HOOVER, Ala. (AP) -- A.J. Reed pitched 5-2/3 scoreless innings
and went 4-for-4 at the plate with a solo home run to lead Kentucky
to a 2-0 victory over Mississippi on Tuesday in the opening round
of the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament.
Reed (5-2) and Taylor Rogers combined to throw a seven-hitter
for the Wildcats in a game that was played in 2 hours and 21
The victory snapped a four-game losing streak for Kentucky
(42-15), while the loss was the fifth in a row for the Rebels
Reed's fourth-inning home run, his fourth of the season, gave
the Wildcats a 1-0 lead. Cameron Flynn made the score 2-0 in the
sixth with a single that scored Luke Maile.
Matt Snyder had four hits for Ole Miss. Snyder and Reed
accounted for eight of the game's 14 hits.
Bobby Wahl (6-3) struck out six through six innings in the loss.