MAY 29 WORLD SERIES DAY ONE
FLORIDA 11, 0 BAYLOR 0 (5)
Florida won the Super Regional vs Washington. Baylor won the Super Regional vs Georgia. The Gators are 50-12. The Bears 47-14.The expectation is that Florida will start Hannah Rogers (26-8) and Baylor will start Whitney Canion (31-10). Both top at 65. The winner of this game will play the winner of Oregon vs Florida State.
Top 1st: Baylor. Thumann, Hawkins, Holl down in order, infield outs.
Bottom 1st: Florida. Stewart lined to 2nd; Merritt singled to left’Haeger fielder’s choice, attempted out at 2nd error;Tofft sac fly to center, Merritt scored; Little walked; Castro 2-run double;,Schwarz popped to the catcher. Gators 3-0.
Top 2nd:m Hosack flied out deep to left; Hays grounded to 2nd; Smith grounded to short;
Bottom 2nd: Munro fouled out; Medina popped to 2nd; Stewart grounded to 2nd.
Top 3rd: Strickland singled to center, first hit. Landrith flied to left; Cargill struck out attempting to bunt. Thumann fanned. LOB 1.
Bottom 3rd: Merritt jacked a solo homer, 4-0 Gators. Haeger walked. Tofft sacrificed 1-3. Little looked at a third strike. Castro whiffed.
Top 4th: Hawkins safe on bunt. Holl fanned. Hosack flied deept to left center. Hays reached on an infield hit. Smith grounded to 3rd, put out on runner.
Bottom 4th: Schwarz, who had 5 rbi against LSU, flied to center. Munro doubled to left center. Stearns now pitching for Lady Bears. Medina fouled out to 3rd. Stewart singled through the hole, Munro scored. Merritt flied to right center. Florida 5-0.
Top 5th: Strickland popped to 2nd. Landrith flied to center. Cargill hit to short, 6-3.
Bottom 5th: Haeger singled to left. Tofft doubled down right field line. Runners 2nd and 3rd, no out. Little bunted, bases loaded. McLean hitting for Castro hit to 2nd, fielder’s choice, throw home was late, rbi, 6-0. Schwarz hbp, rbi, 7-0.Herndon pinch-hittng freshman jacked a grand slam, Florida wins 11-0. * Freshman Jaclyn Lunceford hit a pinch hit grand slam for Alabama in 2009.
OREGON 3, FLORIDA STATE 0
Oregon Cheridan Hawkins (33-4) vs Florida State Lacey Waldrop (38-5).
Florida State 55-7 Oregon 54-7. Waldrop was named Collegiate Player of the Year. Oregon was ranked #1 for several weeks. Oklahoma is highest scoring team here at 7 runs pergame, Oregon is second at 6.98. Oregon ranks 3rd in team batting. Factor in post-season, OU has highest batting average.
Top 1st: O’Brien singled to left. Brown out. Senas walked. Hamilton fanned; Hensley out. 2 LOB.
Bottom 1st: Ceo out on bunt. Gillespie singled to left. Takeda singled. Lindvall, the clean-up power hitter, grounded to 2nd. Gillespie scored. Costa flied to left. Oregon 1-0.
Top 2nd: Schinella flied out. East and Gomez out.
Bottom 2nd: Peterson singled to right. Cuico fanned; Shaver sac bunt. Peterson scored on Udria single to center. Ceo safe on firlder’s choice bunt, throw went to 3rd, Udria safe. Gillespie ground out.
Top 3rd: Kosoff grounded to 1st. O’Brien fouled out to 1st. Brown flied to center.
Bottom 3rd: Takeda singled to center. Lindvall and Costa out. Peterson grounded to 3rd.
Top 4th: Senas fanned. Hamilton out 6-3. Hensley fanned.
Bottom 4th: Cuica singled. Shaver out 1-3. Udria out. Ceo, the leading hitter in Division 1, walked. Gillespie grounded to2nd.
Top 5th: Schinella struck out. East grounded out. Gomez flied to left.
Bottom 5th: Takeda out. Lindvall grounded to 3rd. Costa lined a double down left field line. Peterson doubled to left, rbi. 3-0. Cuico struck out.
Top 6th: Kosoff out. O’Brien popped to short. Brown reached on an error. Senas flied to right.
Bottom 6th: Puentts singled. Udria reached on a very short bunt. Ceo popped to short. Gillespie out.
Top 7th: Hamilton walked. Hensley flied deep to left. Powers pinch hitting looked at a third strike. East flied to center. Cheridan walks away with a one-hitter.
Oregon now faces Florida at 6pm Friday.
KENTUCKY 4, LOUISIANA LAFAYETTE 1
Hamilton (65/47) vs Nunley (67/53). Ragin Cajuns home team. Cajuns 49-8-1. Wildcats 48-14.
Top 1st: Stokes ground out to 2nd.. Samuel fanned. Sagermann reached on an error at short. Joiner walked. Cumbess singled, rbi, Sagermann scored. Gaines out. Kentucky 1-0.
