Aroldis Chapman

UConn Baseball Team Makes NCAA Tournament, And There's Joy In Connecticut

It was a quite a Sunday for Connecticut baseball fans. No matter where you stand in Rivalry Central, you were a winner. First, the UConn Huskies earned an NCAA Tournament berth with a 7-2 win over Houston in the American Athletic Conference tournament championship game in Clearwater, Fla. The Huskies, who will learn their regional assignment Monday, are making their fourth NCAA appearance and first since 2013. The rest of the baseball slate in our divided state: Yankees turned one hit into a 2-1 win over the Rays, Red Sox went 11 innings for a 5-3 win over the Blue Jays. It was a great day for baseball, all over the state.

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