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Courtesy: Jackson State Athletics Media
Baseball: Tigers advance with 12-3 win over Alabama A&M
Courtesy: Jackson State Athletics Media  
Release: 05/15/2014
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NEW ORLEANS, La. - Charles Tillery had three RBIs and Alex Juday pitched a complete game to lift Jackson State to a 12-3 win over Alabama A&M in game seven on Thursday at MLB UYA Wesley Barrow Stadium.

Tillery went 2-for-5 with a one scored and Juday posted six strike outs giving up three earned runs. JSU (29-23) piled on six runs in the fifth and four in the eighth.

Jose Cruz, Melvin Rodriguez and Aneko Knowles helped power the offense for the Tigers with each posting two RBIs. Cruz went 2-for-4 with a run scored, Rodriguez hit 2-of-4 and plated two runs, and Knowles added two runs scored notching his runs batted in with a double.

Devin Smith (4-7) was tabbed with the loss for AAMU (21-31) giving up eight earned runs. Patrick Dodson, Ramon Nelson and Jordan Friend had a RBI. Nelson and Austin Hulsey recorded the multiple hits for the Bulldogs.

JSU will play the winner of Friday's Prairie View A&M and Alabama A&M game. Live audio of all games leading to the tournament’s championship game can be found on the SWAC Digital Network at The final round is scheduled to be broadcast live on Sunday, May 18, 2014 on ESPN3 at 2:00 p.m. (CT). The SWAC title game will also be aired via tape delay on ESPNU on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. (CT).

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