Category Archives: 2009 CWS

CWS Game 6: LSU 9 Arkansas 1

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Mikie Mahtook (Courtesy of LSU Media Relations)

The final game of day 3 in the College World Series sees SEC rivals Arkansas and LSU facing off. Arkansas had a 40-22 record while LSU had a 52-16 record. The Razorbacks sent Brett Eibner to the hill as he is 5-4 with a 4.61 ERA while LSU countered with Louis Coleman who is 13-2 with a 2.74 ERA in 22 appearances (14 starts). Both teams won their opening games of the College World Series with Arkansas beating Cal-State Fullerton 10-6 while LSU beat Virginia 9-5. Continue reading

CWS Game 5: Virginia 7 Cal-State Fullerton 5

Keith Werman (Courtesy of UVA Media Relations)
Keith Werman (Courtesy of UVA Media Relations)

The third day of action in the College World Series kicks off with Cal State Fullerton taking on the Virginia Cavaliers in an elimination game. Cal-State Fullerton enters with a 47-15 record and an 0-1 record in the CWS after losing to 10-6. Virginia enters with a 48-14-1 record while also being 0-1 in the CWS after losing to LSU 9-5. The Cavaliers sent Robert Morey to the hill as he has a 3-0 record in 17 appearances (8 starts) accumulating a 3.11 ERA while striking out 83 batters in 63.2 innings. Continue reading

Live Stats for Day 3 of the CWS

LSUTEAMThe third day of the College World Series will feature an elimination game between Virginia and Cal-State Fullerton at 2pm eastern time. The two teams faced off last year in the Fullerton Regional which was eventual won by the Titans. The second game of the evening will face two SEC rivals with LSU and Arkansas fourth time this season. LSU took two out of three games in Fayetteville. If you are stuck at work the links to the Gametracker is available below. I will have full recaps of the games posted on the site when they finish. Continue reading

CWS Game 4: Texas 6 Southern Miss 5

Russell Moldenhauer (Courtesy of Texas Media Relations)
Russell Moldenhauer (Courtesy of Texas Media Relations)

The Texas Longhorns and Southern Miss Golden Eagles faced off in the nightcap on Sunday evening. Texas entered the game with a 46-14-1 record while Southern Miss entered with a 40-24 mark. The Longhorns sent Sophomore RHP Cole Green to the hill with his 5-3 record in 18 appearances (17 starts) while compiling an ERA of 3.02. Southern Miss started Todd McInnis who won the 2009 C-USA Pitcher of the Year award. He is 9-4 with a 3.61 ERA in 18 appearances (17 starts). Continue reading

CWS Game 3: ASU 5 UNC 2

JoshSpenceASUAManThe Arizona State Sun Devils took on the North Carolina Tar Heels in the opening game of the second day of action at the College World Series. Arizona State enters the game with a 49-12 record while North Carolina has a 47-16 record. ASU sent LHP and Australian native Josh Spence to the hill as he sported a 9-1 record with a 2.33 ERA. Spence was selected in the third round (110 overall) by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. UNC countered with RHP Alex White who was 8-4 record and a 4.13 ERA. White was selected in the first round (15th overall) by the Cleveland Indians. Continue reading

CWS Players to Watch (Bracket 2)

The College Baseball Blog breaks down the top players in the College World Series who need to be watched on each squad. Here is your preview for Bracket 2 of the College World Series which features Arizona State, UNC, Southern Miss, and Texas. If these players have a big week, then their respective teams will be in excellent shape to walk away with a National Championship. Continue reading

CWS Journal with Brian Foley (Day 2)

The College Baseball Blog started out Day 2 of our trip to the College World Series with a nice continental breakfast at the hotel before making the trip over to Rosenblatt Stadium. Once we got to the stadium, we headed up to see some of the sites of the area with all the crazy college baseball fans around the country. I had never seen people tailgaiting at a College Baseball game too often before and let me tell you that the LSU fans really like to tailgate. Continue reading

CWS Game 2: LSU 9 Virginia 5

(Photo Courtesy of Aman Reaka)
(Photo Courtesy of Aman Reaka)

The LSU Tigers took on the Virginia Cavaliers in the second game of the College World Series. The Tigers entered the game with a 51-16 record while Virginia has a 48-13-1 record. Virginia sent freshman LHP Danny Hultzen to the mound as he sports a 9-1 record with a 2.09 ERA while LSU countered with Sophomore RHP Anthony Ranaudo is 10-3 with a 2.95 ERA. Continue reading