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UVA alum Daniel Pinero to play for Canada in World Baseball Classic

Former UVA shortstop Daniel Pinero was chosen to compete for Team Canada in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.


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UVA’s Daniel Pinero selected by Detroit Tigers in ninth round of MLB Draft

UVA shortstop Daniel Pinero was selected in the ninth round (265th overall) of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft by the Detroit Tigers.


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Deadline Day: UVA baseball loses Nathan Kirby, keeps Daniel Pinero

As expected, UVA junior lefthander Nathan Kirby signed with the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday in advance of the 5 p.m. deadline set by Major League Baseball for 2015 draft picks to make a final decision.


Press Conference: UVA baseball on College World Series win

UVA baseball coach Brian O’Connor and players Connor Jones, Daniel Pinero and Kenny Towns talk with the media after the Cavs defeated Arkansas, 5-3, in the opening game of the 2015 College World Series.


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UVA baseball announces changes to fall ball schedule

The UVA baseball team’s 2014 Orange and Blue World Series begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Davenport Field. The seven-game intrasquad series runs through Oct. 18.


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Four UVA baseball players named Academic All-ACC

Four student-athletes from the UVA baseball team have earned spots on the 2014 All-ACC Academic Baseball Team, announced Thursday by the conference.


Video: UVA College World Series press conference

Brian O’Connor, Artie Lewicki, Joe McCarthy and Daniel Pinero talk about UVA’s heartbreaking 3-2 loss to Vanderbilt in Game 3 of the College World Series Final.


Press Conference: UVA’s final 2014 College World Series presser

Press conference with UVA baseball coach Brian O’Connor and players Artie Lewicki, Daniel Pinero and Joe McCarthy following the Cavs’ 3-2 loss in the championship game of the 2014 College World Series.


UVA, O’Connor got the game they wanted: It just didn’t work out

Going into Game 3 of the 2014 College World Series Finals, the series tied at one game apiece, UVA coach Brian O’Connor knew how he wanted the game to go and how in his perfect world he wanted it to end.


Vandy rocks Kirby, holds on for 9-8 win over UVA in CWS Game 1

Vanderbilt scored nine runs in a third-inning nightmare for UVA ace Nathan Kirby, and held off a game-long Virginia rally to post a 9-8 win in Game 1 of the College World Series.


In Depth: UVA baseball advances to College World Series finals

For the first time in program history, the UVA baseball team has advanced to the Finals of the Men’s College World Series after defeating Ole Miss, 4-1, Saturday in a rain-delayed game that spanned two days at TD Ameritrade Park.


UVA tops Ole Miss, 4-1, advances to College World Series final

UVA got three runs in the fourth to take the lead, and Josh Sborz, Artie Lewicki and Nick Howard put it away from there as the Cavs defeated Ole Miss, 4-1, on Saturday to advance to the College World Series Finals.


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.


Press Conference: UVA baseball after epic College World Series win

Brian O’Connor, Daniel Pinero, Branden Cogswell and Nick Howard talk about the epic 3-2 UVA win over TCU in 15 innings. Pinero drove in the game-winning run with a sacrifice fly to give the Cavaliers a 2-0 record in the CWS.


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.


Big Papi! UVA takes down Ole Miss on walkoff, 2-1

Mike Papi rode a 3-2, two-out pitch to the gap in right-center to score pinch-runner Thomas Woodruff from second base, lifting UVA to a 2-1 win over Ole Miss in the College World Series Sunday night in Omaha, Neb.


Press Conference: UVA headed to the College World Series

Press conference with UVA baseball coach Brian O’Connor and Cavalier players Josh Sborz, Brandon Downes and Kenny Towns following Virginia’s 11-2 win over Maryland that sends the ‘Hoos to their third College World Series in the past six seasons.


UVA defeats Maryland, 11-2, headed to College World Series

Josh Sborz pitched the game of his life, giving #3 seed UVA seven shutout innings in his first start in more than a month, and the Cavalier offense jumped on Maryland early and often, as Virginia swamped Maryland, 11-2, on Monday night to earn the program’s third College World Series berth in the past six years.


Second report: UVA tops Maryland, 7-3, in Super Regionals

The UVA baseball team forced a decisive Game 3 of the Charlottesville Super Regional, downing Maryland 7-3 in Game 2 Sunday afternoon at Davenport Field.


#3 UVA defeats Maryland, 7-3; CWS berth on the line Monday

UVA coach Brian O’Connor had to go to his starting rotation to close out a 7-3 win in Game 2 of the Cavs’ Super Regional series with Maryland on Sunday at Davenport Field.


