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Mike Papi leads Virginia past Ole Miss, 2-1, in College World Series
Mike Papi leads Virginia past Ole Miss, 2-1, in College World Series

Mike Papi's run-scoring double into right-center with two out in the bottom of the ninth inning gave Virginia a 2-1 victory over Mississippi in the College World Series on Sunday night. The Cavaliers' win came as Nathan Kirby and Artie Lewicki combined for the first one-hitter at the CWS in 31 years. The Rebels elected to pitch to Virginia's top hitter and RBI leader even though first base was unoccupied. Aaron Greenwood ran the count full before Papi drilled the ball into the gap, allowing Nate Irving to score from second. Virginia plays Texas Christian in a winners game Tuesday night. Ole Miss meets Texas Tech in an elimination game in the afternoon. Lewicki earned...

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