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Once again: UVA’s Josh Sborz come up big

UVA pitching coach Karl Kuhn had a simple message for starting pitcher Josh Sborz.

Press Conference: UVA defeats Ole Miss, 4-1

UVA baseball coach Brian O’Connor and players Robbie Coman, Artie Lewicki and Josh Sborz talk with reporters after the Hoos defeated Ole Miss, 4-1, on Saturday to advance to the College World Series FInals.

Report: Jeremy Massie to get start for Ole Miss vs. UVA

RebelGrove.com is reporting that senior lefthander Jeremy Massie will get the start tonight for Ole Miss in its elimination game against UVA in the College World Series.

College World Series: How does UVA pitching set up?

Ideally, heading into Friday night, with Virginia having a chance to win its way to the CWS Finals, Brian O’Connor would have Artie Lewicki on the mound in the first inning, but having already thrown four innings this week, at best he will be available for an inning or two on the back end.

What a game! UVA endures in College World Series

It’s 2-1 TCU in the second inning, and UVA pitching coach Karl Kuhn is on the mound talking with starting pitcher Brandon Waddell with reliever Whit Mayberry in the bullpen.

Marathon: UVA outlasts TCU in 15 innings, 3-2

Daniel Pinero hit a liner to deep center with one out in the bottom of the 15th, and pinch-runner Thomas Woodruff tagged up and scored from third with the winning run for UVA in a dramatic 3-2 College World Series win over TCU on Tuesday.

College World Series: Where does Artie Lewicki fit into UVA’s plans?

Artie Lewicki worked his way back into the starting rotation one outing at a time in 2014. But now that Lewicki has earned his spot, it’s looking like he might be more valuable to UVA coach Brian O’Connor coming back out of the bullpen.

Is UVA baseball peaking at the right time?

Assessing UVA’s chances to win it all this year, it comes down to this: if O’Connor can get the same output from his offense that he has been getting the past four weeks, and the starters continue to put up dominating, innings-eating efforts on the mound, the Cavs have to be the pick to win it all.

Muddle in the middle: The weak link in the UVA baseball chain?

Middle relief has been the weak link for UVA baseball’s run toward a national title in recent weeks, even as UVA coach Brian O’Connor has done his best to mask the issue with the front door of his bullpen.

Rolls of the dice: Sborz outduels Ruse to fuel UVA win

Brian O’Connor went to bed Saturday night after his UVA baseball team had dropped Game 1 of its Super Regional series to Maryland knowing that he would use his Game 3 starter, Artie Lewicki, to get whatever late key outs he needed in Game 2.

Update: UVA-Maryland to start at 7, Josh Sborz to get ball for ‘Hoos

Game 3 of the 2014 NCAA Super Regional series between #3 UVA and Maryland will have a 7 p.m. first pitch, it was announced this evening on Twitter.

Chris Graham: UVA played like there was no tomorrow

Artie Lewicki was warming up in the bullpen. #3 seed UVA was up 2-1 in the sixth inning, and though starter Brandon Waddell was in the area of 70 pitches for the game, he was clearly nearing the end of his effectiveness.

Press Conference: UVA baseball after Game 2 Super Regional win

Postgame interview with UVA coach Brian O’Connor and Cavalier players following VIrginia’s 7-3 win in Game 2 of the 2014 NCAA Super Regionals over Maryland.

Press Conference: Maryland after 7-3 Game 2 loss

Postgame interviews with Maryland coaches and players after the Terps’ 7-3 loss in Game 2 of the 2014 NCAA Super Regionals to #3 UVA.

Press Conference: Maryland

Interviews with Maryland baseball coach John Szefc after the Terps’ 5-4 win over UVA in Game 1 of their Super Regional series on Saturday.

Quick observations: How Game 1 was lost for UVA

How did third-seeded UVA drop Game 1 to Maryland? For starters, the starters. Nathan Kirby, lights on last week in a 3-0 win over Arkansas, giving up just one hit in eight innings, was anything but lights out on Saturday against the light-hitting Terps, giving up five runs on seven hits in four and two-thirds.

