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

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

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 against the Miami Hurricanes. The Hurricanes (17-19, 9-9 ACC) usually dominate the Panthers (15-17, 7-11...

Panthers baseball swept by Virginia Cavaliers

Nick Banman hit a home run on Saturday in this weekend's sweep at the hands of the No. 22 Virginia Cavaliers. Stephen Caruso | Assistant Visual Editor

By Kevin Bertha | Staff Writer

April 10, 2017

After coming back to win its series against the Duke Blue Devils last weekend and defeating in-state rival Penn State 3-2 Tuesday, the Pitt baseball team sought to continue its winning form against the Virginia Cavaliers this weekend. But the Pitt baseball team (14-15, 6-9 ACC) instead struggled in...

Pitt baseball battles back against Blue Devils

Senior Josh Falk pitched brilliantly Sunday, giving up just one run over eight innings. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Kait French | Staff Writer

April 3, 2017

The Pitt baseball team seemed in for a long weekend after suffering a 14-0 blowout in the series opener against Duke Friday. But thanks to an extra inning comeback and an excellent performance from senior pitcher Josh Falk, the Panthers took two of three from the Blue Devils. “I was very please...

TPN Panthers of the Month: Andin Fosam and Josh Falk

Josh Falk is The Pitt News' Panther of the Month for two sparkling starts against ACC rivals this March. Anna Bongardino | Staff Photographer

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

March 29, 2017

Andin Fosam Andin Fosam, a junior thrower from Robbinsville, New Jersey, had already proved before March that she was one of the best throwers in the ACC. After this month, though, Fosam now is considered one of the best in the country. At last month’s ACC Indoor Track and Field Championships, Fosam finis...

Pitt baseball sweeps Virginia Tech behind stellar starting pitching

Redshirt junior Caleb Parry propelled the Panthers to an 8-2 win on Saturday with a three-run home run in the third inning. TPN File Photo

By Kait French | Staff Writer

March 27, 2017

The Pitt baseball team is back above .500 after picking up a crucial three-game sweep against a conference rival. Pitt (11-10 overall, 4-5 ACC) hosted the Virginia Tech Hokies (14-12 overall, 3-6 ACC) at Charles L. Cost Field for a three-game showdown over the weekend, and the Panthers won all three....

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 swept by No. 4 Louisville to open up ACC play

The Pitt baseball team suffered a three-game sweep against the No. 4 Louisville Cardinals to open conference play. TPN File Photo

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

March 12, 2017

The Pitt baseball team had its first run-in of 2017 with a ranked opponent last weekend. The Panthers pitched well, but appeared completely overmatched at the plate and failed to pick up a win against the No. 4 Louisville Cardinals. Pitt (7-7 overall, 0-3 ACC) opened up ACC play by suffering a th...

Pitt baseball drops three out of four in South Carolina

Pitt center fielder Frank Maldonado belted his first home run of the season in a doubleheader on Saturday. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor

March 7, 2017

After a strong start to nonconference play, the Pitt baseball team started to show signs of its inexperience last weekend. The Panthers (7-4) dropped three out of four games against mid-major opponents, scoring a total of only 10 runs over the weekend in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Pitt fell to the Wo...

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...

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