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Miami snaps UNC's win streak with 5-3 victory

Posted May 24, 2012
Updated May 25, 2012

— Dale Carey hit a two-run home run and Miami snapped North Carolina's 14-game winning streak by taking a 5-3 victory at the 2012 Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament.

Carey's drive to left in the seventh inning on Thursday scored Stephen Perez, broke a 3-all tie and gave the sixth-seeded Hurricanes (35-20) a valuable first victory at the four-day tournament. Both Miami and second-seeded North Carolina (43-14) are 1-1 in Pool B play.

The Tar Heels loaded the bases with two outs in the ninth before closer A.J. Salcines struck out Colin Moran to end it. Following the final out, UNC head coach Mike Fox argued the third strike call with the umpire.

"Coach Fox was warned twice following the game for arguing the last pitch. He continued to engage a member of the crew, at which time he was issued a post-participation ejection," a statement issued by the ACC said.

By NCAA rule, Fox is suspended for the next scheduled contest which in this case is North Carolina's game against NC State at the ACC Championship in Greensboro, N.C., on Saturday night.

Earlier in the game, Brad Fieger had an RBI double and Chantz Mack added a run-scoring groundout for Miami.

North Carolina's Grayson Atwood had a pinch-hit, two-run homer in the seventh to tie it.

2012 ACC BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SEEDINGS

May 23-27 at NewBridge Bank Park (Greensboro, N.C.)
POOL A - No. 1 Florida State, No. 4 Virginia, No. 5 Clemson, 8. Georgia Tech
POOL B - No. 2 North Carolina, No. 3 NC State, No. 6 Miami, No. 7 Wake Forest

2012 TOURAMENT SCHEDULE

Wednesday, May 23
Georgia Tech 5, Florida State 4
3 p.m. - NC State 3, Miami 2
7 p.m. - North Carolina 6, Wake Forest 0

Thursday, May 24
11 a.m. - Virginia 3, Clemson 2
3 p.m. - North Carolina 3, Miami 5
7 p.m. - NC State vs. Wake Forest

Friday, May 25
11 a.m. - Virginia vs. Georgia Tech
3 p.m. - Florida State vs. Clemson
7 p.m. - Miami vs. Wake Forest

Saturday, May 26
11 a.m. - Clemson vs. Georgia Tech
3 p.m. - Florida State vs. Virginia
7 p.m. - North Carolina vs. NC State

Sunday, May 27
Noon - Championship Game

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  • The Godfather May 25, 10:52 p.m.

    well doesn't that just blow.....

    L to the OL!

    — Posted by WolfpackindahouseV.6

    Dude, you ain't right!

    — Posted by TruthBKnown Banned Again02

    How does that WF loss taste to you girls?

    — Posted by The Godfather

    I'm sure it's about the same flavor as that Miami loss tastes to you holes!

    — Posted by TruthBKnown Banned Again02

    Miami>WFU. Miami, higher ranked team. WF lower ranked team. There endeth the lesson. The Godfather requires $500 to wet his beak for that favor he did for you.

  • Gunnstigator May 25, 7:59 p.m.

    Well, Carolina is the Filet Mignon of college baseball:)

    — Posted by Gunnstigator

    That may be, but it is an overcooked, tough, leathery steak that is so tough a doberman couldn't... View More

    — Posted by TruthBKnown Banned Again02

    OK, that's funny.

    BUT.... it's better to be a "tough" fillet mignon than a fillet O'(Bass)... View More

    — Posted by Gunnstigator

    Heh heh! Don't you make fun of bass now -- that's State's most recent team national championship! :)

    — Posted by TruthBKnown Banned Again02

    TBK - you do have a very good sense of humor!

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again02 May 25, 2:41 p.m.

    You got some steaks ordered or what?

    — Posted by TruthBKnown Banned Again02

    Well, Carolina is the Filet Mignon of college baseball:)

    — Posted by Gunnstigator

    That may be, but it is an overcooked, tough, leathery steak that is so tough a doberman couldn't... View More

    — Posted by TruthBKnown Banned Again02

    OK, that's funny.

    BUT.... it's better to be a "tough" fillet mignon than a fillet O'(Bass)... View More

    — Posted by Gunnstigator

    Heh heh! Don't you make fun of bass now -- that's State's most recent team national championship! :)

  • Gunnstigator May 25, 1:26 p.m.

    can't wait for omaha

    — Posted by onyourheels2

    You got some steaks ordered or what?

    — Posted by TruthBKnown Banned Again02

    Well, Carolina is the Filet Mignon of college baseball:)

    — Posted by Gunnstigator

    That may be, but it is an overcooked, tough, leathery steak that is so tough a doberman couldn't... View More

    — Posted by TruthBKnown Banned Again02

    OK, that's funny.

    BUT.... it's better to be a "tough" fillet mignon than a fillet O'(Bass) fish:)

    And I hope that tough, dried out fillet is too tough for a Badger to chew on when our two teams play tomorrow:)

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again02 May 25, 12:02 p.m.

    Congrats, Canes!

    — Posted by TruthBKnown Banned Again02

    Congrats, Deacons.

    Maybe you should worry more about your team next time badger, instead of... View More

    — Posted by forautumn

    What, it's not surprising that I'd be here talking smack about a rival team?

    If that bothers you, you must be just miserable in these blogs. And if you think it's one-sided, you're also blind.

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again02 May 25, 12:01 p.m.

    can't wait for omaha

    — Posted by onyourheels2

    You got some steaks ordered or what?

    — Posted by TruthBKnown Banned Again02

    Well, Carolina is the Filet Mignon of college baseball:)

    — Posted by Gunnstigator

    That may be, but it is an overcooked, tough, leathery steak that is so tough a doberman couldn't choke it down! :)

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again02 May 25, 12:00 p.m.

    well doesn't that just blow.....

    L to the OL!

    — Posted by WolfpackindahouseV.6

    Dude, you ain't right!

    — Posted by TruthBKnown Banned Again02

    How does that WF loss taste to you girls?

    — Posted by The Godfather

    I'm sure it's about the same flavor as that Miami loss tastes to you holes!

  • heelsforever May 25, 10:12 a.m.

    Can't blame an ump for being ready to go home already.

  • ThePackisBack May 25, 9:59 a.m.

    Congrats, Canes!

    — Posted by TruthBKnown Banned Again02

    Congrats, Deacons.

    Maybe you should worry more about your team next time badger, instead of... View More

    — Posted by forautumn

    Go and read the quotes for the NCSU game. Badger this !

  • forautumn May 25, 9:45 a.m.

    Congrats, Canes!

    — Posted by TruthBKnown Banned Again02

    Congrats, Deacons.

    Maybe you should worry more about your team next time badger, instead of celebrating a UNC loss.

    Not surprising from you, though

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