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UNC Pitcher J.B. Bukauskas Dealing

Against N.C. State on Friday, J.B. Bukauskas may not have had his best stuff early, but he still kept a no-hitter intact through 5 1/3 innings until UNC’s bats finally got to Wolfpack starter Sean Adler. The right-hander from Ashburn, Va. improved to 6-0 on the season (5-0 in ACC play) by allowing one earned run and four hits in seven innings of work, striking out six. (Inside Carolina)

No. 4 UNC Baseball Takes Series Opener From NC State, 7-2

Kyle Datres and Cody Roberts hit two-run homers, Logan Warmoth finished with four hits and J.B. Bukauskas won his sixth game of the year as No. 4 North Carolina scored a 7-2 victory over NC State in the series opener Friday at Boshamer Stadium (highlights). The Tar Heels have won 10 straight and now stand at 28-6 overall and 13-3 in the ACC. (GoHeels.com)

No. 4 UNC Baseball Hosts NC State Starting Friday

Riding a nine-game winning streak, No. 4 North Carolina returns home to welcome NC State for the first of three Friday at 6:30 p.m. at Boshamer Stadium. UNC is 27-6 following a 20-5 win over No. 8 South Carolina Tuesday in Charlotte, the Tar Heels’ fourth straight victory by at least 10 runs. NC State was also a big winner on Tuesday, thumping UNCG 10-1. (GoHeels.com)

College baseball: Tar Heels try to stay hot with Wolfpack visiting

It has been a few seasons since the North Carolina baseball team has been feeling this good at this point of the year. Nine victories in a row going into a series against their biggest rival have the Tar Heels in an ideal state of mind. “We feel we’re on a good little roll right now,” said J.B. Bukauskas, who’ll be the starting pitcher Friday night against visiting C State. (Burlington Times-News)

Mets pitcher Matt Harvey will not miss next start over hamstring injury

Matt Harvey is fine. The Mets righthander who left his start Tuesday night with a “tight” left hamstring said Wednesday he did not feel any aftereffects of the cramp that had forced him out in the sixth inning of the Mets romp over the Phillies. “Nothing, it’s fine,” said Harvey, who had said the same after Tuesday night’s game. (New York Daily News)

Mets' Matt Harvey shows new ways to be effective in start of second act of career

Matt Harvey may still believe in his heart that he is the ace of the Mets’ staff even as he has been passed by two other guys, Noah Syndergaard and Jacob deGrom. Maybe he still thinks he is the celebrity ace of the Mets staff and big-city nights. Or maybe we saw something else the other night with Harvey: The beginning of the real second act of his baseball career. (New York Daily News)

NC State baseball hot, but UNC is even hotter

Elliott Avent felt pretty good about the way his N.C. State baseball team played on Tuesday. Then he got home and watched the end of UNC’s 20-5 win over South Carolina in Charlotte. “I couldn’t believe the score when I turned it on,” Avent said. It has been that kind of year for the Tar Heels (27-6). The Heels have plowed through the first half of their ACC schedule. (Charlotte Observer)

UNC’s JB Bukauskas, Logan Warmoth Named to Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List

The fifth-ranked UNC baseball team has played well enough throughout the first half of 2017 to garner more than its fair share of national attention. Wednesday afternoon brought a little more, as starting pitcher J/B/ Bukauskas and shortstop Logan Warmoth were each named to the Midseason Watch List for the prestigious Golden Spikes Award. (Chapelboro.com)

NC State baseball hot, but UNC is even hotter

Elliott Avent felt pretty good about the way his N.C. State baseball team played on Tuesday. Then he got home and watched the end of North Carolina’s 20-5 win over South Carolina in Charlotte. “I couldn’t believe the score when I turned it on,” Avent said. It has been that kind of year for the Tar Heels (27-6). (Durham Herald-Sun)

No. 4 Diamond Heels Overwhelm No. 8 Gamecocks, 20-5

No. 4 North Carolina topped the 20 run mark for the first time in four years and won its ninth straight game with a 20-5 victory over No. 8 South Carolina Tuesday at BB&T Ballpark. Kyle Datres had a three-run triple in a four-run first inning to start another impressive offensive showing for the Tar Heels, who have scored in double figures in each of their last four games. (GoHeels.com)

Tim Federowicz's contract purchased by San Francisco Giants

Tim Federowicz was added to the San Francisco Giants' 25-man roster Tuesday. With Buster Posey headed to the 7-day disabled list, Federowicz will serve as the Giants' backup catcher until he is back. With a capable Nick Hundley ahead of him, it's unlikely that Federowicz will see much playing time during his brief stint with San Francisco. (CBS Sports)

UNC Baseball: Roy Williams throws out first pitch for UNC's game against South Carolina

The North Carolina baseball team is taking on South Carolina in Charlotte Tuesday, a neutral site game between the rivals. UNC men’s head coach Roy Williams and South Carolina women’s head coach Dawn Staley both threw out first pitches to get the game going. Williams was there with his grandsons as he posed for photos and then eventually tossing the first pitch. (Keeping It Heel)

No. 4 UNC Baseball Heads To Charlotte To Face Gamecocks

No. 4 North Carolina returns to the Queen City for the second straight year to face border rival South Carolina Tuesday at 7 p.m. at BB&T Ballpark. Carolina is 26-6 after a record-setting sweep at Boston College last weekend in Chestnut Hill. No. 8 South Carolina is 21-10 following a 6-1 win over Vanderbilt Saturday in Columbia. UNC is 63-35-1 all-time against South Carolina. (GoHeels.com)

UNC, NC State baseball rivalry returns to Chapel Hill

While No. 4 North Carolina plays South Carolina, ranked 17th, Tuesday in Charlotte, the big matchup of the week for UNC comes this weekend when N.C. State comes to Boshamer Stadium in Chapel Hill. The Tar Heels are coming off a sweep of Boston College in which they scored 48 runs in three games to sweep their second straight ACC opponent. (WRAL Sports Fan)

This Week in UNC Baseball with Mike Fox

Following a weekend sweep at BC, Mike Fox and the Diamond Heels (26-6. 12-3 ACC) are riding an eight-game winning streak and No. 4 national ranking. UNC plays South Carolina on Tuesday in Charlotte before hosting NC State this weekend. "Everybody is doing their part and helping us in one way or another and the kids are playing with a quiet confidence." (Inside Carolina)

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