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Mike Piazza swinging at a pitch in a game for the New York Mets (Photo by Gerald S. Williams)
September 21, 2020

WILMINGTON – Ten days after the terror attacks of 9/11, the first professional sporting event in New York took place. Ten days after 9/11, the New York Mets hosted the Atlanta Braves at Shea Stadium....

Ryan Jeffers continues to make an impact for Twins

No. 27 Ryan Jeffers heads for first
September 15, 2020

WILMINGTON – Ever since the Twins’ veteran catcher, Mitch Garver, hit the 10-day IL (injured list) back on Aug. 20, former UNC Wilmington standout, Ryan Jeffers, has been providing Minnesota plenty...

Ryan Jeffers hits first major league home run

No. 27 Ryan Jeffers
September 8, 2020

WILMINGTON – The Minnesota Twins (26-17) hosted the Detroit Tigers (18-21) on Monday, Sept. 7. Former UNC Wilmington catcher, Ryan Jeffers, handled the duties behind the plate and batted ninth in the...

Ryan Jeffers makes MLB debut

No. 27 Ryan Jeffers
Former UNC Wilmington catcher plays his first game with the Twins
August 22, 2020

WILMINGTON – “Groundball base hit!” echoed the Minnesota Twins’ announcer. “And Jeffers, in his first big-league at-bat gets an RBI single.” Ryan Jeffers’ predecessor, Mitch Garver, was...

Marlins, Phillies play suspended amid team-wide COVID-19 outbreak

Jesus Aguilar #24, Brian Anderson #15, Francisco Cervelli #29, and Corey Dickerson #23 of the Miami Marlins react after a three run home run by Anderson in the top of the fifth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on July 26, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Marlins defeated the Phillies 11-6.
July 28, 2020
Problems arose after at least 17 members of the Marlins club, including at least 15 players, tested positive for the virus over the last few days.

UNCW baseball players respond to coronavirus

The UNCW baseball team before its matchup with Bryant on Feb. 15, 2020
UNCW baseball players respond to the COVID-19 outbreak and how it has affected them along with athletes throughout the country
March 25, 2020

WILMINGTON – It was the bottom of the ninth with two runners on base. UNC Wilmington and East Carolina were deadlocked at two apiece as Seahawk catcher Matt Suggs settled into the batter’s box. As...

Gallery: Seahawks fall behind to Wolfpack

NC State coach Elliott Avent (right) honors UNCW coach Mark Scalf (left) prior to Tuesday's game at Doak Field on April 30, 2019.
April 30, 2019

STORY: #20 NC State hits four home runs in 11-3 win over UNCW RALEIGH, N.C.-- UNC Wilmington fell victim to multiple long balls against NC State on Tuesday at Doak Field. The Wolfpack honored UNCW...

Seahawk Spectacular: Matt Myers stabilizes pitching staff

Pitcher No. 14 Landen Roupp
February 13, 2019

Editor’s note: UNCW baseball opens the 2019 season on Friday against Saint Joseph’s. The Seahawks are fresh off their second Colonial Athletic Association championship in three years and seek their...

Bridges, former Seahawks to speak at banquet

Bridges, former Seahawks to speak at banquet
January 11, 2019

With baseball season just over a month away, the time-honored tradition of UNC Wilmington baseball’s Spring Training Banquet is set to take place next week. On Jan. 19, 2019, UNCW baseball will hold...

The SheHawk: MLB is lacking in female employees

MLB female umpire Jen Pawol working at a Detroit Tigers game in 2018.
October 15, 2018

Major League Baseball's (MLB) postseason is upon us, as is the excitement that surrounds it as thousands of fans — myself included — are glued to their televisions in anticipation of cheering on...

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