MSU Tuesday Baseball Scrimmage Stats/Info

Mississippi State baseball played a five and a half-inning scrimmage Tuesday afternoon. Included are partial stats and notes. The Bulldogs open their season this coming Friday with a 4 o'clock game against Akron.

Highlights from the scrimmage:

  • Hitting highlights:
  • Freshman Hunter Renfroe hit a home run and knocked in 1 run.
  • Freshman Brayden Jones had a double and a walk.
  • Freshman C.T. Bradford has a single.
  • Senior Cody Freeman had a single.
  • Senior Jarrod Parks had a single.
  • Freshman Wes Rea had a single.
  • Freshman Taylor Stark had a single.
  • Junior Brent Brownlee was hit by a pitch and had a sac bunt.
  • Senior Ryan Collins walked once.
  • Sophomore Sam Frost also walked once.
  • Pitching highlights:
  • Junior RHP Jordan Faulkner threw 2.7 innings, allowing 1 (earned) run on 3 hits while walking or striking out no one.
  • Freshman RHP Tanner Gaines threw 1.3 innings, allowing no runs on no hits or walks while striking out 1.
  • Junior Michael Dixon threw 2 innings, allowing no runs on 2 hits, 1 walk, 1 hit batsman while striking out 2.
  • Freshman Ross Mitchell threw 1 inning, allowing no runs on no hits and 1 walk while striking out none.
  • Sophomore Ben Bracewell threw 1 inning, allowing no runs, hits or walks while striking out 2.
  • Freshman Cody Abraham threw 1 inning, allowing no runs on 1 hit and 1 walk while striking out 1.
  • Senior Trey Johnson threw 1 inning, allowing no runs on 1 hit and 0 walks while striking out none.
  • Freshman Taylor Stark threw 1 inning, allowing no runs, no hits and no walks while striking out .
  • Top Velocity (Consistent and Top velo for 1st Inning):
  • Taylor Stark - 90-91, 91 miles per hour.
  • Ben Bracewell - 88-90, 90 miles per hour.
  • Michael Dixon - 88-89, 90 miles per hour.
  • Jordan Faulkner - 88-89, 90 miles per hour.
  • Tanner Gaines - 87-88, 89 miles per hour.
  • Cody Abraham - 86-87, 88 miles per hour.
  • Trey Johnson - 84-85, 85 miles per hour.
  • Ross Mitchell - 83-85, 85 miles per hour.
  • Defensive Starters:
  • 1B - Ryan Collins, Wes Rea
  • 2B - Sam Frost, Taylor Stark
  • SS - Jonathan Ogden, Demarcus Henderson
  • 3B - Jarrod Parks, Brayden Jones
  • C - Wes Thigpen, Cody Freeman
  • LF - Nick Vickerson, Jaron Shepherd
  • CF - C.T. Bradford, Trey Johnson
  • RF - Brent Brownlee, Hunter Renfroe
  • Notes From The Park:
  • Sophomore pitcher Ben Bracewell continues to impress while coming back from arm surgery, getting three-up, three-down in his one inning of work. He struck out 2 of the 3 batters that he faced. He threw 11 pitches, 7 for strikes. He was consistently throwing 88 to 90 miles per hour, hitting 90 three times out of the 8 fastballs he threw. This was his third outing of the spring. The first two outings his velo was 86-88, topping out at 89.
  • Freshman Hunter Renfroe's home run was the second home run of the spring for the Bulldogs. Jaron Shepherd hit the other one.
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