Tanner Allen, Mississippi State (Eric Sorenson)


Magical Comeback Puts MSU In Driver’s Seat

College World Series

OMAHA — On the surface, it might seem like everything changed in an instant. One minute, Griff McGarry was no-hitting Mississippi State in the eighth inning, and Virginia was rolling along with a four-run lead. The next minute, poof — the no-hitter and the shutout were gone with one swing of Kellum Clark’s bat, and before you knew it the lead was gone too on a Tanner Allen thunderbolt.

But Mississippi State’s wild 6-5 comeback win against Virginia on Tuesday night was actually a slow burn. A lot of small things had to happen along the way just to keep[…]