HOOVER, Ala. (AP) -- Mike Mayers pitched seven scoreless innings
and Mississippi eliminated Arkansas from the Southeastern
Conference tournament with a 2-0 victory on Wednesday.
Mayers (5-3) struck out eight and allowed five hits and one walk
for the Rebels (35-23).
Zach Kirksey was instrumental in both runs. He led off the
fourth with his first triple of the season and scored on a
groundout by Sikes Orvis. Kirksey drove in the second run with a
sacrifice fly in the seventh.
Alex Yarbrough went 3 for 4 for Ole Miss. Brett Huber pitched
the final two innings to earn his 10th save.
DJ Baxendale (7-4) allowed one run in six innings for the
Razorbacks (39-19), who went 0-2 and produced only one run in the
tournament. Brian Anderson had two hits.
Mississippi has allowed just two runs through two games,
including Wednesday's 2-0 loss to Kentucky.
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