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Mississippi State ends VCU’s 22-game win streak with rout

SOURCE: MSU Athletics
SOURCE: MSU Athletics(MSU Athletics)
Updated: Jun. 6, 2021 at 8:15 AM CDT
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STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Kamren James singled to open the sixth and homered his second time up in the inning as No. 7 Kamren James singled to open the sixth and homered his second time up in the inning as No. 7 overall seed Mississippi State batted around in a nine-run outburst to put an emphatic end to VCU’s 22-game win streak with a 16-4 victory in the winners bracket of the Starkville Regional.

Logan Tanner’s RBI single capped a two-run first inning and the Bulldogs (42-15) never looked back.

VCU starter Mason Delane (3-1) lasted just three innings.

Jaden Griffin replaced Delane and promptly gave up back-to-back home runs to Brad Cumbest and Kellum Clark to stretch the MSU lead to 5-1.