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Masters' hit gives Tx Tech 5-4 win at CWS, sends Hogs home

Jun. 17, 2019 11:26 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tim Tadlock obviously would have preferred his team not have to play in the Monday elimination game at the College World Series. He wasn't worried how his team would react, though. "Just kind of had a hunch after the other day," he said, "that they're going to be fun to watch with their...

Parrish pitches gem in FSU's 1-0 win over Arkansas at CWS

Jun. 15, 2019 11:06 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Drew Parrish called it the best performance of his career. It came at the right time and place for Florida State, which is attempting to send its coach and all-time NCAA wins leader into retirement with his first national championship. Parrish limited Arkansas to five hits in eight...

Huskers bring back A&M aide Will Bolt as Erstad's successor

Jun. 14, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Will Bolt, the captain of Nebraska's most successful baseball teams, was named head coach of the Cornhuskers on Friday after five years as a Texas A&M assistant. The 39-year-old Bolt played shortstop on the Dave Van Horn-coached teams that reached the College World Series in 2001...

SEC dominates CWS field with 4 teams heading to Omaha

Jun. 12, 2019 2:42 PM EDT

The College World Series has an even stronger Southeastern Conference flavor than usual. SEC members Arkansas, Auburn, Mississippi State and Vanderbilt comprise half the eight-team College World Series field. The CWS begins Saturday when Texas Tech faces Michigan and Arkansas meets Florida State at Omaha,...

College World Series team capsules

Jun. 11, 2019 2:09 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A look at the eight teams competing in the College World Series, which starts Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park. (Capsules in order of CWS opening games. Coaches' records through super regionals): MICHIGAN (46-20) Coach: Erik Bakich (255-160, 7 seasons at Michigan; 327-258, 10 seasons...

Arkansas pounds Ole Miss 14-1, earns return to CWS

Jun. 10, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Plenty has happened since Cody Scroggins arrived at Arkansas in 2016 as a highly touted two-sport star at nearby Bentonville High School. He endured a position change from infielder to pitcher and underwent Tommy John surgery. But his talent never deserted him. When his number was...

Auburn, Arkansas give SEC half of College World Series field

Jun. 10, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

The Southeastern Conference flexed its baseball muscles Monday, with Auburn and Arkansas posting blowout wins in the deciding games of their super regionals and giving their league a record-tying four teams in the College World Series. Auburn scored 13 runs in the top of the first inning to start a 14-7 win over...

Ole Miss evens regional at Arkansas with 13-5 win

Jun. 9, 2019 9:28 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Tyler Keenan homered and drove in four runs and Ole Miss tied its super regional series against Arkansas with a 13-5 win Sunday. Ole Miss (41-26) scored eight runs in the first and second innings to erase an early 2-0 deficit and force a third game at 3 p.m. on Monday with the...

Campbell turns himself into an ace for Arkansas

Jun. 6, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Isaiah Campbell looked hard at the financial package he was offered last spring as a mid-round draft pick of the Los Angeles Angels. The immediate impulse was to sign and begin his professional baseball career. Instead, Campbell chose to return to Arkansas for his junior season....