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Diamond Heels To The Dominican Republic

The UNC baseball team spent fall break quite differently than most college students. Instead of taking time off or going home they went to the Dominican Republic to give back to others, teach the game of baseball with SCORE International and play a little baseball themselves against some local independent teams. "It was an incredible experience." (

Kent Emanuel Added To Houston Astros’ 40-Man Roster

The addition of former UNC pitcher to Houston’s 40-man roster brought the total player number to 34, after removing the team’s eight free agents. Twirling a 3.90 ERA in 101.2 innings with Houston’s AAA Round Rock Express last season, Emanuel is one of only a few sinkerballers in the Astros’ organization. He improved markedly in 2019. (The Runner Sports)

Gianluca Dalatri: Alone on the mound

Gianluca Dalatri: "I thought I had it all figured out. I’m the son of professional athletes, a two-time Gatorade Player of the Year, and had a chance to play professionally. Everything seemed to be coming into line. But I learned through a battle with injuries and self-doubt that life can take everything away from you as fast as it was given to you." (UNCUT)

Navy Squad Wins UNC Fall World Series With 10-1 Victory

The Navy squad exploded for ten runs in the fifth and sixth innings to roll to a 10-1 win over Blue and capture the Fall World Series on Saturday at Boshamer Stadium. Danny Serretti gave Blue its only run on a first-inning home run before Navy began its comeback in the fifth. Nik Pry and Nick James combined to hold Blue to one run on four hits. (

Blue Team Takes 6-5 Win In Game 2 Of UNC Fall World Series

The Blue squad rallied from a 5-3 deficit Friday with three runs in the bottom of the seventh and final inning to take a 6-5 win over Navy and even the Fall World Series at one game apiece, setting up a winner-take-all Game 3 Saturday. Austin Elliott and Max Alba were the starters. Chris Joyner, Joseph Charles, Will Sandy and Gage Gillian threw in relief. (

Navy Squad Takes 3-2 Win In Game One Of UNC Fall World Series

Mikey Madej's run-scoring single to right in the bottom of the seventh and final inning broke a 2-2 tie and gave Navy a 3-2 win in the first game of the Fall World Series on Thursday afternoon at Boshamer Stadium. Kyle Blendinger picked up the win in relief. The two teams will square off again in Game II of the Fall World Series on Friday at 6:00 p.m. (

‘Great-Granddaddy’ of UNC Athletics dies at age 99

The oldest former UNC athlete — who in the 1950s helped bring New York players to play for former Tar Heel coach — has died. , “The Great-Granddaddy of UNC Athletics” died at UNC Hospitals on Friday, officials said. Gersten, 99, was the oldest person who had played athletics at UNC — in his case basketball and baseball. (CBS 17)

Former UNC Multi-Sport Captain Bobby Gersten Passes Away at 99

, who was the oldest living UNC athlete, passed away Friday morning. He was 99 years old. Gersten, a 1942 UNC graduate, was captain of the Tar Heels basketball and baseball teams as a senior and won the Patterson Medal as Carolina’s top student-athlete that year. After college, Gersten served in the Air Force during World War II. (

UNC Baseball Heads To Dominican Republic For Fall Break

North Carolina Baseball will hit the road this fall break as the team will travel to the Dominican Republic on Wednesday, Oct. 16 and return Sunday, Oct. 20. The team will play three games against independent professional teams while also serving and working in the local community with SCORE International. (

Former UNC Baseball players leaving their marks in MLB

As the Astros, Cardinals, Nationals, and Yankees all vie for a spot in this year's World Series and the 2019 MLB season approaches its end, it's time for a look back at the former Tar Heel baseball players who had the biggest impacts on the league this year. is the only Tar Heel who significantly contributed to two different teams last season. (Daily Tar Heel)
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