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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.

Transcript: UVA College World Series press conference

UVA baseball coach Brian O’Connor and players Branden Cogswell, Daniel Pinero and Nick Howard talk with reporters after the Cavs’ 3-2, 15-inning win over TCU on Tuesday in the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.

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.

College World Series: UVA postgame press conference

Postgame press conference with UVA baseball coach Brian O’Connor, and players Mike Papi, Nathan Kirby and Artie Lewicki, following the 2-1 win for Virginia over Ole Miss in the College World Series.

College World Series Notebook: Inside the UVA-Ole Miss opener

Yeah, yeah. UVA was 2-for-14 with runners in scoring position, reminiscent of the struggles in Game 1 of the Super Regionals against Maryland, which won 5-4 while the ‘Hoos left 14 on base and had one runner thrown out at the plate.

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.

Chris Graham: UVA baseball handles expectations on way to CWS

It wasn’t just the preseason #1 ranking. The heralded 2011 UVA baseball signing class has had to carry the weight of expectations for three years.

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UVA’s Whit Mayberry, Nate Irving selected in MLB Draft

UVA baseball players Whit Mayberry (R-Sr., Alexandria, Va.) and Nate Irving (Jr., Yonkers, N.Y.) each were selected Saturday in the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

Press Conference: UVA-Arkansas NCAA Charlottesville Regional

Press conferences with the UVA and Arkansas baseball teams following the Cavs’ 9-2 win over the Razorbacks that sends Virginia to its fifth Super Regionals in the past six years.

NCAA Baseball: Aggressive approach pushes UVA to big victory

UVA’s offensive woes have been well-chronicled on these pages. The UVA attack scored just 5.4 runs per game in the 2014 regular season, down more than 2.5 runs per game from what it did in 2013, and the output was down to 4.5 runs per game in the 2-4 limp toward the NCAA Tournament.

NCAA Baseball: Bucknell rolls the dice on bunt, gets burned

Top seed UVA led Bucknell by a too-close-for-comfort 3-0 margin in the bottom of the sixth. Given the Cavs’ recent troubles in middle relief, and starting pitcher Artie Lewicki’s pitch count already over 100, it was a critical juncture in the game.

Video: UVA-Bucknell NCAA Baseball Postgame

Interviews with UVA baseball coach Brian O’Connor, and players Mike Papi, Artie Lewicki and Nate Irving, after Virginia’s 10-1 win over Bucknell in the 2014 NCAA Baseball Tournament Charlottesville Regional on Friday.

Seven-run sixth, strong outing from Lewicki, lift UVA over Bucknell, 10-1

Artie Lewicki gave up three hits in seven scoreless innings, and a slumbering UVA offense woke up with a seven-run sixth to break open a close game and push the top-seeded ‘Hoos to a 10-1 win over #4 seed Bucknell on Friday in the opening game of the NCAA Baseball Charlottesville Regional.

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#3 UVa. nips North Carolina, 3-2, in 2014 ACC Baseball Championships

An eighth-inning Derek Fisher RBI single broke a 2-2 tie to give third-ranked UVA a narrow 3-2 win over North Carolina on Friday night on Day 4 of the 2014 ACC Baseball Championships.

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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UVa.’s Nathan Kirby, Brian O’Connor honored by ACC

Highlighted by ACC Co-Pitcher of the Year Nathan Kirby (So., Midlothian, Va.), a league-high eight members of the Virginia baseball team were named to the 2014 All-ACC Team, announced Monday by the conference office.

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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 breezes past #22 Liberty, 8-2

A solid midweek Charlottesville baseball crowd expected a tight battle in a rare in-state matchup of Top 25 teams, but Artie Lewicki and a potent UVa. offense took away any drama early.

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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 blitzes Richmond, 13-0

The top-ranked UVa. baseball team cranked four home runs in a 13-0 defeat of Richmond Wednesday evening at Davenport Field. The Cavaliers (35-7) finished with 13 hits while four Cavalier pitchers combined on a two-hitter in UVa’s seventh shutout of the season.

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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. baseball holds on for 3-2 win over #14 Clemson

A Nate Irving fourth-inning RBI double broke a 2-2 tie, and UVa.’s pitching staff made the lead hold up in a 3-2 win over Clemson Friday night in an ACC series opener at Davenport Field.

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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.

#2 UVa. baseball tops Virginia Tech, 2-1

The second-ranked UVa. baseball team scored twice in the seventh inning to rally and top Virginia Tech, 2-1, Friday evening in the opener of a three-game ACC series at Davenport Field.

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#2 UVa. baseball tops Longwood, 8-1

The second-ranked UVa. baseball team defeated Longwood, 8-1, on Wednesday at Davenport Field. The Cavaliers improved to 20-4 on the season, while Longwood dropped to 12-14.

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#3 UVa. baseball tops #25 Miami, 8-3, in 11 innings

The No. 3 UVa. baseball team scored six runs in the 11th inning in an 8-3 victory over No. 25 Miami Sunday night at Alex Rodriguez Park in Coral Gables, Fla.

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#3 UVa. baseball to host Towson on Wednesday

The third-ranked UVa. baseball team will play host to Towson at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Davenport Field. The game remains scheduled to be played in Charlottesville despite the storm earlier this week.