DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke baseball team steps out of conference play for a midweek matchup against North Carolina A&T Tuesday at Jack Coombs Field in the second game of a home-and-home series. First pitch between the Blue Devils and the Aggies is set for 6 p.m.
Chris Edwards will call the action for the Blue Devil Network broadcast, available through GoDuke.com. Live stats are also available and fans can follow updates via @Duke_BASE, the official Twitter account of the Duke baseball program.
Duke (21-17, 8-10 ACC) will look to rebound after falling in three games at No. 7 Florida State over the weekend. The Seminoles defeated the Blue Devils by scores of 16-2, 8-5 and 8-3.
North Carolina A&T took 2-of-3 from Gardner-Webb this past weekend to improve to 13-23 overall.
Duke and North Carolina A&T met March 27 in Greensboro, N.C., with Duke taking the 15-2 decision. All nine in the Duke starting lineup reached base and scored at least one run in the contest. Redshirt sophomore Chris Marconcini and junior Jordan Betts were both 2-for-3 as the pair combined for seven RBI and four runs scored. The Blue Devils lead the all-time series 35-5.
Duke returns to ACC action Friday in the first contest of a three-game series at No. 1 North Carolina. The Blue Devils and the Tar Heels square off Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m., at Boshamer Stadium.