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Miami (FL) heads back to Omaha


Miami (FL) 4 Arizona 2

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) – Yonder Alonso homered and Enrique Garcia pitched six effective innings as Miami defeated Arizona 4-2 and won their Super Regional Series Sunday night.

Miami’s three first inning runs stood as the Hurricanes (52-9) won the series two games to one and advanced to their 23rd College World Series in Omaha, Neb. Continue reading Miami (FL) heads back to Omaha

Miami (FL) evens series with Arizona


Miami (FL) 14 Arizona 10

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Four different players hit home runs as top-ranked Miami beat Arizona 14-10 and evened their Super Regional series Saturday night.

Yonder Alonso and Yasmani Grandal each hit three-run homers and Mark Sobolewski hit a go-ahead solo home run as the Hurricanes (51-9) rallied from an early four-run deficit. Jason Hagerty also homered for Miami.

Sobolewski’s leadoff homer off Arizona reliever Mike Colla (4-3) in the sixth put Miami ahead 8-7. Grandal’s shot later in the inning extended the Hurricanes’ lead 11-7. Continue reading Miami (FL) evens series with Arizona

Coral Gables Super Regional: Arizona Wins Game 1 in Extra Innings


Arizona 6 Miami(FL) 3 in 11 Innings

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) – Jon Gaston hit a three-run home run in the top of the 11th as No. 12 Arizona defeated No. 1 Miami 6-3 in the opening game of their Super Regional Friday night.

Gaston, a seventh-round draft choice by the Houston Astros earlier Friday, drove Miami reliever Carlos Gutierrez’s 1-1 pitch over the fence in right field for his 12th home run of the season.

Gutierrez (5-3) struck out the first two hitters in the 11th but hit Colt Sedbrook on an 0-2 pitch. Brad Glenn followed with a single before Gaston’s game-winning shot.

Jason Stoffel (4-2) pitched three scoreless innings and struck out five for the win.

Game two of the best of three series will be Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. and televised on ESPN.

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Super Regionals Preview Part 1

We have put up our previews of the Friday-Sunday Super Regionals for the upcoming weekend. Mark Rafferty will be back at Fullerton this weekend when the Stanford Cardinal invade Goodwin Field. I will be providing you coverage from the comfort of my home as I will be watching a ton of the Super Regional coverage on ESPN, ESPN 2, and ESPN U. The links to each Super Regional that starts on Friday is below. We will be putting up previews of the Saturday-Monday series on Friday. Continue reading Super Regionals Preview Part 1

Super Regional Preview: Arizona at Miami (FL)

The Arizona Wildcats will head across the country to take on the Miami (FL) Hurricanes in a Super Regional series in Coral Gables FL. The Wildcats enter the weekend with a 41-17 record and a 12-12 record in the highly competitive PAC-10 conference. The Hurricanes have a 50-8 record while going 23-5 in the ACC. Continue reading Super Regional Preview: Arizona at Miami (FL)