South Carolina RHP Parker Marlatt (Photo courtesy of South Carolina)


Marlatt steps into breach, leads South Carolina to SEC Tournament semifinals

SEC Extra

HOOVER, Ala. — South Carolina needed someone to step up on the mound in a big way Friday against Kentucky. On their fourth game in four days and with just about all of their top arms either unavailable or only available in case of extreme need, the Gamecocks knew they would have to turn to someone who wouldn’t normally be in this big a spot. 

That pitcher was freshman righthander Parker Marlatt in what turned out to be a 6-5 victory over the Wildcats. 

When he entered the game, Kentucky had just taken a 4-3 lead in the fourth inning[…]