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State Routs Spartans 14-6 To Sweep Weekend

It was only a grounds crew scheduling oversight. But when the Dudy Noble in-Field sprinkler system suddenly came on after consecutive home runs, a press box comic couldn't resist quipping that Bulldog bats had finally set off the smoke alarm in the course of a 14-6 victory over Michigan State.

It wasn't just quality hitting though that allowed Mississippi State to complete their four-win weekend at the BankFirst Baseball Challenge successfully. In routing the Spartans Sunday the Diamond Dogs turned in what Coach John Cohen called "The game that we put all the phases together. And I'm really pleased with it." As well he should be. After three more competitive contests in the three-day...

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