In fitting fashion, J.D. Davis receives the throw to record the final out of the game. Davis was literally everywhere today and leads the Titans to a 5-1 victory over Nebraska in game one of the Stillwater Regional. The Titans now await the winner of the Oklahoma State/Binghamton game this evening.
To the 9th we go, J.D. Davis in to pitch. The man can do it all.
Grand slam! J.D. Davis unloads on a 2-1 count, giving the Titans a 5-1 lead heading to the bottom of the 8th.
After a couple of soft hits for the Titans, Keegan Dale walks and they are now loaded for J.D. Davis. Big moment here with two outs in the top of the 8th.
Koby Guana comes up huge in relief, escaping a one out, bases loaded jam to keep the game tied. To the 8th we go from Stillwater.
Titans answer! Olmedo-Barrera singles up the middle, scoring Dale and chasing Nebraska pitcher Chance Sinclair from the ballgame. We're tied again, this time at 1-1. Fullerton still has runners on first and second with only one out.
Titans looking to answer back and have something cooking in the top of the 7th after Dale reaches on an error and Davis singles to left. Two on, no one out. Matt Chapman up to bat.
Nebraska is the first on the board, but Eshelman does a great job limiting the damage. Heading to the 7th, 1-0 Nebraska.
Nebraska looking to draw first blood, with Ryan Boldt leading off the bottom of the 6th with a standup triple.
Both pitchers continuing to deal as we head to the bottom of the 6th. Fun fact, the Titan pitching staff has now combined to toss 26 and 2/3 scoreless innings, the longest stretch since 1987.
The Titans get their first base runner with Pinkston taking a four pitch walk. But Chance Sinclair is able to strand him at first to end the top of the 5th.
Both pitchers cruising so far, hits are very hard to come by today. Still 0-0 in Stillwater.
Titans go down in order again in the 2nd. Still searching for their first hit of the day. 0-0 as we head to the bottom of the 2nd.
The Titans take the field Thomas Eshelman on the mound. Eshelman leads the nation with a 0.54 walks allowed per 9 innings average as well as a 13.43 strikeout-to-walk ratio.
The Titans go down in order in the first inning. They did have some nice hacks, so hopefully that translates as the game goes on.
Some notes before we begin. It's really the tale of two programs. Nebraska, lead by for Anaheim Angel Darin Erstad, are in the postseason for the first time since 2008. For Fullerton, this is their 23rd straight postseason appearance.
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