The unlikely hero Tommy Beres celebrates after his walk-off homer caps a 25-22 win. (Shotgun Spratling)


Believe in Beres: Bruins Win Epic Comeback

At The Ballpark

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — After giving up a 7-2 lead, leaving the bases loaded three times in the first four innings and having to dig deep in the barrel to find anyone to put out on the mound, John Savage was already preparing his team for next week’s regionals. 

His UCLA Bruins had other thoughts. 

Savage put in backup catcher Tommy Beres in the sixth inning to give Darius Perry a breather. The game had already passed the three-hour mark in triple-digit heat and Perry had caught every inning of the last six and a half games. He had been behind[…]