Behind a eight-inning shutout performance from sophomore left-handed pitcher Jacob Lindgren, Mississippi State took its third straight Southeastern Conference series.
Due to injury concerns, The Dispatch MSU Sports Blog monitored Bulldogs wide receiver Brandon Holloway getting several carries at running back that may carry over to the fall season.
Mississippi State and Auburn split Friday games and will decide series Saturday in 4 p.m. finale at Dudy Noble Field.
Mississippi State gets four unearned runs from Tigers defense to take control of series opener on Thursday night.
MSU coach John Cohen says plan for the weekend is for senior Nick Ammirati to catch all three games of the Super Bulldog Weekend.
Mississippi State preparing for Super Bulldog Weekend matchup vs. Auburn starting with ESPNU Thursday night game at Dudy Noble Field.
Mississippi State's offensive units give away six turnovers (four interceptions and two fumbles) in a two-hour scrimmage with several key players out due to injury.
The annual rivalry football game between Mississippi State and Ole Miss will be played on Thanksgiving night and broadcasted nationwide on ESPN.
W: Ross Mitchell (6-0) L: Jeremy Massie (0-1) - No. 21 Mississippi State takes 2013 Governor's Cup game against the Rebels with sophomore LHP Ross Mitchell getting the most outstanding player award.
W: Johnny Magliozzi (3-1), L: Jacob Lindgren (2-1) - Mississippi State couldn't get sweep after Florida manages eight runs in fifth inning to salvage Sunday finale.
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