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17th-inning walkoff: Slauter's bloops hit gives MSU a victory

May 22, 2013

Mississippi State's Hunter Renfroe, right, puts the baseball in play against Missouri Tuesday night in Hoover, Ala., at the Southeastern Conference Tournament. (Photo by David Allen Williams, For The Starkville Daily News)

HOOVER, Ala. – It had been a while since Mississippi State or Missouri had scored a run.
The Bulldogs broke the streak with a run in the 17th inning.
The No. 18 (Collegiate Baseball) Bulldogs edged the Missouri Tigers 2-1 in a 17-inning marathon in the first round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. 
Senior catcher Mitch Slauter blooped a single to center field and freshman Kyle Hann scored from second base as the Bulldogs celebrated the victory in walk-off fashion. 
The No. 5 seed Bulldogs (41-16) move on to face the No. 4 seed South Carolina Gamecocks in the final game today. The No. 12 seed Tigers (18-32) are eliminated from the tournament. 

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