Former Titans Justin Turner and Chris Devenski both made their impacts in what went down as the second highest scoring postseason game and second longest World Series game, Sunday evening at Minute Maid Park. However, in the end it was the Houston Astros outlasting the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-12 in 10 innings in Game 5 of the World Series.
Former Titan Chris Devenski did his job, pitching a perfect scoreless eighth inning to keep things at 1-1, but Justin Turner’s Dodgers rattled off five runs in the ninth to eventually win game four of the World Series 6-2 at Minute Maid Park, Saturday night.
It may have just been a fall exhibition, but there was a buzz in the air at Goodwin Field, as Cal State Fullerton played its first organized contest since last year’s College World Series on Sunday. Despite dropping a 5-4 decision to UNLV on Saturday afternoon, there’s plenty of reason to be optimistic heading into the new campaign.
Former Titan Justin Turner laced a double to left field and later scored on a wild pitch in the sixth inning to bring the Los Angeles Dodgers within 5-3 of the Houston Astros in game three of the World Series on Friday. However Houston hung on to win by that final margin to take 2-1 lead in the series.
Former Cal State Fullerton Titans Chris Devenski and Justin Turner will represent their respective clubs in Major League Baseball’s 2017 World Series beginning on Tuesday at 5 pm PT in Los Angeles. Third baseman Justin Turner is on the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Fall Classic roster, while RHP Chris Devenski is on the Houston Astros.
Former Cal State Fullerton infielder Justin Turner has been awarded National League Championship Series MVP honors after helping lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to their first World Series appearance since 1988 after a 3-1 series win over the Chicago Cubs.
Head Coach Rick Vanderhook unveiled Cal State Fullerton’s 2017-18 baseball schedule on Thursday. The slate is loaded with 29 home contests with six games against NCAA Tournament participants from a year ago.
Three former Cal State Fullerton Titans have advanced to the championship series with their respective Major League Baseball clubs, as former infielder Justin Turner has advanced to the National League Championship Series, while former pitchers Chris Devenski and Mike Harkey square off in the American League Championship Series.
Major League Baseball announced the replacements for players unable to participate in the 88th Midsummer Classic and Chris Devenski has been chosen to replace his teammate Dallas Keuchel to join the American League team in Miami.
Cal State Fullerton was eliminated by Florida State in Game 5 of the NCAA College World Series, 6-4, ending the Titans run at a fifth national championship Monday afternoon at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha.