Recap

Alabama vs Mississippi State (May 2, 2009)

Box Score
                       2009 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                        #22 Alabama at Mississippi State
            May  2, 2009 at Starkville, Miss. (Polk-Dement Stadium)

Alabama 17 (32-15,14-9 SEC)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB  Avg.
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Taylor Dugas lf..........  4  2  2  0   2  1  0  0   1  .378
Josh Rutledge ss.........  5  1  0  0   1  3  3  2   1  .313
Ross Wilson 2b...........  6  4  4  3   0  1  1  2   2  .350
Kent Matthes rf..........  4  1  1  2   1  1  3  0   0  .368
Brandon May 3b...........  6  3  3  7   0  2  1  3   1  .335
Jake Smith dh............  6  0  1  0   0  2  0  0   1  .357
Clay Jones 1b............  5  2  2  0   0  1 11  0   1  .365
 Wes Henderson 1b........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  .362
Vin DiFazio c............  4  1  1  0   1  0  7  2   1  .324
Alex Kubal cf............  5  3  4  5   0  0  1  0   0  .308
Del Howell p.............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0  .143
 Nathan Kilcrease p......  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Adam Scott p............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0     -
 Tyler White p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
Totals................... 45 17 18 17   5 11 27 11   8

Mississippi State 16 (21-26,6-17 SEC)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB  Avg.
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Grant Hogue cf...........  6  1  1  1   0  0  4  0   5  .324
Scott DeLoach c..........  6  2  3  1   0  1 10  1   1  .347
 Frank Rawdow pr.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  .278
Russ Sneed 3b............  5  3  2  2   1  1  0  1   0  .365
Connor Powers 1b.........  5  3  3  4   1  1  7  0   0  .312
Cody Freeman dh..........  2  1  1  0   1  0  0  0   1  .243
 Ryan Duffy ph...........  3  1  1  1   0  2  0  0   1  .323
Jason Nappi lf...........  2  1  1  3   1  0  0  0   0  .290
 Brent Brownlee lf.......  0  2  0  0   2  0  1  0   0  .250
Ryan Collins rf..........  4  1  1  2   2  1  2  0   2  .275
Jet Butler 2b............  6  1  3  1   0  0  2  2   0  .345
Ryan Powers ss...........  6  0  1  0   0  1  1  4   1  .279
Nick Routt p.............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Lee Swindle p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0     -
 Paxton Pace p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Jared Wesson p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Drew Hollinghead p......  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
 Tyler Whitney p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0     -
Totals................... 45 16 17 15   8  7 27  9  11

Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Alabama............. 210 000 824 - 17 18  2
Mississippi State... 700 000 054 - 16 17  3
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E - Rutledge(12); May(2); DeLoach(5); Sneed(9); Butler(11). DP - Miss. State
1. LOB - Alabama 8; Miss. State 11. 2B - Dugas(19); Wilson(14); May(15);
Hogue(6); C. Powers(14); Nappi(3). HR - May 2(10); Kubal(2); Sneed(9); C.
Powers 2(15); Duffy(5); Collins(3). HBP - Jones; Brownlee. SF - Matthes(5).
SB - Dugas 2(13); J. Smith(2); R. Powers(2).

Alabama                IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP   ERA
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Del Howell..........  5.0  7  7  6  5  3 23 28 103  5.44
Nathan Kilcrease....  1.0  1  0  0  0  2  4  4  21  3.93
Adam Scott..........  2.2  8  9  8  3  2 16 20  86  5.68
Tyler White.........  0.1  1  0  0  0  0  2  2   5  2.29

Mississippi State      IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP   ERA
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Nick Routt..........  5.0  7  3  3  1  6 22 23 102  3.24
Lee Swindle.........  1.1  3  5  5  2  0  6  9  31  7.67
Paxton Pace.........  0.1  1  3  3  2  1  2  5  21  5.00
Jared Wesson........  0.1  0  0  0  0  1  1  1   4  6.28
Drew Hollinghead....  1.0  3  2  2  0  1  6  6  20  7.45
Tyler Whitney.......  1.0  4  4  1  0  2  8  8  29  4.38

