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South Carolina vs Alabama (May 20, 2009)

Box Score
                       2009 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                       #19 South Carolina vs #12 Alabama
                 May 20, 2009 at Hoover, Alabama (Regions Park)

South Carolina 9 (38-19)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Whit Merrifield cf.......  5  2  1  0   0  2  5  0   1
DeAngelo Mack dh.........  4  1  1  1   2  1  0  0   2
Nick Ebert 1b............  5  0  0  1   1  1  9  0   1
Jackie Bradley, Jr. rf...  6  1  3  0   0  1  2  0   0
Justin Dalles c..........  6  0  1  2   0  4 13  0   1
Andrew Crisp 3b..........  6  1  1  0   0  1  0  2   4
Adam Matthews lf.........  4  1  1  3   1  0  2  0   0
Bobby Haney ss...........  4  1  1  0   1  0  1  4   0
Scott Wingo 2b...........  5  2  2  0   0  1  1  2   0
Blake Cooper p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Parker Bangs p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Curtis Johnson p........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
 Alex Farotto p..........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0
Totals................... 45  9 11  7   5 11 33  9   9

Alabama 5 (37-18)

Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB
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Taylor Dugas lf/cf.......  4  0  0  0   1  0  2  0   1
Josh Rutledge ss.........  5  1  1  1   0  2  3  1   1
Ross Wilson 2b...........  5  1  1  0   1  2  0  4   0
Kent Matthes rf..........  5  2  2  1   1  2  2  0   0
Brandon May dh...........  5  0  1  2   1  1  0  0   3
Jake Smith 3b............  5  0  2  1   0  2  1  3   3
Clay Jones 1b............  3  0  0  0   2  1  9  1   1
Vin DiFazio c............  4  0  0  0   0  2 12  0   2
Alex Kubal cf............  2  1  1  0   0  1  1  0   0
 Tyler Odle cf...........  0  0  0  0   1  0  3  0   0
 Wes Henderson ph........  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   2
 Kyle Moore lf...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0
Del Howell p.............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   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................... 39  5  8  5   7 13 33 10  13

Score by Innings                       R  H  E
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South Carolina...... 000 023 000 04 -  9 11  0
Alabama............. 300 100 100 00 -  5  8  1
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E - Wilson(13). LOB - USC 9; Alabama 13. 2B - Merrifield(15); Dalles(7);
Haney(12); May(18); Kubal(13). HR - Matthews(3); Matthes(28). HBP -
Merrifield; Dugas; Rutledge; DiFazio. SH - Kubal(4). SF - J. Smith(6). SB -
Bradley, Jr.(8).

South Carolina         IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Blake Cooper........  6.2  7  5  5  2  7 25 32 114
Parker Bangs........  2.2  1  0  0  2  6  9 11  49
Curtis Johnson......  0.1  0  0  0  0  0  1  1   4
Alex Farotto........  1.1  0  0  0  3  0  4  7  34

Alabama                IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP
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Del Howell..........  5.1  7  5  5  2  7 23 25 101
Nathan Kilcrease....  5.0  3  3  3  1  3 19 21  65
Jimmy Nelson........  0.2  1  1  1  2  1  3  5  19

Win - Farotto (4-2).  Loss - Kilcrease (4-4).  Save - None.
WP - Nelson(3). HBP - by Cooper (Dugas); by Cooper (Rutledge); by Cooper
(DiFazio); by Kilcrease (Merrifield). BK - Howell(2). Inherited runners/scored:
Johnson, C. 2/0; Farotto 2/0; Nelson 3/3. Pitches/strikes: Cooper 114/75; Bangs
49/31; Johnson, C. 4/3; Farotto 34/17; Howell 101/62; Kilcrease 65/47; Nelson
19/9.
Umpires - HP: David SAVAGE  1B: Paul GUILLIE  2B: Tony WALSH  3B: Jack COX
Start: 9:57 PM   Time: 3:57   Attendance: 9254
Weather: Clear, 70  WIND: E 5 mph
Game notes:
SEC Tournament Game 4 ... Kent Matthes ties UA single-season home run
record with solo home run in 7th inning ... Alabama has now lost five
straight SEC Tournament first round games ...Wilson 13-game hitting
streak ... May 13-game hitting streak.
Game: BAMA55

