Friday Roundup: Beware Of UnderdogsFeatured
The road underdogs went 3-1 in Friday’s super regional action, putting three national seeds (Mississippi State, Texas A&M and Texas Tech) on the brink of elimination. One favorite (Miami) held serve. Before we get to the roundup, a couple of quick awards:
Players of the Day: East Carolina’s Travis Watkins and Miami’s Johnny Ruiz will have to share this one — they each blasted two homers, including a grand slam apiece.
Pitcher of the Day: Bobby Dalbec shut out Mississippi State’s dangerous offense for 8 2/3 innings to lead Arizona to a 1-0 victory in Starkville.
Surprise of the Day: Luken Baker —[…]