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South Carolina baseball coach, North Carolina alum Chad Holbrook excited to face alma mater

A lot of coaches prefer to not face off against their alma mater, but South Carolina’s Chad Holbrook relishes the opportunity to compete against North Carolina. Holbrook said USC should face the Tar Heels every year in baseball, as well as other sports, and he doesn’t want to get in the way of that taking place. South Carolina and North Carolina will meet at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte on Wednesday night. (The State)

UNC Baseball Hits Rough Patch

North Carolina baseball has hit some road blocks over the past two weeks going 3-5 in their last eight games. The Tar Heels were swept on the road by Miami in Coral Gables despite taking a lead in every game. UNC then played two lackluster games against High Point and UNC-Asheville, dropping the Asheville contest. (Tar Heel Blog)

Bros to pros: Seager brothers finding major league success

Kyle Seager, an All-Star and Gold Glove winner with four 20-home run seasons on his resume, bats fifth behind Robinson Cano and Nelson Cruz for a Seattle team that's in turnaround mode. The Mariners placed a big bet on his future when they signed him to a seven-year, guaranteed $100 million contract extension in December 2014. (ESPN.com)

No. 13 Tar Heels, No. 2 Gamecocks To Face Off In Charlotte

No. 13 North Carolina steps out of conference for one of the top midweek games of the year nationally when the Tar Heels take on No. 2 South Carolina at BB&T Ballpark Wednesday night at 7:05. The game is the first of a two-year series at the home of the Charlotte Knights and pits two old rivals who have not met since 2013. UNC is 23-9 on the year. (GoHeels.com)

Zac Gallen Named National Pitcher Of The Week

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending April 10. Texas Tech sophomore second baseman Michael Davis was named National Hitter of the Week, while North Carolina junior right-handed pitcher Zac Gallen was named National Pitcher of the Week. (GoHeels.com)

This Week in UNC Baseball with Mike Fox

Inside Carolina spoke with North Carolina Baseball head coach Mike Fox after his team's series victory over Virginia Tech. The Tar Heels (23-9, 8-7 ACC) play South Carolina in Charlotte on Wednesday before departing for a crucial ACC series at Virginia. (Inside Carolina)

Zac Gallen Named ACC Pitcher Of The Week

UNC’s Zac Gallen and Virginia’s Connor Jones were selected as ACC Co-Pitchers of the Week. Gallen struck out a career-high 13 batters and faced just three more than the minimum in a four-hit complete-game shutout win over Virginia Tech on Friday. His 13 strikeouts were the most by a Tar Heel since Matt Harvey struck out 15 at Clemson in 2010. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels-Gamecocks Baseball Game Moved To Wednesday

With thunderstorms in the forecast for the Charlotte area, Tuesday night's game between North Carolina and South Carolina at BB&T Ballpark has been postponed to Wednesday at 7:05 p.m. All tickets issued will be valid for Wednesday's game, which will pit two of the nation's top 15 teams against one another in the first of a two-year series. (GoHeels.com)

Newcomer Adam Warren provides a bridge in Cubs' 4-2 win

As well as Kyle Hendricks pitched Saturday night in his 2016 debut, manager Joe Maddon couldn't take any more chances after Brandon Drury hit a double with two out in the seventh inning. So Maddon called upon Adam Warren to preserve a two-run lead in his Chicago Cubs debut. (Chicago Tribune)

No. 11 Diamond Heels Drop Series Finale To Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech scored twice in the ninth and held on to take a 4-3 win over No. 11 North Carolina Sunday afternoon at Boshamer Stadium. After a Tyler Ramirez home run, Carolina loaded the bases with two outs before Cole Kragel got Eli Sutherland to foul out to end it. The Hokies snapped a 17-game losing streak with the victory. (GoHeels.com)

Bukauskas Lifts No. 11 UNC To 4-1 Win

J.B. Bukauskas carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning and struck out 13 to improve to 5-1 on the year as No. 11 North Carolina beat Virginia Tech 4-1 Saturday at Boshamer Stadium. Bukauskas struck out the side in three straight innings and allowed just two hits over 7.1 dominant innings. Eli Sutherland, Cody Roberts and Logan Warmoth drove in runs for the Tar Heels. (GoHeels.com)

Being a Moran is not an Insult

Colin Moran is a third baseman knocking on the door for a big league job. He seems to be flying under the radar, but he will likely make his debut this year and have more of an impact than many expect, if not this year, then certainly by next year. This is the sort of prospect who can sneak up on you and then, oops, end up having a solid 12 year career. (Fake Teams)

Zac Gallen Fans Thirteen In Complete Game Win

Zac Gallen struck out a career-high 13 batters en route to his second career complete game shutout as No. 11 UNC blanked Virginia Tech 6-0 Friday at Boshamer Stadium (Highlights). Gallen struck out the side in the ninth - reaching 200 career punchouts in the process - to improve to 4-2 on the season. Kyle Datres hit his first career home run for the Tar Heels. (GoHeels.com)

No. 11 UNC Baseball Welcomes Virginia Tech For Three

No. 11 North Carolina wraps a five-game homestand this weekend against Virginia Tech starting Friday at 7 p.m. at Boshamer Stadium. UNC is 21-8 and 6-6 in league play after splitting a pair of midweek games with High Point and UNC Asheville. Virginia Tech is in the midst of a 15-game losing streak. All three games this weekend will be broadcast on ESPN3. (GoHeels.com)

No. 11 Diamond Heels Fall To UNC Asheville, 3-2

Joe Tietjen made a diving catch for a game-ending double play to lift UNC Asheville to a 3-2 win over No. 11 North Carolina Wednesday at Boshamer Stadium. UNC loaded the bases with one out in the ninth before Tietjen robbed Tyler Ramirez of a potential game-winning hit and threw to second for the final out of the game. Logan Warmoth had two hits and an RBI to lead the Tar Heels. (GoHeels.com)

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