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Two-Way Difficulties

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OMAHA–Georgia Tech’s Matt Wieters tried to do it two years ago. Saturday, Buster Posey tried to do it. With the score tied at 5, Florida State coach Mike Martin turned […]

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Tick . . . Tick . . . Boom

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With apologies to the Hives, Florida State’s offense just couldn’t be contained all day. Two outs, no one on, and suddenly Florida State has a rally. Tommy Oravetz had his […]

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Damage Control II: The Sequel

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Drew Storen comes through in a huge way, getting back-to-back infield popups and then striking out Tony Delmonico to end the seventh. Florida State loaded the bases with none out […]

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Damage Control

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If Florida State comes back to win this game, it will be because they minimized the damage in Stanford’s two-run seventh inning. The Cardinal leads 5-2 but it could have […]

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Both Starters Out

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Stanford put two runs on the board in the top of the sixth, chasing Florida State starter Matt Fairel, with Toby Gerhart hitting a wind-aided solo homer and Sean Ratliff […]

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Through Four Thoughts

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Florida State seems to be dictating the first game of the CWS, but through four innings, Stanford is on top 1-0, thanks to a two-out RBI double in the fourth […]

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Lineups & Pregame

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One note on today’s lineups, with Florida State designated as the home team; as expected, Stanford rolls out its righthanded-platoon hitters in the outfield corners. That means Toby Gerhart, who […]

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Day One Predictions

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I love the smell of Omaha in the morning. Just nothing like waking up in Omaha on Game Day during the College World Series. If you can’t tell we’re excited, […]

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The More Things Change . . .

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OMAHA–Rosenblatt Stadium’s Hall of Fame room was a little more colorful than usual at the NCAA’s "State of the Game" press conference on Friday afternoon. The walls were still covered […]

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Back Home In Omaha

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OMAHA–The first post on the Rosenblog every year probably has the same headline, but it’s never felt as good to be back home in Omaha as it does this year. […]

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UCF Hires Rooney

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More and more of college baseball’s most talented assistant coaches are getting their cracks at head coaching gigs. With the success that Kevin O’Sullivan and Jim Toman had in their […]

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