head 3(3). HBP - by Leaver (Kubal); by Head
(Demperio). BK - Graham(3). Inherited runners/scored: Palazzone 1/1; Head 1/1;
Nelson 1/0. Pitches/strikes: Leaver 35/20; Palazzone 54/34; Harvil 45/27; Weaver
33/26; Graham 34/21; Head 91/53; Nelson 35/27.
Umpires - HP: Richie TALLENT  1B: Tony MANERS  3B: John WHITAKER
Start: 2:05 PM   Time: 3:10   Attendance: 4076
Weather: Cloudy, 64 degrees, NNE 5 mph
Game notes:
Matthes hits NCAA-leading 13th home run in the fourth inning ...
Game: BAMA16

Composite Box Score
                               2009 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                          #1 Georgia at Alabama - Composite Box Score
                         Mar 15, 2009 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama (THE JOE)

                           Georgia 10 (15-2,1-2 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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Taylor lf          5  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  3   0  2   0   1  0  0
Cerione cf         4  1  1  1   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  1
May 3b             5  1  1  2   0  0  1  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   1  3  0
Poythress 1b       4  2  2  1   0  0  1  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   8  1  0
Lewis c            4  1  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  2   0  0   0  11  0  1
Allen rf           4  1  1  1   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   2  0  0
Davidson dh        2  0  0  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  0  0
Verdin ph          1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Massanari ph       1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Demperio ss        3  2  1  1   0  0  0  0   1  0  1  0  0  0   0  0   0   2  2  0
Hyams 2b           3  2  2  1   0  0  0  1   2  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  2  0
Leaver p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Palazzone 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
Weaver p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  0  0
Totals......      36 10  9  8   1  0  2  2   3  0  1  0  0  9   0  2   0  27  8  2

                            Alabama 8 (11-5,2-1 SEC)

Player            AB  R  H BI  2B 3B HR BB  SB CS HP SH SF SO IBB KL GDP  PO  A  E
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Dugas lf           6  2  3  2   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  2   0  1   0   3  0  0
Rutledge ss        5  0  1  0   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  2   0  0   0   1  1  0
Wilson 2b          4  1  2  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  1  1   0  1   0   2  5  0
Matthes rf         4  1  1  3   0  0  1  1   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0   2  0  0
May 1b             4  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  2   0  0   0  10  1  0
DiFazio dh         4  1  1  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  0  0
Tinsley pr         0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
J. Smith 3b        5  1  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  2  0
Trotter c          4  1  2  1   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   8  1  0
Kubal cf           4  1  2  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  1  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
Head p             0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  1  0
Nelson p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Totals......      40  8 13  7   1  0  1  4   0  0  1  0  1 11   0  3   0  27 11  0

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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Leaver                1.1  4  5  5  1  1   1  1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   8 10   1  2  35
Palazzone             2.2  4  3  3  2  4   1  0  0  0   0  1  0   1  0  1  12 15   2  2  54
Harvil  W,1-0         3.0  3  0  0  1  3   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0  12 13   3  3  45
Weaver  S,1           2.0  2  0  0  0  3   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   8  8   2  1  33

Alabama                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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Graham                1.1  5  5  5  0  1   0  0  1  0   0  0  0   1  0  0   9  9   1  2  34
Head  L,0-3           4.1  4  5  5  2  6   3  1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  2  17 20   2  5  91
Nelson                3.1  0  0  0  0  2   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0  10 10   4  4  35

Umpires - HP: Richie TALLENT  1B: Tony MANERS  3B: John WHITAKER
Start: 2:05 PM   Time: 3:10   Attendance: 4076

Weather: Cloudy, 64 degrees, NNE 5 mph
Game notes:
Matthes hits NCAA-leading 13th home run in the fourth inning ...
Game: BAMA16

Play-by-Play
                       2009 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                      #1 Georgia at Alabama - Play-by-Play
                 Mar 15, 2009 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama (THE JOE)


