Bottom of the ninth. A 3-2 count with two outs. Your team down three runs. Bases loaded.
If that sounds familiar, it’s probably because that’s exactly the scenario you dreamed of when you were a kid tossing a baseball or softball to yourself in the backyard.
That’s the scenario that faced Texas A&M’s Bryce Blaum on Sunday evening in the Morgantown regional against host West Virginia. With the Aggies facing elimination, they trailed 10-7 with the scenario mentioned above.
And, as you can see here, Blaum didn’t disappoint, blasting a walk-off grand slam to send the Aggies into Sunday night’s regional final against Duke:
— NCAA Baseball (@NCAACWS) June 2, 2019
Earlier in the game, Logan Foster launched a grand slam of his own to narrow the Aggies’ deficit from 9-3 to 9-7:
The Aggies will need to beat No. 3 seed Duke twice to advance to the super regionals, but with this sort of mojo behind them, anything is possible.