• Mississippi State, UCLA seeking first baseball titles in College World Series, but who wins?

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jun 26, 2013
    Mississippi State coach John Cohen and UCLA coach John Savage could only imagine as their teams prepare to meet in the College World Series for the 2013 title. UCLA knows only too well that Pac-12 rival USC has won 12 titles, twice as many as any other school in the nation. Even with that offensive output, UCLA's 19 total College World Series runs are the lowest ever for a national champion, while the Bruins also are the first champion to slug less than .200. UCLA got on the board in the first when the game's second batter, Kevin Kramer, reached on a strikeout after swinging at Bulldogs righty Trevor Fitts' wild pitch in the dirt. Bulldogs catcher Nick Ammirati's throw to first got by Wes Rea whom Carroll collided with in a scary scene that ended with both players being OK to put runners at the corners.
    Source: CNNSI.com
    • UCLA caps first title by blanking Mississippi State

      Right-hander Nick Vander Tuig tossed eight shutout innings and the Bruins' offense had its best showing of the postseason to lead UCLA to an 8-0 win over Mississippi State on Tuesday at TD Ameritrade Park to secure the program's first national champions…
      Source: MLB.com
  • UCLA claims first game of CWS finals at Omaha

    The UCLA Bruins once again were solid, methodical and nail-biting on Monday night, as they beat Mississippi State, 3-1, in Game 1 of the College World Series finals at TD Ameritrade Park.
    Source: MLB.com

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