Omaha Notebook: Day Three


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Day Three:


In the elimination game, Cal State Fullerton was down by a run, and they were down to their final strike and final out. The Titans responded by scoring 3 runs with two outs to eliminate Georgia Tech. It was the second time in the CWS the Yellow Jackets had been a lead going into the eighth inning, but they were unable to hold on.


Clemson continued to struggle hitting the ball in Omaha against North Carolina. Robert Woodard kept the Tigers off balance in 3 hit complete game shoutout.


The Tigers have only had the leadoff man reach base in two innings in Omaha. Leadoff hitter Herman Demmink will need to get going, if the Tigers are going to come out of the loser's bracket. He is still looking for his first hit in Omaha. The Tigers are hitting .190 as a team in the first two games. The road will not get any easier.


The Tigers are going to have to beat an All-American starting rotation most likely to advance. The Tigers will see Lauren Gagnier on Tuesday against Fullerton. If the Tigers advance, they will likely see Daniel Bard and Andrew Miller, who has been widely considered the nation's top startiong rotation all year. The Tigers pitching performances have been outstanding, but outside of the eighth inning against Georgia Tech, the bats have been asleep.


On today's slate in Omaha, Georgia and Oregon State will play in an elimination game. Rice and suddenly red hot Miami will play in the winner's bracket game.

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