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UNC Baseball Walks-Off Boston College Twice, Sweeps Double Header

North Carolina baseball swept Saturday's double header against Boston College with back-to-back walk-offs, both in extra innings (Highlights: Game 1, Game 2). The Tar Heels won the first game 8-7 in the 12th inning with a walk-off single from Michael Busch which was followed up by a 11th inning double from Aaron Sabato to give UNC an 11-10 win in game two. (

North Carolina Baseball Notebook

Although only 17 games remain in the regular season and classes end in a week, the UNC baseball team still has plenty of work to do. UNC still hopes to capture a coveted top eight national seed in the NCAA Tournament. All the while, the Tar Heels will have to navigate the challenges of final exams. But one thing they won't have to worry about is travel. (

PawSox Pitcher Trevor Kelley’s Journey From “The Berm” to The Mound

The days of serving as a bullpen mainstay date back to Trevor Kelley’s days at Ashley (N.C.) High School. He was a hard thrower who caught the attention of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill after being clocked at 94 miles per hour. “For the longest time, I thought I had no shot to go to North Carolina. I always wanted to go there,” said Kelley. (

How Trent Thornton's unorthodox delivery presents a coaching quandry

“My arm goes down behind my back then shoots up like a slingshot and then releases. It’s not the most attractive arm action.” That’s how describes his delivery. He’ll also happily tell you that his arm “looks like a noodle flapping around” and his limbs “flail all over the place.” When Thornton pitches, people scratch their heads. (Yahoo! Sports)

UNC Baseball Falls To South Carolina, 5-2

No. 13 North Carolina fell to South Carolina, 5-2, on Tuesday in uptown Charlotte. Michael Busch was responsible for both Tar Heel runs with a two-run home run in the sixth inning to give him 10 straight games with at least one RBI. Busch now has a RBI in 14 of his last 15 games. Over those 15 games, he has 23 of his 40 RBI and six of his 10 home runs. (

This Week with Mike Fox: Toughness & Versatility

North Carolina baseball (27-10, 9-6 ACC) had an offensive resurgence this week, scoring double digits in both mid-week games before winning the series at Notre Dame. The Diamond Heels head to Charlotte to face SEC opponent South Carolina on Tuesday before hosting Boston College. Coach elaborated Monday on these topics and more. (Inside Carolina)

Audio: Mike Fox Radio Show: April 15

UNC baseball coach and Dave Nathan recap a big weekend series win at Notre Dame, punctuated by 10 UNC home runs and strong starting pitching from Tyler Baum, Austin Bergner, and Will Sandy. The duo also discuss the midweek game in Charlotte versus South Carolina and the weekend match-up in Chapel Hill against Boston College. (

No. 13 UNC Baseball Heads To Charlotte To Face South Carolina

No. 13 North Carolina looks to continue its winning ways Tuesday as the Tar Heels travel to Charlotte to take on South Carolina at 7:05 p.m. This is the fourth straight year the the Tar Heels have faced the Gamecocks in Charlotte with UNC having won all three meetings by a combined scored of 46-8. The game will air live on ACC Network Extra. (

UNC Baseball Splits Saturday Doubleheader, Wins Series over Notre Dame

No. 18 North Carolina split Saturday's doubleheader with Notre Dame and used a 13-6 win in game one to complete the series victory over the Fighting Irish at Frank Eck Stadium (Highlights). Austin Bergner worked seven innings in game one and picked up the win, while Will Sandy went 6.2 innings in the second game of the day, his longest outing as a Tar Heel.

Marlins' Zac Gallen dominant to begin Triple-A season

gave up a run on three hits while striking out eight over six innings for Triple-A New Orleans on Thursday. As good as this start was, Gallen's first outing for the Baby Cakes was even better as he no-hit Round Rock over seven innings while striking out 11. The Marlins' No. 7 prospect improved his stock during spring training with an improved fastball. (CBS Sports)

Colin Moran hits pinch-hit, 3-run homer in 10th inning as Pirates top Nats 6-3

has less than a full season’s worth of at-bats in the majors, and just maybe the 26-year-old is becoming one of the game’s better pinch hitters. Moran came off the bench in the 10th inning Friday night and hit a three-run homer, part of five runs Pittsburgh scored off Washington’s struggling bullpen, in a 6-3 victory over the Nationals. (Associated Press)

Diamond Heels Take Friday Opener at Notre Dame, 10-1

No. 18 North Carolina scored eight runs in the first two innings and never looked back, picking up a 10-1 win at Notre Dame on Friday at Frank Eck Stadium (Highlights). Brandon Martorano and Aaron Sabato had three hit nights and combined for four RBI. Tyler Baum pitched six innings, allowing just two hits and a run while striking out seven. (
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Baseball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 16
Boston College: 8
Sun, Apr 21
Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Coastal Carolina - Two For Tuesday
Tue, Apr 23 6:00 ET ACC Network Extra Tickets
UNC vs. Virginia - Fireworks Night
Fri, Apr 26 6:00 ET ACC Network Extra Tickets
UNC vs. Virginia
Sat, Apr 27 3:00 ET ACC Network Extra Tickets

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