Mike Papi hit a two-out grand slam in the top of the 9th inning, as the #4 UVA baseball team rallied to beat Wake Forest 7-6 in Winston-Salem.
Virginia scored five times in the final frame.
Kyle Crockett struck out the side in the bottom of the 9th to earn the save.
The Cavaliers (28-3, 10-3 ACC) are undefeated in ACC openers this season.
UVA and Wake Forest will play Game Two of the series Sunday at 1pm.
Mike Shiers joined the NBC29 News Team as a weekend sports anchor in September of 2009. Email