Birdball jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the second inning, but the Cardinals chipped back throughout the game and scored four in the eighth to win 8-6.
Walks and all-around sloppy play cost BC Friday in its loss to Louisville. The Eagles scored three runs in the first two innings off errors but were shut out for the remainder of the game.
Every statistic said Boston College baseball had no shot at a comeback down by eight runs in the ninth inning, but the Eagles did it anyway.
Down 9-1 with two outs in the top of the ninth, BC seemed set to lose its second game in a row to Auburn Sunday. Instead, the Eagles pieced together a two-out rally for the ages resulting in an 11-9 extra-innings victory.
After Boston College baseball’s Friday game at Duke was paused at the top of the sixth inning due to rain, the Eagles finished off the Blue Devils Saturday for their first conference win of the season.
After Clemson erased a deficit with a three-run eighth, BC struck for two runs in the top of the 11th and knocked off the eighth-seeded Tigers in their ACC Tournament opener.
Jake Alu, Chris Galland, and Joe Suozzi each accounted for three hits as they led the Eagles past the Black Bears in an offensive outburst.
Behind a strong day at the plate from the BC lineup, the Eagles knocked off a tough Northeast Conference foe in Bryant for their second win in a row.
Led by freshman Cody Morissette, who tallied three RBIs, BC topped the Huskies to take home the Beanpot consolation game.