Win - Kilcrease (3-2).  Loss - Swindle (1-4).  Save - White (2).
WP - Routt(5); Whitney 2(4). HBP - by Pace (Jones); by Scott (Brownlee).
Inherited runners/scored: Pace 1/1; Wesson 1/0. Pitches/strikes: Howell 103/57;
Kilcrease 21/12; Scott 86/50; White 5/4; Routt 102/68; Swindle 31/15; Pace
21/10; Wesson 4/4; Hollinghead 20/15; Whitney 29/22.
Umpires - HP: A.J. LOSTAGLIO  1B: Scott CLINE  3B: Steve DEW
Start: 6:30 PM   Time: 3:49   Attendance: 7031
Weather: Cloudy, 76 (68 humid) SSW 8
Game notes:
The game had two rain delays, totaling 3:36 ... The game began on May 2 and
was completed on May 3rd ... Kubal career-high four hits and five RBI ...
Kubal hits 7th inning grand slam ... May career high two HRs and 7 RBI ...
Wilson career high 4 hits, 4 runs ... UA 1st sweep at MSU since 1973
Game: BAMA47

Composite Box Score
                               2009 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                     #22 Alabama at Mississippi State - Composite Box Score
                    May  2, 2009 at Starkville, Miss. (Polk-Dement Stadium)

                          Alabama 17 (32-15,14-9 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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Dugas lf           4  2  2  0   1  0  0  2   2  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  0  0
Rutledge ss        5  1  0  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  3   0  2   0   3  2  1
Wilson 2b          6  4  4  3   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   1  2  0
Matthes rf         4  1  1  2   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  1  1   0  0   0   3  0  0
May 3b             6  3  3  7   1  0  2  0   0  0  0  0  0  2   0  0   1   1  3  1
J. Smith dh        6  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   1  0  0  0  0  2   0  0   0   0  0  0
Jones 1b           5  2  2  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0  0  1   0  1   0  11  0  0
W. Henderson 1b    0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
DiFazio c          4  1  1  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   7  2  0
Kubal cf           5  3  4  5   0  0  1  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  0  0
Howell p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  1  0
Kilcrease p        0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Scott p            0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  1  0
White p            0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Totals......      45 17 18 17   3  0  3  5   3  0  1  0  1 11   0  3   1  27 11  2

                     Mississippi State 16 (21-26,6-17 SEC)

Player            AB  R  H BI  2B 3B HR BB  SB CS HP SH SF SO IBB KL GDP  PO  A  E
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Hogue cf           6  1  1  1   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   4  0  0
DeLoach c          6  2  3  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0  10  1  1
Rawdow pr          0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Sneed 3b           5  3  2  2   0  0  1  1   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  1  1
C. Powers 1b       5  3  3  4   1  0  2  1   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   7  0  0
Freeman dh         2  1  1  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Duffy ph           3  1  1  1   0  0  1  0   0  0  0  0  0  2   0  0   0   0  0  0
Nappi lf           2  1  1  3   1  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Brownlee lf        0  2  0  0   0  0  0  2   0  0  1  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  0  0
Collins rf         4  1  1  2   0  0  1  2   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   2  0  0
Butler 2b          6  1  3  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   2  2  1
R. Powers ss       6  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   1  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   1  4  0
Routt p            0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Swindle p          0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  1  0
Pace p             0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Wesson p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Hollinghead p      0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Whitney p          0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Totals......      45 16 17 15   3  0  5  8   1  0  1  0  0  7   0  0   0  27  9  3

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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Howell                5.0  7  7  6  5  3   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   3  0  0  23 28   3  9 103
Kilcrease  W,3-2      1.0  1  0  0  0  2   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   4  4   1  0  21
Scott                 2.2  8  9  8  3  2   0  1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  5  16 20   4  2  86
White  S,2            0.1  1  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   2  2   1  0   5

