Texas first baseman Zach Zubia rips a three-run double vs. Virginia (Eric Sorenson)


Zubia, Melendez Bust Out As Texas Stays Alive

College World Series

OMAHA — It felt like only a matter of time before Zach Zubia and Ivan Melendez made their mark in this College World Series. Certainly, for Texas to make a run through the losers’ bracket and have a chance to win the national title, the two big bats in the heart of the order were going to have to come up with some big swings.

And that’s exactly what they did in a 6-2 win late Thursday night against Virginia. Zubia and Melendez combined to drive in four of UT’s runs and score another. And that’s a crucial development for[…]