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Colin Moran breaks up Michael Wacha's no hitter in the 9th inning

Michael Wacha came close, again. The St. Louis right-hander lost a no-hit bid in the ninth inning for the second time in his career, denied when pinch hitter Colin Moran led off with a single Sunday in the Cardinals' 5-0 win over the Pirates. Moran fouled off the first three pitches before lining a single over the head of second baseman Kolten Wong into right field. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

UNC Ousts Houston, Returns to Super Regionals

It’s been five years since UNC has reached the NCAA Tournament Super Regionals. The Tar Heels broke through Sunday, clinching the Chapel Hill Regional with a 19-11 win over Houston. UNC will host Stetson in next weekend’s Super Regional best-of-three series. The games will be played either Friday-Sunday or Saturday-Monday, depending on TV scheduling. (Inside Carolina)

Mike Fox Post-Houston Press Conference Quotes & Video

Mike Fox: "There were some key plays in the game and some key swings of the bat. Zack [Gahagan] with the two run homer there to give us a lead. And obviously Josh [Ladowski's] throw from right field. I am going to remember that one for a long time. We obviously pitched well against a really good team. So proud of our kids for the way we played." (Inside Carolina)

UNC Baseball Seizing The Limelight

Before each North Carolina baseball game, Mike Fox gathers his players and reads the lineup card. He then turns it over and offers those who are listed on the back, the ones who aren't playing, the same reminder. "There are some guys on the back of this card who are probably going to affect the outcome of the game." That's especially been true this season. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels deliver in clutch, protect home against Houston

Josh Ladowski came charging off the field after making a key defensive play for UNC Saturday. His enthusiasm couldn’t be contained. “I told myself I was going to act cool,” the reserve outfielder said. “But I couldn’t. I just went crazy.” There were several defining moments in the Tar Heels’ 4-3 victory against Houston in the NCAA Baseball Tournament game at Boshamer Stadium. (Burlington Times News)

UNC Beats Houston to Take Command of Chapel Hill Regional

Luca Dalatri outdueled Houston’s Trey Cumbie and moved No. 6 national seed North Carolina into position to win the Chapel Hill Regional with one more victory this weekend at Boshamer Stadium. The Tar Heels defeated the Cougars, 4-3, and await the winner of Sunday’s elimination game between Houston and Purdue for a 6 p.m. first pitch later in the day. (Inside Carolina)

Diamond Heels Off To Flying Start

North Carolina's 11-0 shutout of North Carolina A&T was UNC's first in a regional game since a 14-0 win against James Madison in 2011. It also marked the Tar Heels' first win in a regional opener since 2013. Those accomplishments were impressive enough. But more notable was the way in which they occurred Friday, behind a dominating all-around performance. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels on target: UNC bashes Aggies to open NCAA play

There wasn’t even reason for any nitpicking for North Carolina’s baseball team Friday afternoon. The Tar Heels liked just about everything about the 11-0 dismantling of North Carolina A&T in the NCAA regional opener at Boshamer Stadium. “It’s always nice to have a game like this to start the tournament,” first baseman Michael Busch said. (Burlington Times News)

Tar Heels find no fault in NCAA opening win over NC A&T

Nearly everything went right for the Tar Heels in their 11-0 opening NCAA Tournament Regionals win over North Carolina A&T. Taking the extra base. Simply pitching strikes. Name your favorite cliché “little thing” that has to go right in baseball, and it went the Tar Heels' way, while simultaneously going against the Aggies. At the plate, it was a team effort. (Argyle Report)

Mike Fox Post-NC A&T Press Conference Quotes & Video

Mike Fox: "Good to get a win in Game One. I thought Cooper was really good for us. Pitching is still the name of the game no matter what. Pitching and defense and I felt we did that pretty well. Michael had a great day. I thought the two run double there to finally get us on the board was big and kind of a deep breath that we scored a couple of runs and went from there." (Inside Carolina)

UNC Strength & Conditioning Announces Annual Awards For Olympic Sports

The UNC Strength and Conditioning staff has announced team awards for 2017-18. Honorees from each of UNC's Olympic sports teams have been selected based on performance during in-season and out-of-season programs. The top award for each team is the Iron Ram Award, which goes to the student-athlete with the best overall performance during the year. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels take down NC A&T 11-0 in Chapel Hill Regional opener

North Carolina shut out North Carolina A&T 11-0 in Friday's NCAA Baseball Tournament Chapel Hill Regional opening game. Starting pitcher Cooper Criswell threw six scoreless innings for the Tar Heels, allowing just three hits, striking out six batters with no walks (but with one hit by pitch). UNC will face the winner of Houston versus Purdue Saturday at 6 p.m. (WRAL Sports Fan)

JUCOs Help Key 2018 Tar Heels

At this time last year, the UNC baseball team featured nine juniors and seniors who were eligible for the MLB Draft. But UNC also rostered five sophomores, including starters Kyle Datres and Cody Roberts, who were eligible at 21 years old. The coaches couldn't guarantee then that all five sophomores would return. So the Tar Heels turned to the junior college ranks. (GoHeels.com)

After 2017 NCAA baseball tournament loss, Tar Heels 'don't want that feeling again'

It's been hard to forget. The way it ended so quickly. As a No. 2 national seed last season, North Carolina's baseball team was a favorite to win its regional. And they wanted to win it all. But Davidson, which came into the regional as the heavy underdogs, put a stop to that. The Wildcats beat the Tar Heels twice, including in the regional finals 2-1, sending UNC home with nothing left to play for. (Charlotte Observer)

Opponent preview: UNC baseball could face Houston, Purdue and N.C. A&T in Regional

UNC baseball beginsthe Chapel Hill Regional on Friday at 2 p.m. Here is a breakdown of the three teams the Tar Heels could face and how they might match up against them: North Carolina A&T - After winning the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, the Aggies advance to their second NCAA tournament appearance as the only other team besides UNC not coming off a loss. (Daily Tar Heel)

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