Five out of six ain’t bad: UVA baseball back in the Super Regionals

The dust, literally, had not settled on UVA’s 9-2 win over Arkansas that put the ‘Hoos into the Super Regionals, and already a reporter was asking about the next opponent, ACC rival Maryland.

Press Conference: Bucknell-Liberty NCAA Charlottesville Regional

Postgame quotes from coaches and players following the 5-2 Bucknell victory over Liberty in the 2014 NCAA Charlottesville Regional.

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Lynchburg splits two in Winston-Salem

The Lynchburg Hillcats (29-26) and Winston-Salem Dash (22-32) split the first two games of the four-game weekend series tonight.

Liberty-Arkansas Charlottesville Regional postgame notes, quotes

Postgame notes and quotes from both teams from the 2014 NCAA Charlottesville Regional baseball game between Arkansas and Liberty.

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Seven-run fourth pushes Myrtle Beach past Salem

Jorge Alfaro went 5-5 with three singles, a double, and a triple as the Myrtle Beach Pelicans ran away with game one of the series with the Salem Red Sox by a 12-5 final.

Press Conference: UVA baseball coach Brian O’Connor

UVA baseball coach Brian O’Connor talks with the media following his team’s 6-4 loss to Florida State in the 2014 ACC Baseball Championships.

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Chris Graham: Does UVA have enough pitching to make it to Omaha?

It was 4-1 in the seventh. Third-ranked UVA was cruising. Nathan Kirby had given up just an unearned run to a potent Florida State offense. The A bullpen was rested and ready.

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Winston-Salem rallies, tops Lynchburg, 5-2

Daniel Watts tossed four scoreless innings in his Carolina League debut, and Lynchburg held a 2-0 lead through six frames, but a five-run seventh by the Dash proved to be the difference in a 5-2 Hillcats loss at Calvin Falwell Field Saturday night.

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Trenton sneaks past Richmond, 4-2

The Trenton Thunder (27-22) scored four runs over the final three innings to overtake the Richmond Flying Squirrels (23-23) and win, 4-2, in front of 9,384 at The Diamond on Saturday night.

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Winston-Salem tops Salem Red Sox, 3-0

J.B. Wendelken (4-4) improved his record against Salem to 4-0 with seven superb innings as the Winston-Salem Dash took game one of the four-game set, 3-0.

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Mudcats avoid sweep, top Salem Red Sox, 3-1

Salem went 0-8 with runners in scoring position, dropping the series finale to Carolina 3-1. The Sox managed just one run in the 5th inning when a Tim Roberson groundout to second got Kevin Heller home from third.


VMI baseball defeats ODU, eyes huge Big South series

Berkley Hawkins retired the final two hitters of the eighth inning with the tying run at third base, preserving a one-run VMI lead and helping the Keydets defeat the Old Dominion Monarchs, 4-3, in non-conference baseball action Tuesday night in Lexington, Va.

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Salem Red Sox losing streak now at four

Jonathan Dziedzic remained perfect into the fifth and struck out eight Red Sox in seven superb innings to lead Wilmington to the winner’s circle on Tuesday night, downing Salem 4-1 at Frawley Stadium.

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Huge eighth inning quells Lynchburg Hillcats comeback

Trailing 6-0 early, the Lynchburg Hillcats (16-20) scored five unanswered runs in the fifth and sixth innings to pull within one, but ultimately fell to the Carolina Mudcats (19-16) by a final score of 13-5 this afternoon.

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Wilmington walks off, defeats Salem, 4-3

Jack Lopez pummeled a 1-1 fastball from William Cuevas, giving Wilmington a walk-off 4-3 victory over Salem in the series opener at Frawley Stadium.

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Lynchburg Hillcats outslug Carolina Mudcats, 11-8

The Lynchburg Hillcats scored four runs in both the second and third innings tonight taking an early 8-1 advantage and led the rest of the way en route to an 11-8 win over the Carolina Mudcats.