Banana Split Series-Game 3 Stats

The Mississippi State baseball team played the third game of the annual Banana Split series, Sunday, October 16. The White team defeated the Maroon team 13-9. The White team now leads the Maroon team 3-0 in the five-game series. Attendance has averaged approximately 300 per game.

Highlights from Game 3 of the Banana Split series:

  • The game was 10 innings of 0-0 count.
  • Hitting highlights: Wyn Diggs was 1-for-3 with a double and 2 RBI's. Brad Jones was 2-for-4 with a triple and 3 RBI's. Russ Sneed was 2-for-4. Ryan Wiser was 2-for-3 with a triple and 2 RBI's. Jeff Butts was 1-for-3 with a double and 1 RBI. Brian LaNinfa was 2-for-4 with 3 RBI's. Joseph Hunter was 3-for-3 with 2 doubles and 2 RBI's. Michael Rutledge was 3-for-3 with 2 RBI's. Cade Hoggard was 2-for-4 with a double and 2 RBI's. Nick Hardy was 2-for-4 with an RBI. Matt Lea was 1-for-2 with a double.
  • Pitching highlights: Brett Cleveland allowed 1 run (earned) on 4 hits and no walks, while striking out 2 in 3.3 innings. Mitch Moreland, in 1 inning of work, allowed no runs, no hits, and 1 walk, while striking out 2.
  • Game 4 of the Banana Split series is Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 18, time TBA.

    Hitters Stats
    NAME TEAM AB R H RBI BB K 2B 3B HR
    Wyn Diggs Maroon 3 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0
    Jeffrey Rea Maroon 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0
    Thomas Berkery Maroon 0 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 0
    Brad Jones Maroon 4 1 2 3 0 1 0 1 0
    Matt Richardson Maroon 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Andy Rice Maroon 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Brooks Tinsley Maroon 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
    Ryan Duffy Maroon 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
    Russ Sneed Maroon 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Alex McIntosh Maroon 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
    Jeff Flagg Maroon 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Ryan Wiser Maroon 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0
    Mark Muzzi Maroon 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Tyler Bratton Maroon 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0
    Jeff Butts White 3 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
    Brian LaNinfa White 4 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0
    Ed Easley White 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Mitch Moreland White 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
    Joseph McCaskill White 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Joseph Hunter White 3 3 3 2 0 0 2 0 0
    Michael Rutledge White 3 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
    Cade Hoggard White 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 0
    Bunky Kateon White 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
    Brandon Turner White 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
    Nick Hardy White 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0
    Rich Alexander White 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Matt Lea White 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
    Brooks Lewis White 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

    Pitchers Stats
    NAME TEAM IP H SO BB ER R TOP VELOCITY
    John Lalor Maroon 4.7 9 6 0 8 8 89
    Brett Cleveland Maroon 3.3 4 2 0 1 1 90
    Jesse Carver Maroon 0 2 0 1 3 3 84
    Justin Pigott Maroon 2 3 2 0 1 1 85
    Matt Lea White 5 6 4 3 6 6 88
    Trent Hill White 4 6 4 2 3 3 88
    Mitch Moreland White 1 0 2 1 0 0 88


    Mary Ann Swindoll is the editor of the Dawgs' Bite, Powered by GenesPage.com website, the source for Mississippi State sports on the Scout.com sports network. You can contact her by email at maryannswindoll@genespage.com.

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