OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – TCU catcher Evan Skoug calls Trey Teakell “Mr. Reliable.” It’s a perfect nickname for a relief pitcher who was perfect Thursday night.
Teakell retired all 13 batters he faced after LSU tied the game, and the Horned Frogs went on to win 8-4 in a College World Series elimination game.
The Frogs (51-14), who beat the No. 2 national seed for the second time in five days, will play Vanderbilt on Friday night. TCU would have to beat the defending national champion Commodores twice to advance to next week’s best-of-three finals.
Teakell (3-1) took over for starter Mitchell Traver with one out in the fourth and the game tied at 3. The fifth-year senior went a season-high 4 1/3 innings before turning things over to Preston Guillory.
“He completely changes the pace of games,” TCU coach Jim Schlossnagle said. “I…
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