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UNC Baseball: Diamond Heels Cape Cod League update

Congrats to Florida for taking down LSU and winning the title, and special shout out to Cole Maye, brother of Luke, for showing that titles just run in the Maye family. Luke was happy. The only baseball left involving college kids are the summer leagues. We gave an update last week on how the kids on the Cape are doing. Here is an update on their performance since then. (Tar Heel Blog)

Kyle Seager reflects on his suboptimal start to the Mariners season

Frustrations from his first half aren’t easily seen from Kyle Seager. But they are there after a failed at-bat, a missed opportunity and after any loss where he felt he should’ve done more. Through it all, the ultra-intense Seager has concealed any outbursts or anger from the fans, choosing privacy for venting disappointment for not meeting his own lofty standards. (Seattle Times)

UNC Baseball: Cody Roberts to return for 2018 season

Several UNC baseball players were taken in the 2017 MLB Draft. J.B. Bukauskas, Logan Warmoth, and Brian Miller were all drafted in the first round. Zack Gahagan was also selected, but decided to return for his senior year. Tar Heels catcher Cody Roberts was the last remaining unsigned Tar Heel, but according to Baseball America, it looks like he will remain at UNC. (Tar Heel Blog)

Cleveland Indians reliever Andrew Miller says it's an honor to make the All-Star game

Andrew Miller is one of five players from the Cleveland Indians to make the 2017 Major League Baseball All-Star game next week in Miami. This season Miller has one of the top earned run averages in all of baseball, allowing just 1.49 per 9 innings. This is the second straight trip to the American League All-Star game. Miller said it's an honor to make the squad. (Cleveland 19 News)

Mariners’ Scott Servais on Kyle Seager: ‘I know Kyle is going to get hot’

Kyle Seager has been remarkably consistent over his now seven-year MLB career. The Mariners have been able to count on a slash line around .260/.330/.450 with at least 20 home runs and 70 RBIs, plus Gold Glove-caliber defense from their third baseman. He was even better over the past three years, posting WARs higher than in his first three years. (MyNorthwest.com)

College baseball: Eight for Omaha in 2018

The Tar Heels brought in the No. 2 recruiting class in the country last fall, and that group paid immediate dividends. Even more will be asked of them now. All-Freshman righthander Gianluca Dalatri will likely be joined in the rotation by classmates Tyler Baum and Austin Bergner, while some combination of Michael Busch, Ike Freeman and Ashton McGee will fill the infield. (Baseball America)

Cleveland Indians' Andrew Miller named American League All-Star pitcher

Cleveland Indians starter Corey Kluber and reliever Andrew Miller were selected to represent the American League in the 2017 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, the league announced Sunday. Over 36 appearances out of the bullpen in his first full year with the Indians, Miller has a 3-2 record with two saves and 20 holds, a 1.49 earned run average and a 0.71 WHIP. (WKYC)

Zac Gallen gets First AAA Win

Memphis starter Zac Gallen had a very good night in his second start for the AAA Memphis Redbirds. He went six innings, struck out eight, while only yielding one run on four hits. He picked up his first AAA win and seventh of the season overall. His season ERA is now 2.19 across Palm Beach (A+), Springfield (AA), and Memphis (AAA). (The Redbird Daily)

Could Mets let Matt Harvey walk after the season?

Matt Harvey's New York Mets career could end with a thud. As the former ace known as the Dark Knight rehabs from a stress injury to the scapula bone, there's no timetable for a return to the rotation this season. If Harvey is able to get back, stay healthy and perform, expectations for a bounce-back 2018 could start to emerge in Queens. (NJ.com)

UNC Baseball: Diamond Heels’ Cape Cod League recap

While the College World Series wraps up, baseball leagues that include collegiate players are already up and running. UNC players are scattered throughout a lot of them, but none of the leagues are more prestigious as the Cape Cod League. The League kicked off on June 14th, meaning we already have about two weeks of games in the books. (Tar Heel Blog)

Former UNC baseball player Mark Kingston named South Carolina head coach

Mark Kingston is South Carolina’s new baseball coach. The USC Board of Trustees on Friday morning approved a contract for Kingston, who leaves South Florida after three seasons to take over the Gamecocks. Former Gamecocks head coach Chad Holbrook resigned June 6. Like Holbrook, Kingston also played college baseball at North Carolina. (The State)

Gianluca Dalatri Named To All-ACC Academic Baseball Team

Freshman right-hander Gianluca Dalatri was named to the 2017 All-ACC Academic Team, announced Thursday. Dalatri, a native of Wall Township, New Jersey, went 7-3 with a 3.34 ERA across 15 starts. A freshman All-American, Dalatri was a weekend starter from the opening series and pitched the bulk of the season as Carolina's No. 2 pitcher behind J.B. Bukauskas. (GoHeels.com)

Colin Moran to represent Fresno at Triple-A All-Star Game

Colin Moran is in his fifth professional season and third with the Houston Astros organization. Selected in the first round of the 2013 draft by the Miami Marlins, he was acquired by the Astros in a 2014 trade. The Port Chester, New York native played collegiately at UNC. Moran made his Major League debut with the Astros on May 18, 2016, and appeared in nine games. (MiLB.com)

June 29, 1905: UNC's “Moonlight” Graham plays in first and only MLB game

On June 29, 1905, “Moonlight” Graham played in his first and only Major League Baseball game. His story came to national attention after being incorporated into the hit film Field of Dreams. Born Archibald Wright Graham in Fayetteville in 1879, Graham was raised there and in Charlotte. He went on to a stellar career playing baseball at UNC. (NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources)

UNC finishes 5th nationally in race for the Learfield Directors’ Cup

UNC finished fifth in the final 2016-17 Learfield Directors' Cup standings, the Tar Heels' 11th top-five and 20th top-10 finish in the 24-year history of the award. It marks the 18th time UNC is the highest-ranked ACC program. The Directors' Cup measures NCAA post-season competitive success and awards points to a maximum of 10 men's and 10 women's programs per school. (GoHeels.com)

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