June 17, 2013
Results & Schedules
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Mississippi State rallies past
In Omaha, Neb., Trey Porter had a two-run single
with two away to cap a three-run eighth as Mississippi State
rallied past Indiana 5-4 Monday to remain unbeaten at the
College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park.
The Bulldogs (50-18) trailed 3-2 after seven
before Brett Pirtle (3 for 5, 2 R) had a leadoff single and
moved to third on a base hit by Wes Rea (2 for 5). Following a
strikeout, Demarcus Henderson (2 for 4) singled to right to
plate Pirtle with the tying run. After a groundout, Porter had a
single to bring in Rea and Henderson, giving MSU a 5-3
Chad Girodo (9-1, 6.1 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 1 BB, 10 K)
earned the win in relief for MSU.
The Hoosiers were able to cut the margin to 5-4
with a run in the bottom of the ninth, but Jonathan Holder coaxed a
groundout to record his 20th save.
Indiana (49-15) trailed 1-0 before plating one in
the second and two in the third for a 3-1 advantage.
Sam Travis and Scott Donley both had two hits for
Indiana will face Oregon State on Wednesday at 7
pm CT in an elimination game. The winner will have to beat
Mississippi State twice to advance to the championship series.