OMAHA, Neb., Sporting Alert — Two more College World Series games will be streaming live on ESPN3 and WatchESPN, as Day 4 schedule gets underway on the other side of the bracket.
First pitch at TD Ameritrade Park here in Omaha, will be at 2:00 p.m. ET when No. 6 national seed TCU and Texas A&M face-off in an elimination game.
The Horned Frogs (47-17) fell to the losers side of the bracket after going down 3-0 to third seed Florida in their College World Series opener on Sunday and must win today if they are going to stay in this year’s NCAA Tournament.
Meanwhile, the Aggies (41-22) suffered an 8-4 defeat to No. 7 Louisville in their 2017 College World Series opening game on Sunday and they have to win to stay in the tournament.
TCU is in its fifth College World Series but is still searching for the program’s first-ever national championship.
Texas A&M, in the meantime, is in the College World Series for the sixth time and the SEC ball club is also looking to win the program’s first-ever national crown.
The winner of this game will face the loser of the Florida v Louisville battle, while the loser will be eliminated from the NCAA Tournament.
Game 2 between the Gators and the Cardinals will go off at 7:00 p.m and this too will be streaming live on ESPN3 and WatchESPN.
In the win over Texas A&M at the weekend, Louisville scored 8 runs on 11 hits and jumped out to an early 5-0 run lead in just the second inning before the Aggies made it a one-point game at the top of the sixth.
However, the Cardinals put the contest beyond doubt when they scored twice in the sixth and then again in the eighth to run away with the victory.
Florida scored a more balanced victory over TCU, with the SEC club scoring its runs in the first, fourth and fifth innings.