Texas A&M Baseball: Aggies sweep Alabama thanks to offense

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Game 2: Texas A&M defeats Alabama 9-6 (Full Box)

Texas A&M started fast and scored in five consecutive innings to secure the series with a 9-6 win over Alabama on Friday evening. The Aggies started fast, putting up a five-spot in the bottom of the second highlighted by a three-run Whammy to left field courtesy of Michael Helman.

Texas A&M followed with a run in the next four consecutive innings as the Aggie bats continue to improve as the year progresses. Will Frizzell led the Aggies at the plate, going 3-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored. Cam Blake continues to impress since returning from injury, going 2-for-4 at the plate with an RBI and scoring two runs.

On the mound, Mitchell Kilkenny picked up his eighth win of the year to improve to 8-0 overall. Kilkenny joined Grayson Long and Michael Wacha as recent Texas A&M pitchers to start the year 8-0. In 5.2 innings of work, Kilkenny allowed three runs on six hits and struck out 8. Asa Lacy held off a late Alabama rally to record his first save of the year. Lacy pitched 3.1 innings, allowing three runs on five hits and struck out five.