TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The Mississippi State Bulldogs picked up their seventh straight series victory over the Alabama Crimson Tide, winning game three by a score of 8-4. With the win over the Crimson Tide, Chris Lemonis picked up his 300th career victory as a head coach.
Dakota Jordan and Ross Highfill both led the Dawgs with two hit days. Highfill tied up the game in the seventh inning with a solo home run, while Jordan's second double on the day scored the eventual game-winning run for the Bulldogs. Kellum Clark and Hunter Hines added to their home run totals in this game, with both hitting two-run shots out of the park. Amani Larry finished with two hits while scoring three runs for the Diamond Dawgs.
Nate Dohm picked up his fourth win this season after entering in relief in the sixth. Dohm finished the game for the Bulldogs, holding Alabama scoreless through four innings. He allowed only three hits while picking up two strikeouts.
The Bulldogs finish their four-game road trip in Birmingham as they take on UAB Tuesday. First pitch is set for 6 p.m., with the game set to broadcast on ESPN+.
Hunter Hines hit a two-run homer to push across the first Bulldog runs of the game.
Mississippi State 2, Alabama 0
Jim Jarvis scored the first Alabama run after he crossed on an error. Ed Johnson crossed the plate on a fielder's choice to tie the game. Mississippi State 2, Alabama 2
Amani Larry came across to score on a wild pitch.
Mississippi State 3, Alabama 2
Drew Williamson hit a two-run shot to right.
Mississippi State 3, Alabama 4
Ross Highfill tied the game up with a solo homer to center. Dakota Jordan doubled to left-center to score Larry and regain the Bulldog lead.
Mississippi State 5, Alabama 4
Kellum Clark extended the Bulldog lead by way of a two-run homer. Mississippi State 7, Alabama 4 Top Ninth Dakota Jordan crossed the plate on a wild pitch.
Mississippi State 8, Alabama 4