HOOVER, Ala. (AL.com) - Andrew Mitchell was both immaculate and imperfect on Friday night.
The Auburn left-hander accomplished the rare feat of an immaculate inning (three strikeouts on nine pitches) -- doing it one better, in fact -- but Ole Miss struck him for four costly runs as the Rebels eliminated the suddenly listless Tigers from the SEC Tournament, 7-0, at the Hoover Met.
Mitchell (2-2, 4.01 ERA) put together an admirable performance on the mound, tying his career high with nine strikeouts over 5 1/3 innings, allowing four runs on four hits while issuing three walks. It was the first time the lefty has allowed a walk since April 28 at Florida, a span of 12 2/3 innings entering the game.
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