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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Routt                 5.0  7  3  3  1  6   1  0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0  22 23   5  3 102
Swindle  L,1-4        1.1  3  5  5  2  0   0  0  0  0   0  1  0   1  0  0   6  9   1  3  31
Pace                  0.1  1  3  3  2  1   0  1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1   2  5   0  0  21
Wesson                0.1  0  0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   1  1   0  0   4
Hollinghead           1.0  3  2  2  0  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1   6  6   1  1  20
Whitney               1.0  4  4  1  0  2   2  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1   8  8   1  0  29

Umpires - HP: A.J. LOSTAGLIO  1B: Scott CLINE  3B: Steve DEW
Start: 6:30 PM   Time: 3:49   Attendance: 7031

Weather: Cloudy, 76 (68 humid) SSW 8
Game notes:
The game had two rain delays, totaling 3:36 ... The game began on May 2 and
was completed on May 3rd ... Kubal career-high four hits and five RBI ...
Kubal hits 7th inning grand slam ... May career high two HRs and 7 RBI ...
Wilson career high 4 hits, 4 runs ... UA 1st sweep at MSU since 1973
Game: BAMA47

Play-by-Play
                       2009 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                #22 Alabama at Mississippi State - Play-by-Play
            May  2, 2009 at Starkville, Miss. (Polk-Dement Stadium)


Score by Innings                    R  H  E
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Alabama............. 210 000 824 - 17 18  2
Mississippi State... 700 000 054 - 16 17  3
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Alabama starters: 1/lf Dugas; 2/ss Rutledge; 3/2b Wilson; 22/rf Matthes; 6/3b
May; 14/dh J. Smith; 16/1b Jones; 24/c DiFazio; 5/cf Kubal; 9/p Howell;
Mississippi State starters: 3/cf Hogue; 26/c DeLoach; 5/3b Sneed; 25/1b C.
Powers; 29/dh Freeman; 18/lf Nappi; 38/rf Collins; 13/2b Butler; 7/ss R.
Powers; 36/p Routt;

Alabama 1st - Dugas doubled down the rf line (2-2 BFFFB). Rutledge
grounded out to 3b (3-2 BBSBF). Wilson doubled to left center, RBI (2-2 BBFSF);
Dugas scored. Matthes singled to center field, RBI (0-2 KS); Wilson scored. May
struck out swinging (0-2 KFS). J. Smith flied out to cf to right center (2-1
BBK). 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Mississippi State 1st - Hogue doubled to left center (1-1 KB). DeLoach
singled up the middle, RBI (2-1 BKB); Hogue scored. Sneed walked (3-2 KBBBSFB);
DeLoach advanced to second. C. Powers doubled down the lf line, RBI,
ground-rule (1-1 KB); Sneed advanced to third; DeLoach scored. Freeman walked
(3-0 BBBB). Nappi doubled down the rf line, 3 RBI (1-0 B); Freeman scored; C.
Powers scored; Sneed scored. Collins grounded out to 2b (3-2 KBBBF); Nappi
advanced to third. Butler singled through the left side, RBI (1-2 KBKF); Nappi
scored. R. Powers reached on a fielding error by 3b (0-1 K); Butler advanced to
third. Hogue grounded out to 1b unassisted, RBI (0-0); R. Powers advanced to
second; Butler scored, unearned. R. Powers stole third. DeLoach grounded out to
2b (2-2 KFBBFF). 7 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Alabama 2nd - Jones singled to right field (0-1 F). DiFazio singled to
left field (3-2 BFBSB); Jones advanced to third. Kubal reached on a fielder's
choice, RBI (3-2 FFBBBF); DiFazio out at second ss to 2b; Jones scored. Dugas
singled to third base, bunt (1-1 KB); Kubal advanced to second. Rutledge struck
out swinging (2-2 FBSFBS). Dugas advanced to second on a wild pitch; Kubal
advanced to third on a wild pitch. Wilson struck out swinging (2-2 SBKFBS).
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Mississippi State 2nd - Sneed grounded out to 3b (2-2 BBKS). C. Powers
struck out swinging (1-2 BFFS). Freeman singled to shortstop (2-0 BB). Nappi
walked (3-2 KBSBBB); Freeman advanced to second. Collins struck out swinging,
out at first c to 1b. 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Alabama 3rd - Matthes walked (3-1 BFBBB). May grounded into double play
ss to 2b to 1b (1-2 KSB); Matthes out on the play. J. Smith struck out swinging
(2-2 BFFBFS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Mississippi State 3rd - Butler popped up to c, bunt (0-1 F). R. Powers
popped up to rf to right center (2-2 BFSB). Hogue grounded out to c, bunt
(0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama 4th - Jones struck out looking (0-2 KFK). DiFazio flied out to
cf (1-0 B). Kubal singled to third base (3-2 BFBKBF). Dugas lined out to ss
(0-0). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Mississippi State 4th - DeLoach grounded out to 3b (1-1 KB). Sneed
struck out swinging (2-2 SFBBS). C. Powers walked (3-2 SFBBBB). Freeman
grounded out to 3b (3-2 BKBKB). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama 5th - Rutledge reached on a throwing error by 2b (0-2 KKF).
Wilson popped up to rf down the rf line (2-2 KBBF). Matthes lined out to cf
(0-1 K). May struck out swinging (1-2 SBKS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1
LOB.

