In the kind of pitchers' duel the College World Series hadn't seen in three decades, Matt Boyd was just a bit superior to Aaron Slegers.
Aaron Slegers was really good. Unfortunately for Indiana, Matt Boyd was great.
Matt Boyd pitched a four-hitter and struck out 11 and Oregon State made a fourth-inning sacrifice fly stand for a 1-0 victory over Indiana in the College World Series on Wednesday night.
Just when it looked like North Carolina State got off its best shot against UCLA pitching, Trea Turner's deep fly died a few feet short of the left-field fence.
The director of the Tour de France expects Bradley Wiggins to come roaring back in 2014 after not defending his crown in this year's race that starts in just over a week.
Never has a team swinging metal bats produced so few runs through two College World Series games yet found itself in such an enviable position.
Veronica Campbell-Brown's agent insists one of the cornerstones of Jamaica's wide-ranging sprint success "is not a cheat," even though the test results read differently.
Home runs are few and far between at the College World Series these days, which made Brian Holberton's first-inning shot all the more important for North Carolina.
An LSU team that came to the College World Series as one of the top offensive clubs in the nation left town wondering how it could have scored only three runs in two losses.
Indiana coach Tracy Smith says he won't waste any time lamenting how close Sam Travis' ninth-inning fly ball came to leaving the ballpark. Or how close Mississippi State closer Jonathan Holder came to throwing the ball away and allowing the tying run to score.
This wasn't the ending Louisville imagined for the best sports year in university history.
Trey Porter drove in the go-ahead runs in the eighth inning, and Mississippi State took control of its bracket in the College World Series with a 5-4 victory over Indiana on Monday night.
A sterling performance by LSU ace Aaron Nola was all for naught at the College World Series, and now the Tigers are facing elimination.
It's one down and three to go for Oregon State.
Joey DeNato threw a four-hitter and Indiana looked right at home in beating Louisville 2-0 on Saturday night in the Hoosiers' first appearance in the College World Series.
Adam Plutko and two relievers limited LSU to five hits, and UCLA turned both of the Tigers' errors into runs in a tense 2-1 victory at the College World Series on Sunday night.
Louisville coach Dan McDonnell says his team didn't play badly. It's just that Indiana pitcher Joey DeNato was great.
North Carolina State and North Carolina were playing each other in baseball for the 285th time, but never on a stage like this.
It was another rough afternoon for ACC pitcher of the year Kent Emanuel.
Oregon State had to win its super regional the hard way. Now the Beavers face a more difficult task.