Bottom 1st: Fernandez out 5-3. Hayden fly ball to center. Elkins jacked a mighty homer, tying the score. Walsh walked. Landry struck out swinging. Game tied 1-1.
Top 2nd: Smith doubled to left. Jolly sac bunt. Carroll sac fly, Smith scored, 2-1. Stokes popped 1st.
Kentucky up 2-1.
Bottom 2nd: Redfearn struck out. Vincent walked. Corbello fanned. Voince out 6-3. UK up 2-1.
Top 3rd: Samuel flied to short. Sagermann fly to right. Joiner grounded to 3rd.
Bottom 3rd: Fernandez worked 3-2 count, hit back to Nunley. Hayden on 3-2 grounds to Stokes at short. Elkins, 22 homers this season, out 4-3.
Top 4th: Cumbess homered, 3-1. Gaines out 1-3. Smith grounded to short. Jolly popped to 3rd.
Bottom 4th: Nada
Top 5th: Carroll grounded to 3rd, overthrow to 1st allowed Carroll to advance to 2nw. Stokes out on bunt. Samuel fielder’s choice, pinch runner Richardson out at home. Sagermann at bat, Samuel stole 2nd. Sagermann flied to 2nd.
Bottom 5th: Vincent walked. Corbello popped to catcher Joiner. Pinch hitter Felps 4-3. Fernandez , the leading Cajun hitter (433) lined to Stokes at short.
Top 6th: Joiner beat out a grounder to 2nd. Cumbess hit a short grounder, overthrow allowed Joiner to score. 4-1. Gaines fouled out deep to left in the corner. Smith flied deep to center. UK 4-1.
Bottom 6th: The Cajuns have just one hit: Elkins homer. Hayden fly ball to center. Elkins walked. Walsh with Elkins on 2nd (passed ball) popped to center. Landry out 4-3.
Top 7th: Jolly popped to 1st. Carroll walked. Stokes walked. Samuel sacrificed. Sagermann pop to center.
Bottom 7th: Redfearn worked a 3-2 count walked. Vincent looked at a third strike, the 6th for Nunley. Corbello flies to right. Voinche struck out. Skillfully mixing her fast ball with offspeed changeups, Nunley had fashioned a 1-hitter.
Kentucky will play the winner of Oklahoma vs Alabama.
Attendance 8, 818
ALABAMA 6, OKLAHOMA 1
Traina vs Stevens. OU 50-11. Alabama 38-11. OU is defending WCWS champion. Alabama a former champion defeated Oklahoma in2012..
Top 1st: Martinez struck out. Chamberlain out 6-3. Pendley slammed a homer to left center. Williams fanned, Traina hitting 71mph.
Bottom 1st: McCleney out. Stevens struck out Case and Spencer. Stevens 65mph.
Top 2: Casey struck out. Miller at 3-2 drew a walk. Parson sac., Miller to 2nd. Henson fanned.
Bottom 2nd: Hunt walked. Fichtner singled to left. Runyon at bat, OU tried to nail Hunt at 2nd, bad throw, Hunt to 3rd. Two on, no outs. Runyon 3-2 singled to right, Hunt scored, 1-1. Grantham popped to Stevens. One down. LaFaele fanned. Hays struck out. LOB 2.
Top 3: Ellis and Martinez out. Chamberlain walked. Pendley, who pitched a win over Texas S^M in Regional, at 3-2 struck out, LOB 1.
Bottom 3rd: McCleney popped foul to Shelby. Case hit back to Stevens. Spenver lined to center, great catch.
Top 4th: Williams flied high to short. Casey flied high to 2nd. Miller walked. Parsons hit into fielder’s choice but the throw pulled the defender off 2nd. Two on. Henson at bat, Sooners pulled double steal, errant throw allowed Miller to score. Henson struck out. Sooners 2-1.
Bottom 4: Hunt at 3-2 singled to center. Fichtner singled to left. Runyon flied to center. Grantham a freshman batting seventh jacked a 3-run homer, Bana 4-2. LaFaele at 3-2 flied to left center. Hays popped to 2nd.
Top 5th: Ellis out on bunt. Martinez flied to left. Chamberlain walked on four pitches. Pendley, who has OU’s only hit, lined to center.
Bottom 5th: McCleney looked at a third strike. Case singled to right. Spencer slammed a 2-run homer. Bama 6-2. OU changed pitchers, Pendley. Casey to 3rd, Vest to short. Hunt fanned. Fichtner fanned.
Top 6th: Williams grounded to 2nd. Casey , a hitting star in 2013, but 0-2 tonight, walked. Miller sac. Two out, Parsons out 5-3.
Bottom 6th: Runyon out 1-3. Grantham walked. Pinch hitter Richard hit into fielder’s choice, 5-4. Pinch hitter Hawkins ground out.
Top 7th: Trailing 6-2, the defending champions, were down to 3 outs, their only hit came in the 1st.. Miller fanned. Ellis fanned. Martinez flied toleft.
Train a had pitched a 1-hitter with 9 K.
Alabama advances to play Kentucky Friday night.