College World Series: LSU vs. Oregon State

+-

LSU defeated Oregon State 6-1 on Saturday, June 24, in Omaha and advanced to the College World Series final, where they will play either TCU or Florida.

Oregon State's Jack Anderson reacts as LSU fans
(Credit: AP / Ryan Soderlin)

Oregon State's Jack Anderson reacts as LSU fans celebrate a home run by LSU's Michael Papierski during an NCAA College World Series baseball game Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Omaha, Neb.

LSU's Todd Peterson (43) celebrates with teammates after
(Credit: AP / BRENDAN SULLIVAN/THE WORLD-HERALD)

LSU's Todd Peterson (43) celebrates with teammates after a three-run home run against Oregon State during an NCAA College World Series baseball game Saturday, June 24, 2017., in Omaha, Neb.

Oregon State coach Pat Casey argues a call
(Credit: AP / Ryan Soderlin)

Oregon State coach Pat Casey argues a call during the team's NCAA College World Series baseball game against LSU on Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Omaha, Neb.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
LSU's Kramer Robertson fields the ball against Oregon
(Credit: AP / Brendan Sullivan)

LSU's Kramer Robertson fields the ball against Oregon State during a College World Series game Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Omaha, Neb.

LSU's Beau Jordan celebrates after hitting a home
(Credit: AP / Ryan Soderlin)

LSU's Beau Jordan celebrates after hitting a home run against Oregon State during an NCAA College World Series baseball game Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Omaha, Neb.

LSU pitcher Caleb Gilbert (41) receives a hug
(Credit: AP / Nati Harnik)

LSU pitcher Caleb Gilbert (41) receives a hug from fellow pitcher Alex Lange, right, as other teammates wait to congratulate him after he held No. 1 national seed Oregon State to two hits in 7 1/3 innings in an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017.

LSU closing pitcher Zack Hess (38) celebrates the
(Credit: AP / Nati Harnik)

LSU closing pitcher Zack Hess (38) celebrates the last out against Oregon State with catcher Michael Papierski in an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017. LSU won 6-1, and advances to the championship series.

LSU's Zack Hess reacts after the final out
(Credit: AP / BRENDAN SULLIVAN)

LSU's Zack Hess reacts after the final out against Oregon State during anNCAA College World Series baseball game Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Omaha, Neb.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
LSU's Michael Papierski, right, is greeted by Josh
(Credit: AP / Ryan Soderlin)

LSU's Michael Papierski, right, is greeted by Josh Smith (4) and Beau Jordan after hitting a three-run home run against Oregon State during a College World Series baseball game Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Omaha, Neb.

Oregon State's KJ Harrison, left, is conoled by
(Credit: AP / Ryan Soderlin)

Oregon State's KJ Harrison, left, is conoled by teammate Elliott Cary after an NCAA College World Series baseball game against LSU on Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Omaha, Neb.

LSU's Michael Papierski (2) follows through on his
(Credit: AP / Nati Harnik)

LSU's Michael Papierski (2) follows through on his three-run home run against Oregon State in the third inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017.

LSU's Michael Papierski reacts after hitting a three-run
(Credit: AP / Ryan Soderlin)

LSU's Michael Papierski reacts after hitting a three-run home run against Oregon State during an NCAA College World Series baseball game Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Omaha, Neb. LSU won 6-1.

LSU players celebrate in the outfield following an
(Credit: AP / Nati Harnik)

LSU players celebrate in the outfield following an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game against Oregon State in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
LSU's Michael Papierski shakes hands with Oregon State's
(Credit: AP / BRENDAN SULLIVAN)

LSU's Michael Papierski shakes hands with Oregon State's Cadyn Grenier after an NCAA College World Series baseball game Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Omaha, Neb.

Oregon State coach Pat Casey walks in front
(Credit: AP / Nati Harnik)

Oregon State coach Pat Casey walks in front of the dugout in the ninth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game against LSU in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017.

LSU pitcher Caleb Gilbert, right, receives a handshake
(Credit: AP / Nati Harnik)

LSU pitcher Caleb Gilbert, right, receives a handshake from coach Paul Mainieri, center, with catcher Michael Papierski (2) watching after holding No. 1 national seed Oregon State to two hits in 7 1/3 innings in an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017.

