OMAHA, Neb., Sporting Alert — College World Series coverage continue with Day 2 action on Sunday, as four more teams look to start the tournament on a winning note.
First pitch for the opener at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha between No. 7 national seed Louisville and Texas A&M will start at 2:00 p.m. ET and the game will be televised on ESPN.
The Cardinals (52-10) have been enjoying a very good NCAA Tournament thus far.
They breezed through their Regional with a 3-0 record, following wins over Radford, Oklahoma and Xavier before sweeping Kentucky for a 2-0 series win in the Super Regional.
Louisville, the ACC outfits, is making its fourth College World Series appearance and their third in the last five seasons, but are still waiting to lift its first national championship.
Meanwhile, Texas A&M, which is also searching for its maiden national championship, is playing in its sixth College World Series, but its first since 2011.
The Aggies (41-21) beat Baylor, Iowa and Houston to go 3-0 in regional play before ending the season of Davidson with a 2-0 sweeping result in the Super Regionals.
Texas A&M coach Rob Childress enters this game with 499 career wins and could move to the milestone 500 mark at the end of the day in Omaha.
Junior Corbin Martin (RHP, 7-3, 3.35 ERA), will start on the mound for the Aggies, who are on their longest NCAA championship win streak with five games.
Braden Shewmake, who leads Texas A&M with a .335 batting average and 68 RBIs this season, is hoping to continue delivering at the College World Series.
The Cardinals, in the meantime, will start junior lefty Brendan McKay (LHP, 10-3, 2.34 ERA).
Game 2 in the College World Series on Sunday will see No. 3 Florida facing off with No. 6 TCU, starting at 7:00 p.m. ET and streaming live on ESPN3 and WatchESPN.
ESPN2 will provide the live television coverage.