Brian Rapp pitched seven strong innings, Gian Martellini crushed a three-run homer, and BC beat the Hurricanes, 9-2, on Sunday afternoon.
Hunter Tackett went deep again, one of four Miami home runs on Saturday, as the Eagles wasted a good outing from Dan Metzdorf in a 14-5 loss.
Boston College baseball fans eyed another chance at Miami and Edgar Michelangeli. Instead, the Eagles made a new enemy in Jeb Bargfeldt.
The title game was cut short due to rain, but a week later BC has announced that baseball has officially defended its Beanpot title with a win against Harvard.
In the second game of Sunday’s doubleheader, Brian Rapp pitched a complete-game shutout, the first for Birdball since April of 2015.
Dan Metzdorf tossed a career-high eight innings and Gian Martellini notched the game-winning RBI in the Eagles’ 2-1 win against the Wolfpack.
Jacob Stevens, Donovan Casey, and Gian Martellini all had huge weekends at Duke, leading Birdball to a pair of victories.
Johnny Adams and Mitch Bigras both hit RBI singles in the seventh inning, lifting BC over the Crimson, 8-5, on Tuesday afternoon.
Birdball dropped all three of its weekend games to the No. 1 Cardinals following a shutout opener, a would-be comeback stopped short, and an error-filled defeat.
Donovan Casey may be a prankster off the field, but come game time, he plays harder than anyone else on the diamond.