Mississippi State 5th - Nappi grounded out to p, bunt (1-0 B). Collins
walked (3-0 BBBB). Butler flied out to rf to right center (1-2 BFF). R. Powers
singled down the rf line (0-0); Collins advanced to third. Hogue grounded out
to ss (0-0). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Alabama 6th - The game was stopped after the fourth bolt of lightning in
the 6th inning. at 8:25 p.m. (CDT) .. Swindle to p for Routt. Brownlee to lf
for Nappi. J. Smith grounded out to p (0-1 K). Smith's hot shot struck the leg
of Swindle and rolled to first base. Jones grounded out to 2b (2-2 FKFBB).
DiFazio grounded out to ss (2-0 BB). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Mississippi State 6th - Kilcrease to p for Howell. DeLoach struck out
swinging (0-2 KSS). Sneed singled to third base (3-2 KBKBB). C. Powers fouled
out to 1b (3-2 BBFFB). Duffy pinch hit for Freeman. Duffy struck out swinging
(3-2 BBKSBS). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama 7th - Kubal singled down the lf line (0-1 K). Dugas walked (3-0
BBBB); Kubal advanced to second. Rutledge walked (3-1 BBKBB); Dugas advanced to
second; Kubal advanced to third. Wilson singled to shortstop, RBI (0-1 K);
Rutledge advanced to second; Dugas advanced to third; Kubal scored. Matthes
flied out to cf, SF, RBI (1-0 B); Dugas scored. May doubled to left center, 2
RBI (3-1 BFBB); Wilson scored; Rutledge scored. Pace to p for Swindle. J. Smith
struck out swinging (2-2 FBBKS). Jones hit by pitch (1-1 KB). DiFazio walked
(3-2 BBFSBFB); Jones advanced to second; May advanced to third. Kubal homered
down the lf line, 4 RBI (0-0); DiFazio scored; Jones scored; May scored. Dugas
walked (3-1 BBFBB). Wesson to p for Pace. Dugas stole second. Dugas stole
third. Rutledge struck out looking (0-2 KKK). 8 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1
LOB.

Mississippi State 7th - Scott to p for Kilcrease. Brownlee hit by pitch
(1-2 KKB). Collins walked (3-2 KBKFBFBB); Brownlee advanced to second. Butler
infield fly to ss (1-2 BKSF). R. Powers struck out swinging (2-2 FKBFBS). Hogue
flied out to cf to right center (2-1 KBB). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2
LOB.

