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Thursday SEC Tournament Notebook

Thursday SEC Tournament Notebook

HOLDER-ING ON: Not that he would have minded throwing again. After all, that would have meant his team had a win for the saving. But Jonathan Holder will take a day without pitching as an opportunity to be fresh for the next save assignment. And given the rookie's record so far, when Holder takes the hill it ought to be game over.

Holder is one of the best stories of Mississippi State's 2012 season so far. The freshman righthander has emerged as just about as sure a thing as the game can have, a reliever with an unblemished ERA. Literally. In 21 appearances Holder has not given up a run. Neither earned or unearned variety. In his 25.1 official innings no opponent has crossed the plate charged to his account. For that... Recommended Stories

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