Sparks' triple in 3-run 8th inning helps UC Irvine beat Texas 3-1 in CWS opener

  • by: ERIC OLSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 14, 2014 - 11:05 PM

OMAHA, Neb. — With the wind blowing in at 35 mph at cavernous TD Ameritrade Park, UC Irvine's Taylor Sparks hit the longest ball all day. It barely reached the warning track.

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