W&J's bats came to play and Matt Heslin came to pitch for the Presidents, going the distance as W&J defeated Cal Lutheran 12-2 in Game 1 of the D3CS. Heslin allowed nine hits and two runs in nine innings, while Marshall Pautsch, coming back on two days' rest, got knocked around, allowing seven runs (four earned) before being chased in the fifth inning.
We will have full coverage of the entire D3CS from the first pitch to the final out.
- World Series scoreboard
- Updated Series bracket
- Who's armed for the Series?
- 2017 playoff stories
- World Series record book
The championship will handed out on Tuesday with Game 2, and if necessary, Game 3.
If you can't make it to the ballpark, you can follow the action from Twitter, or check the D3baseball.com scoreboard where live stats and video links for every game will be available. Cannot spare the time to watch the video? Check back on this story as we update the major action with photos from our friends at d3photography.com.