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#19 UVA Baseball Wins Two Games Saturday

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The #19 Virginia baseball team won two games on Saturday at Davenport Field, beating Bucknell 12-4, and Harvard 11-5.

The Cavaliers (11-0) were trailing 4-3 against the Crimson in the 5th inning, but scored seven times to blow the game open.

Freshman Joe McCarthy hit a 2-run home run during the rally.

Sophomore Mike Papi connected on a 3-run shot in the 2nd inning.

Virginia jumped out to a 5-0 lead on Bucknell in their first game of the day, and scored three more when the Bison closed it to a one run game in the 6th.

Derek Fisher went 3-for-3 in the game, while Colin Harrington had three hits and two RBI.

Brandon Cogswell went 3-for-5 with three runs scored.

Scott Silverstein (2-0) pitched seven strong innings, giving up seven hits and four runs while striking out five.

Whit Mayberry (2-0) picked up the win in relief in Game 2, allowing just one run in four innings.

UVA will wrap up the weekend series Sunday at 2:30 against Bucknell.

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