Auburn Loses to UAB

By May 10, 2017News

Auburn never lost more than two consecutive games over the first 46 it played to start the season. But After dropping its final midweek contest of the year to UAB, 8-2, yesterday the Tigers —— have now lost four in a row. Add in a home loss to Troy on April 25, and No. 14 Auburn has lost five straight against in-state opponents. The problems that plagued the Tigers against the Tide reared their ugly head again at Legion Field. Two days after leaving 22 men on base during Sunday’s 15-inning marathon at Plainsman Park, they stranded 13 in nine innings against the Blazers. Auburn finished the night with 4 for 17 with runners on base and 3 for 12 with runners in scoring position. Auburn’s pitchers struggled as much as the offense did. Starter Christian Camacho surrendered three runs on five hits while striking out a career-high six over 4 2/3 innings. UAB finished the game with 14 hits. Over the past two games, Auburn has surrendered 31 hits and 19 runs. The Tigers will look to end their season-worst skid Tomorrow when they open a three-game series at No. 11 LSU in Baton Rouge.

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