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Live Updates: Mississippi State vs. Tennessee, Game 3

Mississippi State baseball will look to end the 2022 season on a good note against Tennessee on Saturday afternoon.

Mississippi State baseball (26-29, 9-20) will close out the 2022 season on Saturday afternoon as it takes on Tennessee (48-7, 24-5) in the final game of the weekend series.

The Diamond Dawgs will look to end the year on a good note and head into the offseason with some positive momentum. The team was blown out by a score of 27-2 on Thursday night, but kept the Friday's game close with a 4-3 loss.

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Mississippi State Starting Lineup:

2B RJ Yeager

1B Luke Hancock

C Logan Tanner

DH Hunter Hines

LF Brad Cumbest

RF Kellum Clark

3B Kamren James

CF Brayland Skinner

SS Lane Forsythe

RHP Cade Smith

Tennessee Starting Lineup:

LF Seth Stephenson

1B Luc Lipcius

RF Jordan Beck

CF Drew Gilbert

3B Trey Lipscomb

2B Jorel Ortega

DH Blake Burke

C Evan Russell

SS Cortland Lawson

RHP Drew Beam

TOP of 1: Tennessee batting

Stephenson flied out to center field

Lipcius grounded out to 2b

Beck struck out swinging 

BOTTOM of 1: Mississippi State batting

Yeager homered to left-center field

Hancock walked 

Tanner lined out to 3b

Hines grounded into double play, Hancock out at second

End of 1: Mississippi State 1, Tennessee 0

TOP of 2: Tennessee batting

Gilbert reached on catcher's interference

Lipscomb homered to left-center field, Gilbert scored

Ortega walked 

Burke reached on fielding error by shortstop, Ortega advanced to second

Jess Davis in at left field for injured Cumbest

Pico Kohn in to pitch for Smith 

Russell flied out to center field

Lawson walked, Burke advanced to second, Ortega advanced to third 

Stephenson flied out to center field, sacrifice fly, Ortega scored, Burke advanced to third 

Lawson stole second 

Lipcius walked

Beck flied out to center field

BOTTOM of 2: Mississippi State batting

Davis flied out to left field 

Clark singled up the middle 

Clark stole second 

James singled to center field, Clark scored 

James stole second 

James out at third, caught stealing 

Skinner grounded out to shortstop

End of 2: Tennessee 3, Mississippi State 2

TOP of 3: Tennessee batting

Gilbert singled up the middle 

Lipscomb flied out to center field 

Ortega homered to left field, Gilbert scored 

Burke flied out to right field 

Russell grounded out to 3b

BOTTOM of 3: Mississippi State batting

Ben Joyce in to pitch for Beam

Forsythe grounded out to 3b

Yeager flied out to right field 

Hancock hit by a pitch

Tanner struck out swinging

End of 3: Tennessee 5, Mississippi State 2

TOP of 4: Tennessee batting

Lawson flied out to center field 

Stephenson walked 

Lipcius singled down the 1b line, Stephenson advanced to third 

Lipcius advanced to third, Stephenson scored on a throwing error by 1b

Beck walked 

Gilbert popped up to 2b

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Jackson Fristoe in to pitch for Kohn

Lipscomb walked, Beck advanced to second 

Ortega struck out looking

BOTTOM of 4: Mississippi State batting

Hines grounded out to shortstop

Davis walked 

Clark singled through the right side, Davis advanced to third 

James hit by a pitch, Clark advanced to second 

Kirby Connell in to pitch for Joyce 

Skinner reached on fielder's choice, James advanced to second, Clark advanced to third, Davis out at home

Tanner Leggett in to pinch hit for Forsythe 

Leggett grounded out to 3b

End of 4: Tennessee 6, Mississippi State 2

TOP of 5: Tennessee batting

Leggett in at shortstop for Forsythe 

Burke struck out swinging 

Russell homered to left field

Lawson popped up foul to 1b

Stephenson flied out to center field 

BOTTOM of 5: Mississippi State batting

Yeager grounded out to 3b

Hancock flied out to right field 

Tanner grounded out to 2b

End of 5: Tennessee 7, Mississippi State 2

TOP of 6: Tennessee batting

Lipcius singled to left field 

Beck doubled down the left-field line, Lipcius advanced to third 

Gilbert doubled down the right-field line, Lipcius scored, Beck scored 

Lipscomb grounded out to shortstop 

Ortega grounded out to shortstop, Gilbert scored 

Christian Moore in to pinch hit for Burke 

Moore struck out swinging

BOTTOM of 6: Mississippi State batting

Hines flied out to right field

Davis struck out swinging

Clark grounded out to 2b

End of 6: Tennessee 10, Mississippi State 2

TOP of 7: Tennessee batting

Russell popped up to 3b

Lawson struck out swinging 

Kyle Booker in to pinch hit for Stephenson 

Booker struck out swinging

BOTTOM of 7: Mississippi State batting

Caden Sewell in to pitch for Connell

James singled up the middle 

Skinner singled through the right side, James advanced to second 

Leggett singled to left field, Skinner advanced to second, James scored 

Yeager singled to center field, Leggett advanced to second, Skinner advanced to third

Will Mabrey in to pitch for Sewell 

Hancock reached on fielding error by 1b, Yeager advanced to second, Leggett advanced to third, Skinner scored 

Tanner struck out swinging 

Hines grounded into a double play, Hancock out at second 

End of 7: Tennessee 10, Mississippi State 4

TOP of 8: Tennessee batting

Cam Tullar in to pitch for Fristoe 

Lipcius grounded out to pitcher 

Beck flied out to right field 

Gilbert singled to center field 

Drew Talley in to pitch for Tullar 

Lipscomb reached on fielding error by left field, Gilbert tagged out at home

BOTTOM of 8: Mississippi State batting

Davis singled down the left-field line, thrown out at second 

Clark homered to left field 

James struck out swinging 

Skinner flied out to left field 

End of 8: Tennessee 10, Mississippi State 5

TOP of 9: Tennessee batting

KC Hunt in to pitch for Talley 

Ortega grounded out to 1b

Christian Scott in to pinch hit for Moore 

Moore struck out swinging 

Russell grounded out to 2b

BOTTOM of 9: Mississippi State batting

Redmond Walsh in to pitch for Mabrey 

Leggett grounded out to 2b

Yeager flied out to left field 

Hancock grounded out to 1b

FINAL SCORE: TENNESSEE 10, MISSISSIPPI STATE 5