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UVA alum Whit Mayberry shines in 3-2 Potomac win

In his Potomac debut, UVA alum Whit Mayberry dazzled over six+ innings in a 3-2 P-Nats win.

Not on Nathan Kirby: UVA lefty just didn’t have it

What UVA ace Nathan Kirby endured Monday night in Game 1 of the 2014 College World Series was Rick Ankiel-like, Steve Blass-like.

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.

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.

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.

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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 baseball after Game 1 loss

Interviews with UVA baseball coach Brian O’Connor and players after the Cavs’ 5-4 loss in Game 1 of the 2014 NCAA Super Regionals to Maryland.

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.

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.

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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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#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.

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Clutch hit by Mike Papi lifts #1 UVa. to 4-3 win over Georgia Tech

Mike Papi delivered the game-winning hit with a two-out, two-run single in the seventh inning, and the UVa. bullpen closed down Georgia Tech from there, in a 4-3 win by the top-ranked ‘Hoos Friday night in an ACC series opener in Charlottesville, Va.

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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.

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Classic baseball game: UVa. wins another close one

It followed a familiar script. Top-ranked UVa. was 4-2 coming into Friday night in games with a final score of 3-2 and 8-3 in one-run games.

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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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#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.

#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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#3 UVa. baseball tops Towson, 5-3

The No. 3-ranked UVa. baseball team used a four-run third inning to overcome a 3-0 deficit as the Cavaliers registered a 5-3 triumph over the visiting Towson Tigers (9-7) at Davenport Field on Wednesday afternoon.

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#3 UVa. baseball tops Boston College in series opener, 8-1

Behind 6 1/3 shutout innings from Nathan Kirby (So., Midlothian, Va.), the third-ranked UVa. baseball team rolled to an 8-1 victory over Boston College Friday at Davenport Field. Virginia (13-3, 3-1 ACC) came within an out of a shutout as five Cavalier pitchers limited BC (6-10, 0-4) to six hits.

#1 UVa. baseball takes series with 2-1 win at Duke

The top-ranked UVa. baseball team earned a 2-1 win over Duke Sunday afternoon at Jack Coombs Field in Durham, N.C. The Cavaliers (11-3, 2-1 ACC) took two of three games in the series and have won 13 of their last 15 ACC weekend series, dating to 2012.

#1 UVa. baseball upset at home by VMI, 3-2

The top-ranked UVa. baseball team managed just six hits in a 3-2 loss to VMI Tuesday afternoon at Davenport Field. Virginia (6-2) had its six-game win streak halted, while VMI (5-2) won its fifth-consecutive contest and snapped a 14-game losing streak in Charlottesville, dating back to March 7, 1991.

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#1 UVa. baseball completes sweep of East Carolina, 6-2

#1 UVa. got five and two-thirds strong innings from Brandon Waddell and six two-out run-scoring hits to post a 6-2 win over East Carolina on Sunday in front of a February record crowd of 3,592 at Davenport Field in Charlottesville, Va.