CWS Title Series: Game Two In Pictures

College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. — Okay, I’m working on a theory here. 

I was telling Phil Stanton of College Baseball Insider that I think Erik Bakich and the Michigan coaching staff was executing a little bit of gamesmanship today in game two. Now hear me out, they maybe even *sort of* expected this loss tonight. I mean, they WERE going up against freshman wunderkind Kumar Rocker. He of the 19K-zero hit variety vs. Duke in the Super Regional. So why burn out a more valuable arm in game two? 

What I men by that is, instead of starting Jeff Criswell[…]