Will Sahlie | Sports Writer
“The team to really watch is Auburn. Bruce Pearl's team could win the tournament and compete for a national championship.”
Auburn and Florida will play at 7:30 p.m. CST Monday in a winner-take-all game for a berth in the College World Series.
Casey Mize lasted just five innings and allowed six runs, his second such start in the last month, while walking a career-high four batters and striking out five.
"He’s about as complete a college pitcher as I think I have ever been associated with."
"I’m grateful to President Dr. Steven Leath and Director of Athletics Allen Greene for their commitment and support. My family is blessed to be a part of the Auburn Family.”
Freshmen have been a major key to Auburn’s success this season. On the biggest stage this season, the newcomers shined just as bright.
The potential No. 1 overall draft pick in the 2018 MLB Draft earned another accolade on Thursday.
Auburn fans can now plan the first weekends of September accordingly.
The Tigers are now 28-5 at Plainsman Park this season.
Jamal Johnson averaged 6.9 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game as a freshman at Memphis last year.