USC skipper Ray Tanner will start sophomore lefty Michael Roth in tonight’s College World Series game against Clemson. Roth is 1-1 with a 1.37 ERA this season. He has appeared in 35 games this season but tonight will be his first start.
As we passed along earlier, Clemson is starting freshman right hander Dominic Leone (3-1, 4.53) tonight.
The Gamecocks have to beat Clemson twice to advance to the national championship series that begins next week. Tonight’s game is scheduled to start shortly after 9:00.
UCLA (2-0) will play TCU (2-1) this afternoon at 4:30 in the other bracket final.