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Putkonen's pitching, Cardinals' error helps UNC stave off elimination

While the Tar Heels were limited to a season-low three hits, their soft-spoken starter went seven innings to help silence a team that while slugging seven homers and building a .402 batting average had become just the fifth club in the 61-year history of the CWS to score at least 10 runs in its first two games. The performance had Carolina coach Mike Fox reaching for the clich├ęd "good pitching is going to beat good hitting any day." (ESPN.com)


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