ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Teams from the Midwest don't usually make the College World Series, but the Michigan baseball team wasn't content with simply making the cut.
The Wolverines shut out Florida State, 2-0, on Monday to pull within one game of the national championship series. It was the latest masterpiece from Eric Bakich's team, which already won the regional hosted by defending national champion Oregon State, knocked off the No. 1 team in the country twice on its home field and defeated CWS regular Texas Tech in the first round.
For a team that barely got into the NCAA Tournament, Michigan has certainly had to earn its way to this spot. Now, one of the last four teams into the field is guaranteed to be one of the last four standing.
Tommy Henry led the charge for Michigan against Florida State, firing a complete game shutout, striking out 10 Seminoles and allowing just three hits. Only five batters reached against Henry all game ...
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