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Big Inning Propels Tigers Over Crimson Tide

Brian Fletcher's three-run home run helped Auburn defeat Alabama 5-4 Friday night.

Tuscaloosa, Ala.--Auburn scored four runs in the sixth inning and used a strong pitching performance to hold on as the Tigers defeated Alabama 5-4 Friday night to win the opening game of its baseball series against the Crimson Tide. Trailing 3-1, Auburn got a three-run home run by Brian Fletcher and a RBI single by Justin Hargett for the win and improve to 24-19 overall, 8-11 in SEC play, while...