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Pitt baseball gets to .500 with sweep of Maryland Eastern Shore

Redshirt junior Caleb Parry (6) hit a grand slam in Pitt's 20-1 win on Wednesday. TPN File Photo

By Dominic Campbell | Staff Writer

May 4, 2017

Coming off a series win against SIU Edwardsville, the Pitt baseball team climbed back to .500 this week, taking both games against Maryland Eastern Shore at Charles L. Cost Field. Pitt (21-21, 8-13 ACC) pounded the Hawks (10-35, 6-13 MEAC) in both games, sweeping the series by a combined score of 2...

Pitt pulls upset, topples No. 3 North Carolina Tar Heels

P.J. DeMeo hit an RBI single in the first inning of Sunday's upset victory over the No. 3 North Carolina Tar Heels. Anna Bongardino | Senior Staff Photographer

By Kait French | Staff Writer

April 24, 2017

The Pitt baseball team came into this weekend with low expectations for its series with the highly-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels. But in the series finale, the Panthers rode an offensive explosion to knock off the No. 3 team in the country. After dropping the first two contests with just three combined...

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...

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 ...

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

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

By Bayard Miller | Assistant Sports Editor

March 22, 2017

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 deficit in the ninth inning, the Panthers (8-10, 1-5 ACC) were able to plate two to make the score ...

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