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No. 17 Carolina Baseball Falls At No. 13 NCSU, 6-4

Joe Dunand and Brock Deatherage had back-to-back run-scoring doubles in a three-run sixth to lift No. 13 NC State to a 6-4 win over No. 17 UNC Thursday at Doak Field. Logan Warmoth tied a career-high with four hits for the Tar Heels, who grabbed an early two-run lead but left the tying runs on base in the ninth in falling to 33-20 and 12-16 in the ACC. (GoHeels.com)

Matt Harvey is a mess, and here’s the Mets’ diagnosis

On a chilly April night in 2013, about when a “Harvey Day” became a can’t-miss city event, Matt Harvey out-pitched Washington’s resident stud, Stephen Strasburg. Mets fans, not afraid to share their opinions, unleashed a Citi Field chorus of “Harvey’s Better! Harvey’s Better!” Now, three years and one month later, Harvey and Strasburg are scheduled to match fastball and breaking stuff again at Citi Field on Thursday. (New York Post)

Tar Heel baseball holds more desperate plight than Wolfpack

UNC’s baseball team continues to envision the chance to make something special of the season. “Everything is still in play for us,” coach Mike Fox said. “I try not to put too much pressure on them.” Some of that is bound to be evident beginning Thursday in Raleigh, where the Tar Heels embark on a three-game series against NC State to wrap up the ACC regular season. (Burlington Times News)

No. 17 Diamond Heels Head To Raleigh To Close Regular Season

No. 17 North Carolina wraps up its regular season schedule this weekend with a three-game series at No. 13 NC State starting Thursday at 6 p.m. at Doak Field at Dail Park. The Tar Heels enter the season’s final regular season series tied for ninth in the ACC standings with Duke, but they are just one game back of Clemson and Wake Forest for sixth. (GoHeels.com)

Kyle Seager enjoys remarkable turnaround after April malaise

Since April 27, Kyle Seager is 26 for 67 (.388 batting average) with eight doubles, two triples, four homers, 14 RBIs and six walks. He's recorded a hit in 17 of his past 21 games. During that stretch, he's tied for first in the American League in extra-base hits (16), is second in OPS (1.136), third in slugging (.734) and tied for third in doubles (eight). (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)

UNC Baseball Facing “Do-or-Die” Scenario Against NC State

It all comes down to this for the UNC baseball team. Three games in Raleigh against its fiercest rival—the No. 13 NC State Wolfpack—with its season on the line. Currently sitting ninth in the tight ACC standings—tied with Duke and just one game ahead in the win column over Boston College and Notre Dame—the Tar Heels find themselves in a bit of a tricky position, able to finish anywhere between fifth and 13th. (Chapelboro.com)

Avent, Pack ready for year-end rivalry series

NC State enters the final weekend of the regular season having lost six of its last seven baseball games. But ahead of the home finale against North Carolina (33-19, 12-15 ACC), the No. 19 Wolfpack (32-17, 13-12) feels it has continued to play strong baseball despite the recent record. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Photos: UNC coaches attend Colin Moran's MLB debut

UNC baseball head coach Mike Fox, associate head coach Scott Forbes, and assistant coach Scott Jackson were on-hand for Colin Moran's Major League Baseball debut on Tuesday night. Former UNC pitcher Chris Munnelly was also among those in attendance.

Baseball Postseason Implications in Play for UNC-NCSU

Standing between UNC and postseason tournament play is rival N.C. State. The Tar Heels (33-19, 12-15 ACC) enter their final regular season series tied for ninth place in the ACC standings with Duke. The top 10 teams in the league standings earn invitations to the ACC Baseball Championship next week at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. (Inside Carolina)

UNC baseball 'Bench Mob' goes viral with dugout antics

UNC baseball is usually in the running for an ACC title and a top NCAA seed this time of year, but this season has been a bit different as the diamond Heels are desperately trying to scrape into the postseason. As Monday night showed, they're not exactly overcome with the stress of the situation. (ABC 11)

Colin Moran enjoying promotion to Astros

Moran, a left-handed hitting third baseman, hit .288 with a .747 OPS in 136 plate appearances with Fresno. He was the sixth overall pick in 2013 and was part of the Jarred Cosart trade with the Marlins that also brought the Astros Jake Marisnick and Francis Martes. “Still just trying to soak it in,” said Moran, the nephew of former big leagues Rick and B.J. Surhoff. (Houston Chronicle)

Colin Moran to the show: Iona Prep product joins Astros

When the Astros acquired Colin Moran in a trade two years ago, the former Iona Prep star immediately became their presumptive third baseman of the future. That future began Tuesday night in Chicago when Moran joined Houston for its series opener with the first-place White Sox. (Lower Hudson Journal News)

This Week in UNC Baseball with Mike Fox

Inside Carolina caught up with North Carolina head baseball coach Mike Fox following UNC's weekend series victory against Notre Dame. The Tar Heels (33-19, 12-15 ACC) close their regular season with a crucial Thursday-Friday-Saturday series at N.C. State to determine their postseason outlook. (Inside Carolina)

Mike Fox, Elliot Avent joke about snake bite

Mike Fox's Tar Heels will get an "ornery," Wolfpack team in this weekend's regular season finale -- NC State hosts UNC after suffering its first three-game sweep of the season. Fox jokes that leader of the Pack Elliot Avent is also ornery. But Fox agrees that he'd be that way, too, if he'd been bitten by a poisonous snake and unable to make the trip to Louisville. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Carolina 8-1, series win brings vital byproduct in final week

UNC's 8-1 series finale win against Notre Dame was just what the Tar Heels needed heading into the last weekend of the regular season. "Everything's still in play for us -- an ACC Tournament title, the NCAA bid, winning a Regional," Mike Fox said he told his team in his standard pregame email. "It's all still in play. I just reminded them, we have to win." (WRAL Sports Fan)

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