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Mississippi stays alive in College World Series
Mississippi stays alive in College World Series

OMAHA — Pinch-hitter John Gatlin's single into short right field over a pulled-in, five-man infield in the bottom of the ninth inning gave Mississippi a 2-1 victory over Texas Tech in a College World Series elimination game Tuesday. Texas Tech had tied it in the top of the ninth on a couple of daring steals and a sacrifice fly. Ole Miss (47-20) plays Texas Christian or Virginia on Thursday in another elimination game. The Red Raiders (45-20) went 0-2 in their first CWS. Ole Miss won after Colby Bortles walked with one out. Brantley Bell hit a comebacker to Cameron Smith, who tried to force Bortles at second. But he threw high into center field, allowing Bortles to go to...