While King is expected to be fully recovered and ready to go when the Hurricanes open the 2021 season in Atlanta against defending national champion Alabama on Sept. 4, he’ll have an armada of passers behind him should anything unexpected occur.
The Hurricane bats were noisy early and often Saturday night as they cliched the weekend’s three-game series a night early, winning their second game over the Duke Blue Devils in as many evenings, 11-5.
“We’ve played them more than any other team in our history,” said head coach Gino DiMare on the history between the two storied sides. “It’s probably over the years the biggest rivalry in [college] baseball.”
A seven-run fifth inning for the Miami Hurricanes opened the floodgates as they won their sixth consecutive game, lighting up the scoreboard and taking down the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles 15-2 Wednesday night at Swanson Stadium.
Miami (3-3, 1-3 ACC)—who came into the series opening looking for more offensive production—looked like it was getting just that early in Friday’s 11-5 loss to N.C. State, but they were unable to match NC State's