North Carolina's Michael Busch (right) greets Aaron Sabato after his two-run homer Thursday against NC State (Aaron Fitt)


North Carolina’s Sabato Continues Torrid Streak With Cycle


CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Aaron Sabato announced his presence with authority during North Carolina’s fall world series, smashing an opposite-field grand slam on a 3-2 pitch. After that October exhibition performance, UNC coach Mike Fox didn’t try to temper his excitement over Sabato’s potential.

“Oh my God, he can put on a show in BP like I’ve never seen, really like I’ve never seen from a righthanded freshman,” Fox said. “You just don’t get that kind of strength and that kind of body in here. We’ve had guys grow into it.”

But after Sabato hit for the cycle and drove[…]