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Challenge escalates for Pirates

Al MyattEast Carolina's baseball team is off to a 4-0 start with three wins over Longwood last weekend and an 11-2 victory over North Carolina A&T on Tuesday. The circumstances will be more challenging this weekend as the Pirates visit Virginia ... More from Al Myatt...



Tyson lifts Pirates to win at Tulane

NEW ORLEANS B.J. Tyson led four East Carolina players in double figures with 22 points as the Pirates stopped a six-game losing streak with a 79-73 American Athletic Conference win at Tulane on Wednesday night. ... More...

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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...

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

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. ... More...



Marathon season starts on right note

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Audio: The Brian Bailey Show

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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...



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...

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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...



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...


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CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA East Carolina ended a nine-game losing streak to Virginia with an 8-5 win in 10 innings over the defending College World Series champions on Friday.

The Pirates (5-0) pushed across a tying run in the top of the ninth on a sacrifice fly by Charlie Yorgen before scoring three runs in the 10th.

A double by Brady Lloyd brought in Bryce Harman with the go-ahead run in the top of the 10th.

Wesley Phillips followed with a ground out that allowed Dwanya Williams-Sutton to score from third for a 7-5 ECU lead.

Lloyd scored the final run for the Pirates on a wild pitch.

Sophomore right-hander Joe Ingle pitched the last two innings to get the win. Ingle allowed one hit, walked one and struck out four.

ECU took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first after Parker Lamm led off the game with a single to center field. Yorgen reached on a fielder's choice that retired Lamm. Yorgen went to second on a passed ball.

Walks from Cavs started Connor Jones to Travis Watkins and Harman preceded a two-out, two-run single to right field by Williams-Sutton.

Virginia tied the score in the bottom of the first and took a 4-2 lead in the second.

Yorgen doubled to lead off the third. Watkins singled before an RBI double by Eric Tyler cut the Cavaliers' lead to 4-3.

Jeff Nelson's home run down the left field line tied the score at 4 in the fourth.

Adam Haseley's sacrifice fly gave Virginia a 5-4 lead in the sixth.

Evan Kruczynski started for the Pirates and pitched into the fifth. He yielded seven hits and four earned runs while walking two and striking out five.

Davis Kirkpatrick pitched four innings. He allowed three hits and one earned run while walking two and striking out two.

Tyler had two of ECU's 10 hits. Williams-Sutton had two RBIs.

Matt Thaiss was 3-for-5 for Virginia (3-2) with three RBIs.

The Pirates improved to 4-0 in extra-inning games under second-year coach Cliff Godwin.

The three-game series resumes at 1 p.m. today with left-hander Jacob Wolfe scheduled to start for ECU. Lefty Daniel Lynch is the probable starter for Virginia.

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