North Carolina righty Austin Love (Aaron Fitt)

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Big Love Helps UNC Level Series

Postseason

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — North Carolina’s bullpen has been one of its greatest strengths in 2019, and it was particularly dominant during UNC’s seven-game winning streak in the ACC tournament and regionals, posting a 1.93 ERA over 37.1 innings in those seven contests. So the Tar Heels appeared to be sitting pretty with a three-run lead after seven innings in Saturday’s super regional opener against Auburn. But UNC’s trio of go-to bullpen righties — Austin Love, Joey Lancellotti and Hansen Butler — were not sharp Saturday, and Auburn stormed back to win 11-7.

On Sunday, it was back to business[…]

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