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College World Series 2012: Michael Roth Will Lead South Carolina to Game 2 Win

Published by on June 25, 2012

If there were one pitcher in college baseball you would want on the bump for an elimination game at the College World Series, Michael Roth would be that man.

Thankfully for the Gamecocks, he wears their uniform.

Arizona beat South Carolina 5-1 in Game 1, meaning the two-time defending champions will now have to win two games in a row to achieve the three-peat. That uphill battle will begin with Roth, fully expected to pitch on Monday evening.

He's certainly proven to be up to the task in the past. Consider the following, from Mitch Sherman of ESPN:

He's already won two games in Omaha this year. Of course he has; that's all Roth does in the postseason—win games.

In his career, Roth is 8-0 in the postseason with a 1.32 ERA in 88 1/3 innings. In the CWS, he's 4-0 with a 1.34 ERA in a record 53 2/3 in...

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