Lucas Skjefte went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBI to lead the Minnesota State Mankato baseball team to a 10-5 victory over Franklin Pierce in the second round of the NCAA Division II World Series on Monday in Cary, N.C.
The Mavericks (41-8) won their 12th game in a row and for the 25th time in 26 games to improve to 2-0 in the tournament and advance to the third round. They play Thursday against an opponent to be determined, with the winner of that game gaining a berth in the championship game.
Minnesota State scored five runs in the third inning, taking advantage of three errors by the Ravens, before pulling away with a four-run eighth after Franklin Pierce had made it 6-5.
Harvey Martin improved to 9-0 after giving up one earned run on eight hits and no walks while striking out five in 6⅔ innings.
|Atlanta - LP: J. Johnson||0||FINAL|
|Philadelphia - WP: K. Giles||1|
|NY Mets - LP: J. deGrom||1||FINAL|
|NY Yankees - WP: M. Pineda||6|
|Boston - WP: A. Ogando||7||FINAL|
|Baltimore - LP: B. Matusz||5|
|Cleveland - WP: D. Salazar||13||FINAL|
|Detroit - LP: S. Greene||1|
|Chicago Cubs - WP: J. Motte||7||FINAL|
|Cincinnati - LP: B. Badenhop||3|
|Washington - LP: T. Roark||2||FINAL|
|Miami - WP: B. Morris||3|
|Toronto - LP: R. Dickey||3||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - WP: J. Dominguez||12|
|St. Louis - WP: C. Martinez||3||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - LP: M. Garza||0|
|San Francisco - LP: C. Heston||4||FINAL|
|Colorado - WP: E. Butler||6|
|Pittsburgh - WP: G. Cole||4||FINAL|
|Arizona - LP: J. Collmenter||1|
|Houston - WP: L. Gregerson||5||FINAL|
|Oakland - LP: E. O`Flaherty||4|
|Texas - LP: K. Kela||2||FINAL|
|LA Angels - WP: G. Richards||3|
|Los Angeles - WP: Z. Greinke||3||FINAL|
|San Diego - LP: A. Cashner||0|
|Minnesota - LP: P. Hughes||0||FINAL|
|Seattle - WP: F. Hernandez||2|
|New York City||0||FINAL|