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UC Irvine shows it belongs in NCAA baseball tournament
UC Irvine shows it belongs in NCAA baseball tournament

UC Irvine has offered a resounding answer to critics who wondered why a team that had lost eight of its last nine regular-season games was included in the NCAA baseball playoffs. The Anteaters knocked off Oregon State, the top-seeded team in the 64-team tournament, on the Beavers' home field. Irvine defeated Oregon State, 4-2, in the decisive game of the Corvallis Regional late Monday night. The Anteaters routed the Beavers, 14-3, earlier in the regional, but Oregon State forced a deciding final game by shutting out Irvine, 4-0, on Sunday. Next up for the Anteaters is Oklahoma State, which swept through a regional on its home field, defeating Binghamton, 8-0, and Cal State...

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