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Digest: Towson nips Northeastern, 9-8, in CAA tourney opener

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Towson nips Northeastern, 9-8, in CAA tourney opener

Junior left-hander Kyle Paul earned his first save of the season by pitching out of a ninth-inning jam as Towson advanced to the second round of the Colonial Athletic Association baseball tournament with a 9-8 victory over Northeastern (28-25) in Harrisonburg, Va., on Wednesday afternoon. The victory marked the first time since joining the CAA in 2002 that Towson (26-28) has won its tournament opener. The Tigers advance to the second round, where they will play top-seeded UNC Wilmington on Thursday afternoon at noon. The Tigers, who took a 9-6 lead into the top of the...

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