Ole Miss 9, No. 14 Arkansas 1

In Fayetteville, Ark., Colby Bortles homered twice and drove in four as Ole Miss handled Arkansas Thursday evening in their SEC series lid-lifter. Tim Rowe (3 for 3) also went deep and knocked in three for the Rebels (10-9, 26-16). Ole Miss led 2-1 before plating three in the eighth and four in the ninth. James McArthur (3-3, 8.0 IP, H, R, 2 BB, 6 K) registered the win. The lone hit he surrendered was a homer to Jared Gates in the fifth for the Razorbacks (12-7, 33-11).

Stanford 3, No. 12 Arizona 2

In Stanford, Calif., Maverick Handley had an RBI double in the seventh and scored as Stanford erased a 2-1 deficit to nip Arizona to begin their Pac-12 series. Matt Winaker doubled to drive in Handley with the go-ahead run for the Cardinal (9-7, 25-12). Kris Bubic (4-6, 7.0 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 4 K) earned the victory, while Colton Hock fanned two in two scoreless innings to notch his 10th save. Jared Oliva went 2 for 3 with one RBI for the Wildcats (9-10, 27-13).

No. 15 LSU 8, Alabama 2

In Tuscaloosa, Ala., Nick Coomes had an RBI single to spark a three-run first as LSU downed Alabama to kick off their SEC series. Coomes went 2 for 5 with a double, two runs and two RBI. Alex Lange (5-4, 7.1 IP, 8 H, 2 R, BB) struck out 10 in recording the win for the Tigers (11-8, 28-15). Alex Webb (2 for 4) had a two-run homer in the second for the Crimson Tide (2-17, 15-27).

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