STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Aaron Weatherford pitched seven innings of three-hit baseball as Mississippi State beat Troy 2-to-1 Friday in the first round of the Cadence Bank Classic.
Weatherford (2-0) struck out seven, walked none and had a stretch where he retired 15 batters in a row for the Bulldogs (5-0).
Chad Crosswhite picked up his second save after allowing three hits and stranded a pair of runners in the ninth inning with a strikeout.
The Trojans (9-4) had six hits against two Mississippi State pitchers. Clegg Snipes (1-1) picked up the loss after allowing eight hits. He struck out five and walked two.
Mississippi State clinched the game with a two-run third inning.
An RBI double by Brett Henry gave Troy a one-to-oh lead in the second inning. Jeffrey Rea had a pair of doubles and was the lone multiple hitter for the Bulldogs.
(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
|7:00pm||Frosty The Snowman|
|8:00pm||NCIS: Los Angeles|
|9:00pm||The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!|
|10:00pm||WTVY News 4 at Ten|
|9:00pm||Law & Order: SVU|
|7:00pm||The Carrie Diaries|
|9:00pm||Primetime News at 9|
|Get the ingredients you need to cook with Rach all week long.|
|Full length exclusive concerts from hot artists.|
|Take a break!
Classic Pacman, Frogger, Asteroids and more.
Sell almost anything locally.