Mississippi 15, Alabama 9

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OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Shortstop Zack Cozart went five-for-five and had a home run as Mississippi defeated Alabama 15-nine in a Southeastern Conference shootout.

Designated hitter Alex Avila went three-for-five and hit a homer for Alabama.

Ole Miss (18-8, 3-3 SEC) scoredc five runs in the first and built an eight to nothing lead over the first two innings. Alabama scored five runs in the seventh inning and cut the Ole Miss lead to 10 to eight.

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