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No. 17 Tar Heels Blank VCU, 11-0

Jason Morgan tossed six shutout innings and No. 17 North Carolina cruised past VCU 11-0 Tuesday night at Boshamer Stadium. Brian Miller had three hits and Logan Warmoth drove in three runs for the Tar Heels, who won their third straight game ahead of Friday's series opener against No. 5 Louisville. (GoHeels.com)

No. 18 Diamond Heels Host VCU Tuesday

No. 18 North Carolina continues a key seven-game homestand Tuesday when the Tar Heels host VCU at 6 p.m. at Boshamer Stadium. Carolina won a pair of midweek games against UNCW and Campbell before breaking for final exams with a 28-15 overall record. VCU took two of three over the weekend in a conference series at George Washington. (GoHeels.com)

This Week in UNC Baseball with Mike Fox

UNC baseball coach Mike Fox: "Our two wins before finals were important against a good UNC-W team and we didn't play particularly well and overcame ourselves but got it done in the end which I thought was a big win for us and Campbell as well. Kids have a lot on them with exams coming up. So it was good to go into the break with some confidence and momentum." (Inside Carolina)

Adam Warren emerging as essential piece on Cubs pitching staff

Adam Warren wasn't even the main focus in the deal that made him a Cub as the return from the New York Yankees for Starlin Castro. Yet where would the Cubs be right now without Warren? The 28-year-old right-hander has pitched the most innings in the National League without giving up an earned run this season (8) and has allowed just two hits and three walks. (CSN Chicago)

Mariners’ Chris Iannetta enjoys his return trip to Anaheim

It wasn’t quite like Robinson Cano’s return to Yankee Stadium. But the first time the public-address announcer at Angels Stadium announced Chris Iannetta’s name as he was coming to the plate, a few boos were noticeable. Not exactly an ideal greeting for a guy who played in 394 games over the last four seasons with the Angels. (Seattle Times)

UNC Baseball takes first steps toward righting season

UNC baseball coach Mike Fox is juxtaposed between calming down Carolina and demanding it win games, but he says he'd rather be in the contrasting position than one where he's demanding wins from an apathetic group. "We put ourselves in that position," he said. "We need to rack up some wins. I call it like I see it. We have to win at home down the stretch." (WRAL Sports Fan)

Tim Federowicz to join Chicago Cubs today from Iowa

The Chicago Cubs’ catching corps took another hit when the Cubs decided Thursday to place starter Miguel Montero on the disabled list because of persistent back soreness. Tim Federowicz, a veteran of 89 big-league games who was signed over the winter for big-league depth, was to be added to the roster and join the team at some point Thursday, the Cubs said. (Chicago Sun-Times)

Pairings Announced for Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge

The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge announced the official pairings for its 10th annual charity golf tournament. A 13-team field of NCAA head coaches and celebrity alumni will compete for a first-place prize of $100,000 in scholarship and charity. All teams will receive a portion of the $540,000 total purse. UNC will be represented by head football coach Larry Fedora and former baseball star B.J. Surhoff. (GoHeels.com)

For Mets' Matt Harvey, this is progress

On the fourth pitch of the game Wednesday night, Mets starter Matt Harvey served up a home run. The next batter smacked a single up the middle. It appeared at that point, once again, Harvey was going to have a long night. You probably know where we're going with this. Harvey's night did not turn long or ugly. (NJ.com)

Kyle Seager’s Journey to 100 Career Home Runs

With one out and the score tied 1-1 in the bottom of the 4th inning Monday at Safeco Field, Kyle Seager worked the count to 3-1 against Astros starter Doug Fister. Sitting on a 3-1 fastball, Seager deposited a solo home run into the right-center field bleachers. The round-tripper not only gave the Mariners a lead they would not relinquish, it marked 100 career home runs for Seager. (MLB.com)

The guy the Cubs got for Starlin Castro is pretty good

Adam Warren may not be the known commodity that Starlin Castro is, but he’s off to his own hot start. Middle relievers don’t get much fanfare, but Warren is the only non-starter to win a game for the Cubs. In fact, he has won two, including Tuesday’s 4-3 nail-biter over the Milwaukee Brewers. “He’s gotten better from spring training until now,” manager Joe Maddon said. (ESPN.com)

No. 19 Diamond Heels Ease Past Campbell, 9-4

Logan Warmoth clubbed his first home run of the year and Brian Miller had his second straight three-hit game as No. 19 North Carolina handled visiting Campbell 9-4 Wednesday night at Boshamer Stadium (Highlights). Brandon Riley and Zack Gahagan added two hits apiece for the Tar Heels, who will break until next Tuesday for final exams. (GoHeels.com)

Bacon-wrapped baseball at the Bosh

Did you hear the one about the vegetarian who went to Bacon Night? He won a year’s supply of bacon. No, seriously. Freshman Quinn Rhodes went to UNC baseball’s second annual bacon night promotion Tuesday night with his friends, and despite being a lifelong vegetarian, he entered a drawing for a chance to bring home the bacon for a full year just for kicks. (NSJ Sports)

Adam Warren moves up in Cubs' pitching pecking order

Injuries and doubleheaders could necessitate the need for a sixth starter, but the Cubs have yet to encounter that situation. Nevertheless, there’s a slight changing of the guard as to who would assume that role. Adam Warren, who pitched two perfect innings Tuesday night, has moved ahead of that role should a situation arise where the Cubs need another starter. (Chicago Tribune)

Datres’ Heroics Help UNC Take “Must-Win” Game from UNC-Wilmington

UNC baseball head coach Mike Fox–with his Tar Heels mired in a slump that has lasted throughout the month of April–challenged his team to be tougher. After a back-and-forth affair which lasted nearly four and a half hours on Tuesday, they showed their coach’s message was taken to heart–ending UNC-Wilmington’s 12-game win streak with a 10-9 victory at Boshamer Stadium courtesy of freshman Kyle Datres’ walk-off walk. (Chapelboro.com)

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