Graveman leads MSU to Governor's Cup win - - Jackson, MS

Graveman leads MSU to Governor's Cup win

PEARL, Miss. (AP) - Kendall Graveman pitched four scoreless innings to lead Mississippi State to a 6-1 victory over Mississippi in the Governor's Cup at Trustmark Park.

Graveman (4-0) earned the win for the Bulldogs, which was their first in the annual rivalry game since 2008. He scattered three hits and one walk.

Mississippi State (23-14) jumped out early with two runs in the first inning and another in the second.

The Bulldogs scored another run in the fifth inning after Matt Smith dropped a fly ball - 1 of 3 Ole Miss errors - and added two more in the seventh to take a 6-0 lead. The Rebels (23-15) scored their only run in the eighth.

Jarrod Parks, C.T. Bradford and Wes Thigpen all had two hits for the Bulldogs.

Matt Tracy (3-3) took the loss, giving up five runs in 6 1/3 innings.

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