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Late-Inning Heroics Help Stanford Inch Closer To College World Series

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (CBS/AP) – Tommy Edman hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to lift Stanford to a 5-4 win over Indiana in the championship game of the NCAA’s Bloomington Regional.

Stanford (34-24) play at Vanderbilt in the super regional.

Wayne Taylor started the ninth with a single through the middle and moved to second on Brett Michael Doran’s bunt before Edman’s blast.

Indiana’s Nick Ramos broke a 3-3 tie with an infield single in the top of the eighth. Craig Dedelow had three hits, including an RBI single for the Hoosiers (44-15). Kyle Schwarber hit a two-run homer in the third.

Stanford answered with run-scoring singles by Alex Blandino and Zach Hoffpauir in the bottom of the third. Dominic Jose tied the game with a solo homer in the sixth.

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