MSU World Series Game 3 Stats and Info

Jet Butler knocks in winning run

Mississippi State baseball played game 3 of the MSU Fall World Series Saturday. Included are complete stats and notes from the game. Game 4 is set for a 2:30 pm start time Sunday.

Highlights from the scrimmage:

  • Hitting highlights:

  • Jet Butler was 2-for-4 with a double and 2 RBI.
    Luke Bole was 2-for-3 with 2 doubles and an RBI.
    Wes Thigpen was 2-for-3 with an RBI.
    Jonathan Ogden was 2-for-3 with a home run and an RBI.
    Russ Sneed was 2-for-3 with a double.
    Dallas Hannah was 2-for-3 with a double.
    Cody Freeman was 2-for-3.
    C.C. Watson was 1-for-2.
    Ben Bracewell was 1-for-3 with 2 RBI.

  • Pitching highlights:

  • Kendall Graveman threw 3 innings, allowing 1 run (earned) n 2 hits and 0 walks to go along with his 2 Ks.
  • Caleb Reed threw 4 innings, allowing 1 run (earned) on 6 hits and 1 walk in addition to striking out 3.

  • Top Velocity:

  • Kendall Graveman - 91 miles per hour
    Chad Girodo - 87 miles per hour
    Caleb Reed - 86 miles per hour
    Corey Collins - 86 miles per hour

  • Consistent Velocity By Inning (Has to throw the velocity at least twice in each inning):

  • Caleb Reed - 85-86, 84-86, 84-86, 84-85.
    Chad Girodo - 84-86, 84-85, 82-85.
    Kendall Graveman - 85-90, 85-90, 85-87.
    Corey Collins - 80-86, 82-85, 80-82.

  • Players by Positions:

  • 1B - Connor Powers, Nick Ray
    2B - Sam Frost, Frank Rawdow
    SS - Jonathan Ogden, Nick Vickerson
    3B - Jet Butler, Jarrod Parks, Russ Sneed
    C - Wes Thigpen, Cody Freeman
    LF - Ryan Duffy, Russ Sneed, Jet Butler
    CF - Trey Johnson, Ryan Collins
    RF - Dallas Hannah, Jaron Shepherd

    Notes from the park:

  • There were between 175 and 200 people watching the game.
  • The Maroon team won the game and now lead the series 2-1.
  • The winning pitcher was Caleb Reed and the losing pitcher was Chad Girodo.
  • Ben Bracewell put the Maroon ahead with a 2-run single in the 2nd inning. Jet Butler's 2-run double in the top of the 3rd put the Maroon team ahead to stay. Jonathan Ogden had the lone home run of the day, a solo shot to start off the 4th.
  • State's runners were 1-for-2 in stolen base attempts. Kolby Byrd stole the lone base.
  • Defensively, State didn't turn any double plays. There were 3 errors in the game.
  • Starting pitchers for Sunday's game are Trey Johnson and Matt Lane with Brandon Briggs and Jordan Faulkner in relief.

    Hitters Stats
    NAME AB H RBI BB K 2B 3B HR
    Ryan Collins 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Frank Rawdow 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
    Connor Powers 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
    Russ Sneed 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 0
    Jet Butler 4 2 2 0 1 1 0 0
    Wes Thigpen 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Jaron Shepherd 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Jonathan Ogden 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Kolby Byrd 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
    Ben Bracewell 3 1 2 0 2 0 0 0
    Trey Johnson 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Cody Freeman 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Ryan Duffy 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Jarrod Parks 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nick Vickerson 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Dallas Hannah 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0
    Carlos Leal 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
    C.C. Watson 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Luke Bole 3 2 1 0 0 2 0 0
    Nick Ray 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sam Frost 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

    Pitchers Stats
    NAME IP H SO BB ER R
    Caleb Reed 4 6 3 1 1 1
    Chad Girodo 3 5 1 1 3 4
    Kendall Graveman 3 2 2 0 1 1
    Corey Collins 3 5 3 3 3 3

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