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Bulldogs top Vols with Walker's eye

May 11, 2014

Second baseman Brett Pirtle throws the baseball to first base for the Bulldogs Sunday. (Photo by Lee Adams)

Mississippi State catcher Cody Walker entered in the second inning for his defensive ability.
It was his eye at the plate offensively that won the Bulldogs a game.
The junior took ball four with the bases loaded in the 12th inning on Sunday to force home a run and gave the Bulldogs a 4-3 walk-off win against Tennessee to take the series on a sunny Mother's Day afternoon.
MSU loaded the bases with no outs, but a shallow fly out to center field by Alex Detz and a fielder's choice by Brett Pirtle kept the bases loaded with two outs. 
Walker got ahead 3-1 and then took ball four to force home Cody Brown and seal the victory.

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