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No. 3 Carolina Baseball Storms Past Clemson, 5-4

No. 3 North Carolina scored four times in the eighth inning and secured its program-best eighth straight ACC series win with a 5-4 victory over No. 3 Clemson Saturday at Boshamer Stadium. Zack Gahagan's sacrifice fly plated Brandon Riley with the game-winning run, and Josh Hiatt worked a 1-2-3 ninth for his 13th save as the Tar Heels improved to 35-9 and 18-5 in the ACC. (GoHeels.com)

Matt Harvey felt ‘tight’ and wasn’t quite set to pitch on short notice

First Noah Syndergaard got scratched. Then Matt Harvey got strafed. The Mets turned to Harvey on Thursday morning when Syndergaard was a late scratch with a tired arm and sore biceps. But it was Harvey who got worn out and chased in the fifth inning of a 7-5 loss to the Braves before 23,243 at Citi Field. (New York Post)

Yankees' Adam Warren is an all-in-one pitcher

Adam Warren lost out in the competition to fill the last two spots in the starting rotation, but he figured he was a long shot to escape his multi-faceted relief role anyway. “I knew being able to do certain things in the bullpen was going to hurt me, and Larry (Rothschild, the pitching coach) was pretty up front with me in spring training.’’ (NorthJersey.com)

No. 3 UNC Baseball Rallies To Take Series Opener vs. Clemson, 5-1

No. 3 North Carolina scored five times with two outs in the seventh inning to rally past No. 6 Clemson 5-1 on Friday evening at Boshamer Stadium (Highlights). Michael Busch's three-run double put the Tar Heels in front for the first time and helped J.B. Bukauskas improve to 8-0 on the year. (GoHeels.com)

Clemson vs. UNC in battle of ACC baseball heavyweights

A baseball scout spent some time chatting with Clemson coach Monte Lee on Monday, and the discussion turned to the Tigers' all-important ACC series at North Carolina this weekend. Specifically, they talked about J.B. Bukauskas — UNC's Friday night starter who boasts one of the best arsenals in the country, and who likely will be a top-10 pick in June’s Major League Baseball draft. (Charleston Post and Courier)

Statement series awaits Clemson, UNC

Coach Monte Lee said this weekend is why his players come to Clemson. Beginning Friday at 6:30 p.m., the No. 3-ranked Tigers will be put to the test with a trip to No. 4 North Carolina for the highest-profile college baseball series in the country. “What a great challenge for our team,” Lee said. “We feel like we’ve got a good team. The tougher it is, the better we like it.” (Anderson Independent Mail)

Clemson ready for marquee baseball series against UNC

“We feel like we’ve got a good team. The tougher it is, the better we like it.” Those words were spoken by Clemson head baseball coach Monte Lee in reference to college baseball’s marquee series this upcoming weekend, as the No. 3 Tigers (34-8, 16-5 ACC) travel to tobacco road to take on the No. 4 North Carolina Tar Heels (33-9, 16-5 ACC). (Orangeburg Times & Democrat)

After baseball panned out, Dean Cassell had designs for a golf career

Baseball helped pay for the incredible career that Dean Cassell enjoyed with the game of golf. The Boston Red Sox paid for his economics degree from UNC, where he was a star pitcher for the Tar Heels, and after a stint in the Navy and some time in the Philadelphia Phillies’ minor league system, he used his $5,000 signing bonus from the team to attend Harvard Business School. (South Coast Today)

Three things to watch as UNC baseball gears up for showdown against Clemson

Through 42 games, UNC is 33-9, and the Tigers are 34-8. Both have identical ACC records of 16-5. North Carolina has one edge in ACC play ­— it’s won all seven of its series, including sweeps of Florida State and Boston College. UNC also won two of three in its opening series against No. 8 Virginia. Clemson’s conference record isn’t completely spotless. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Baseball Relying on Rookie Arms

With the biggest series of the season against Clemson on tap this weekend, and a potential route to Omaha through Chapel Hill, UNC baseball coach Mike Fox needs his young pitching staff to turn into men. While ace J.B. Bukauskas has led the charge with a 7-0 record and 1.53 ERA, the real story for the Tar Heels’ pitching staff has been the influx of freshman pitchers. (Inside Carolina)

UNC, Clemson Set For Top-Three Baseball Showdown

No. 3 North Carolina kicks off one of the most highly anticipated series of the season Friday when the Tar Heels host No. 3 Clemson for the first of three at Boshamer Stadium. Carolina is 33-9 after a pair of midweek victories over Elon and Campbell. Clemson is 34-8 following a 7-2 win over Charleston on Tuesday. (GoHeels.com)

Video: UNC All Sports Highlights 2017

Relive North Carolina athletics highlight-worthy moments from the past year, including spectacular individual performances, dramatic come-from-behind victories, clutch plays, and national championships in a highlight video shown at UNC's 2017 Rammy Awards celebration. View Video...

Weekend Baseball Preview: UNC-Clemson a Clash of ACC Super Powers

No. 6 Clemson at No. 3 North Carolina is a clash of ACC super powers. The Tar Heels are in the driver’s seat in the Coastal Division, up four games over second-place Virginia, and after this weekend, UNC’s remaining schedule doesn’t include a team whose RPI ranks above 120. The Tar Heels have yet to lose an ACC series, and are a relative lock for a national seed. (Baseball America)

Tar Heels, Bukauskas back on top

It’s Crunch Time with a capital “CT” in the college baseball regular season. And with eight games on their schedule between last Friday (April 21) and this Sunday (April 30), the North Carolina Tar Heels haven’t had a lot of time to sit back and reflect on what they’ve accomplished over the first two-plus months of the 2017 college baseball season. Nor do they want to. (Perfect Game)

No. 3 UNC Baseball Stymies Campbell, 7-1

Logan Warmoth and Zack Gahagan combined for five doubles to lead No. 3 North Carolina to a 7-1 win over Campbell Wednesday at Boshamer Stadium. Five Tar Heel pitchers teamed up to hold the Camels to one run on three hits as UNC won its fourth straight game against Campbell. The Tar Heels host No. 3 Clemson for three games starting Friday at 6:30 p.m. (GoHeels.com)

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