Maryland rips Kirby, holds on for 5-4 win over #3 UVA in Game 1

A soft-hitting Maryland offense lit up UVA ace Nathan Kirby, then held on for a 5-4 win over the third-seeded Cavs in Game 1 of their NCAA Baseball Super Regional series, 5-4, at Davenport Field in Charlottesville, Va.


UVA-Bucknell Charlottesville Regional postgame notes, quotes

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


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#3 UVA baseball stunned late, falls to #5 Florida State, 6-4

The UVA baseball team concluded the 2014 ACC Baseball Championship with a 6-4 loss to Florida State Saturday evening at NewBridge Bank Park in Greensboro, North Carolina.


UVA rally falls short, Cavs fall to Maryland, 7-6, in ACC Tournament

The UVA baseball team dropped a 7-6 contest to Maryland Thursday in the Cavaliers’ first game at the 2014 ACC Baseball Championship at NewBridge Bank Park in Greensboro, North Carolina.


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#1 UVa. baseball splits two with Wake Forest

The top-ranked Virginia baseball team split a doubleheader Friday against Wake Forest at Wake Forest Baseball Park. The Demon Deacons rallied from a three-run deficit in the ninth inning of Game 1 to win 6-5 in 10 innings, but Virginia responded with a 7-2 triumph in the nightcap.


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#1 UVa. baseball rolls past VCU, 12-3

The top-ranked UVa. baseball team wrapped up its 2014 regular-season home schedule with a 12-3 victory over VCU Tuesday evening in front of 3,775 fans at Davenport Field.


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#1 UVa. baseball completes sweep with 3-1 win over Georgia Tech

The No. 1-ranked UVa. baseball team completed a three-game series sweep of Georgia Tech with a 3-1 victory Sunday afternoon on Senior Day at Davenport Field.


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#1 UVa. baseball takes series at #4 Florida State with 4-3 Sunday win

The No. 1-ranked UVa. baseball team earned another ACC series win with a 4-3 victory at No. 4 Florida State Sunday afternoon at Dick Howser Stadium in Tallahassee, Fla.


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#1 UVa. baseball holds on for 5-4 extra-inning win at VCU

Top-ranked UVa. got home runs from Derek Fisher and Brandon Downes and two RBI from Joe McCarthy to hold off VCU in front of a pro-Virginia crowd on Tuesday at The Diamond in Richmond, 5-4 in 10 innings.


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No offense: That’s the problem for UVa. baseball

There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. Yes, we reference Mark Twain in pointing out the dirty little secret of UVa. baseball: that it’s winning in spite of the fact that its offense is among the most anemic in the ACC.


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Second Report: #1 UVa. baseball falls to North Carolina, 4-2

North Carolina avoided a series sweep with a 4-2 victory over the top-ranked UVa. baseball team Sunday afternoon at Davenport Field.


#1 UVa. baseball blasts William and Mary, 11-2

The top-ranked UVa. baseball team dispensed of William & Mary, 11-2, Wednesday evening at Davenport Field. Virginia (31-6) scored in all but one inning while limiting the nation’s No. 1 scoring offense to a season-low four hits.


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#2 UVa. earns key series win, tops #14 Clemson, 1-0

The second-ranked UVa. baseball team blanked No. 14 Clemson, 1-0, Sunday at Davenport Field. The Cavaliers (30-6, 14-4 ACC) now have won all nine of their weekend series this year, including six in ACC play. Virginia has won eight straight conference series, dating to 2013, and nine straight home ACC series, dating to 2012.


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Chris Graham: Yes, UVa. baseball, we’ve got a problem

At first glance, the UVa. baseball problem is obvious just by looking at the offensive numbers from last year relative to this year. The ‘Hoos averaged just shy of eight runs a game in 2013, and are just shy of six runs a game in 2014. But that’s only the half of it. Literally.


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Series Review: UVa. baseball takes two of three at Pitt

The pitching was great, with Nathan Kirby throwing a no-hitter Friday night, and Brandon Waddell and Nick Howard combining on a two-hit shutout on Sunday, sandwiched around Saturday, when the UVa. pitching staff gave up two runs on four hits.


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#1 UVa.’s Nathan Kirby throws no-hitter at Pitt in 4-0 win

Nathan Kirby didn’t just throw a no-hitter Friday night at Pitt. The UVa. lefty put in one of the more dominating no-hitters you may ever see.