Composite Box Score
                               2009 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                    #19 South Carolina vs #12 Alabama - Composite Box Score
                         May 20, 2009 at Hoover, Alabama (Regions Park)

                            South Carolina 9 (38-19)

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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Merrifield cf      5  2  1  0   1  0  0  0   0  0  1  0  0  2   0  0   0   5  0  0
Mack dh            4  1  1  1   0  0  0  2   0  0  0  0  0  1   1  0   0   0  0  0
Ebert 1b           5  0  0  1   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   9  0  0
Bradley, Jr. rf    6  1  3  0   0  0  0  0   1  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0   2  0  0
Dalles c           6  0  1  2   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  4   0  1   0  13  0  0
Crisp 3b           6  1  1  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   0  2  0
Matthews lf        4  1  1  3   0  0  1  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   2  0  0
Haney ss           4  1  1  0   1  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   1  4  0
Wingo 2b           5  2  2  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   1  2  0
Cooper p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Bangs p            0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Johnson, C. p      0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Farotto p          0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  1  0
Totals......      45  9 11  7   3  0  1  5   1  0  1  0  0 11   1  2   0  33  9  0

                               Alabama 5 (37-18)

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/cf        4  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  1  0  0  0   0  0   0   2  0  0
Rutledge ss        5  1  1  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0  0  2   0  2   0   3  1  0
Wilson 2b          5  1  1  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  2   0  0   0   0  4  1
Matthes rf         5  2  2  1   0  0  1  1   0  0  0  0  0  2   1  0   0   2  0  0
May dh             5  0  1  2   1  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  1   0   0  0  0
J. Smith 3b        5  0  2  1   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  1  2   0  0   0   1  3  0
Jones 1b           3  0  0  0   0  0  0  2   0  0  0  0  0  1   0  0   0   9  1  0
DiFazio c          4  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  1  0  0  2   0  1   0  12  0  0
Kubal cf           2  1  1  0   1  0  0  0   0  0  0  1  0  1   0  1   0   1  0  0
Odle cf            0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   3  0  0
W. Henderson ph    1  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
K. Moore lf        0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  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
Nelson p           0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0   0   0  0  0
Totals......      39  5  8  5   2  0  1  7   0  0  3  1  1 13   1  5   0  33 10  1

South Carolina         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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Cooper                6.2  7  5  5  2  7   0  3  0  1   1  1  0   2  0  1  25 32   5  8 114
Bangs                 2.2  1  0  0  2  6   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   9 11   2  0  49
Johnson, C.           0.1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   1  1   1  0   4
Farotto  W,4-2        1.1  0  0  0  3  0   0  0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   4  7   2  2  34

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                5.1  7  5  5  2  7   0  0  1  0   0  0  0   1  0  1  23 25   5  4 101
Kilcrease  L,4-4      5.0  3  3  3  1  3   0  1  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0  19 21   6  6  65
Nelson                0.2  1  1  1  2  1   1  0  0  1   0  0  0   1  0  0   3  5   0  1  19

Umpires - HP: David SAVAGE  1B: Paul GUILLIE  2B: Tony WALSH  3B: Jack COX
Start: 9:57 PM   Time: 3:57   Attendance: 9254

Weather: Clear, 70  WIND: E 5 mph
Game notes:
SEC Tournament Game 4 ... Kent Matthes ties UA single-season home run
record with solo home run in 7th inning ... Alabama has now lost five
straight SEC Tournament first round games ...Wilson 13-game hitting
streak ... May 13-game hitting streak.
Game: BAMA55

Play-by-Play
                       2009 ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE BASEBALL
                #19 South Carolina vs #12 Alabama - Play-by-Play
                 May 20, 2009 at Hoover, Alabama (Regions Park)


Score by Innings                       R  H  E
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South Carolina...... 000 023 000 04 -  9 11  0
Alabama............. 300 100 100 00 -  5  8  1
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South Carolina starters: 5/cf Merrifield; 17/dh Mack; 47/1b Ebert; 19/rf
Bradley, Jr.; 21/c Dalles; 2/3b Crisp; 26/lf Matthews; 23/ss Haney; 8/2b Wingo;
27/p Cooper;
Alabama starters: 1/lf Dugas; 2/ss Rutledge; 3/2b Wilson; 22/rf Matthes; 6/dh
May; 14/3b J. Smith; 16/1b Jones; 24/c DiFazio; 5/cf Kubal; 9/p Howell;

