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Auburn rallies to beat Alabama 8-7

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Auburn centerfielder Trent Mummey scored the winning run in the ninth inning to propel the Tigers to a wild 8-7 win over Alabama Tuesday night.

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Tide closer Jimmy Nelson (1-1) allowed two runs and three hits in the ninth for his first loss of the season.

A triple, double and a sacrifice fly helped the Tigers (10-4) to take the lead for good.

Auburn right-hander Zack Blatt (1-0) retired the final six batter to earn the victory.

Alabama right-fielder Kent Matthews slugged his NCAA-leading 10th homerun of the season.

The non-conference game at Montgomery's Riverwalk Stadium drew 7,489 fans.

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