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WTVA Saturday night sportscast

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April 14, 2018 Video: WTVA Saturday night sportscast
April 14, 2018 Sun, 15 Apr 2018 03:18:49 +0000 WTVA Saturday night sportscast April 14, 2018 WTVA ABC Tupelo, MS council race... on friday night, mississippi state was on the short end of one of the great pitchers duels this season. auburn starter casey mize went the distance in the tigers 2-1 win. bulldog starter konnor pilkington lasted 7 and 2 thirds innings.... game two from plainsman park started off as a pitchers duel.... 3rd inning..... auburn starter davis daniel was cruising..... daniel gives up a 2 out single to belmont's luke alexander... no big deal, right? wrong!!!! tanner allen follows alexander with a double.... hunter stovall drives them both in with a 2 rbi single to center.... then with the bases loaded, marshall gilbert goes shopping at the gap in right center field.... the ball bounces right off tim hudson's picture.... a three run double for gilbert... the bulldogs plate 5 in the frame.....all the damage done with 2 outs... msu wins 7-2... the rubber match begins tomorrow at 1 pm... neither ole miss nor vanderbilt wanted to fool around with today's weather forecast.... the rebels and commodores will play 2 tomorrow... ole miss and vanderbilt will play two 7 inning games beginning at noon sunday... both games will be nationally televised on espnu. in addition, the msu/ole miss softball series that was scheduled to begin tonight in oxford has been postponed. the bulldogs and rebels will play a double-header tomorrow..... game one set for 1 pm. game two at 6.. the series finale is monday. to the big leagues! st. louis visiting cincinnati... cardinals 2nd baseman greg garcia had his coming out party this afternoon... top of the 2nd, garcia takes brandon finnegan deep! birds take a 2-0 lead on garcia's solo shot.... garcia not done torturing brandon finnegan... in the top of the 4th, garcia takes finnegan deep again! this one a 2 run shot... the cardinals wax the reds 6-1. cincinnati falls to 2-12 on the season.. a wild game in wrigley between the braves and the cubs.... atlanta takes a 10-2 4th inning lead after ozzie albies drives in lane adams with a base knock to right.... but the cubbies are a resilient bunch.... javy baez clears the bases in the bottom of the 8th.... part of a 9 run inning for chicago.... the cubs defeat atlanta 14 to 10... ozzie albies did go 3 for 5 for the braves.. switching gears to football. today's weather altered mississippi state's plans. the bulldogs were scheduled to scrimmage for the second time this spring. instead they practiced indoors. spring ball is winding down in starkville. msu is scheduled to practice three times next week before hosting the maroon and white game next saturday. head coach joe moorhead says his club has improved with every practice... practice." joe moorhead: 'yea, very much so, i thought they did a great job competing today, and i don't want to sound like a polyanna come in here everyday and tell you that it's sunshine and rainbows but they're taking the information from the meeting room going out on the field and playing hard and we're seeing the precision improve every practice so from that standpoint there hasn't been a day where we don't look at the film and say we didn't get better today, it hasn't been by leaps and bounds, but we've been improving every practice.' it's been a busy week for the alabama football program. on tuesday, the 2017 national championship team visited the white house. the crimson tidethenpracticed wednesday and friday. they scrimmaged today. it was moved indoors because of the weather. quarterback tua tongavailoa did not participate as he is still nursing a hand injury... the a-day spring football game is next saturday at 1... earlier this week, head coach nick saban talked about visiting washington d.c. and the white house. nick saban: 'you know, going to the white house is really a special invitation and a special event and a lot of our players haven't been to washington d.c. to see the things that represent a lot of the traditions of our country so i think the players enjoyed it and i was certainly pleased with the way they represented the university of alabama, themselves, and their families.' from the president to the queen.... queen v that is! victoria vivians was the guest of honor today at the mississippi sports hall of fame and museum in jackson. on thursday, vivians was drafted by the wnba's indiana fever. all the time spent on the road this last month got vivians a little homesick.... victoria vivians: 'it's amazing. i was ready to come home right after the draft. i wish my flight was that night, but the time i was there it was amazing. i'm grateful for the opportunity and a couple weeks going up to the draft it was amazing, being with my teammates in the final four, championship game just leading up to now has been pretty good.' the nba playoffs tip off today with 4 games... the defending champs led things off... the golden state warriors hosted the san antonio spurs.... this kind of day for golden state.... javale mcgee finishes off the ally-oop... mcgee had 15 points for the warriors.... mcgee also getting it done on the defensive end.... comes up with a block... then kevin durant casually walks the ball up the court and knocks down a pull up 3... durant had 24, klay thompson had 27, the warriors rout the spurs 113-92 elsewhere.... theraptors top the wizards 114- 106. the 76ers rout the heat 130-103... the trail blazers led the pelicans in the 2nd quarter. that is sports, we're back after this.

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