South Carolina 1st - Merrifield struck out swinging (2-2 KBFFBS). Mack
grounded out to 1b unassisted (2-2 BKFB). Ebert flied out to rf (1-1 BS). 0
runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama 1st - Dugas grounded out to ss up the middle (1-2 BSK). Rutledge
singled to third base (2-2 BKBS). Wilson singled through the left side (3-2
KBBBK); Rutledge advanced to second. Matthes singled to third base (1-0 B);
Wilson advanced to second; Rutledge advanced to third. May doubled to right
center, 2 RBI (1-0 B); Matthes advanced to third; Wilson scored; Rutledge
scored. J. Smith flied out to cf to right center, SF, RBI (0-0); May advanced
to third; Matthes scored. Jones walked (3-2 FBBKBB). DiFazio flied out to cf to
left center (0-1 F). 3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

South Carolina 2nd - Bradley, Jr. fouled out to c (2-1 BBK). Dalles
struck out looking (1-2 KFBK). Crisp struck out swinging (3-2 BFSBBFS). 0
runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama 2nd - Kubal struck out looking (2-2 KBBSK). Dugas hit by pitch
(1-2 FKBFF). Rutledge hit by pitch (0-1 K); Dugas advanced to second. Wilson
grounded out to ss (0-2 KKFFF); Rutledge advanced to second; Dugas advanced to
third. Matthes intentionally walked (3-0 BBBB). May struck out looking (0-2
KFK). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

South Carolina 3rd - Matthews grounded out to p, bunt (1-0 B). Haney
walked (3-1 BBKBB). Wingo singled to right field (0-1 K); Haney advanced to
third. Merrifield struck out swinging (1-2 BSFS). Mack struck out swinging (1-2
KBSFS). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Alabama 3rd - J. Smith struck out swinging (1-2 KBSS). Jones flied out
to cf (0-0). DiFazio struck out swinging (2-2 BFBKFS). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0
errors, 0 LOB.

South Carolina 4th - Ebert flied out to cf (2-2 KBSB). Bradley, Jr.
singled to right field (1-1 FB). Bradley, Jr. advanced to second on a balk.
Wells visits the mound after balk. Dalles struck out swinging (2-2 KBSFBFS).
Crisp flied out to lf (0-0). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama 4th - Kubal doubled down the lf line (0-0). Dugas flied out to
lf (0-0); Kubal advanced to third. Rutledge grounded out to ss, RBI (2-0 BB);
Kubal scored. Wilson grounded out to 2b (1-0 B). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

South Carolina 5th - Matthews walked (3-0 BBBB). Haney flied out to lf
(1-1 BK). Wingo reached on a fielder's choice (1-1 BF); Matthews out at second
2b to ss. Merrifield doubled down the rf line (0-1 F); Wingo advanced to third.
Mack singled to center field, RBI (2-1 BBK); Merrifield scored; Wingo scored.
Ebert struck out swinging (2-2 FSFBBS). 2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama 5th - Matthes struck out swinging (3-2 BBKFBFFFS). May grounded
out to 2b up the middle (0-1 K). J. Smith singled up the middle (0-0). Jones
grounded out to ss (1-1 BF). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

South Carolina 6th - Bradley, Jr. singled up the middle (1-2 BKK).
Dalles grounded out to ss (1-1 FB); Bradley, Jr. advanced to second. Crisp
singled through the right side (3-1 BBBK); Bradley, Jr. advanced to third.
Matthews homered to left center, 3 RBI (1-1 BK); Crisp scored; Bradley, Jr.
scored. Kilcrease to p for Howell. Haney reached on a throwing error by 2b (2-2
KBFB). Wingo lined out to ss (1-1 BS). Merrifield grounded out to 3b (1-1 SB).
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

Alabama 6th - DiFazio hit by pitch (1-1 BF). Kubal grounded out to 1b
unassisted, SAC, bunt (0-0); DiFazio advanced to second. Dugas flied out to cf
(1-2 FBFF); DiFazio advanced to third. Rutledge struck out looking (3-2
BBKFBFK). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

South Carolina 7th - Odle to cf for Kubal. Mack walked (3-0 BBBB). Ebert
flied out to rf (2-2 BBSF). Bradley, Jr. reached on a fielder's choice (0-1 K);
Mack out at second 1b to ss. Dalles struck out swinging (0-2 SKS). 0 runs, 0
hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama 7th - Wilson struck out swinging (2-2 FBKBS). Matthes homered to
center field, RBI (1-0 B). May grounded out to 3b (2-1 FBB). Bangs to p for
Cooper. J. Smith struck out swinging (0-2 FF). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0
LOB.

