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J.B. Bukauskas Shows Pitchability

If you look at the box score from North Carolina ace J.B. Bukauskas’s performance on Friday night, you might think it was business as usual. The righthander struck out eight batters, walked four and allowed two runs on four hits in seven strong innings. But Bukauskas, battling a blister on his pitching hand, didn’t have feel for his usually lethal slider. (Baseball America)

UNC, State seeded in same pool at ACC baseball tourney

North Carolina and NC State have a history of playing epic extra inning battles in the ACC baseball tournament. It took 12 innings to decide a game between the rivals at the 2012 event in Greensboro. A year later in Durham, the Tar Heels and Wolfpack battled it out for 18 dramatic innings before coming to a result. (North State Journal)

UNC, NC State land in same pool for ACC baseball tourney

By virtue of earning the No. 2 and No. 7 seeds, respectively, North Carolina and NC State will be paired together in Pool B of the 2017 ACC Baseball Championship in Louisville next week. Louisville (46-9, 23-6 ACC) held down the No. 1 seed and will be grouped with No. 8 Florida State (35-20, 14-14) and No. 12 Notre Dame (26-30, 10-20) in Pool A. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Diamond Heels Hold Off Duke in Season Finale, Clinch 10th Straight ACC Series Win

The third-ranked UNC baseball team used an early offensive outburst on Saturday to ensure it would end its fantastic regular season in the only way that would make sense–with a win. Scoring at least once in each of the first five innings at Boshamer Stadium, UNC opened up a 7-1 lead over the rival Duke Blue Devils before holding on down the stretch for a 9-7 victory. (Chapelboro.com)

Seeds and Pools Announced for 2017 ACC Baseball Championship

Atlantic Division champion Louisville and Coastal Division champion North Carolina are the top two seeds for the 2017 ACC Baseball Championship, which gets underway Tuesday at Louisville Slugger Field in Louisville, Kentucky. The ACC Baseball Championship will feature a pool-play format, leading into a four-team, single-elimination bracket to determine the champion. (The ACC)

Record-Setting Diamond Heels Ready for Postseason

After two consecutive seasons of losing ACC records and NCAA Tournament absences, UNC baseball coach Mike Fox and his Tar Heels have returned to the national championship conversation with quite possibly the best regular season performance in his 19 years as head coach. UNC topped Duke, 9-7, on Saturday afternoon to win its 10th ACC series of the season. (Inside Carolina)

No. 3 Diamond Heels Cap Regular Season With 9-7 Win Over Duke

No. 3 North Carolina finished a memorable regular season by winning its 10th straight series as the Tar Heels beat Duke 9-7 Saturday at Boshamer Stadium (Highlights). The Tar Heels, who enter next week's ACC Championship at 44-11, won 23 conference games for the first time in program history and went a perfect 10 for 10 in securing league series, also a first at UNC. (GoHeels.com)

MLB Mock Draft 2017: J.B. Bukauskas and Logan Warmoth slated to be first round picks

Carolina's strong campaign has been largely helped by one of the best college pitchers in the country, J.B. Bukauskas. The right-hander is a little smaller than your average MLB pitcher, but he has the stuff to make it work at the next level. There is one other Tar Heel who seems like a good bet to hear his name on the first night of the draft, and that is shortstop Logan Warmoth. (Tar Heel Blog)

Tyler Lynn’s Walk-Off Single Propels UNC Baseball Past Duke, Tar Heels Even Series

Fans at Boshamer Stadium were treated to some extra baseball on Friday night, as the third-ranked Tar Heels needed 10 innings to get the job done against the rival Duke Blue Devils. A walk-off single from senior outfielder Tyler Lynn gave UNC a 3-2 victory in the extra frame, which helped head coach Mike Fox and company avoid their first ACC series loss of the season. (Chapelboro.com)

Video: UNC Beats Duke on Walk-Off Single

No. 3 North Carolina defeated Duke 3-2 in extra innings after Tyler Lynn's ground ball with the bases loaded on Friday night at Boshamer Stadium. View Video...

No. 3 UNC Baseball Beats Duke 3-2 In Extra Innings

Tyler Lynn's second walk-off hit in as many home ACC wins lifted No. 3 UNC to a 3-2 victory over Duke in 10 innings Friday at Boshamer Stadium. Josh Hiatt worked three scoreless innings in relief of J.B. Bukauskas to improve to 4-1 thanks to Lynn's bases-loaded infield single that plated the winning run. Bukauskas struck out eight and allowed just two runs. (GoHeels.com)

UNC baseball back on top in ACC after 2-year hiccup

UNC’s baseball program is back in a familiar spot — atop its division in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Tar Heels have locked up both their sixth ACC Coastal Division title and at least the No. 2 seed in next week’s conference tournament. At No. 2 in the latest RPI and ranked third in both major polls, they’re a lock to return to the NCAA Tournament after a two-year absence. (Associated Press)

Tar Heel Blog Podcast: Turner Walston Special

On this week’s show, Turner Walston returns to talk about the recent success of UNC’s spring athletic teams. We will discuss the student-athletes and coaches who have been keys to the Tar Heels’ success. Also, we will look ahead to the upcoming games/matches for a number of the teams who are competing in their respective end-of-season tournaments. (Tar Heel Blog)

No. 3 UNC Baseball Drops Opener To Duke, 8-4

No. 3 North Carolina had a season-low three hits in an 8-4 loss to Duke Thursday night at Boshamer Stadium. Three Blue Devil relievers worked 5.2 scoreless innings and kept the visitors in the lead after Duke scored three times in the fifth following UNC's four-run fourth. J.B. Bukauskas will take the mound for UNC in Friday's 6:30 p.m. start. (GoHeels.com)

UNC, Duke, NC State baseball all have something to play for in final weekend of regular season

The ACC's final weekend finds all three Triangle teams in position to finish strong. Third-ranked UNC (42-10, 21-6 ACC) continues to take care of business, with Duke (27-25, 11-16) coming to Boshamer Stadium. While Duke seeks to clinch a spot in the 12-team ACC tournament next week, the Tar Heels will try to complete a regular season by winning every conference series. (WRAL Sports Fan)

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