Bulldogs use three-run eighth inning to get by Indiana
Mississippi State's Brett Pirtle collides with Indiana catcher Kyle Schwarber at home plate to tie the score 3-3 in the top of the eighth inning.
Posted: Monday, June 17, 2013 12:00 am
The script Mississippi State has followed to take control of Bracket One of the College World Series isn't for the faint of heart.
Fall behind, rely on a soft-throwing left-hander to stay close, rally for the winning runs in the eighth inning and then rely on the spaciousness of TD Ameritrade Park to keep a potential ninth-inning home run in the yard.
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Monday, June 17, 2013 12:00 am.