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No. 6 Carolina Completes Sweep With 9-5 Win

No. 6 North Carolina completed a three-game sweep of visiting Seton Hall with a 9-5 win Saturday at Boshamer Stadium. Carolina pounded out 12 hits on the day in support of J.B. Bukauskas, who allowed just four hits and one unearned run in 5.0 innings to get his first collegiate victory. UNC will return to action Friday, Feb. 20, when the Tar Heels host UCLA in the first of three at Boshamer Stadium. (GoHeels.com)

No. 6 Tar Heels Top Seton Hall, 10-4

Adrian Chacon and Landon Lassiter had three hits apiece, and Benton Moss collected his 20th career win as No. 6 North Carolina secured a series victory with a 10-4 win over Seton Hall Saturday at Boshamer Stadium. A 7-run third inning during which the Tar Heels sent 11 batters to the plate proved to be the difference. (GoHeels.com)

Kyle Seager’s continued growth at third base

After signing a seven-year, $100 million contract extension this offseason, Kyle Seager is locked in as the Mariners’ third baseman. Seager was never a big prospect or even considered to be a prototypical third baseman. But he was given an opportunity to take ownership of the job, and he produced. This past season he appeared in his first all-star game and won his first gold glove. (Seattle Times)

No. 6 Tar Heels Open 2015 With 7-1 Win

Tyler Ramirez and Joe Dudek homered to lead a balanced offensive attack and No. 6 North Carolina opened the 2015 season with a 7-1 win over visiting Seton Hall Friday afternoon at Boshamer Stadium. Spencer Trayner pitched 2.2 scoreless innings in relief of Trent Thornton to get the win. Carolina will go for the series win Saturday in a doubleheader beginning at 11 a.m. (GoHeels.com)

Yankees new closer? Andrew Miller discusses his feelings on role

Andrew Miller hasn't pitched an inning for the Yankees, but the organization is getting to know him well. Miller, a lefty reliever, signed a four-year, $36-million contract with the Yankees this offseason. He lives in Tampa, Fla., which is also the club's spring training home, where he's been working out for a while despite the fact pitchers and catcher's don't report until Feb. 19. (NJ.com)

A look at the best college baseball teams in the nation

5. North Carolina: Coach Mike Fox must be chomping at the bit to get 2015 started. Pitchers Trent Thornton (7–4, 2.73), Benton Moss (4–2, 3.62) and Zac Gallen (5–4, 4.64) combined for 46 starts a year ago. Not only that, but most of the bullpen returns as well. The offense needs a kick of adrenaline as Landon Lassiter (.305) and Wood Myers (.298) hope that Skye Bolt (.257) reverts to form. (Athlon Sports)

Video: UNC Baseball 2015 Season Preview

The Diamond Heels will start their 2015 campaign on Friday, February 13th at 2pm with a three-game series against Seton Hall. View Video...

What Benton Moss means to Carolina baseball can’t be overstated

During his time at Carolina, no student has had more potential distractions than seasoned right-hander Benton Moss, who enters his senior season as the unquestioned leader of the 2015 Tar Heels. For Benton, baseball is just one interest on an endless list of interests that has occupied his time while in Chapel Hill. (Inside Carolina)

Pitching strong as UNC seeks to bounce back

The strength of this year’s UNC baseball squad is undoubtedly on the mound. The Tar Heels return their entire weekend staff in Benton Moss, Zac Gallen and Trent Thornton, and they return Chris McCue, a promising closer who missed the entire season from surgery for a blood clot in his shoulder. The Tar Heels also brought in six freshmen pitchers. (Durham Herald-Sun)

2015 UNC Baseball Season Preview

Carolina enters this season with a veteran team poised to potentially make a run all the way to the College World Series. While a national title or even a trip to Omaha would be both optimistic and above expectations, a trip to the Super Regionals is realistic a the goal. The strength of this team is its pitching staff and the goal for the Heels should be to win a lot of 3-1 and 4-3 type games this year. (Tar Heel Blog)

Matt Harvey: My Gap Year

Everyone, starting with my surgeon, reminded me that Tommy John (surgery) has a high success rate. Countless pitchers have bounced back stronger than before. But that didn’t mean it wasn’t a big setback. I had never had an injury. Never missed a game. It was going to be the first time in my adult life that I wasn’t able to throw a baseball for four straight months. (The Players' Tribune)

Chase Jones: It can be done

The most important lesson Chase Jones (BSBA ’11) learned as an undergraduate at UNC Kenan-Flagler was a simple one: It can be done. He credits this lesson – learned in Jim Kitchen’s entrepreneurship class – with giving him the confidence needed to found Vs. Cancer, his non-profit venture. (UNC.edu)

Countdown to First Pitch: Mike Fox

With Friday’s UNC baseball season opener against Seton Hall just days away, head coach Mike Fox closes out our Countdown to First Pitch preview series with his thoughts on the young but talented Tar Heel team that will take the field this year. For a man that has made six trips to the College World Series since 2006, watching at home last season was definitely out of the ordinary for Coach Fox. (Chapelboro.com)

Matt Harvey Arrives in Mets Camp 10 Days Early

Beneath a benign blue sky that beckons frozen snowbirds to Florida was an even more tantalizing sight on the scoreboard at Tradition Field, where the Mets train each spring: a large picture of Matt Harvey in full windup. Sitting in the third base dugout after an hourlong morning workout of infield drills, Harvey cocked his head and squinted at the large image of himself. (New York Times)

Tar Heel Baseball Set For Eighteen TV Games

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced the broadcast coverage Thursday for its Olympic sports for the upcoming spring season, and North Carolina baseball will be featured 18 times across ESPNU, ESPN3 and RSN. In addition to Carolina's 18 appearances on the ACC package, another 26 home games will be streamed live on GoHeelsTV. (GoHeels.com)

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