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Diamond Heels Fall Short of a Sweep, Miami Takes Sunday Series Finale

As well as the 10th-ranked UNC baseball has played in the early portion of the ACC season–winning each of its first three series against conference opponents–the Tar Heels have yet to secure a series sweep. The Miami Hurricanes kept that streak alive Sunday afternoon with a 6-2 victory at Boshamer Stadium, scoring more runs than any team has all season against the dominant UNC pitching staff. (

No. 8 UNC Baseball Doubles Up Miami, 6-3

No. 8 North Carolina clinched its third straight ACC series win with a 6-3 victory over Miami Saturday at Boshamer Stadium. The Tar Heels were out-hit 10-4 but all four hits went for extra bases, including home runs by Brandon Riley and Cody Roberts. Brett Daniels and Josh Hiatt combined for 4.2 innings of scoreless relief as UNC won its 10th game in 12. (

Peter Gammons: Daniel Bard is willing to endure the frustration

What is remarkable about Daniel Bard seven weeks from his 32nd birthday is that for all he has gone through from Boston to Pawtucket to Lowell and stints with the Rangers, Cubs, Pirates and now Cardinals is that this man who could be successful at whatever he chose is still willing to walk out there and face frustration and the humiliation of “The Thing.” (Gammons Daily)

Kyle Seager a steady productive presence for Mariners

Kyle Seager is starting to feel like one of the old guys in the Seattle Mariners clubhouse. That has nothing to do with his age — the third baseman is only 29. It's just that he's been such a constant with the Mariners, now going into his seventh season with the team that drafted him. "I think from when I got here, it's just me and Felix...the only two left basically." (Associated Press)

UNC Baseball Picks Up Convincing Win in Series Opener vs. Miami

Ranked No. 10 in this week’s Top 25, the UNC baseball team has sprinted out to a hot start behind a group of pitchers who seem completely uninterested in allowing opponents to score. That trend continued at Boshamer Stadium on Friday–with the Tar Heels also receiving some offense to match–during UNC’s 7-2 series-opening victory over the Miami Hurricanes. (

Weekly walk-up: UNC pitcher Luca Dalatri discusses his song choice

Similar to the hitters on the North Carolina baseball team, each pitcher gets his own walkout song while warming up before their first inning of work during a game. This week, first-year pitcher Luca Dalatri spoke with senior writer Will Bryant about his song choice and what it means to him. (Daily Tar Heel)

No. 8 Diamond Heels Host Hurricanes For Three At The Bosh

No. 8 North Carolina returns home following its longest road trip of the season when the Tar Heels welcome Miami for the first of three Friday at 4 p.m. at Boshamer Stadium. Carolina is 16-5 on the year after Wednesday’s 6-2 win at East Carolina. Miami has won two straight to improve to 10-11. UNC holds a one-game lead over the ‘Canes in the ACC standings. (

Video: Home Run Remington

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No. 8 UNC Baseball Tops ECU, 6-2

Brandon Riley matched a career high with four RBIs and hit his first home run of the year as No. 8 North Carolina beat No. 19 East Carolina 6-2 Wednesday evening at Clark-LeClair Stadium. Rodney Hutchison Jr. and Josh Hiatt combined for six shutout innings of relief for the Tar Heels, who won their third straight in the series. (

UNC Baseball: No. 8 Tar Heels Visit No. 19 East Carolina Wednesday

No. 8 North Carolina concludes its first road trip of the season Wednesday when the Tar Heels visit in-state foe No. 19 East Carolina at Clark-LeClair Stadium at 6:30 p.m. Carolina is 15-5 on the year following a 3-1 week that featured a midweek victory over Maryland and a series win at Georgia Tech. (

UNC baseball wins first two conference series over Spring Break

The No. 13 North Carolina baseball team was victorious in five of seven games, including four conference wins, during a nine-day span over Spring Break. The Tar Heels (15-5, 4-2 ACC) won two of three in a home series versus No. 15 Virginia, routed Maryland, and then won two of three games in a road series against Georgia Tech. (Daily Tar Heel)

Mets See Encouraging Signs in Matt Harvey’s Latest Start

Before Monday’s spring training game against the Detroit Tigers, the Mets gave starter Matt Harvey two goals: Maintain a consistent delivery and show improved command. The team understands that Harvey’s velocity may take time to return, but they wanted to see progress from him in other key areas. (New York Times)

UNC pitcher J.B. Bukauskas taken fourth overall in Baseball America mock draft

If we could just take a short break from basketball (I know, I know), we can take a moment to acknowledge that the Diamond Heels have one of the best MLB Draft prospects in college baseball. Friday night starter J.B. Bukauskas has been considered an elite talent for awhile now, but Baseball America confirms it by making him the fourth overall pick in their 2017 mock draft. (Tar Heel Blog)

Tar Heels Move Up to No. 10 in D1Baseball Top 25

Holding a 15-5 record–4-2 in the ACC–through their first 20 games, the Tar Heels earned themselves the No. 10 spot in the most recent Top 25. Led by dominant pitching that has produced a 2.22 team ERA–and an offense just 13 home runs shy of last year’s season total–UNC appears to have staying power atop the ACC Coastal Division. (

This Week in UNC Baseball with Mike Fox

Inside Carolina caught up with coach Mike Fox after UNC returned from its series win at Georgia Tech. The Diamond Heels (15-5; 4-2 ACC) are at ECU on Tuesday before hosting Miami this weekend. "Our pitching all weekend was sensational. Brett Daniels had his coming out party for this year in terms of his best performance and we certainly needed that." (Inside Carolina)

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