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Bama baseball falls to Southeastern Louisiana 6-2 for first loss of 2011

MOBILE, Ala. Junior center fielder Taylor Dugas and senior designated hitter David Kindred had two hits each, but it wasn't enough as the Alabama baseball team dropped its first game of the 2011 season to Southeastern Louisiana, 6-2, on the first day of the South Alabama Classic from Stanky Field.

Dugas with 2-for-4 with a double, a triple and a run scored, and notched his first multiple-hit game of the season. Kindred was 2-for-3 with a single and a double with one RBI. Alabama finished the game with seven hits, including four extra base hits (3 doubles and 1 triple).

Alabama starting pitcher Adam Morgan (1-1) took the loss, as he threw 3.2 innings, allowing three runs, all earned, on eight hits with three strikeouts and two walks.  Southeastern Louisiana starting pitcher Brandon Efferson (2-0) earned the win after pitching 7.0 innings, allowing two earned runs on seven hits and four strikeouts. SELU finished the game with six extra base hits (5 doubles, 1 home run) and a total of 15 hits overall.

Alabama will play its second game of the South Alabama Classic on Saturday against tournament host South Alabama. First pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m. from Stanky Field. Probable starting pitchers are senior right-hander Nathan Kilcrease (1-0) for the Crimson Tide and sophomore right-hander Jeff Miller (0-0) for the Jaguars.


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