Rebels lose in big fashion to Stetson

first_imgOXFORD No. 25 Ole Miss was knocked around good in the team’s series finale against Stetson on Sunday, losing 16-4.Ole Miss (8-6) gave up six runs in the fourth and four runs in the fifth at Swayze Field, The Rebels still won the series, but it was Ole Miss’ worst loss since losing 18-4 to Auburn in 2010, and was tied for the worst nonconference loss of the coach Mike Bianco era.The Rebels led 1-0 going to the fourth when the Hatters (8-8) got to starter Sam Smith (0-2), who had actually retired the first nine batters in order. They loaded the bases with one out, scored on a groundout and then cleared the bases two batters later with a double. Drake Robinson came in for Smith at that point, but he allowed a two-RBI double to finish off the fourth and then gave up a three-run home run in the fifth.Stetson also scored six runs in the eighth off of Ole Miss, which used seven pitchers in the game. Only two, Matt Denny and Scott Weathersby, did not allow a run.J.B. Woodman hit a two-run home run in the seventh for the Rebels, which had eight hits but committed three errors in defense of the pitching staff.Ole Miss will play a two-game series at Louisville on Tuesday and Wednesday before going to LSU for a three-game series to start the SEC season.last_img read more

Chelsea give youngster Tomori four-year contract

first_imgHighly-rated Chelsea youngster Fikayo Tomori has signed a new four-year contract, the club have announced.The 18-year-old defender made his senior debut for the Blues by coming on as a substitute against Leicester in the final match of last season.AdChoices广告He played a key role in helping Chelsea win the FA Youth Cup and Uefa Youth League – and scored in both finals.And he is currently part of the first-team squad’s pre-season tour of the United States.“It’s good for me; a confidence booster knowing I did well last year and being rewarded with a new contract. Now I’ve got to improve and show my worth,” he told Chelsea’s website.“It’s been good to spend the pre-season with the first team, to learn from the older players and know what it’s like to be on a tour and see how they are preparing for the season.”Tomori grew up in London and has been with Chelsea since the age of eight. He was born in Canada and has played for them at Under-20 level.  See also:Chelsea lose to Real in front of record crowdChelsea’s Baba Rahman expected to complete loan moveChelsea confirm signing of teenage goalkeeperTwo for Oscar as Chelsea beat AC MilanThree Chelsea youngsters sign new contractsChelsea sell Djilobodji to Sunderland for £8m Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more