HOOVER, Ala. (AP) -- Thomas McCarthy went 4-for-5 with an RBI and
scored three runs to lead Kentucky to a 5-1 victory over
Mississippi State on Thursday in the Southeastern Conference
The victory gives Kentucky (43-15) a bye until Saturday.
Mississippi State (36-22) will play LSU on Friday in an elimination
The Bulldogs had three hits in the first inning, including a
two-out RBI single by Trey Porter, but managed only one more hit
the rest of the game.
Jerad Grundy (5-3) struck out nine over six innings in picking
up the victory. Alex Phillips pitched three hitless innings for his
Kendall Graveman (4-4) took the loss, giving up six hits and two
runs in only 2-1/3 innings.
Michael Williams had three hits for Kentucky and A.J. Reed was
2-for-4 with two RBI.
MSU's Hunter Renfroe went 2-for-4, while the rest of the team
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