February 17 Scrimmage Highlights and Stats

February 17 Mississippi State baseball scrimmage highlights and stats.

Highlights from the scrimmage:

  • The game lasted 11 innings, but I only stayed for 8 due to the cold weather.
  • Starting catcher Ed Easley missed the scrimmage today after being hit on the elbow by an Aaron Weatherford fastball during Friday's scrimmage. He hopes to play Sunday.
  • After missing Friday's scrimmage with an injury, Brandon Turner, a player who is in the mix as a starter at either second base or shortstop, hit during the Saturday scrimmage. However, he didn't play in the field.
  • True freshman Ryan Powers, who is in the mix as a possible starter at shortstop, missed Saturday's scrimmage after also missing Friday's scrimmage with an injury.
  • Defensive starters for the scrimmage: RF - Jason Nappi and Cade Hoggard; CF - Nick Hardy and Mark Goforth; LF - Wyn Diggs and Joseph McCaskill; C - Ryan Duffy and Brooks Lewis; 1B - Mitch Moreland and Jeff Flagg; 2B - Jeffrey Rea and Will Coggin; SS - Jet Butler and Michael Rutledge; 3B - Russ Sneed and Connor Powers. There were only three errors committed, 2 by the second baseman and 1 by a pitcher.
  • Hitting highlights: Jason Nappi was 1-for-3 with an RBI; Brooks Lewis was 2-for-4; Jeffrey Rea was 2-for-4 with an RBI; Jet Butler was 2-for-4, Brandon Turner was 3-for-3 with 2 doubles; Joseph McCaskill was 2-for-3; Mitch Moreland was 2-for-3.
  • Pitching highlights: Justin Pigott threw 5 innings, allowing no runs on 5 hits and zero walks. Of his 15 outs, 6 were strikeouts, 5 were groundouts and 4 were flyouts. Andy Wilson threw three innings of no-run ball. He allowed 4 hits. He didn't strike out or walk anybody. True freshman lefthander Jarred Holloway threw three innings, allowing 1 run on 3 hits and 2 walks. He struck out 5. His other outs consisted of 3 groundouts and 1 flyout.

    Hitters Stats
    NAME AB R H RBI BB K 2B 3B HR
    Jason Nappi 3 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0
    Nick Hardy 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
    Wyn Diggs 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
    Brooks Lewis 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Jeff Flagg 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Jeffrey Rea 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Jet Butler 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Connor Powers 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Walk-on Leon Farmer 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Brian LaNinfa 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Walk-on Donny Stephens 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Brandon Turner 3 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0
    Cade Hoggard 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
    Mark Goforth 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Joseph McCaskill 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Ryan Duffy 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Mitch Moreland 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Walk-on Will Coggin 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Michael Rutledge 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
    Russ Sneed 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0
    Walk-on Scott Deloach 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
    Walk-on Grant Hogue 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Andy Rice 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
    Matt Richardson 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
    Brent Tanner 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

    Pitchers Stats
    NAME IP H SO BB ER R
    Justin Pigott 5 5 6 0 0 0
    Jarred Holloway 3 3 5 2 1 1
    Tyler Whitney 5 10 2 1 4 5
    Andy Wilson 3 4 0 0 0 0


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