Play of the Game: Greenville Bluesmen catcher Dan Topping hit

CATEGORY: Baseball

AUTHOR: REILY

Play of the Game: Greenville Bluesmen catcher Dan Topping hit a solo home run in the top of the fourth inning that proved to be the game-winning hit in a 2-1 victory over the Tupelo Tornado.

Tornado Watch: Tupelo centerfielder Chris Chism did not play in the first game of the doubleheader with the Greenvielle Bluesmen. Chism, who had knee surgery while at the University of Florida has been bothered by sore knees and was given a break by Tupelo manager Steve Dillard.

Tornado Warning: Pitcher Duane Fuller joined the Tupelo Tornado Tuesday. Fuller worked out for the team Monday and was signed to a five-day contract. The acquisition of Fuller gives the Tornado a complete 21-man roster and a nine-man pitching staff.

Today’s Game

Tupelo Tornado vs. Greenville Bluesmen.

Game Time: 5:45 p.m. Today.

Where: Greenville.

Starting pitchers: Greenville – TBA vs. Tupelo – Brian Ramsey & Jon Herring.

Radio: 5:35 p.m., WCNA-FM (95.9), Bozy Hutcheson, Will Kollmeyer & Jack Cristil (play-by-play).