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Cody Roberts Is More Than Just An Arm

North Carolina catcher Cody Roberts knew he probably shouldn't be there Friday, sitting at a podium inside the Boshamer Stadium player's lounge. Almost four weeks ago, few people imagined he would be. Instead, most Tar Heel baseball fans assumed Roberts would still be sidelined after a foul ball struck him in the groin area on May 13 against Duke. (GoHeels.com)

Why the Yankees should try Adam Warren as a starter one more time

Now, before this goes anywhere, you might already say something like, "but Adam Warren is much too valuable in the bullpen!" and, honestly, you wouldn't be wrong. He does own a career 3.28 ERA as a reliever, his peripherals tick up in that role, and, as a guy who can throw four pitches and go multiple innings, he is able to fill any role the Yankees need in relief. (YES Network)

Mike Fox Post-Game 1 Stetson Press Conference Quotes

Mike Fox: “We’re certainly happy to win Game 1. We needed everybody, every pitch get it done. A few swings of the bat and our pitching was really good. The guys out of the bullpen were really good. The key to the game was us responding in the bottom of the seventh after we had given them two runs. For us to come back and get three runs in the seventh was huge." (Inside Carolina)

UNC beats Stetson 7-4 to open NCAA super regional series

Cody Roberts hit a go-ahead three-run homer as North Carolina beat Stetson 7-4 in Friday’s Game 1 of a best-of-three NCAA super regional series. The host Tar Heels, the No. 6 national seed, can clinch their first College World Series trip since 2013 by winning Saturday’s Game 2. Cooper Criswell (6-2) earned the win, allowing four hits and a run in five innings. (Associated Press)

Long Ball Lifts North Carolina Past Stetson

No. 6 national seed North Carolina relied on the long ball once again as Cody Roberts broke a tie with a three-run home run in the fifth inning and Michael Busch followed with a two-run shot in the seventh to catapult the Tar Heels past Stetson, 7-4, in Friday's Super Regional opener at Boshamer Stadium. The Tar Heels and Hatters will meet for Game 2 at noon Saturday (ESPN2). (Inside Carolina)

Zack Gahagan embraces last chance with Tar Heels

As Mike Fox waited for his UNC players to return to the dugout following the postgame handshake ending the NCAA regional, he greeted each player with an enthusiastic high-5. Then there was senior second baseman Zack Gahagan. He received a hug. “I hugged Zack because we went through two tough years together,” Fox said. “He has been here the longest.” (Burlington Times-News)

Get to know Yankees 6th Round Pick Rodney Hutchison

In the 6th Round of the 2018 MLB Draft, the New York Yankees selected North Carolina right-hander Rodney Hutchison Jr. It is the first time the team has drafted a pitcher out of UNC since 2009 (Adam Warren – 4th Round). Before the Tar Heels' Super Regionals matchup against Stetson, we talked with Hutchison Jr. about his draft experience and more. (Pinstriped Prospects)

Chansky’s Notebook: Rock The Bosh!

The Diamond Heels are in position, as will be their biggest fan. North Carolina is in great shape to win two games this weekend in the NCAA baseball super regional and make a seventh trip to the College World Series under Mike Fox. Roy Williams, who is as big a baseball fan as there is in Chapel Hill, will be in his familiar seat behind home plate taking in every pitch. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC Baseball Prepares for Super Regional Opponent Stetson

NCAA baseball tournament began. But their opponents carry an even more impressive streak into the series. This weekend, No. 6 Carolina will host No. 11 Stetson University, who hold an 18-game winning streak. The Hatters come into Chapel Hill as a tall task for the Tar Heels to beat in order to advance. Stetson has ridden the strength of their pitching staff this season. (Chapelboro.com)

Stetson well-armed heading into first Super Regional appearance on 18-game win streak

Stetson is in the Super Regional for the first time. The national No. 11 seed will travel to sixth-seeded North Carolina for the best-of-three series, which begins Friday, with a spot in the College World Series on the line. The smallest school remaining in the field is also the one with the most momentum, riding the nation's longest current winning streak at 18 games. (NCAA.com)

Stetson Hatters are kicking grass, taking names and chasing dangling carrot of Omaha

The Stetson Hatters have a national-best 18-game winning streak heading into Friday’s best-of-three NCAA Baseball Super Regional in Chapel Hill against the blue-blooded North Carolina Tar Heels. Stetson not only hosted its first NCAA Regional in school history last weekend, it dominated that regional and drilled Oklahoma State 11-1 in the championship game. (Orlando Sentinel)

Chapel Hill Super Regional: Thursday Notebook

When the North Carolina baseball team takes the field Friday against Stetson, it will mark the eighth time that Mike Fox has coached UNC in a Super Regional. The Tar Heels have advanced to the College World Series in their last six Super Regional appearances. Carolina has hosted all six. "History and tradition don't do you much good right now," said Fox. (GoHeels.com)

UNC 'enjoying the moment' before super showdown with Stetson

Playing in its first Super Regional since 2013, UNC welcomes Stetson to Boshamer Stadium this weekend for a three-game set. The Tar Heels are the more experienced postseason team when compared to the Hatters, who are making their first Super Regional appearance. But playing in the second weekend of June is as new to this UNC roster as it is to the visitors. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Stetson Hatters head to North Carolina with an eye toward Omaha, history

The Stetson Hatters are one victory away from setting the program record for wins in a season (49). However, the magic number for the Hatters this weekend will be two. “We’re ready and I know they are, too,” catcher Austin Hale said. “After winning the regional tournament we celebrated after the game and then we were like, alright, let’s go take down UNC.” (Daytona Beach News-Journal)

Super Regionals Represent New Ground for UNC, Stetson

From a mile-high perspective, this weekend’s Super Regional between No. 6 national seed UNC and Stetson offers the classic matchup of an upstart battling a national powerhouse. The Hatters, riding a school-record 18-game winning streak, secured their first NCAA Tournament regional victory in dominant fashion last weekend, outscoring their opponents, 29-6. (Inside Carolina)

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