Baylor extended its first College World Series appearance in 27 years by at least one day with a 4-3 victory in 10 innings over Oregon State on Monday in Omaha, Neb.
Mike Pankratz, batting .193, blooped an RBI single over first baseman Andy Jenkins and just out of the reach of second baseman Chris Kunda, ending the Beavers’ first appearance in the CWS since 1952.
The Bears (45-23) advanced to take on Tulane today in an elimination game.
Jeff Mandel (4-0) got the win for Baylor after holding Oregon State (46-12) to one hit in 4 2/3 innings of relief.
Texas 5, Tulane 0: The Longhorns set a record with their 75th College World Series win, riding seven shutout innings by starter Kyle McCulloch (11-4) to a victory over the top-seeded Green Wave.
In its fourth straight and record 32nd appearance overall at the CWS, Texas passed Southern California’s mark of 74 victories.
The Longhorns, unbeaten in two games so far this year, advance to a Wednesday night game at Rosenblatt Stadium against the winner of tonight’s Tulane-Baylor elimination game.
Brian Bogusevic, a first-round pick of the Houston Astros, gave up 11 hits and five runs in seven innings as Tulane fell to 55-11.
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