LSU's Kramer Robertson celebrates after scoring against Oregon
(Credit: AP / Ryan Soderlin)

LSU's Kramer Robertson celebrates after scoring against Oregon State during a College World Series baseball game Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Omaha, Neb.

Oregon State's Michael Gretler(10) celebrates with catcher Adley
(Credit: AP / BRENDAN SULLIVAN)

Oregon State's Michael Gretler(10) celebrates with catcher Adley Rutschman during the team's NCAA College World Series baseball game against LSU on Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Omaha, Neb.

LSU's Beau Jordan (24) celebrates after hitting a
(Credit: AP / BRENDAN SULLIVAN)

LSU's Beau Jordan (24) celebrates after hitting a home run against Oregon State during an NCAA College World Series baseball game Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Omaha, Neb.

LSU's Michael Papierski rounds the bases after hitting
(Credit: AP / Brendan Sullivan)

LSU's Michael Papierski rounds the bases after hitting a three-run home run against Oregon State during a College World Series game Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Omaha, Neb.

Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman (35) hugs assistant
(Credit: AP / Nati Harnik)

Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman (35) hugs assistant graduate coach Andy Peterson in the dugout following an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game against LSU in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017.

An unidentified person, top, comforts Oregon State right
(Credit: AP / Nati Harnik)

An unidentified person, top, comforts Oregon State right fielder Trevor Larnach (11) in the dugout following an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game against LSU in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017.

LSU fans display the possum during the team's
(Credit: AP / BRENDAN SULLIVAN)

LSU fans display the possum during the team's game against Oregon State in the NCAA baseball College World Series on Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Omaha, Neb.

LSU players celebrate with closing pitcher Zack Hess
(Credit: AP / Nati Harnik)

LSU players celebrate with closing pitcher Zack Hess (38) after the last out against Oregon State in an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017.

Oregon State players leave the dugout following an
(Credit: AP / Nati Harnik)

Oregon State players leave the dugout following an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017.

LSU's Josh Smith (4), celebrates after he scored
(Credit: AP / Nati Harnik)

LSU's Josh Smith (4), celebrates after he scored on a three-run home run by Michael Papierski in the third inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game against Oregon State, in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017.

LSU players, including Jared Poche (16), celebrate after
(Credit: AP / Nati Harnik)

LSU players, including Jared Poche (16), celebrate after Michael Papierski scored a three-run home run against Oregon State in the third inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017.

LSU's Michael Papierski (2) celebrates after scoring on
(Credit: AP / Nati Harnik)

LSU's Michael Papierski (2) celebrates after scoring on his three-run home run against Oregon State in the third inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017.

LSU's Michael Papierski (2), hugs Greg Deichmann, right,
(Credit: AP / Nati Harnik)

LSU's Michael Papierski (2), hugs Greg Deichmann, right, after scoring on his three-run home run against Oregon State in the third inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017.

LSU's Michael Papierski (2) is greeted to the
(Credit: AP / Nati Harnik)

LSU's Michael Papierski (2) is greeted to the dugout after scoring on his three-run home run against Oregon State in the third inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017.

Oregon State right fielder Trevor Larnach (11) watches
(Credit: AP / Nati Harnik)

Oregon State right fielder Trevor Larnach (11) watches a three-run home run ball hit by Michael Papierski go into the bleachers in the third inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017.

LSU pitcher Caleb Gilbert (41) works against Oregon
(Credit: AP / Nati Harnik)

LSU pitcher Caleb Gilbert (41) works against Oregon State in the seventh inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017.

Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman leaps to catch
(Credit: AP / Nati Harnik)

Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman leaps to catch a foul ball hit by LSU's Cole Freeman (8) for an out in the first inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 24, 2017.

Enter your email address to subscribe to Newsday's Sports Now newsletter

Sign up

By clicking Sign up, you agree to our privacy policy.

Comments

Newsday.com now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.

By using this site, you agree to our Privacy policy.

OK