# Auburn baseball
Mississippi State baseball beats No. 17 Auburn 9-5 to claim series
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippi State junior pitcher Preston Johnson struck out a career-high 12 batters, the offense compiled 14 hits and the Bulldogs beat No. 17 Auburn 9-5 Friday night at Dudy Noble Field to claim a series win.
Luke Hancock’s bases-loaded walk lifts Mississippi State over No. 17 Auburn 7-6
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippi State scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning, including a bases-loaded walk-off walk from senior Luke Hancock, to beat No. 17 Auburn 7-6 in Thursday’s series opener at Dudy Noble Field.