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Stratton Goes Route In 4-0 Shutout Of Rebels

Chris Stratton

He knew what the coach was going to ask, and had his answer ready. "I said heck yeah, I've got plenty of gas left!" Chris Stratton related. "I was finishing the game no matter what." And he did. The starter was a finisher, throwing not just a complete game but a complete shutout as Mississippi State blanked Ole Miss 4-0.

The Bulldog righthander notched the first full-route outing of his junior season, and second career, as he hung nine zeroes on the Rebel line and started the weekend series successfully. Mississippi State is 26-16 with a five-win streak overall and 9-10 SEC, while #22-ranked Ole Miss is 27-15, also 9-10. Stratton had come tantalizingly close to completion in other series this season, including a...

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