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Auburn’s bats wake up as it bounces Stanford from CWS

Auburn's Cole Foster (7) hits a three run double in the sixth inning against Stanford during an...
Auburn's Cole Foster (7) hits a three run double in the sixth inning against Stanford during an NCAA College World Series baseball game, Monday, June 20, 2022, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/John Peterson)(John Peterson | AP)
Published: Jun. 20, 2022 at 4:56 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Auburn has eliminated No. 2 national seed Stanford from the College World Series. Cole Foster’s three-run double in the sixth inning gave Auburn the lead, and the Tigers went on to win 6-2.

It was Auburn’s first CWS victory in 25 years. The Tigers will play Tuesday against the loser of Monday night’s game between Arkansas and Mississippi.

Stanford went 0-2 in a CWS for the first time in 18 appearances.

The Tigers had managed one run and seven hits in 14 CWS innings before breaking out in the sixth against the Cardinal.

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