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No. 6 Tar Heels Slug Past Elon, 11-6

Adam Pate had three hits and drove in three runs as No. 6 UNC beat Elon 11-6 Wednesday night at Boshamer Stadium. Brandon Riley had two hits and drove in two for the Tar Heels, and Brett Daniels worked 2.2 innings for his first career win. Carolina has now scored at least 10 runs in eight of 16 games with an ACC series at Duke set to begin Friday. (GoHeels.com)

Former Tar Heels player to return as member of Elon's baseball staff

Jesse Wierzbicki will have an unusual vantage point of tonight’s baseball game at Boshamer Stadium. “I’ve never been over there on the opposing team,” the Elon volunteer assistant coach said. Elon visits UNC, where Wierzbicki is a former player and ex-staff member. Last year, Wierzbicki was completing work on his degree so he became an undergraduate assistant coach. (Burlington Times News)

No. 6 UNC Baseball Pounds No. 17 East Carolina, 17-4

Tyler Lynn and Tyler Ramirez homered in an eight-run second inning and No. 6 UNC reached double figures for the seventh time this season in a 17-4 win over No. 17 East Carolina Tuesday in Greenville. Led by Brian Miller's three safeties, all nine starters had hits for the Tar Heels, who return to Chapel Hill to host Elon Wednesday at 6 p.m. (GoHeels.com)

Andrew Miller reflects on his first year as a closer

Andrew Miller's first season in the Bronx could not have gone much better, as he finished with 100 strikeouts and a stellar 2.04 ERA in his first year as a closer. Not only was he almost perfect in ninth-inning opportunities, converting 36 of 38 saves, but he received the Mariano Rivera Award for being named the American League's best relief pitcher. (YES Network)

UNC Baseball Faces Strong In-State Competition This Week

No. 6 North Carolina steps out of conference to face a pair of familiar opponents this week as the Tar Heels travel to Greenville to face No. 17 East Carolina on Tuesday before returning home to host Elon on Wednesday. ECU is 11-5 on the year following a road series loss at Rice over the weekend. Elon has won eight of its last 11 games to improve to 8-8. (GoHeels.com)

Daniel Bard brings perspective to latest comeback try

It sounds crazy now, but the downfall of Daniel Bard might have begun during a season in which he didn't allow a run for two months. "There are things you can look back on," Bard said on a Monday morning that called for reminiscing as he returned to Fort Myers to face his former team, the Boston Red Sox. Bard was ultimately diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome. (ESPN.com)

UNC Baseball Remains No. 6

UNC Baseball is ranked sixth in the country for the third week in a row in the latest D1 Baseball rankings. UNC opened ACC play taking two out of three games from Pittsburgh over the weekend. While Carolina won the series, the loss on Sunday snapped an 11-game winning streak. The Tar Heels travel to Greenville Tuesday to take on No. 17 East Carolina. (Chapelboro.com)

No. 6 Diamond Heels Drop Finale To Pitt

Ron Sherman's three-run homer was the big blow as Pittsburgh avoided its second straight sweep with a 5-0 win over No. 6 North Carolina Sunday at Boshamer Stadium. UNC saw its 11-game win streak snapped as Pitt's pitchers combined for a six-hit shutout. The Tar Heels open their first five-game week of the season Tuesday at East Carolina. (GoHeels.com)

No. 6 Diamond Heels Blank Pitt, Sunday Moved Up To Noon

J.B. Bukauskas struck out a career-high 11 batters over seven shutout innings and Tyler Ramirez drove in three runs to lead No. 6 UNC to a 4-0 win over Pittsburgh Saturday at Boshamer Stadium. The victory extends Carolina's winning streak to 11 games, the longest active streak in the country. The Tar Heels will go for their third straight series sweep Sunday. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Clobbers Pittsburgh Behind Brian Miller’s First Home Run

One day after UNC's basketball team knocked Pitt out of the ACC tournament, the baseball team pounded the Panthers 14-2. What started out as a close game turned quickly to a blowout as UNC used an eight-run fifth inning to break away from visiting Pittsburgh. The Tar Heels have now won eight straight games, again on the back of starter Zac Gallen. (Chapelboro.com)

Baseball Week in Review: 5-0 for the #12 Heels

The #12 ranked Diamond Heels had another perfect week at home last week, beating Winthrop 11-6 before a sweep of Fairfield over the weekend. Carolina walked off for the fourth time of the season on Friday, winning 4-3 in 13 innings while the other three games turned into Tar Heel blowouts. UNC followed up with an 11-6 win over Gardner-Webb on Tuesday. (Tar Heel Blog)

No. 6 UNC Baseball Tops Gardner-Webb, 11-5

Eli Sutherland hit his team-leading third home run of the year to break open a close game late as No. 6 North Carolina beat Gardner-Webb 11-5 Tuesday afternoon at Boshamer Stadium. Carolina knocked GWU from the ranks of the unbeaten and improved to 10-1 in the process ahead of Friday's ACC opener against Pittsburgh. (GoHeels.com)

This Week in UNC Baseball with Mike Fox

Inside Carolina caught up head coach Mike Fox after UNC baseball swept Fairfield to improve to 9-1. The Diamond Heels play Gardner-Webb Tuesday before hosting their ACC series opener against Pittsburgh. (Inside Carolina)

No. 6 Tar Heels Complete Sweep With 11-0 Win

Brian Miller had three more hits, Brandon Riley hit his first career home run and Jason Morgan picked up his first career win as No. 6 UNC completed its second straight weekend sweep with an 11-0 victory over Fairfield Sunday at Boshamer Stadium. Morgan struck out seven over a career-long 6.0 innings before five Tar Heel relievers completed the shutout. (GoHeels.com)

No. 6 Carolina Baseball Pounds Fairfield, 10-2

No. 6 North Carolina had 15 hits and picked up its seventh straight victory with a 10-2 win over Fairfield Saturday at Boshamer Stadium. J.B. Bukauskas struck out eight in 5.1 innings to get his first win of the season for UNC, who has won three straight series to open the 2016 campaign. Brandon Riley had two doubles and a triple among his four hits. (GoHeels.com)

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