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The Panthers fell 8-2, as they were out-dueled on the mound and out-slugged by the West Virginia Mountaineers.

Panthers fall to Mountaineers in Backyard Brawl

By Dalton Coppola, Assistant Sports Editor May 6, 2021
With the Panthers still trying to knock off some of the rust from their long break, Pitt fell to the Mountaineers 8-2.
Pitt baseball won its series against UNC this weekend 2-1, taking both games of its double-header on Saturday. The Panthers will travel to face No. 7 Louisville for a three-game set starting Friday.

Wolter wins decathlon, baseball and softball pick up series wins

By Jason Glancy, Staff Writer April 19, 2021
Baseball and softball both captured key series victories over conference foe North Carolina this weekend in Pittsburgh. Softball swept the Tar Heels, while baseball won two of three over the course of the weekend.
No. 17 Pitt baseball (20-11, 14-10 ACC) took two of three games over the weekend against the North Carolina Tar Heels (19-15, 13-12).

No. 19 Pitt tops Tar Heels in double-header, wins weekend series

By Zack Gibney, Staff Writer April 19, 2021
No. 19 Pitt baseball took two of three games over the weekend against the North Carolina Tar Heels in a series that saw a little bit of everything. From a rain-induced postponement, to a pitchers duel on Saturday and a slugfest on Sunday, there was no shortage of action in the pivotal ACC matchup.
Pitt baseball sweeped No. 20 Miami for its first home ACC series win of the season this weekend. After eight pitches, including four straight foul balls, sophomore infielder Sky Duff unloaded a grand slam to right-center field during the first game.

Two grand slams help ‘Gritsburgh’ Pitt baseball sweep No. 20 Miami

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer April 12, 2021
Pitt baseball launched two grand slams en route to sweeping No. 20 Miami for its first home ACC series win of the season.
Senior Felix Wolter, who earned All-American honors recently, finished fourth place in the 100-meter dash and seventh in the long jump in Knoxville this weekend as the Panthers capped off the Tennessee Relays. Pitt will head to Virginia next weekend for the Virginia Challenge meet on Friday, April 16, and Saturday, April 17.

Weekend sports recap: Baseball and track and field make up for softball woes

By Jason Glancy, Staff Writer April 12, 2021
The weekend saw a rough performance for Pitt softball, but strong performances from Pitt track and field and a sweep from the baseball team made up for it.
After spending almost a decade playing Major League Baseball, Devin Mesoraco has returned to western Pennsylvania as a volunteer assistant coach with the Pitt Panthers baseball team.

After an all-star professional career, Mesoraco returns home

By Zack Gibney , Staff Writer April 9, 2021
While unfortunate luck with injuries caused his Major League career to be cut short, Mesoraco’s new life as a coach, mentor to young players and family man has been a welcome transition.
After knocking off rival West Virginia in the most recent edition of the Backyard Brawl, No. 24 Pitt Baseball (14-10, 9-9 ACC) will look to build on their momentum against the No. 18 Miami Hurricanes (17-8, 10-7 ACC) starting on Friday in Pittsburgh.

Preview: Pitt baseball hoping to make up ground in series vs. No. 18 Miami

By Zack Gibney, Staff Writer April 9, 2021
After knocking off rival West Virginia in the most recent edition of the Backyard Brawl, No. 24 Pitt Baseball (14-10, 9-9 ACC) will look to build on their momentum when the No. 18 Miami Hurricanes (17-8, 10-7 ACC) come to town for a series starting on Friday. The Panthers will look to put an end
Pitt baseball beat West Virginia 5-1 on Tuesday, ending a six-game losing streak against the Backyard Brawl rival.

Strong pitching, explosive third inning ends Panthers’ Backyard Brawl losing spell

By Dalton Coppola, Staff Writer April 7, 2021
No. 24 Pitt ended a six-game losing streak against rival West Virginia on Saturday, clinching a 5-1 Backyard Brawl victory behind a solid performance from senior pitcher Chris Gomez and an explosive third inning.
Pitt baseball returned to Charles L. Cost Field and split the first two of three games against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish this weekend. The series was moved back two days from its initial start date due to inclimate weather on Thursday.

Pitt baseball splits first two games of series vs. Notre Dame

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer April 5, 2021
Pitt baseball returned to Charles L. Cost Field and split the first two of three games against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish this weekend. The series was moved back two days from its initial start date due to inclimate weather on Thursday. The Panthers came in looking for a home ACC series win after they were swept by Virginia Tech in their first conference series of the year last week.
Pitt baseball played its first ACC series of the season at home this weekend against Virginia Tech. The 22nd-ranked Hokies swept the 14th-ranked Panthers in this weekend's three-game series.

No. 14 Pitt baseball swept at home by No. 22 Virginia Tech

By Alexander Ganias, Staff Writer March 29, 2021
Pitt baseball head coach Mike Bell didn’t think the Panthers brought their A-game to this weekend’s series vs. Virginia Tech. Offense was hard to come by for Pitt in a three-game series versus the Hokies.
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