Alabama 8th - Hollinghead to p for Wesson. Wilson singled to center
field (2-2 KBFBF). Matthes struck out swinging (0-2 SKS). May homered to right
center, 2 RBI (2-1 KBB); Wilson scored. J. Smith grounded out to ss (1-2 BKS).
Jones singled to left field (0-0). DiFazio flied out to lf down the lf line
(0-0). 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Mississippi State 8th - DeLoach singled to right field (2-1 BKB). Sneed
homered to right center, 2 RBI (1-0 B); DeLoach scored. C. Powers homered to
left center, RBI (2-2 FBKB). Duffy homered to right field, RBI (0-1 K).
Brownlee walked (3-2 KBBBFB). Collins flied out to rf to right center (2-1
BBK). Butler singled through the left side (2-2 KBBF); Brownlee advanced to
second. R. Powers reached on a fielder's choice, advanced to second on a
throwing error by ss (2-2 KSBB); Butler out at second p to ss; Brownlee scored,
unearned. Hogue lined out to ss (1-1 KB). 5 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 1
LOB.

Alabama 9th - Whitney to p for Hollinghead. Kubal singled to right field
(0-1 K). Kubal advanced to second on a wild pitch. Dugas struck out swinging,
out at first c to 1b (1-2 FFBS); Kubal advanced to third on a wild pitch.
Rutledge struck out looking (2-2 BBKSFK). Wilson singled through the left side,
RBI (1-1 SB); Kubal scored. Matthes reached on a throwing error by 3b, advanced
to second (0-2 SFF); Wilson advanced to third. May homered to center field, 3
RBI, unearned (0-1 K); Matthes scored, unearned; Wilson scored, unearned. J.
Smith singled to left field (0-0). J. Smith stole second, advanced to third on
a throwing error by c. Jones flied out to rf (3-1 BBKB). 4 runs, 4 hits, 2
errors, 1 LOB.

Mississippi State 9th - W. Henderson to 1b for Jones. DeLoach singled
through the right side (2-2 BBKK). Rawdow pinch ran for DeLoach. Sneed reached
on a fielder's choice (0-1 F); Rawdow out at second ss to 2b. C. Powers homered
to left center, 2 RBI (0-0); Sneed scored. Duffy struck out swinging (2-2
KSBBS). Brownlee walked (3-1 KBBBB). Collins homered to right field, 2 RBI (2-2
BKKB); Brownlee scored. White to p for Scott. Butler singled to third base,
bunt (0-1 F). R. Powers lined out to 3b (1-1 BF). 4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors,
1 LOB.
Line score

Alabama 17, Mississippi State 16 (May  2, 2009 at Starkville, Miss.)
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Alabama............. 210 000 824  - 17 18  2      (32-15, 14-9 SEC)
Mississippi State... 700 000 054  - 16 17  3      (21-26, 6-17 SEC)
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Pitchers: Alabama - Del Howell; Nathan Kilcrease(6); Adam Scott(7); Tyler White(9).
Mississippi State - Nick Routt; Lee Swindle(6); Paxton Pace(7); Jared Wesson(7);
Drew Hollinghead(8); Tyler Whitney(9).
Win-Nathan Kilcrease(3-2)  Save-Tyler White(2)  Loss-Lee Swindle(1-4)  T-3:49  A-7031
HR UA - Brandon May 2 (10); Alex Kubal (2).
HR MSU - Russ Sneed (9); Connor Powers 2 (15); Ryan Duffy (5); Ryan Collins (3).
Weather: Cloudy, 76 (68 humid) SSW 8
Game notes:
The game had two rain delays, totaling 3:36 ... The game began on May 2 and
was completed on May 3rd ... Kubal career-high four hits and five RBI ...
Kubal hits 7th inning grand slam ... May career high two HRs and 7 RBI ...
Wilson career high 4 hits, 4 runs ... UA 1st sweep at MSU since 1973
Game: BAMA47