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Whitney Pitches Bulldogs to Victory

Freshman LHP Tyler Whitney

True freshman lefthanded pitcher Tyler Whitney, in his first career appearance for Mississippi State, allowed one run in five innings to help lead the Bulldogs to a 13-2 victory over Mississippi Valley State University Tuesday afternoon at Polk-DeMent Stadium.

Like most true freshmen, Whitney showed some nervousness the first few batters that he faced. Mississippi Valley State plated their only run against the left-hander in the first inning. "I had a ton of butterflies in the first inning, without a doubt," said Whitney. "But after I got through that inning and got the good run support in the bottom of the first I settled down." Like this past...

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