OMAHA, Neb. - UCLA's offense showed up this time, which meant Mississippi State never had a chance.
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Before playing their first College World Series game, the Arizona Wildcats donned their red jerseys, white pants and navy caps and walked as a team to a bronze statue outside of TD Ameritrade Park.
Arizona Athletics will hold an official NCAA Baseball National Championship Recognition on campus Tuesday at McKale Memorial Center.
OMAHA, Neb. — Kurt Heyer was working fast, pumping strikes and sweating hard Thursday when Alex Mejia chirped from the shortstop position.
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Arizona Wildcats baseball
The ESPN network televised nearly 10 hours of Arizona Wildcats baseball last weekend, and will show even more during a sun-soaked super regional that starts Friday.
Bracketology is a young man's game, better left to those with eyes to scoreboard-watch and stomachs made of steel. Sometimes, however, the long process can be strangely stress-free.
Alex Mejia, tagging out an Oregon runner, is one of several Wildcats with extensive tournament experience.
UA coach Andy Lopez, instructing his team before a practice, was so unconcerned about selection day that he went grocery shopping.
Arizona State has changed its logo, its colors and its coach and is barred from playing in the NCAA tournament, but the same four-letter word applies to Sun Devil baseball.
The Arizona Wildcats will face rival Arizona State this weekend with both the Pac-12 championship and in-state bragging rights at stake.