THE FLATS – No. 6 Georgia Tech baseball was unable to sweep the series, falling the series finale to Pitt, 9-3, on Saturday afternoon at Russ Chandler Stadium.
The Yellow Jackets (38-16, 19-11 ACC) still took the series, winning Games 1 and 2, to give them nine-straight ACC series and 10-straight series wins overall. The Panthers (21-34, 8-22 ACAC) were able to combine for 10 hits to give them nine runs.
Offensively, Tech was led at the plate by Michael Guldberg and Kyle McCann, who both finished with two hits, while Baron Radcliff (two RBI) and Nick Wilhite (one RBI) drove in the Jackets’ runs. Receiving the loss on the day was freshman RHP Cort Roedig (2-2).
Pitt was led at the plate by two multi-hit performances. David Yanni finished with three home runs and eight RBI on the game while Connor Perry recorded two hits and a double. Receiving the win for the Panthers was RHP Billy Corcoran (2-6), who allowed just two runs on six hits in six innings, striking out seven overall. RHP Chris Gomez and RHP Chase Smith combined for the final three innings.
The Yellow Jackets will now turn their sights on postseason and await its official drawing and game time for the 2019 ACC Tournament in Durham, N.C. The entirety of the tournament will be broadcast live on the ACC’s Regional Sports Networks and on WREK 91.1 FM.
- Georgia Tech will draw a two-seed in the 2019 ACC Tournament after taking the ACC Coastal Championship.
- Georgia Tech’s division championship is its first since 2011, when the Jackets finished 22-8 in the ACC and 42-21 overall.
- Georgia Tech’s five regular season and divisional titles since 2005 are third-most among the ACC.
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