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.
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.
The Eagles play their first 20 games on the road—a staple of Northeast teams—and then return home for a 14-game homestretch while additionally playing a pair of College World Series teams.
Birdball had not one, but three incredibly talented freshmen who didn’t go through the typical adjustment period and instead rose to the occasion, co-winning the breakout athlete of the year award.
After an excellent senior season for the Eagles, Dan Metzdorf was selected in the fifth round of the MLB draft Tuesday by the Chicago White Sox. The senior went 8-2 with a 2.30 ERA in 2019.