OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Robert Morey pitched four hitless innings
after giving up two runs on his first three pitches and Virginia
took advantage of an eighth-inning error to keep its bid for the
College World Series alive with a 4-3 win over Mississippi on
An errant throw by second baseman Evan Button helped Virginia
(47-13-1) to a two-run eighth inning when Franco Valdes drove in
one run and John Barr beat out a double-play attempt to put the
The defensive difficulties wiped out a nearly perfect outing by starter Drew Pomeranz, who struck out 10 despite a blistered finger in his bid for his third postseason win but finished with a no decision for the Rebels (44-19).
Barr had two RBIs for the Cavaliers.