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Mississippi State Shows True Grit


STARKVILLE, Miss. – If you had to choose a word to define the night for the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Friday it would be “grit.” Their sophomore ace Konnor Pilkington was tough as nails over seven strong, hard-fought, at times dominant innings, and their lineup scratched and clawed for every at-bat against a very sharp Auburn ace in Keegan Thompson. This type of effort in their 5-2 victory is what has defined the Mississippi State run up the top 25 rankings in recent weeks. On paper, they have every right to be scuffling, particularly when you look at the injuries[…]