Score by Innings                    R  H  E
-------------------------------------------
Georgia............. 070 012 000 - 10  9  2
Alabama............. 050 300 000 -  8 13  0
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Georgia starters: 2/lf Taylor; 10/cf Cerione; 25/3b May; 33/1b Poythress; 23/c
Lewis; 11/rf Allen; 34/dh Davidson; 15/ss Demperio; 3/2b Hyams; 8/p Leaver;
Alabama starters: 1/lf Dugas; 2/ss Rutledge; 3/2b Wilson; 22/rf Matthes; 6/1b
May; 24/dh DiFazio; 14/3b J. Smith; 15/c Trotter; 5/cf Kubal; 27/p Graham;

Georgia 1st - Taylor struck out looking (2-2 KBKBK). Cerione grounded
out to 2b (0-0). May lined out to 2b (1-0 B). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

Alabama 1st - Dugas singled up the middle (0-0). Rutledge fouled out to
1b (3-1 BBBK). Wilson struck out looking (0-2 FKFK). Matthes reached on a
fielder's choice (1-0 B); Dugas out at second ss to 2b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0
errors, 1 LOB.

Georgia 2nd - Poythress singled to right field (0-1 S). Lewis singled
through the left side (2-2 SBSB); Poythress advanced to second. Allen doubled
to right field, RBI (2-2 FBBKF); Lewis advanced to third; Poythress scored.
Davidson grounded out to 2b, RBI (0-1 F); Allen advanced to third; Lewis
scored. Demperio singled to left field, RBI (3-1 BBBK); Allen scored. Demperio
advanced to second on a balk. Hyams singled up the middle, RBI (3-1 BFBB);
Demperio scored. Head to p for Graham. Hyams stole second. Taylor struck out
swinging, out at first c to 1b (2-2 KSBBS). Cerione singled to left field, RBI
(1-0 B); Hyams scored. May homered to left field, 2 RBI (3-1 BBKB); Cerione
scored. Poythress struck out swinging (3-2 BFBSBFFS). 7 runs, 7 hits, 0
errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama 2nd - May grounded out to 3b (0-0). DiFazio walked (3-1 SBBBB).
J. Smith singled to second base (1-0 B); DiFazio advanced to second. Trotter
singled to left center, RBI (2-2 BSBK); J. Smith advanced to third; DiFazio
scored. Kubal hit by pitch (1-2 BKK); Trotter advanced to second. Kubal
advanced to second on a wild pitch; Trotter advanced to third on a wild pitch;
J. Smith scored on a wild pitch. Dugas singled, 2 RBI (3-1 BBFB); Kubal scored;
Trotter scored. Palazzone to p for Leaver. Rutledge doubled to left center;
Dugas advanced to third. Wilson flied out to lf, SF, RBI (0-1 K); Dugas scored.
Matthes walked (3-0 BBBB). May grounded out to 2b (2-2 KBKB). 5 runs, 4
hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Georgia 3rd - Lewis flied out to rf (2-2 KSBB). Allen struck out
swinging (2-2 KBSBS). Davidson struck out swinging (2-2 KBBSS). 0 runs, 0
hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama 3rd - DiFazio struck out swinging (1-2 KBFFS). J. Smith grounded
out to ss (0-1 S). Trotter walked (3-1 BBBKB). Kubal lined out to ss (0-0).
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Georgia 4th - Demperio grounded out to 3b (2-2 BKKB). Hyams singled to
right field (0-1 K). Taylor reached on a fielder's choice (0-0); Hyams out at
second p to ss. Cerione out at first 1b to p (2-0 BB). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0
errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama 4th - Dugas singled to right center (1-0 B). Rutledge struck out
swinging (0-2 FKS). Wilson singled to left field (1-0 B); Dugas advanced to
second. Wilson advanced to second on a wild pitch; Dugas advanced to third on a
wild pitch. Matthes homered to left field, 3 RBI (2-2 KFBFFFB); Wilson scored;
Dugas scored. May struck out swinging (2-2 BFBFS). DiFazio reached on a dropped
fly by cf (2-2 FBBF). J. Smith struck out swinging (1-2 BFFS). 3 runs, 3
hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Georgia 5th - May popped up to lf (2-1 BBK). Poythress homered to left
center, RBI (2-2 BKFB). Lewis struck out swinging (2-2 KBFBS). Allen grounded
out to 1b unassisted (0-0). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama 5th - Harvil to p for Palazzone. Trotter popped up to 1b down
the rf line (0-0). Kubal singled up the middle (0-0). Dugas grounded out to 2b
(0-0); Kubal advanced to second. Rutledge struck out swinging (3-2 BSBSBS).
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Georgia 6th - Verdin pinch hit for Davidson. Verdin grounded out to ss
(1-2 KFB). Demperio hit by pitch (1-2 BKF). Demperio advanced to second on a
wild pitch. Hyams walked (3-0 BBBB). Taylor struck out looking (3-2 BBBKFFK);
Hyams stole second; Demperio stole third. Hyams advanced to third on a wild
pitch; Demperio scored on a wild pitch. Hyams scored on a wild pitch. Cerione
walked (3-2 KBSFBBFB). Nelson to p for Head. May struck out swinging (0-2 KSS).
2 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama 6th - Wilson grounded out to 3b (1-1 KB). Matthes struck out
looking (3-2 BBKBFK). May walked (3-2 FKFFBBBB). DiFazio popped up to 3b (0-0).
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Georgia 7th - Poythress popped up to 2b (1-2 FKBF). Lewis struck out
swinging (2-2 SBBFS). Allen flied out to lf to left center (0-1 F). 0 runs,
0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama 7th - J. Smith grounded out to 3b (1-0 B). Trotter singled to
left field (2-0 BB). Kubal singled to left field (1-1 FB); Trotter advanced to
second. Dugas struck out looking (1-2 KSBFK). Rutledge popped up to rf (2-2
BKBS). 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Georgia 8th - Massanari pinch hit for Verdin. Massanari popped up to rf
(0-1 F). Demperio grounded out to 3b (1-2 BKF). Hyams flied out to lf down the
lf line (0-2 FK). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama 8th - Weaver to p for Harvil. Wilson singled up the middle (1-1
KB). Matthes flied out to rf (0-0). May struck out swinging (0-2 KSS). DiFazio
singled to shortstop (3-1 KBBB); Wilson advanced to second. Tinsley pinch ran
for DiFazio. Tinsley advanced to second on a throwing error by c, failed
pickoff attempt; Wilson advanced to third. J. Smith popped up to ss to left
field (2-2 BKFFBFFFFF). 0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.

