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Mangum & MacNamee homer, MSU beats Samford to reach Tallahassee Regional Final

Mississippi State and Oklahoma baseball put up a football score on the diamond. Source: Mississippi State Mississippi State and Oklahoma baseball put up a football score on the diamond. Source: Mississippi State

A Bulldog brunch was won by those that wear maroon. Jake Mangum & Elijah MacNamee homered to help give Mississippi State an early 5-0 lead. Samford equalized with a 5-run 3rd but MSU jumped back in front with a 3-run 7th.

Mississippi State held on to beat Samford 9-8. Jacob Billingsley tossed 7 innings, JP France shut the door in the 8th & 9th for the save.

MSU will face Oklahoma at 5:00pm in the regional final. 

Tallahassee Regional

1st Round

Oklahoma 20, Mississippi State 10

Samford 7, #7 Florida State 6

Elimination Game

Mississippi State 3, #7 Florida State 2 (Seminoles eliminated)

Winner's Bracket

Oklahoma 4, Samford 0

Elimination Game

 Mississippi State 9, Samford 8

Regional Final

Game 6 - Sunday 5:00pm: Mississippi State vs. Oklahoma (ESPN3.com)

Game 7 - Monday 12:00pm: If Necessary

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