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The 10th Inning (Season Preview Part I)

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After an uncharacteristic season a year ago in which the East Carolina baseball team posted a 32-27 (.542) record, sixth-year head coach Billy Godwin and his staff will look to 21 returning letterwinners to steer the Pirate ship back into post-season play.

The 10th Inning (Media's No. 23 Revealed)

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One of the longest evenings in a Sports Information Director (SID) career is when he/she starts putting together media credential packets for the start of their respective sports seasons. After collecting faxes and emails from our local media contingents over the past month, today was that day for me. It's actually a pretty entertaining time as I start getting pumped up for the upcoming baseball season, which is now just FOUR days away.

The 10th Inning (Preseason Honors Continue)

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Well game week is officially here!!!

Around the country nearly all 292 Division I teams will kick off the 2011 season searching for the feeling that South Carolina had at the end of last year when they topped UCLA for the College World Series (CWS) title in Omaha, Neb. at Rosenblatt Stadium.

The 10th Inning (Professional Pirates)

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Well just as East Carolina prepares for their season opener next week against Youngstown State, several former Pirates will be hitting the diamond as well pursuing their dreams of playing in the Major Leagues.

The 10th Inning (Preseason Honors)

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With the start of the collegiate baseball season right around the corner, I thought today would be a good time to recap some preseason honors for the 2011 East Carolina Pirates.

The 10th Inning (Meet The Pirates)

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Hello Pirate fans!!

WOW - what a great day it has been for the Pirate Nation. What's so great about you ask? Well today was the 11th Annual "Meet the Pirates" luncheon, which was held the Murphy Center's Harvey Banquet Hall.

The 10th Inning (Feb. 4)

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With two weeks left until the start of the 2011 baseball season, today we introduce freshmen Austin Blake (outfielder) and Will Connerley (catcher). These two men are part of 12 newcomers that will wear the Purple and Gold this season and look to help the Pirates reach the College World Series.

The 10th Inning (Feb.2)

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Dario Santangelo earned three letters for coach Scott Runkel at Bishop George Ahr High School where helped the Trojans to a 14-7 record as a senior.

The 10th Inning (Feb. 1)

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Jack Reinheimer has had success at every level on the diamond during his prep career. In 2009 the junior infielder batted .337 with a home run, 18 RBI and drove in 21 runs en route to Ardrey Kell's first ever state championship title, which came in just the school's third year of existence.

The 10th Inning (Jan. 31)

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Good evening Pirate fans !!! Sorry for the late blog today, but things have been a little hectic as we prepare for the start of the baseball season, which is 17 days away.