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Pitt baseball falls to Golden Flashes, 12-8

First year outfielder Nico Popa slides into second base during Pitt's 12-8 loss to Kent State Wednesday night. Thomas Yang | Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

April 20, 2017

In the second game of back-to-back mid-week contests, the Pitt baseball team couldn’t keep up with the Kent State Golden Flashes Wednesday night. The Golden Flashes (21-12) knocked the Panthers’ pitchers around from the start, amassing 15 hits in a 12-8 victory. Kent State also took a 7-6 win aga...

Panthers maul Nittany Lions in State College, 9-1

First-year reliever Chris Gomez dominated Penn State in Pitt's 9-1 win, striking out five batters over 4 2/3 innings. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

April 19, 2017

From the football field to the baseball and softball diamonds, Penn State just can’t find a way to beat Pitt. The Pitt baseball team (16-17, 7-11 ACC) annihilated the Nittany Lions (12-24, 1-8 Big Ten) Tuesday night in State College, Pennsylvania, rolling to a 9-1 win to sweep the season series...

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

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

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 three errors. The Panthers (11-11 overall, 4-5 ACC) were unable to surmount a seven-run ...

Pitt baseball avoids sweep with 2-1 win in extras

Third baseman Nick Banman tags out a Notre Dame runner during three game weekend series against the Fighting Irish. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

March 20, 2017

After two games, 23 innings and nearly eight hours of baseball on a frigid Sunday at Charles L. Cost Field, the Pitt baseball team snapped a seven-game skid and earned its first ACC win of 2017. The Panthers (8-9 overall, 1-5 ACC) avoided a sweep against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (6-12 overall, 2...

Pitt baseball sweeps three-game series vs. Siena

Pitt senior Josh Falk picked up his second win of the season in the Panthers' 11-5 victory Saturday vs. Siena. Matt Hawley | Staff Photographer

By David Leftwich | Staff Writer

February 27, 2017

After a 3-1 showing in the season-opening Sunshine State Classic, the Pitt baseball team continued nonconference play in Florida by sweeping a three-game series against the Siena Saints. Pitt (6-1) took some time to get its offense going in the series opener Friday, but the team’s bats came alive la...

Pitt ends down season on high note with series win against Virginia Tech

Pitt ends down season on high note with series win against Virginia Tech

By Stephen Caruso / Contributing Editor

May 19, 2015

Sitting at 18-31, all Pitt baseball had to play for was pride.With a weekend series win against Virginia Tech (27-26, 13-16 ACC), they accomplished that goal.Out of contention for the ACC tournament with a 9-20 conference record, the Panthers played well against a team fighting for their own tourney ...

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