Russell County's Anfernee Grier helps lead Auburn to 8-1 win over Kentucky


LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Former Russell County star Anfernee Grier went 3-for-5 and scored two runs Saturday night to lead Auburn to a 8-1 win over Kentucky.

Dillon Ortman (9-3) spread seven hits over 6 innings to pick up the win.

Chandler Shepherd (5-3) gave up five runs on eight hits in 2 innings and got the loss.

Kentucky defeated Auburn 6-3 in the first game of the series Friday night.

Auburn (27-24, 10-16 SEC) plays Kentucky (29-20, 11-15) Sunday at 1 p.m.

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