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Pirates defeat N.C. A&T, 11-2

Next: ECU at Virginia

Friday 3 pm; Saturday 1 pm; Sunday 1 pm

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FOOTBALL RECRUITING

SEC aura helped lure Bailey to ECU

Sean Bailey's earliest ambition was to become a firefighter like his father, uncle and grandfather before him. But by middle school Bailey changed his mind and opted for another family profession. ... More from Sammy Batten...

Thumbnails: ECU's recruiting class of 2016...

 
 

BASEBALL

Marathon season starts on right note

Break out the brooms. East Carolina opened the 2016 baseball season with a sweep of Longwood at Clark-LeClair Stadium. The season is a marathon and not a sprint. Still, second-year head coach Cliff Godwin and the Pirates were more than excited to get the opening weekend sweep. ... More from Brian Bailey...

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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 pitching coach Dan Roszel: Replay show...

 

BASEBALL

Pirates come back for sweep

GREENVILLE — East Carolina faced its first deficit of the young season and responded by rallying for a 5-3 nonconference win over Longwood on Sunday afternoon before 3,067 at Clark-LeClair Stadium. ... More...

 

BASKETBALL

Mustangs take 74-63 win over ECU

DALLAS — Southern Methodist had an 8-0 run at the end of the first half to overcome a 35-28 East Carolina lead Sunday afternoon and the host Mustangs went on to take a 74-63 American Athletic Conference win. ... More...

Next: ECU at Tulane | Wednesday, 8 pm | ESPNN

 

BASEBALL

Another strong start keys Pirates

GREENVILLE — East Carolina got another strong starting performance on the mound to win its second game in a season-opening series with Longwood on Saturday. The Pirates topped the Lancers 9-6 at Clark-LeClair Stadium as Jacob Wolfe pitched six scoreless innings after being staked to a 5-0 lead in the third inning. ... More...

 

BASEBALL

Pirates start impressively

GREENVILLE — East Carolina junior left-hander Evan Kruczynski pitched seven scoreless innings as the Pirates opened the baseball season with an 11-1 nonconference win over visiting Longwood on Friday. ... More...

 

BASEBALL

Outlook is sunny for Pirates in '16

Al MyattThe recent cold weather has not been suited for baseball but the East Carolina program has been making the best of the situation with the season opener at home against Longwood today at 4 p.m. The Lancers were 22-34 overall last season and 9-15 in the Big South Conference. ... More from Al Myatt...

 

BASEBALL

Pirates primed for encore and more

Ol' Gomer Pyle would have smiled from ear to ear and hollered out: “Surprise, surprise, surprise!” That's how East Carolina's baseball team celebrated its 2015 American Athletic Conference championship last season. Nobody expected the Pirates, with a first-year coach, to post 40 victories and walk off with the league's top trophy. ... More from Woody Peele...

Pictured: Projected opening day starter Evan Kruczynski deals last season in a solid performance against No. 2 Virginia. The junior lefthander posted an 8-4 record with a 3.17 ERA in 2015. (Photo by W.A. Myatt)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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GREENVILLE — East Carolina outhit North Carolina A&T 15-5 in an 11-2 nonconference win on Tuesday afternoon.

The game was originally scheduled for Wednesday but was moved up due to the threat of severe weather today.

Charlie Yorgen had a career-high four hits as the Pirates improved to 4-0.

ECU scored six runs in the bottom of the first and never trailed the 0-4 Aggies.

Parker Lamm walked to start the initial frame and Yorgen followed with a bunt single. A double steal put runners at second and third. Travis Watkins walked to load the bases before Bryce Harman delivered a triple to left center for a 3-0 Pirates lead.

Dwanya Williams-Sutton had an RBI double with one out for a 4-0 advantage. A run-scoring triple by Garrett Brooks put ECU ahead, 5-0.

Brooks scored on a wild pitch.

That was plenty of run support as the Pirates spread the mound duties between six pitchers. Kirk Morgan started, went three innings and was credited with the win.

Morgan allowed runs in the second and third before Evan Voliva tossed two scoreless innings. Sam Lanier, Chris Holba, Matt Bridges and Cam Colmore each worked an inning. ECU pitchers recorded 11 strikeouts and issued one walk. The Pirates were errorless in the field.

Brooks finished 3-for-3 with a double and a triple.

Lamm and Williams-Sutton each had two hits.

A crowd of 1,999 took in the midweek contest.

ECU starts a three-game series at defending College World Series champion Virginia (3-1) at 3 p.m. on Friday.

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