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Right-hand pitcher Dan Hammer was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 13th round of the MLB draft.

4 Panthers sign with MLB teams

By Brian Gentry, Senior Staff Writer July 9, 2019
The college baseball careers of three Pittsburgh Panthers ended early last month following the MLB draft. Now, they have all officially signed onto their new teams.
The Baltimore Orioles selected junior pitcher Dan Hammer (18) in the 13th round of the MLB draft.

3 Panthers picked in MLB draft

By Michael Nitti, Staff Writer June 6, 2019
Three MLB teams found places for Dan Hammer, Derek West and Connor Perry in this week's draft. All three look like they'll accept the offers.
First-year pitcher Dan Hammer gave up just one run in 5 2/3 innings in his start Saturday, but Pitt didn't score a single run against Miami. The Hurricanes won 1-0, and took the weekend series 2-1. Elaina Zachos | Senior Staff Photographer

Hurricanes blow by Panthers, win weekend series, 2-1

By Kait French | Staff Writer April 17, 2017

The Pitt baseball team started the weekend with a convincing win over a historic national powerhouse. But the Panthers’ bats scored just three runs in the next two games to drop their weekend series...

Pitt senior catcher Manny Pazos heads back to an excited dugout after scoring the go-ahead run during Pitt's 3-2 win over rival Penn State on April 4. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

Pitt baseball prevails over Penn State, 3-2

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer April 5, 2017

In front of a crowd nearly double the usual turnout, the Pitt Panthers struck out 13 Nittany Lion batters over nine innings to beat its in-state rival. The Panthers (14-12 overall, 6-6 ACC) came from...

Pitt's Jacob Wright, a sophomore outfielder, went 3-4 with a solo home run in a 8-4 loss to rival West Virginia on Tuesday night, March 28. Wenhao Wu | Senior Staff Photographer

Mountain too high to climb against WVU, Pitt falls 8-4

By Ryan Zimba | Staff Writer March 29, 2017

In the first of two Backyard Brawl games this season, the Pitt baseball team fell to the West Virginia Mountaineers, 8-4, due to a horrendous fifth inning in which the Panthers gave up five runs and committed...

Senior shortstop P.J. DeMeo puts the ball in play against Notre Dame last weekend. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

Panthers can’t complete comeback at Kent State, fall 7-6

Despite beginning the game with an early lead and a late offensive surge, the Pitt baseball team couldn’t come back against the hosting Kent State Golden Flashes Tuesday afternoon. Facing a three-run...

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