June 16, 2012
Florida State's Justin Gonzalez returns safely to first as Arizona first baseman Joseph Maggi awaits the pick-off throw in the second inning the Seminoles' College World Series opener Friday night in Omaha, Neb. Arizona won, 4-3, in 12 innings, thanks to large part to several miscues by Gonzalez, who committed two errors and was picked off at first in the bottom of the 11th inning as he represented the game-winning run.
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Florida State, one of the favorites to win the College World Series, loses its opener, 4-3, late Friday night in 12 innings against Arizona, pushing the Seminoles into the dreaded losers' bracket, where FSU will need to beat Stony Brook on Sunday to stay alive.