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Lackluster Offensive Performance Hurts Canes in 8-1 Loss

By Austin Sapin Coral Gables, FL — 22 runs and 26 hits. Those are the numbers the Miami Hurricanes produced in their previous two meetings against FGCU this season. On Wednesday night however, it was a completely different story. Managing just four hits against Eagles starter Jordan Desguin, the Canes offense was completely shut down in a 8-1 loss to FGCU. “It was a disappointing...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Breathtaking week for nation's RBI-leader David Thompson: 2 doubles, triple, 4 HRs (2 grand slams), 13 RBI, 23 total bases.

What a refreshing, feel-good story for an outstanding young man.  For the second straight week, University of Miami junior inielder David Thompson has been honored by the Atlantic Coast Conference as Player of the Week for his extraordinary hitting.  Thompson, who plays third base and first base, sat out 32 games last season because of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, defined by the...
Via Eye on the U
6 days ago

Hurricanes Win 8th Straight In 12-7 Victory at Wake

By Austin Sapin Winston-Salm, NC — This Miami Hurricanes (18-6) offense is good, really good. For the second straight game, the Canes got into double-digits and claimed a 12-7 win at Wake Forest. The victory gave Coach Morris’s club their eight straight win and their second straight ACC series victory. Just like the night before, Miami used the long ball to get deep into the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Unstoppable David Thompson Pushes the Canes To Victory Once Again

By Austin Sapin Winston-Salem, NC — Let’s just say it right now, David Thompson is the hottest hitter in the country. With another monster two home run, seven RBI performance, Thompson led the No. 17 Miami Hurricanes to a 15-2 victory at Wake Forest. Jim Morris’s club has won seven straight and it’s no coincidence that the Canes third basemen has had one of the most unbelievable...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Thompson’s Hot Streak Continues In 9-1 Miami Win

By Austin Sapin David Thompson had a fantastic last week as he was named ACC Player of the Week.  After his performance on Tuesday, this week might be even better. With two home runs including a grand slam, Thompson led Miami (16-6) to their sixth straight victory in a 9-1 win over Army. Coming into the game hitting .524 in his last five games, the Canes third basemen almost one...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Suarez Returns, Helps Miami To Sweep of NC State

By Austin Sapin Coral Gables, FL — It is safe to say after Sunday’s game that the No. 19 Miami Hurricanes (15-6, 4-2 ACC) had a pretty good week. Powered by the return of Canes ace Andy Suarez, Miami claimed a 6-0 win over NC State (10-7, 2-4 ACC) to cap off a perfect 5-0 week. The Hurricanes lefthander went six innings, allowing just three hits while striking out seven.  Suarez...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Offense Comes Back To Life in 15-4 Thrashing of FGCU

By Austin Sapin After a heartbreaking loss to Louisville on Sunday, it was clear Miami would take no prisoners in their matchup with FGCU. Behind David Thompson’s six RBI and Danny Briggi’s four scoreless innings out of the bullpen, the No. 19 Hurricanes stormed to a 15-4 win over their in-state rival FGCU. In one of his best games as a Cane, Thompson came to the plate in his...
Via CaneInsider
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Fall To Louisville on Walk-off Winner

By Austin Sapin For the second time in two days, the Hurricanes let one slip. In the rubber match between Miami and the Louisville, a Brendan McKay bloop single into center field led the Cardinals to a 5-4 win and a series victory. The Canes jumped ahead in both the first and third innings, but an ineffective outing from Miami starter Derik Beauprez let the Cardinals right back...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Garcia’s Efficient Outing Pushes Canes Past Barry

By Austin Sapin In a game in which you expect a dominant performance, Danny Garcia more than delivered. In 7.2 innings, the sophomore lefthander had a career-high nine strikeouts and allowed just six hits in a 5-3 Miami victory over Barry University. What made the outing even more impressive was that it took just 91 pitches for the lefthander to pick up his first career win. While...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Woodrey Leads Canes To Bounce-back Win Over Florida

By Austin Sapin After losing your star ace, the performances of your other weekend starters become even more crucial. On Saturday night, Thomas Woodrey put on a dazzling performance as No. 14 Miami beat the No. 5 Florida Gators 7-2 the night after the Canes lost on a walk-off single. The former left-handed reliever solidified his spot as the No. 2 starter in the rotation and could...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

After A Wacky Start, Gators Win On A Walk-off

By Austin Sapin Before the wild matchup between in-state rivals, things had already taken a turn for the worse for the Miami Hurricanes (4-2). Minutes before the game, Canes ace Andrew Suarez was scratched from the start, but as poorly as the game started, it didn’t end much better. In the ninth inning, Buddy Reed hit a soft liner into left field to score Josh Tobias and give...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball: Hated Gators always get Hurricanes going

CORAL GABLES — The first road game listed in Miami’s baseball record book was played April 9, 1940. The location: Gainesville. The opponent: those hated Florida Gators. In the 75 years since, Miami and Florida have usually renewed acquaintances at the start of the season. Each matchup rekindles a special kind of fire. “It’s the Gators,” Hurricanes third baseman David Thompson...
Via Canes Watch
February 20, 2015

No. 8 Miami (4-0) at FAU (3-0) 6:30 tonight in Boca

The No. 8 MIami Hurricanes (4-0) take on unranked and undefeated FAU (3-0) tonight at 6:30 in Boca Raton. These games always get a great draw, including lots of avid -- and refreshingly loyal -- UM baseball fans. If you live in Broward or Palm Beach County, this would be a fun game to attend. UM-FAU rarely seems to be boring, whether there's a ton of hitting or some in-game wackiness...
Via Eye on the U
February 18, 2015

