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TCU beats Pepperdine, 3-2, in super regional opener
TCU beats Pepperdine, 3-2, in super regional opener

Derek Odell had a two-run single, ace Brandon Finnegan took a shutout into the seventh inning and Texas Christian beat Pepperdine, 3-2, Saturday in the first super regional game at home for the Horned Frogs. Finnegan (9-3), the 17th overall pick by Kansas City earlier in the week, was cruising with a two-hitter when he walked Hutton Moyer and Chris Fornaci knocked him out of the game with a two-run homer in the seventh to get the Waves within a run. TCU closer Riley Ferrell pitched 1 2/3 innings for his 15th save, starting with a strikeout of Brad Anderson and a groundout from Pepperdine's leading hitter, Aaron Barnett, with runners at second and third in the eighth inning. ...

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