Michael Matuella was recently named the No. 2 overall prospect for the 2015 MLB Draft and finished last season with a 2.78 ERA and a 4.6 strikeout-to-walk ratio.

Young, athletic Duke baseball ready to build on successful 2014 campaign

After a season of marked improvement for the Blue Devils, a young, new team braved the weather this weekend for its first official practices of the 2015 season.

Starter Trent Swart—who led Duke in ERA last year—will miss the 2015 season as he recovers from Tommy John surgery.

Duke baseball ace Trent Swart undergoes Tommy John surgery

The southpaw will miss the entire 2015 season, a big blow for a Blue Devil program looking to build on a successful 2014 campaign.

Duke pitcher Michael Matuella dubbed No. 2 overall 2015 draft prospect by MLB.com

The Blue Devils will be drawing a lot of scouts in the spring—at least when Michael Matuella is on the mound.

Head coach Chris Pollard has seemingly turned Duke baseball's culture of losing around in his first two years at the helm.

Pollard takes a page out of Cutcliffe's notebook

Head coach Chris Pollard has his team on the same meteroic rise as David Cutcliffe's squad in just two years at the helm of the baseball team.

Former Duke baseball player Marconcini to conclude career at Florida State

After not hearing his name called in the 2014 MLB draft, the former Blue Devil first baseman and right fielder looked elsewhere to fulfill his final year of eligibility.

Jordan Betts and Robert Huber selected on third day of MLB Draft

Duke baseball continued its successful year as multiple Blue Devils heard their names called in the MLB Draft for the first time since 2010, .

Former Blue Devil pitcher Van Orden selected by Nationals in MLB Draft

Right-hander Drew Van Orden became the first Blue Devil pitcher since Marcus Stroman in 2012 to be drafted, as he was selected with the 154th overall pick by the Washington Nationals.

Freshman Cris Perez brought Duke back in the bottom of the ninth with his first career home run, but it would not be enough as they Blue Devils fell in 12 innings.

Duke baseball falls to Miami in extra innings in ACC tournament

Despite a heroic effort from Cris Perez, the Blue Devils could not overcome two late deficits to upend the Hurricanes and advance to the ACC Championship finals.

Michael Matuella held the Tigers to three runs through 6.2 innings but Duke's offense could not produce enough support for the win.

Duke baseball falls to Clemson ACC Championship opening round

Despite sophomore Michael Matuella's solid outing, the Blue Devils could not get their bats going against the Tigers Wednesday.

Sophomore Michael Matuella will look to lead Duke in its first ACC Championship game since 2009.

Duke baseball faces Clemson in first ACC tournament game since 2009

Good things come to those who wait. Come Wednesday morning, that saying will come true for the Blue Devil seniors.

Trent Swart threw eight solid innings for the Blue Devils, holding the Seminoles to six hits and three runs in his time on the mound.

Duke baseball beats Florida State, secures winning ACC record

Led by the pitching of Trent Swart, the Blue Devils were able to upset the Seminoles at home and clinch the four seed in the ACC tournament.

Duke baseball rally comes up short against Florida State in second game of series

The Blue Devils nearly pulled of the upset of the No. 4 Seminoles Friday with a five-run ninth inning.

The Blue Devils played a solid game defensively but could not get the bats going against Florida State.

Duke baseball shutout in series opener against Florida State

Despite a solid showing from Andrew Istler, the Blue Devil bats were silenced by Seminole pitcher Luke Weaver.

The Blue Devil pitching staff will look to slow down a hot Seminole offense that leads the ACC in batting average and runs scored.

Duke baseball to wrap up regular season against Jameis Winston and Florida State

The Blue Devils will look to pull off a major upset against the Seminoles in order to keep their coveted fourth seed for the ACC tournament.

Duke third baseman Jordan Betts and the rest of the senior class were able to close their home career with a win against Richmond.

Duke baseball finishes home schedule strong against Richmond

In their final home game, Duke's seniors faced the same Richmond team they clashed with in their home opener as freshmen Feb. 18, 2011 and earned an identical result—a victory.

Blue Devil second baseman Andy Perez has raised his batting average by 61 points during his recent hot streak.

Duke baseball set to host Richmond in season’s home finale

The Blue Devils will close down Jack Coombs Field for the season when they take on Richmond Tuesday at 6 p.m.

The Blue Devils could not get their bats going against Miami and were swept for the first time in more than a month.

Missed opportunities doom Duke baseball as Blue Devils swept by Hurricanes

The Blue Devils couldn't hold off the hottest team in the ACC this weekend and was swept for the first time in more than a month.

Drew Van Orden will lead the Blue Devils against No. 15 Miami in what is shaping up to be a pitcher's duel of a series.

Duke baseball set to host No. 15 Miami, one win away from history

The Blue Devils have a chance to finish above .500 for the first time since 1994 with a victory this weekend against Miami.

The Blue Devil pitching staff was strong throughout Sunday's doubleheader, holding the Lancers to only six runs on the afternoon.

Duke baseball splits doubleheader as winning streak ends at 10

After taking the opening game of a doubleheader Sunday, Duke could not get anything going offensively in the second game.

The Blue Devil offense has come alive during the past 12 games—11 of which have been Duke victories.

Blue Devil baseball seeks to keep winning streak alive in doubleheader against Longwood

After a long finals week, Duke will look to shake off any rust and keep its momentum going as it takes a break from conference play and faces off against the Lancers.

Duke used the long ball to its advantage Sunday as its secured its ninth straight victory and completed its sweep of Wake Forest.

Duke baseball uses long ball to secure victory, series sweep against Wake Forest

After almost blowing a six-run lead Saturday due to some late homers by the Demon Deacons, Duke used a few timely long balls of its own a day later to keep its winning streak alive.

Junior Trent Swart tossed seven scoreless innings and got four early runs of support as Duke picked up its eighth straight win.

Duke baseball holds on late for eighth straight win

Senior Jordan Betts hit two solo home runs and Trent Swart turned in seven innings of six-hit ball to lead the Blue Devils past Wake Forest.

Drew Van Orden struck out six and allowed just one run in seven innings of work as Duke won its seventh straight game.

Duke baseball wins seventh straight thanks to dominant fifth inning against Wake Forest

Duke continued its current hot streak Friday night, defeating Wake Forest 5-2 at Gene Hooks Field at Wake Forest Baseball Park to take the first game in the series.

Drew Van Order and the Duke pitching staff has led the way during the winning streak, throwing 19 straight scoreless innings.

Duke baseball looks for seventh straight win against Wake Forest

The Blue Devils will head to Winston-Salem, N.C., Friday to take on the Demon Deacons in hopes of securing their seventh win in a row.

Conner Stevens threw a scoreless seventh inning as five Duke pitchers combined for a four-hit shutout Tuesday night.

Duke baseball blanks UNC-Greensboro to win sixth straight

A second straight shutout propelled Duke to its sixth straight win.