College baseball

Oregon State players celebrate after they beat Arkansas 5-0 in Game 3 to win the NCAA College World Series baseball finals, Thursday, June 28, 2018, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 28, 2018 - 9:39 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Freshman Kevin Abel threw a two-hitter for his record fourth victory in the College World Series, and Oregon State beat Arkansas 5-0 on Thursday night for its third national championship. Abel was nothing short of spectacular against an Arkansas team still reeling from a foul...
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Oregon State's Trevor Larnach (11) celebrates his two-run home run against Arkansas during the ninth inning in Game 2 of the NCAA College World Series baseball finals in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Ted Kirk)
June 27, 2018 - 10:34 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State's Trevor Larnach hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the top of the ninth inning after Arkansas blew a chance to lock up the national championship, and the Beavers forced a third and final game in the College World Series finals with a 5-3 victory Wednesday night...
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Oregon State first baseman Zak Taylor (16) smiles after a double play against Mississippi State ended the sixth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 24, 2018 - 3:47 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State has won 109 of 127 baseball games over two seasons with mostly the same cast of players. They see winning a national championship as the only way to validate their body of work. "Ultimately," Beavers coach Pat Casey said Sunday, "nobody cares how many games you win...
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Oregon State pitcher Kevin Abel works against Mississippi State in the first inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 23, 2018 - 10:25 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kevin Abel and Jake Mulholland combined on a four-hitter, Tyler Malone hit his third home run of the College World Series, and Oregon State survived some ninth-inning drama to beat Mississippi State 5-2 on Saturday night to reach the best-of-three finals against Arkansas. As they...
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Arkansas pitcher Isaiah Campbell works against Florida in the fifth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 22, 2018 - 11:54 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn had a simple message for his Razorbacks before they played Florida for a spot in the College World Series finals Friday night. "I don't care if they have the best player in the SEC and the best pitcher in the SEC, we have to take it to them tonight,"...
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Florida's JJ Schwarz looks skyward after scoring a two-run home run against Texas Tech during the sixth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, June 21, 2018. Florida won 9-6. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 21, 2018 - 11:49 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Florida carried a five-run lead into the bottom of the seventh inning against Texas Tech. Gators coach Kevin O'Sullivan never let himself get comfortable. "We knew they weren't going away," O'Sullivan said. "They hung in there with us, and we knew it would be a nine-inning...
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Oregon State players, including Steven Kwan (4), celebrate after Adley Rutschman hit a double that scored Cadyn Grenier, right, Nick Madrigal and Jack Anderson during the eighth inning against North Carolina in an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Oregon State won 11-6. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 21, 2018 - 12:12 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State was down three runs when a steady mist moved in at TD Ameritrade Park in the eighth inning Wednesday night. Perfect conditions for a team from the Pacific Northwest. "Every time we're playing and it starts to rain, everyone looks around and says, 'OK, we're going to...
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Texas Tech's Cody Farhat (1) celebrates after scoring against Florida on a base hit by Gabe Holt (2) in the ninth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Sunday, June 17, 2018. Texas Tech won 6-3. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 18, 2018 - 12:50 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Texas Tech cleared the hurdle of winning a College World Series opener. It was a high one, too. Gabe Holt hit a tiebreaking single in the fifth inning and drove in an insurance run in the ninth, leading the Red Raiders to a stunning 6-3 win over defending national champion...
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Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich sits in the dugout before practice at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 15, 2018. Oregon State plays North Carolina on Saturday in the NCAA College World Series baseball tournament.. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 15, 2018 - 11:54 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State pitcher Luke Heimlich is the probable starter in the opening game of the College World Series on Saturday and he said he is ready for any kind of reception he receives from the fans on the sport's biggest stage. Heimlich, 22, is in Omaha a year after it was disclosed...
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File-This May 24, 2018, file photo shows Auburn pitcher Casey Mize throwing during the first inning of a Southeastern Conference tournament NCAA college baseball game against Texas A&M in Hoover, Ala. Mize has dazzled scouts for months with his impressive arsenal of pitches. The tantalizingly talented Auburn right-hander could find himself leading off the Major League Baseball draft on Monday night, with the Detroit Tigers ready to go on the clock with the No. 1 pick. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)
June 05, 2018 - 3:24 am
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — All that Auburn pitcher Casey Mize needs to do now is change his Tigers stripes. And then lead Detroit out of the American League doldrums. The rebuilding Tigers selected Mize with the top pick Monday night in a Major League Baseball draft that included an eye-opening surprise...
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