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Do Or Die Time

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OMAHA–For Fresno State and North Carolina, there is no tomorrow; it’s win tonight or go home. I’m in the same boat, but we’ll get to that shortly. The Tar Heels […]

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Flack Attack

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OMAHA–Mike Batesole overplayed his hand. I thought the Fresno State coach’s handling of his bullpen was masterful until the eighth inning, when I was very surprised he elected to leave […]

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Fresno Steals Momentum Back

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OMAHA–What a fun chess game this has been between Mike Fox and Mike Batesole. After Fox smartly used Alex White to get out of that bases-loaded jam in the top […]

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White Hot

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OMAHA–I love how Alex White attacked Gavin Hedstrom and Erik Wetzel with the bases loaded. White just pumped nine straight fastballs and blew away Hedstrom and Wetzel swinging to get […]

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Here Comes The Kitchen Sink

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OMAHA–With the bases loaded and one out in the seventh inning, North Carolina has summoned ace righty Alex White. It’s the second time in two days UNC has used White […]

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North Carolina Answers

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OMAHA–The bottom of North Carolina’s lineup needed to come up big today against lefthander Justin Wilson. The last four hitters in the order are righthanded, and they came up big […]

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Oh My, Ahmady!

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OMAHA–Alan Ahmady’s terrific play to end the UNC third gets my vote for best defensive play of the CWS so far. Ahmady covered a lot of ground and made a […]

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We’ve Got A Pitcher’s Duel

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OMAHA–After giving up a run in the first inning, North Carolina starter Matt Harvey has settled down nicely, retiring seven in a row. He seems to have command of all […]

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We Meet Again, Tarp

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OMAHA–I just got back to the press box after the postgame press conferences for the Georgia-Stanford game, and my spirits fell when I looked out on the field and saw […]

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Dawgs Cruise Into Finals

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OMAHA–After the drama of last night’s North Carolina-Louisiana State battle, the first game Saturday was just a bit of a let-down–but not for Georgia. The Bulldogs showed zero ill effects […]

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Platinum Sombrero

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OMAHA–How bad has Matt Cerione’s day been? The Georgia center fielder had a golden sombrero (four strikeouts in a game) by the sixth inning. When Cerione struck out for a […]

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Heels Sticking With Harvey

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OMAHA–If that headline sounds familiar, it’s because I used it in yesterday’s blog as well. As expected, North Carolina will start freshman righty Matt Harvey for the second straight game; […]

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Godwin Joins Rooney At UCF

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A day after Louisiana State was eliminated from the College World Series, Tigers hitting coach Cliff Godwin announced he was leaving to become Terry Rooney’s top assistant at Central Florida. […]

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Life Cord

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OMAHA–If the College World Series were a game of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire," Stanford would just have used its first life Cord, err, life line. The Cardinal phoned […]

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That’s Rich

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OMAHA–Going to Drew Storen was the right move, but Mark Marquess could have gone to Mariano Rivera and it might not have mattered against Rich Poythress. The Georgia cleanup hitter […]

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Fourth-Inning Moment Of Truth

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OMAHA–Stanford has called upon closer Drew Storen with the bases loaded and one out in the fourth inning. I think this is the right move–the Cardinal cannot afford to let […]

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