Feb. 21 Baseball Scrimmage Skuttle-Butt

Freshman pitchers perform well in Wednesday scrimmage. And future MSU pitcher to throw in Mississippi Saturday.

  • True freshman Matt Lea threw three excellent innings during the Wednesday scrimmage.
  • Redshirt freshman Chad Crosswhite needed just 6 pitches to get his three outs in the one inning he pitched. He threw 86-87 consistently, topping out at 90.
  • True freshman Aaron Weatherford, who topped out at 91 miles per hour, struck out 1 in his one inning of work. He allowed no runs, hits or walks.
  • All three youngsters are expected to pitch this weekend against Marist.
  • Recruiting tidbit: Future Bulldog lefthanded pitcher Tyler Whitney, one of the top pitchers in the southeast, will pitch against Canton Academy Saturday at 3 p.m. He matches up with Ole Miss signee Jake Morgan. Look for numerous Major League Baseball scouts to be at the game.

    Gene Swindoll is the publisher of the Dawgs' Bite, Powered by GenesPage.com website, the source for Mississippi State sports on the Scout.com sports network. You can contact him by email at swindoll@genespage.com.

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