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WATCH: Virginia Baseball Display Stunning Triple-Play With Bases Loaded Against Pittsburgh Panthers

Published 04/18/2022, 7:45 AM EDT

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College-level baseball games have been on a different level this season. Earlier this year, when MLB was in a lockout, these games provided the best entertainment for any baseball fan. Even now, when Major League Baseball is up and running, some of these college/university-level baseball games are serving better entertainment than the big league games.

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There have been multiple occasions in 2022, where these teams have shown some stunning gameplay in the ballpark that left the fans in awe. And probably this is the main reason fans find these games more attractive than some of the MLB games.


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Recently, some extraordinary gameplay took place in a college-level baseball game between the Virginia Baseball and Pittsburgh Panthers.

Virginia Baseball players display rare gameplay amidst the 2022 MLB season

Established in 1889, The Virginia Cavaliers Baseball team represents the University of Virginia in NCAA Division I college baseball. The current season is not going so well for the UVA. Currently, they are sitting at No. 8 on the points table. However, their unique triple-play against the Panthers on Sunday has become a talking point in the baseball world.

On Sunday, while playing in the fifth inning against the Panthers, Virginia turned a triple-play to escape bases full loaded. As per Virginia Sports, this was the first triple play by UVA since the 2004 season.


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Though this rare game was not enough for the Virginia Baseball to win the game, the Pittsburgh clinched a 4-1 win over the UVA. It was their fourth straight series victory against the UVA.


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Baltimore Orioles stun the Yankees

After a thrilling start, the New York Yankees continue their poor run against the Orioles. Having played ten games this season, the Yankees have managed to win only five of them. On Sunday, The Bronx Bombers suffered a brutal defeat against the Orioles. 


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In a three-game series, the Yankees won only the second game against the Orioles and lost the first and the last game against them. However, the season has just started, and they still have a chance to turn the table around. But it all depends on the players and the coaching staff.

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Abhishek Kumar


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Abhishek Kumar is an MLB author at EssentiallySports. After completing his Master’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Abhishek has been working in the media industry since two years. Before joining EssentiallySports, he previously worked at APN News as a sub-editor, where he has written articles on sports and politics.
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Simar Singh Wadhwa