CWS: Day 3

A showdown of Pac-12 co-champions and an elimination game with Cinderella and mighty FSU headline the third day of the CWS.

College World Series

WHERE: TD Ameritrade Park/Omaha, Neb.

TV: ESPN2

INTERNET: Scout.com/FoxSports.com

TWITTER: @RandyRosetta, @CJonesScout, @WesMitchellSC, @ImErinHartigan, @DSUHardball, @JCFSU

 

Game 5: Stony Brook (52-14) vs. Florida State (48-16), 4 p.m.

LAST MEETING/SERIES: First meeting

RANKINGS

Stony Brook – No. 7 Stony Brook, No. 7 NCBWA, No. 25 Baseball America

Florida State – No. 2 NCBWA, No. 3 Collegiate Baseball, No.3 USA Today/ESPN, No. 5 BA

PROBABLE STARTING PITCHERS

Stony Brook, So. RH Brandon McNitt (8-3, 2.50 ERA, 100.2 IP, 61 SO/24 BB, .236 opponent BA) vs. Florida State, Fr. RH Mike Compton (11-2, 2.86 ERA, 85 IP, 60 SO/26 BB, .260 opponent BA)

 

Game 6: Arizona (43-17) vs. UCLA (48-14), 8 p.m.

LAST MEETING/SERIES: The Bruins took two of three games during a regular-season series in Tucson, taking the last two games (15-3, 6-2) after the Wildcats claimed the opener 4-3. UCLA leads the series 121-113-1.  

RANKINGS

Arizona – No. 5 Collegiate Baseball, No. 5 NCBWA, No. 11 USA Today/ESPN, No. 13 BA

UCLA – No. 2 Baseball America, No. 3 NCBWA, No. 4 USA Today/ESPM, No. 4 Collegiate Baseball

PROBABLE STARTING PITCHERS

Arizona So. RH Konner Wade (9-3, 4.49 ERA, 118.1 IP, 98 SO/36 BB, .246 opponent BA) vs. UCLA, So. RH Nick Vander Tuig (10-3, 4.35 ERA, 103.1 IP, 69 SO/24 BB, .279 opponent BA)

 

UP NEXT

Game 5 winner vs. Game 6 loser, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Game 6 winner meets the winner of that game at 4 p.m. Thursday. 

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