UCLA defeated Mississippi State 8-0 in Game 2 of the College World Series to win the school’s first national championship in baseball. The Bruins’ pitching staff – led by Nick Vander Tuig, Adam Plutko, and David Berg – dominated, allowed only four runs in five games to finish the CWS with an ERA of .175. This was the Bruins third appearance in the College World Series in four years and the second in the final series since 2010. UCLA finished the season with a 49-17 record. Mississippi State finished the season with a record of 51-20.
The Texas Rangers appear poised to hang on to Yu Darvish.
With Clayton Kershaw out, the Dodgers need to add another ace.
It was bound to happen.