Blog – Final: No. 7 Mississippi State 5, No. 3 Oregon State 4, College World Series

Records: MSU (49-18), OSU (50-12)

Attendance: 24,473

Game time: 3:10

Winning pitcher: Ross Mitchell (13-0)

Losing pitcher: Matt Boyd (10-4)

Save: Jonathan Holder (19)

Play of the game: Wes Rea doubled to right in the eighth inning giving the Bulldogs a lead. He proved to the be the game winning hit.

Big inning: MSU scored three runs in the second inning. Sam Frost and Demarcus Henderson had RBI singles.

Stat of the game: 5-4: MSU is now 5-4 in CWS opening games. It is the first win for the Bulldogs in Omaha since 1998.

Top Dawg: Wes Rea: Rea was 2-4 with two RBI and delivered the game winning two-run double in the eighth inning.

Multiple hits: MSU (Adam Frazier 2, Wes Rea 2) OSU (Michael Conforto 4, Tyler Smith 2, Kavin Keyes 2)

Quote of the night: 

“We just won a ballgame man. I don’t really care what he was thinking at the moment. I was ready to go celebrate with my guys.” – MSU sophomore first baseman Wes Rea said when asked if he saw a reaction from Danny Hayes when he crossed first base after hitting a deep fly ball to right for the final out of the game

Song to describe game: Start Me Up by the Rolling Stones MSU took a lead early on but then lost it. They came back to regain the lead in the in and it seemed they were not going to be denied.


MSU notes

What it means: The Bulldogs will play either Louisville or Indiana Monday at 7 p.m. in a winner’s bracket game.


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