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College World Series 2014: Highlighting Top Championship Contenders in Omaha

Published by on June 13, 2014

Though college baseball typically exhibits a large amount of parity, five No. 1 seeds have made their way to Omaha for the 2014 College World Series. Thus, with many of the top contenders still alive, baseball fans will truly get to see the best of the best from this season.

As a consequence, there is also plenty of star power on display. Vanderbilt's Tyler Beede and TCU's Brandon Finnegan highlight a crop of eight players taken in the first two rounds of the 2014 MLB draft. Pitching should be a storyline for the duration of the tournament, as the majority of the remaining teams are anchored by a tremendous staff.

So what should fans expect heading into the double-elimination tournament? Here's a look at the teams with the best chance of reaching the pinnacle of college baseball.


Virginia Cavaliers (49-14)

The No. 1 team in the preseason has fulfilled expectations thus far, and stands as the favorite to take home th...

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