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Arizona Baseball: Wildcats’ Title Hopes Lie Entirely Upon James Farris

Published by on June 25, 2012

Arizona Wildcats manager Andy Lopez is sending out sophomore James Farris to pitch in a crucial Game 2 of the 2012 College World Series against the defending champs, South Carolina. Arizona's hopes of a championship lie almost entirely on the right arm of an underclassman.

While Arizona took Game 1 of the CWS in a 5-1 victory thanks to a gem thrown by Konner Wade, the Wildcats can't let up in Game 2. The Gamecocks are defending champions for a reason, and they can't be given any extra chances to win it all.

However, Lopez decided to throw out the sophomore instead of pitching Kurt Heyer, who is 13-2 with a 2.24 ERA this season.

Farris, on the other hand, has an ERA of almost five, and is 7-3 because of Zona's great lineup. However, he can't rely on getting too much run support tonight, as USC is starting Mich...

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