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.