South Carolina 8th - Crisp grounded out to 3b (0-2 KF). Matthews flied
out to cf (1-1 SB). Haney grounded out to 2b to right field (2-0 BB). 0
runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama 8th - Jones struck out swinging (0-2 SSS). DiFazio struck out
looking (2-2 BKFBK). Odle walked (3-2 BKSFBBB). Dugas popped up to ss down the
lf line (1-2 KFB). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

South Carolina 9th - Wingo struck out swinging (0-2 SSS). Merrifield
grounded out to 3b (1-2 KKBFF). Mack grounded out to 2b (1-2 BFK). 0 runs, 0
hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Alabama 9th - Rutledge struck out looking (2-2 BSBFK). Wilson struck out
swinging (0-2 KSS). Matthes struck out swinging (2-2 BBKSS). 0 runs, 0 hits,
0 errors, 0 LOB.

South Carolina 10th - Ebert flied out to cf (0-1 K). Bradley, Jr.
singled to right center (0-1 K). Dalles struck out swinging (2-2 BKFBFFS);
Bradley, Jr. stole second. Crisp flied out to cf (1-0 B). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0
errors, 1 LOB.

Alabama 10th - The ball hit May and he was not awarded first base and
Coach Wells was. ejected from the game by David Savage. May flied out to lf
(3-2 BKFBFBF). J. Smith singled to shortstop (0-2 FF). Jones walked (3-0 BBBB);
J. Smith advanced to second. Johnson, C. to p for Bangs. DiFazio flied out to
rf (1-2 FBF). Farotto to p for Johnson, C.. W. Henderson pinch hit for Odle. W.
Henderson reached on a fielder's choice (1-0 B); Jones out at second 3b to 2b.
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

South Carolina 11th - Dugas to cf. K. Moore to lf for W. Henderson.
Matthews fouled out to 3b, bunt (0-0). Haney doubled to left field (0-0). Wingo
singled to left field (0-1 K); Haney advanced to third. Merrifield hit by pitch
(0-0); Wingo advanced to second. Nelson to p for Kilcrease. Merrifield advanced
to second on a wild pitch; Wingo advanced to third on a wild pitch; Haney
scored on a wild pitch. Mack intentionally walked (3-0 BBBB). Ebert walked, RBI
(3-2 BBBKKB); Mack advanced to second; Merrifield advanced to third; Wingo
scored. Bradley, Jr. struck out looking (1-2 KBFK). Dalles doubled to left
field, 2 RBI (1-2 KKB); Ebert advanced to third; Mack scored; Merrifield
scored. Crisp grounded out to 2b (0-0). 4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Alabama 11th - Dugas walked (3-2 BBKBKFB). Rutledge flied out to cf to
right center (2-2 KSBFB). Wilson walked (3-2 BFBFBB); Dugas advanced to second.
Matthes flied out to rf (0-1 K); Dugas advanced to third. May walked (3-2
KBKBBB); Wilson advanced to second. J. Smith grounded out to p (2-2 BKFB). 0
runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.
Line score

South Carolina 9, Alabama 5 (May 20, 2009 at Hoover, Alabama)
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South Carolina...... 000 023 000 04 -  9 11  0      (38-19)
Alabama............. 300 100 100 00 -  5  8  1      (37-18)
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Pitchers: South Carolina - Blake Cooper; Parker Bangs(7); Curtis Johnson(10); Alex Farotto(10).
Alabama - Del Howell; Nathan Kilcrease(6); Jimmy Nelson(11).
Win-Alex Farotto(4-2)  Loss-Nathan Kilcrease(4-4)  T-3:57  A-9254
HR SC - Adam Matthews (3).
HR UA - Kent Matthes (28).
Weather: Clear, 70  WIND: E 5 mph
Game notes:
SEC Tournament Game 4 ... Kent Matthes ties UA single-season home run
record with solo home run in 7th inning ... Alabama has now lost five
straight SEC Tournament first round games ...Wilson 13-game hitting
streak ... May 13-game hitting streak.
Game: BAMA55