Georgia 9th - Taylor grounded out to 2b (1-1 BK). Cerione grounded out
to 2b (1-1 FB). May grounded out to 2b (2-1 BKB). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors,
0 LOB.

Alabama 9th - Trotter struck out swinging (0-2 KKS). Kubal out at first
1b to p (0-2 SK). Dugas struck out swinging (1-2 KKBS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0
errors, 0 LOB.
Line score

Georgia 10, Alabama 8 (Mar 15, 2009 at Tuscaloosa, Alabama)
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Georgia............. 070 012 000  - 10  9  2      (15-2, 1-2 SEC)
Alabama............. 050 300 000  -  8 13  0      (11-5, 2-1 SEC)
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Pitchers: Georgia - Jason Leaver; Michael Palazzone(2); Will Harvil(5); Dean Weaver(8).
Alabama - Austin Graham; David Head(2); Jimmy Nelson(6).
Win-Will Harvil(1-0)  Save-Dean Weaver(1)  Loss-David Head(0-3)  T-3:10  A-4076
HR UG - Colby May (6); Rich Poythress (8).
HR UA - Kent Matthes (13).
Weather: Cloudy, 64 degrees, NNE 5 mph
Game notes:
Matthes hits NCAA-leading 13th home run in the fourth inning ...
Game: BAMA16