OMAHA, Neb. (WJTV) – After what seemed like the best start Mississippi State could have, lack of control from their pitchers early loses them game 1 of the College World Series.
Kamren James hit a homerun to kick off the scoring in the top of the 1st, but Vanderbilt was able to score 7 runs in the bottom of the 1st to take a 7-1 lead after one.
The bulldogs bullpen did their job the rest of the game, but the offense never came around.
Mississippi State eventually lost 8-2.
This series is a best of 3, so the first team to win twice wins the College World Series.