OMAHA, Neb. – The Louisville baseball team had its elimination game against Auburn postponed on Tuesday with the Cardinals holding a 4-1 lead over Auburn.
The game will resume with the start of the fifth on Wednesday at noon ET / 11 a.m. CT.
The Cardinals jumped on the board first on Tuesday with a solo home run from Tyler Fitzgerald, the eighth of the season for the junior shortstop.
Auburn strung a pair of hits together with a groundout in the second to even the game up, but the Cardinals surged back in front in the fourth.
Alex Binelas singled to lead off the fourth and Jake Snider walked to give UofL a pair of baserunners. Danny Oriente bunted the runners up 90 feet and Drew Campbell drew a walk to load the bases. Justin Lavey then gave the Cardinals the lead with the third walk of the inning to force home Binelas.
With two away and the bases loaded, Lucas Dunn rolled a groundball to second base that was bobbled, allowing two runs to come across the plate to push the advantage out to 4-1.
Bobby Miller got the start for the Cardinals on Tuesday, allowing just the one run on five hits with the strikeouts.