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Pirates enjoy baseball weather

GREENVILLE — East Carolina defeated Old Dominion 9-7 on Wednesday as 2,155 made their way to Clark-LeClair Stadium on a great afternoon to be outside. The Pirates (6-5) scored twice in the seventh inning to snap a tie score at 5 and ECU maintained the lead. ... More...

Next: ECU vs. Monmouth | Friday, 4 pm



Pack shuts out Pirates

RALEIGH — N.C. State's Logan Ratledge hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the fifth inning on Tuesday afternoon and the Wolfpack went on to deal East Carolina its first shutout of the season by a 7-0 margin at Doak Field. ... More...



Pirates set sights on N.C. State

The weather has certainly thrown a curve ball at the East Carolina baseball season so far. There has yet to be one of those “beautiful day for baseball” type days. In fact, the weather has been much more suited for duck hunting than diamond watching. ... More from Brian Bailey...

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
The Brian Bailey Show airs on Pirate Radio 1250 on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Brian's guest this week was ECU volunteer assistant coach Frankie Everitte (right): Replay show...


Pirates rally past Albany

GREENVILLE — East Carolina came back from an early 2-0 deficit to move above .500 for the season with a 5-3 win against Albany at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Great Danes (1-5) took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second before the Pirates scored twice in the bottom of the third. ... More...



ECU breaks through on the road

ORLANDO, FL — Terry Whisnant made a 3-pointer from the right side with 1:04 left for a 66-64 East Carolina lead and the Pirates made enough free throws down the stretch on Saturday afternoon at Central Florida to nail down their first road win of the season, 71-66. ... More...

Next: ECU vs. Temple | Thursday, 7 pm
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Pirates start fast in 14-3 win

GREENVILLE — East Carolina scored six times in the first inning and had three more multi-run frames in a 14-3 win over Albany at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Saturday. The Pirates (4-4) have a chance to climb over .500 as the three-game series is scheduled for completion with a 1 p.m. game today. ... More...



Pirate pitchers shut down Albany

GREENVILLE — Evan Kruczynski pitched seven innings without allowing Albany a run as East Carolina took a 5-1 win at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Friday. The Pirates were scheduled to play in the Irish Classic in Cary but that event was canceled due to snow in central North Carolina. The Great Danes were enlisted for a three-game series to fill the weekend void. ... More...



Evaluation simple on QB situation

Al MyattThe East Carolina quarterback situation will get a lot of Dave Nichol's attention in the offseason with the exit of Shane Carden, who started for most of the last three seasons and recently took part in the NFL combine after a record breaking college career and a couple of conference offensive player of the year awards. ... More from Al Myatt...


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GREENVILLE — East Carolina defeated Old Dominion 9-7 on Wednesday as 2,155 made their way to Clark-LeClair Stadium on a great afternoon to be outside.

The Pirates (6-5) scored twice in the seventh inning to snap a tie score at 5 and ECU maintained the lead.

Bryce Harman reached on an error to start the go-ahead frame and Travis Watkins, who went 3-for-4, followed with a single to right field. Harman scored as the Monarchs' rightfielder misplayed the single by Watkins.

A single By Charlie Yorgen put runners at first and third. Jeff Nelson picked up an RBI on a fielder's choice as the Pirates went ahead 7-5.

After ODU (2-5) pulled within 7-6, ECU added two runs in the eighth. Parker Lamm had a one-out infield single and moved to third on a hit by Garrett Brooks. Lamm scored on a wild pitch. Brooks subsequently came home on a passed ball.

The Monarchs outhit the Pirates 13-9 but also committed three errors to one for ECU. Five of the Pirates' runs were earned.

The Pirates got off to a good start offensively with a three-run first. Starting pitcher Reid Love was hit by a pitch to start the bottom of the first. Lamm walked and Eric Tyler got aboard on an error by the pitcher on a sacrifice bunt, which allowed Love to score. A ground ball by Harman brought Lamm home. Watkins had an infield hit before Tyler scored on a ground out to first by Yorgen.

ODU tied the score with three runs in the second.

The Pirates took a 4-3 lead in the third after Harman doubled and scored on a ground out by Yorgen.

Tyler doubled and scored on a single by Watkins in the fourth for a 5-3 ECU advantage.

Love went five innings, allowing seven hits and four runs, three earned. He walked one and struck out one.

Kirk Morgan (2-0) got the win in two and one-third innings of relief. He allowed four hits and two runs, both earned, while walking one and whiffing two.

Freshman Joe Ingle got his first save, coming to the mound for the final inning and two-thirds. He yielded two hits, one earned run, and walked three while fanning two.

Nick Lustrino had a home run to lead off the eighth for ODU and teammate Connor Myers finished with three RBIs.

The Pirates start a three-game series with Monmouth (0-6) at 4 p.m. on Friday. Games also are scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.

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