Final Score: Georgia 3, LSU 2. So that’s it from Foley Field. The Dogs get two much-needed wins today. They’re now 3-3 in SEC play. They play one game at Clemson on Tuesday, then head back home for a three-game series against Misssissippi State. Thanks for reading, fans.
Top 7th: Georgia 3, LSU 2– More defensive changes. RHP Tyler Maloof will try to close the game out. He has seven saves in nine appearances. Jonathan Hester is now playing first base for the Bulldogs. Jones grounds out to second. Rhymes gets in a single over the infielders’ heads. Hanover pops out to short. It’s up to slugger Mikie Mahtook to save the game for LSU. A groundout to second, and that will do it. The Dogs win, 3-2, grabbing both games of the doubleheader and winning two out of three against LSU. Gullickson gets his second win of the year, while Maloof earns his eighth save.
Bottom 6th: Georgia 3, LSU 2– Ty Ross is now catching for the Tigers. Grant Dozar comes in at first base. DeRoach singles to left. Lance Martin in to pinch run. Ruiz hits into a fielder’s choice, Martin out at second. A great throw by Ross to pick off the steal attempt by Ruiz. Alsup walks May. Stephens flies out to center, and the inning is over. Heading into the last inning, it’s still Georgia 3, LSU 2.
Top 6th: Georgia 3, LSU 2– Katz flies out to center. Edward does the same. Snikeris hits a single between third and short for his second hit of the game. Dieterich’s wild pitch sends Snikeris to second. LSU sends in Beau Didier to pinch run for Snikeris. Ty Ross is in as a pinch hitter. Ross singles right up the middle, but Cone makes a great throw to nail Didier at the plate. Georgia preserves its slim lead.
Bottom 5th: Georgia 3, LSU 2– Verdin flies out to deep left. Farmer chops one right back to Eades for another out. Cone makes it three up, three down with a groundout to short.
Top 5th: Georgia 3, LSU 2– Pitching change for the Bulldogs: LHP Blake Dieterich takes the mound. He fans Watkins to start out the inning. Jones earns a walk after a full count. Rhymes singles to center, Jones to second. Hanover flies out to right field. Verdin nearly picked off Jones at third after the catch, but Jones slides in safely. Georgia coach comes out, and Gullickson will intentionally walk Mahtook, who hit a home run in the fourth and has 27 RBI on the year. The bases are loaded for Nola. Nola gives it a ride to deep center, but Cone makes the catch at the warning track. LSU strands three and still trails, 3-2.