LIVE BLOG FINAL: Florida State defeats Arkansas 1-0

Opening Day at the 2019 College World Series

Ryan Kelly | WCTV Eyewitness Sports

Bottom of the 9th, 1-0 FSU


Strikeout, 'Noles win! Parrish (8-5) gets the win, Flowers (13) the save

Liner to first, two out

6-3 putout, one out

Flowers on to close for the 'Noles

Top of the 9th, 1-0 FSU


Swanson Ks

Swanson on to pinch hit for Becker, Arkansas challenges that Flowers left but the call stands all the while Flowers heads to the bullpen to warm up.

De Sedas hits a sac fly to right and FSU leads 1-0

Sac bunt moves the runners. Review to see if the tag to first was applied but the call stands

Arkansas makes the call to their closer Matt Cronin

Smith hits it back up the middle but as Flowers is tagged, the SS loses the ball. Everyone is safe on 1st and 2nd with no outs.

Flowers is hit and FSU has a leadoff man

Bottom of the 8th, 0-0


Another strikeout in a huge spot

Parrish gets a big time K, two out

11 coming to the mound for a chat

Groundout to first advances the runner to third, one gone

Leadoff double for Arkansas is the first extra base hit of the game and the Hogs are in business.

Parrish back out for FSU

Top of the 8th, 0-0


Three very loud outs all to the warning track or close but they go down as outs either way. Nothing across for the Seminoles.

Isaiah Campbell's night is done (5 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 10 K) and righty Cody Scroggins is now on the mound for Arkansas.

Bottom of the 7th, 0-0


Another 1-2-3 inning for Parrish. He has seven strikeouts on the night.

Top of the 7th, 0-0


Florida State goes down in order

Bottom of the 6th, 0-0


Parrish gets a ground hit back to him to retire the side

A two out walk and a single gives Arkansas runners on the corners

Top of the 6th, 0-0


FSU strands two, seven total for the game

Bottom of the 5th, 0-0


'Noles let one aboard but they catch him off the bag to retire the side. Parrish now at 64 pitches

O'Canada, 0-0


'Noles strand one

Bottom of the 4th, 0-0


Parrish works a 1-2-3 inning

Top of the 4th, 0-0


'Noles get two on with two outs but the umpire calls De Sedas out looking to retire the side

Bottom of the 3rd, 0-0


The 'Noles get a gigantic 4-5 DP to retire the side. Big break.

Arkansas has something going here, back to back singles and a put out at first have two in scoring position with one out.

Top of the 3rd, 0-0


Albert would get aboard with a one out single, but Mendoza bats into a 4-6-3 GDP to retire the side

Bottom of the 2nd, 0-0


Parrish issues a walk, but the Hogs strand two after a strikeout

Frame kept alive by catcher's interference

An incredible catch here by JC Flowers to keep Arkansas out of the hit column


Top of the 2nd, 0-0


De Sedas and Becker strikeout and FSU strands two on two hits

One out single for Nelson and the 'Noles might have something here in the 2nd

Flowers gets the first hit of the game, a single to left

Bottom of the 1st, 0-0


Nothing across for the Razorbacks. Great fielding by Salvatore and De Sedas to start off the 'Noles

Top of the 1st, 0-0


No hits, no runs, no errors and one left on base for the Tribe

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Hello everyone! Sports Reporter Ryan Kelly from beautiful Omaha, NE where at 7:00 PM EST we'll be all set for first pitch between the Florida State Seminoles and the Arkansas Razorbacks. I'll have updates for you throughout the night as the 'Noles try to take their opening game of the CWS for the first time since 1999.

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