Miami Lights Up the Scoreboard for 25 Runs In Blowout Over Rutgers

By Austin Sapin The Miami Hurricanes Football team was praised for their high-octane offense this fall, the Miami Hurricanes Baseball team however, may give them a run for their money as the highest scoring sports team on campus. The Canes scored their most runs since May 2003 when they scored 27 against Pace University and dominated Rutgers for a 25-4 win and a four-game sweep...
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Offense Explodes For Game 1 Victory Over Rutgers

By Austin Sapin For most baseball teams, hitting is the last aspect of the game to come around early in the season.  For this Miami Hurricane (2-0) offense though, that may not be the story. The Canes lineup struck early and often in a 9-3 victory over Rutgers (0-2) in Game One of the doubleheader. Miami fell behind in the first inning after a Tom Marcinczyk two-run homer, but...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Miami Hurricanes Baseball Preview

By Austin Sapin Baseball has always been a game of numbers. For the Miami Hurricanes, last season’s 42nd straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament was a phenomenal feat. The number everyone cares about though is 7. That seven represents how many years its’ been since the Hurricanes have made that sacred trip to Omaha, hoping to lift the National Championship. Last season was...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Quarterback Evan Shirreffs commits to Hurricanes

Entering spring practices, Miami has two scholarship quarterbacks available full-time. Enter Evan Shirreffs. A day after signing day, the Hurricanes offered Shirreffs and he committed, 247Sports reported. Shirreffs (6-5, 195) is a three-star recruit from Loganville (Ga.) High, which is almost equidistant from Atlanta and Athens. He visited UM two weeks before signing day, but...
Via Canes Watch
February 05, 2015

Miami Hurricanes baseball season approaching, with UM quarterback Malik Rosier officially on roster

Baseball season is closing in, and I, for one, am happy about that.  Great kids, and the heart of the Hurricanes' batting lineup -- ACC Rookie of the Year Zack Collins in the 3 spot, David Thompson at cleanup and sophomore outfielder Willie Abreu the likely No. 5 hitter -- appears to be a terror for opponents.  The Canes open the season Friday night, Feb. 13, at home against Rutgers...
Via Eye on the U
January 20, 2015

Miami baseball beats Texas Tech 2-1 in 10 innings

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- David Thompson had an RBI double with one out in the top of the 10th inning and Miami beat Texas Tech 2-1 Monday to avoid elimination in the Coral Gables regionals. Hurricanes closer Bryan Garcia (7-4) pitched the final three innings for the win in a game suspended due to rain in the eighth inning Sunday night. Miami (43-18) and Texas Tech (42-19) will...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Walk-Off Passed Ball Gives Miami 1-0 Win In NCAA Tournament Opener

By Austin Sapin As the ball flew to the back stop and David Thompson scored the game-winning run, the crowd of 1,843 and the Miami baseball team could finally exhale after an excruciating 1-0 NCAA Tournament win against Bethune-Cookman. “It was awesome. It’s just a blessing to be back out on the field. You know I didn’t play that well today but I found a way to get on base...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Eliminated From Chance At Championship Game in Loss to Clemson

By Austin Sapin When tournament time rolls around in sports you know things aren’t going to go exactly according to plan. The ACC Tournament thus far has been a humbling experience for the Miami Hurricanes (40-17), as they lost for the second day in a row in Pool A. For the No.1 seed in the tournament, things have definitely not gone how they imagined it. The Canes bullpen for...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Wins 16 Inning Thriller, Drops Game 2 of Doubleheader

By Austin Sapin Fans at Mark Light Field came to the park Friday expecting just two games between Miami and UNC but game one of the doubleheader gave Canes fans their money’s worth as the Hurricanes (39-14, 23-5) defeated the Tar Heels 6-5 in 16 innings. Miami and starter Chris Diaz did not get off to their traditional fast start as UNC plated three runs off the junior lefthander...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Continues Hot Streak With A 9-2 Victory Over Virginia Tech

By Austin Sapin When a team is playing every facet of the game as well as they can, they are very hard to beat. The Miami Hurricanes (21-12, 11-4 ACC) are playing like that type of team, securing their second straight road ACC sweep for the first time since 2004 in a 9-2 victory over Virginia Tech. Redshirt junior, Bryan Radziewski went 7.0 innings, giving up eight hits but only...
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Swept in Saturday Doubleheader by Georgia Tech

By Austin Sapin Coming into Saturday the Miami Hurricanes were undefeated in ACC play, but on Saturday the resilient Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets were able to come back late in both games taking the series in a 13-7 loss in Game One and 3-2 loss in Game Two for the Canes. Due to possible inclement weather on Sunday the two teams were forced to play a doubleheader on Saturday.  The...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

‘Canes look to overcome midweek struggles in conference against Georgia Tech

By Will Brown DELAND– Baseball season has yet to reach the Ides of March, but the Hurricanes have endured their share of setbacks on its travels. Wednesday’s 7-3 loss at Stetson was the fourth game away from home, and third loss for Miami (10-7). Miami left DeLand to immediately head north to Atlanta for a contest against a struggling Georgia Tech team. The Yellow Jackets (9...
Via CaneInsider
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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