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Pirates prevent sweep with 7-3 win

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Pirates prevent sweep with 7-3 win

NEW ORLEANS Parker Lamm had a two-run single as East Carolina scored five times in the sixth inning of a 7-3 win Sunday that kept Tulane from sweeping a three-game series. Lamm went 4-for-5 with three RBIs as ECU improved to 21-11 overall and 3-3 in the American Athletic Conference. ... More...

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Tulane takes series with 3-0 win

NEW ORLEANS Tulane's 3-0 American Athletic Conference win over East Carolina on Saturday had some similarities to the Green Wave's 5-3 win over the Pirates on Friday night. ... More...


Tulane walks off on three-run homer

NEW ORLEANS An outstanding pitching effort by East Carolina junior left-hander Evan Kruczynski went unrewarded as Tulane rallied for a 5-2 American Athletic Conference win Friday night. The Green Wave scored five runs in the bottom of the ninth inning, ending the game with a three-run homer by Hunter Williams. ... More...



Nova executed ECU script

Al MyattVillanova's 77-74 win over North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament final in Houston on Monday night bore a strong resemblance to East Carolina's 77-74 win at Weber State three years and two days beforehand in the title game of the CIT ... More from Al Myatt...



Pirates win wild one in 11th

ELON East Carolina scored two runs on a pair of wild pitches in the top of the 11th inning for a 7-5 win at Elon on Tuesday night. Travis Watkins, Eric Tyler and Bryce Harman all walked with one out in the final frame to load the bases ... More...



Pirates face eight-game road stretch

Chalk up another series win for East Carolina as the Pirates took two out of three from American Athletic Conference preseason favorite Houston. In a battle of nationally-ranked teams the Pirates took the first two games of the series before falling on Sunday. ... 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 guests this week were ECU baseball coach Cliff Godwin (left) and WNCN sports anchor Todd Gibson (right): Replay show...


Pirates shore up backcourt

Three-star shooting guard Raquan Wilkins of state champion Atlanta (GA) Westlake High School entertained offers from a number of schools before choosing to join ECU coach Jeff Lebo's recruiting class of 2016-17. ... Thumbnail sketches...

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Pirates foiled in sweep bid

GREENVILLE Houston took a 6-1 win at East Carolina on Sunday to keep East Carolina from sweeping a three-game American Athletic Conference series. The Cougars (17-10, 1-2 AAC) scored three runs in the top of the second in support of winning pitcher Mitch Ullom (4-1), who went seven and one-third innings. ... More...


Boyd leads Pirates to series win

GREENVILLE Jimmy Boyd lost a shutout bid in the top of the ninth inning but East Carolina won its American Athletic Conference series with Houston by topping the Cougars 5-1 at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Saturday. Freshman Dwanya Williams-Sutton had three RBIs and Joe Ingle got his seventh save as ECU improved to 19-8 overall and 2-0 in the AAC with a crowd of 2,966 looking on. ... Story, pictures & audio...

Pictured: Winning pitcher Jimmy Boyd focuses on his breathing exercises in the ECU half of the eighth inning during the Pirates' 5-1 American Athletic Conference win over Houston on Saturday at Clark-LeClair Stadium. (W.A. Myatt photo)


Pirates take AAC opener

GREENVILLE Bryce Harman, Parker Lamm and Kirk Morgan had RBIs in support of winning pitcher Evan Kruczynski before Joe Ingle got his sixth save as East Carolina topped visiting Houston 3-1 in the American Athletic Conference opener for both clubs on Friday night. A crowd of 2,603 converged on Clark-LeClair Stadium. ... Story, pictures & audio...

Pictured: Both head coaches, Todd Whitting of Houston (red cap) and Cliff Godwin of East Carolina, converse with home plate umpire David Buck during Friday's American Athletic Conference opener at Clark-LeClair Stadium following an ejection of ECU's Bryce Harman in the sixth inning for an illegal slide. (W.A. Myatt photo)

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NEW ORLEANS Parker Lamm had a two-run single as East Carolina scored five times in the sixth inning of a 7-3 win Sunday that kept Tulane from sweeping a three-game series.

Lamm went 4-for-5 with three RBIs as ECU improved to 21-11 overall and 3-3 in the American Athletic Conference.

Jacob Wolfe (4-3) started for the Pirates and went seven and two-thirds innings. He allowed seven hits and three runs, two earned, while striking out six without a walk.

Sam Lanier got the last out of the eighth for ECU with a whiff and Joe Ingle fanned three in the ninth as ECU pitchers totaled 10 strikeouts.

Lamm had an RBI single in the fifth to tie the score at 1 after Jake Rogers had given the Green Wave (21-10, 3-2) a 1-0 lead with a home run in the first.

A one-out single by Bryce Harman got the Pirates started in the sixth. Travis Watkins followed with a single to center.

Harman scored on a double by Garrett Brooks to give ECU a 2-1 lead.

Watkins was out at the plate on a grounder to first by Turner Brown before Dwanya Williams-Sutton singled to right to bring in Brooks and put the Pirates ahead, 3-1.

Charlie Yorgen walked. Lamm singled to score Brown and Williams-Sutton. Yorgen came home on a wild pitch for a 6-1 advantage.

Grant Brown homered in the seventh and Lex Kaplan had an RBI single in the eighth as the Wave closed within 6-3.

The Pirates added a run in the ninth on an RBI double by Eric Tyler.

After a strikeout in the bottom of the ninth, Ingle hit a batter and walked one before wrapping up the game with a pair of strikeouts.

Williams-Sutton and Harman each went 2-for-4 as ECU outhit its hosts, 13-7.

The Pirates play the fifth of eight straight road games at UNC-Wilmington on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

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