College World Series: Keep Your Spirits Up, South Carolina

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Don't flush the fish or get down on this team.  The streak had to end sometime.  22 post season wins in a row is something to be celebrated.  Back to back national championships is an accomplishment that should be praised.  There is still a lot of baseball to play in Omaha and the talent Ray Tanner has assembled could take us to the title series again.  

Some might say luck has a lot to do with winning 12 straight games in Omaha, but I say talent and good coaching has more to do with it.  Some nights the ball just doesn't find a hole or a opposing pitcher just has it working. Well tonight wasn't the our night.  We play Kent State on Wednesday and get a chance to make up for this game.  

We never thought after losing to Oklahoma two years ago we could win the National Championship and a first baseman named Michael Roth would emerge from the crowd to lead the way.  Lets see what happens this year.

I have a feeling a team coached by Ray Tanner is never down and out until the finial pitch of the last out.

The 3 peat is still on.  Go Gamecocks.  

Side note ESPN just make sure Orel Hershiser is not in the booth for the game, he is terrible at his job. 

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