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Long Beach State, Cal State Fullerton eliminated; UC Santa Barbara still alive

Long Beach State, Cal State Fullerton eliminated; UC Santa Barbara still alive

Randy Batista's two-out single brought Christopher Barr home for the winning run in the bottom of the ninth, and Miami won the Coral Gables Regional by downing Long Beach State 9-8 on Sunday night.

Willie Abreu and Zack Collins homered for the Hurricanes (48-11), who led 8-1 after four innings and then found themselves scrambling to oust the Dirtbags. The Hurricanes will host Boston College in the Super Regionals next weekend.

Alex Muzzi drove in three runs and Jarren Duran scored three times for Long Beach State (38-22), which got six runs in the sixth and another in the eighth to tie the game. Miami and Boston College are both members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, but...

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