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Kyle Seager showing signs of turning it around

Through the first 15 games of the season, Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager has struggled at the plate, going hitless in eight of his appearances for a team-low .170 batting average. Of late, the 26-year-old's results during the current road trip indicate progress. He collected his second multi-hit game of the trip -- and season -- on Friday. (Seattle Mariners)

Tar Heels Knock Off No. 1 Virginia, 4-2

Michael Russell hit a two-run homer in the fifth to give Carolina its first lead of the series, and Zac Gallen and Reilly Hovis made it hold up as the Tar Heels beat No. 1 Virginia 4-2 Sunday afternoon at Davenport Field. Gallen rebounded from a rocky start to go 5.1 innings before Hovis retired the final 11 Cavalier hitters to give UNC its first win over a top-ranked team since a sweep of Virginia in 2011. (GoHeels.com)

No. 1 Virginia Tops Carolina, 3-1

Benton Moss allowed just three hits in 7.2 innings of work but Virginia made the most of them as the top-ranked Cavaliers beat North Carolina 3-1 Saturday at Davenport Field. Kenny Towns' two-run homer in the third was the difference as Virginia clinched the series win. All nine UNC starters had hits but the Tar Heels left nine men on base, including seven in the first three innings. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels Fall To No. 1 Virginia, 3-2

Brandon Downes drove in three runs and Nathan Kirby outdueled Trent Thornton as No. 1 Virginia topped North Carolina 3-2 Friday night at Davenport Field. Landon Lassiter and Michael Russell had two hits each for the Tar Heels, who rallied to tie it in the sixth before Virginia scored the game-winner in the bottom half of the frame. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels Set To Visit No. 1 Virginia

North Carolina faces a nationally ranked opponent for the first time in 2014 when the Tar Heels visit No. 1 Virginia starting Friday night at 6 at Davenport Field. Carolina is 22-15 and 9-9 in the Atlantic Coast Conference after taking two of three from Wake Forest last weekend and rallying for three runs in the ninth on Wednesday to beat Elon. (GoHeels.com)

After epic 2013 series, UVa and UNC renew baseball rivalry tonight

Through two games and 10 1/3 innings, the 2013 Virginia-North Carolina baseball series came better than advertised. In front of sellout crowds at Boshamer Stadium, a pair of top 10 teams produced all the fireworks imaginable for a regular season finale. (Charlottesville Daily Progress)

Weekend Preview: April 18-20

UNC Baseball: Three-game series at Virginia (Friday at 6, Saturday at 1, Sunday at 1) The Tar Heels have won two of three games in each of their last two ACC weekend series, but the job gets tougher this weekend at Virginia, which is 14-4 in conference play and ranked No. 1 in the nation in most of the national polls. Saturday afternoon's game will be televised by RSN. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Baseball Has Difficult Stretch Ahead

North Carolina’s baseball team enters its toughest stretch of the season with a squad largely comprised of inexperienced underclassmen. Oddly enough, that may be a good thing for a group that has played its best ball against better competition. (Inside Carolina)

Mike Fox Says Tar Heels Will ‘Go Strap It On And See What Happens’ Versus No. 1 Cavaliers

Following a series win over Wake Forest and a ninth inning rally against Elon, the North Carolina baseball team, 22-15 on the year and an even 9-9 in ACC play, will now face a ‘measuring stick’ series this weekend when facing No. 1 Virginia in Charlottesville. “Virginia has built such a great program. We’re going to have to take advantage of any opportunities they give us.” (Chapelboro.com)

Video: UNC Baseball's Trent Thornton - Ace

Trent Thornton's path to becoming North Carolina's ace was an unusual one, but now he has the position and is poised to become one of the winningest pitchers in school history. View Video...

Chris Iannetta's walk-off home run in 12th leads Angels over A's

Chris Iannetta swung the bat like a guy who definitely didn't want to catch one more inning. Iannetta homered with two outs in the 12th against Drew Pomeranz, giving the Los Angeles Angels a 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night. It was his fourth career game-ending home run. "It never gets old -- your first one, your last one, whatever it may be. It's an awesome feeling," Iannetta said. (ESPN.com)

Tar Heels Rally In Ninth Inning To Top Elon, 5-4

North Carolina scored three times in the bottom of the ninth to beat visiting Elon 5-4 Wednesday evening in non-conference action at Boshamer Stadium. Landon Lassiter's bases-loaded single plated Michael Russell with the winning run for the Tar Heels, who will travel to Charlottesville, Va., this weekend to take on top-ranked Virginia. (GoHeels.com)

Adam Warren thriving early in new role

Adam Warren hasn't gone back to the minor leagues since that September 2012 recall - in fact, since then, the 26-year-old righty has ridden an adaptation of roles, a few departures and/or injuries around him, and some good old effectiveness all the way to becoming Joe Girardi's top set-up option. What a difference a major-league year makes. (YES Network)

Heels, Pack washed out at DBAP

The baseball game scheduled for Tuesday at Durham Bulls Athletic Park between UNC and NC State was cancelled due to inclement weather. The call came just before 7:30 pm after sustained rains throughout the day made the field unplayable. There is not yet a date for a make-up game, which was scheduled as a non-conference meeting between the traditional conference rivals. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Matt Harvey Went to a Knicks Game with Model Asha Leo, New York Tabloids React Accordingly

Matt Harvey attended Sunday night’s Knicks game with British model Asha Leo by his side. Stop the presses! If you’re lucky to live outside the New York media bubble the location of Harvey’s rehab from Tommy John surgery actually turned into a talking point during Spring Training. Harvey wanted to do it in New York, while the team preferred he stay in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (The Big Lead)

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