Travis lifts Indiana past Stanford 4-2
Sam Travis homered and drove in two runs, Joey DeNato pitched into the eighth inning and Indiana held off Stanford 4-2 at the Bloomington regional Saturday.
Stanford (31-24) will play Youngstown State in an elimination game Sunday. Indiana (44-13) will face the winner Sunday night.
Travis finished with three hits and two RBIs, including a solo home run in the fifth. He also broke a 1-1 tie in the third on an RBI single, scoring Nick Ramos.
DeNato allowed two runs and six hits through 7 1/3 innings. He walked one and struck out four.
Austin Slater accounted for both of Stanford's runs, extending his hitting streak to 19 games with a first-inning RBI double. He homered in the sixth.
Indiana's Kyle Schwarber drove in the game's first run on an RBI single in the first. Will Nolden added an RBI single for the Hoosiers in the eighth.
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