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Virginia ranked No. 5 in Baseball America preseason poll

For the second straight season, Virginia is ranked No. 5 in Baseball America’s preseason poll. The Cavaliers have been in the publication’s preseason top-five, six times since the 2010 season.


Virginia Baseball Hall of Fame Ceremony, Meet the Team event now virtual-only

The 2022 Virginia Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony and meet the team event has been moved to Thursday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. and will now be a virtual event due to COVID safety concerns.


Tony Bennett on Barry Parkhill: “He’s a special man”

Barry Parkhill and his teammates from the 1971-72 basketball team were honored on the JPJ court during a break in Saturday’s game.


Jones, Thaiss voted into Virginia Baseball Hall of Fame

Former Cavalier pitcher Connor Jones (2014-16) and catcher/outfielder Matt Thaiss (2014-16) will be inducted into the Virginia Baseball Hall of Fame.


Virginia releases 2022 baseball schedule

Virginia baseball will open up the season in Boiling Springs, N.C. on Feb. 18 against Bellarmine at the Jerry Bryson Classic hosted by Gardner-Webb University.


No. 15 Houston next for Virginia

Virginia travels to No. 15 Houston in nonconference action on Tuesday, Nov. 16. Tipoff at Fertitta Center is slated for 8 p.m. on ESPN.


Inclement weather moves UVA exhibition vs. ECU/Youth Day to Sunday

Due to inclement weather in the forecast, Virginia baseball’s fall exhibition game against East Carolina has been moved to Sunday at noon. Youth Day activities will also take place on Sunday.


Schedule altered for Virginia’s Orange & Blue World Series

The first game of Virginia baseball’s Orange & Blue World Series scheduled for Tuesday has been canceled. In addition, the game scheduled for Thursday has been moved to Wednesday at 3:15 p.m.


Virginia baseball announces fall schedule

The Virginia baseball program will play a total of two scrimmages and nine additional games during its annual Orange and Blue World series this fall at Disharoon Park.


UVA ace Andrew Abbott breaking in slowly with Reds farm system

Former Virginia ace pitcher Andrew Abbott hasn’t thrown much as a professional since he was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds, but after three short stints, it looks like he’s picked up where he left off with the Cavaliers.


Jake McCarthy makes MLB debut

Former Cavalier Jake McCarthy made his Major League Baseball debut on Friday for the Arizona Diamondbacks.


Andrew Abbott begins his MiLB journey in the Arizona heat

UVA alum Andrew Abbott is beginning his MiLB career in the Cincinnati Reds organization. The lefty joins “The Jerry Ratcliffe Show” to talk about to talk about the next steps on his way to The Show.


Who wants to be a millionaire? UVA’s Gelof inks with Oakland A’s

The Oakland A’s made Virginia’s Zack Gelof an instant millionaire this weekend when the former Cavaliers’ third baseman signed a $1,157,400 signing bonus, the full slot value for the No. 60 pick in the Major League Baseball Draft.


‘Jerry Ratcliffe Show’ updates on ACC Kickoff, recruiting news

“The Jerry Ratcliffe Show” recaps the 2021 ACC Football Kickoff, covers some football and basketball recruiting news, and talks meniscus tears with Dr. Mark Miller from UVA Orthopedics.


Abbott agrees to big bonus check from Cincinnati Reds

Virginia strikeout king Andrew Abbott has signed with the Cincinnati Reds for $1.3 million.


Led by Abbott, three Cavaliers are taken in first 5 rounds of MLB Draft

As expected, Monday has been a big day for Virginia baseball. Three players were drafted between rounds two and five, with more expected to go in later rounds.


Scattershooting: A look at Wahoos and the upcoming Major League Draft, plus more

Scattershooting around the ACC over your morning coffee, while looking at Virginia players that should go in the early rounds of the Major League Baseball Draft …


Virginia baseball places four on ACC All-Academic Team

Four Virginia baseball student-athletes were honored on the Atlantic Coast Conference All-Academic Team.


UVA baseball coaches hit recruiting trail, Wahoos get transfer pitcher from Southern Cal

Virginia baseball has added another pitcher to its roster for next season in Brian Gursky, a transfer left-handed pitcher from Southern Cal.


Scattershooting: What if Virginia adds 5-star Rice, 4-star Anderson and 4-star Baer to O-Line?

Scattershooting around the world of Wahoo, while thinking if the right pieces fall in place in UVA’s recruiting of offensive linemen, Bronco is going to be smiling for years to come …