After a 4-1 start, Pitt's baseball team stumbled a little bit. The Panthers dropped six games in a row and went 3-9 finishing that stretch by being swept by Virginia Tech. Since then, though, the team has been on an absolute tear.
First were offensive outbursts against Akron and Youngstown State where the Panthers scored a total of 23 runs. After that was a sweep against Duke. Pitt dropped a game against West Virginia but then rebounded to sweep a ranked Georgia Tech team over the weekend and are 8-1 over the past nine games.
The recent run has pushed the baseball team to 15-11 on the year, but it's the home portion of the schedule where they've been dominant. The Panthers are 8-0 at home on the year and that's a huge reason they've been able to get back on track after that losing streak.
13 of the team's final 28 games are at home, so winning on the road will be important the rest of the way if the team has any hopes of getting into the NCAA Tournament. But so far, the Panthers have more than taken care of business at Cost Field.