Auburn splits doubleheader with Texas A&M to take series 2-1


AUBURN, Ala. -- Freshman Keegan Thompson pitched a complete game and Auburn defeated No. 23 Texas A&M 5-2 Saturday in the first game of a doubleheader.

Thompson (4-0) gave up just four hits and struck out 10. He retired 12 of the last 13 batters he faced.

Parker Ray (2-1) picked up the loss for the Aggies

Blake Logan singled in the go-ahead run in the bottom of the fifth after the Aggies had tied the game 2-2 in the top of the fifth.

Connor Short drove in two runs with a double in the seventh to give the Tigers a 3-run lead.

In Game 2, Texas A&M routed the Tigers 9-0. The Aggies had 15 hits compared to eight for Auburn.

Grayson Long (2-0) got the win. Justin Camp (1-2) picked up the loss.

Dan Glevenyak and Short each had two hits for Auburn,

The Tigers (13-7, 2-1 SEC) took two out of three from the Aggies (14-7, 1-2 SEC).

Auburn hosts Coppin State Tuesday at 7 p.m.

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