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INTERACTIVE MAP: Longhorns in the Majors

Texas baseball has produced many Major League Baseball players over the years. This season is no exception. Click here to see an interactive map of all the former Longhorns in the Big Leagues today.  … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas falls but Rice’s Graham sees big upside

Texas made a believer out of Wayne Graham. Even in defeat. And that’s saying something, considering the nearly 81-year-old, legendary Rice baseball coach brought the Owls their first national championship and 22 straight NCAA Tournament appearances. Not to mention 1,116 wins. That includes two victories this weekend at wind-swept Disch-Falk … Read More

Texas splits series with Rice after sixth-inning collapse on Sunday

Even after losing 32 of the 57 games it played last season, Texas does not want to be considered average. Rice used a five-run sixth inning to pull away from Texas in a 7-1 win at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Sunday. The loss gave coach David Pierce a split in … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Rice 7, Texas 1

A sixth-inning meltdown soiled the end of Texas’ weekend as the Longhorns dropped a 7-1 decision to Rice at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The defeat on Sunday dropped Texas’ record to 2-2, and head coach David Pierce settled for a split in his first series at Texas. Led by Dominic DiCaprio … Read More

Texas bounces back from season-opening loss with doubleheader sweep

After opening its season with a loss, Texas stuck around the winner’s circle on Saturday. The Longhorns used two strong starts on the mound and a diverse offense in 5-4 and 6-1 wins over Rice on Saturday. With the two triumphs at UFCU Disch-Falk Field — the first of which … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 6, Rice 1

Kacy Clemens homered and freshman Blair Henley’s first impression was a good one in a 6-1 win over Rice on Saturday night. The two-run victory closed out a double-header on Saturday that also featured the Longhorns’ 5-4 takedown of the Owls. Texas leadoff hitter Travis Jones walked and … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 5, Rice 4

After opening the 2017 baseball season with a loss, Texas got into the win column with a 5-4 triumph over Rice on Saturday afternoon. The victory at UFCU Disch-Falk Field was David Pierce’s first as the head coach of Texas’ baseball program. As the opener of a double-header … Read More

Rice’s ninth-inning score spoils David Pierce’s debut at Texas

The first words of the David Pierce chapter in Texas’ book of baseball will include a loss. Texas wasted a couple of offensive opportunities and Dane Myers scored twice for Rice in a 3-2 win over Texas at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Friday. With the one-run conquest, the Owls dealt … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Rice 3, Texas 2

Dane Myers scored twice to spoil the debut of Texas coach David Pierce as the Longhorns opened the 2017 baseball season on Friday with a 3-2 loss to Rice. Over the first six innings, Texas traded Kody Clemens’ solo home run and Kacy Clemens’ sacrifice fly for a two-run double off … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Pierce hopes new-look Disch-Falk Field is a home run for Texas baseball

If the Texas Longhorns are to get back to baseball’s national elite, then their bats must be louder. That’s the approach the new head coach is taking. Upon taking over for the legendary Augie Garrido, David Pierce brought with him a belief that this team must become more offensive in … Read More

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Threat of weather alters Sunday schedule for Longhorns and Owls

Due to the possibility of inclement weather, the finale of Texas’ season-opening series against Rice has been moved. The Longhorns and Owls will now meet at UFCU Disch-Falk Field noon on Sunday. The two teams were originally scheduled to play at 2 p.m. The game will still be televised on … Read More

Texas notebook: Ex-Longhorns impressed by new baseball coach David Pierce

Two weeks ago, Cliff Gustafson and Augie Garrido were both at UFCU Disch-Falk Field for the Texas baseball team’s annual alumni game. They won 2,290 combined games at Texas, but neither was working that Saturday. The position that Gustafson and Garrido held at UT from 1968 till 2016 … Read More

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Former Longhorn infielder, Twins manager, Ron Gardenhire diagnosed with cancer

Former Longhorn standout turned longtime Major League Baseball manager Ron Gardenhire has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Currently a bench coach with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Gardenhire told reporters of the illness on Tuesday. The 59-year old baseball lifer said it would be the only time he spoke on … Read More

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Texas sets pitching rotation for season-opening series against Rice

Morgan Cooper will throw out the first pitch of the David Pierce era. Texas’ baseball team announced Wednesday that Cooper will start the season opener against Rice on Friday. The Longhorns will play four games against Rice at UFCU Disch-Falk Field this weekend as Pierce makes his debut … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas’ Morgan Cooper hopes to ace this next challenge for Longhorns, himself

Morgan Cooper remembers it like it was yesterday. Well, he remembers some of it. The first time David Pierce gathered his baseball team at Disch-Falk Field, Texas’ new head coach addressed the players and asked for something along the lines of name, rank and serial number. Basic info like a … Read More

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Baseball America: Texas has 4 of Big 12 top 10, 2017 prospects

College baseball season is here as the Longhorns recently played their alumni game last week and preseason rankings are flowing out. While another Big 12 team from Texas is getting a lot of buzz, TCU, and Texas is out of the top 25, Baseball America seems to like … Read More

Offense not lacking as Longhorns play annual alumni game

The next time the Texas Longhorns appear at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, the score will count. Senior Zane Gurwitz and freshman Ryan Reynolds each contributed three hits as Texas’ White team recorded a 9-2 win over its Orange adversaries in the baseball program’s annual alumni game Saturday.  In a scrimmage that … Read More

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Texas to scrimmage current and former Longhorns in alumni game

On Saturday, the past will meet the present on the 40 Acres. The Texas baseball team is set to host over a dozen professionals at its alumni game on Saturday afternoon. The annual event is the closing act for Texas’ fan appreciate day, which is scheduled to start at 9:30 … Read More

Changes aplenty as Texas prepares to open baseball season

If you’re wondering what’s new at UFCU Disch-Falk Field this spring, the answer is plenty. First off, the home of Texas’ baseball team has new turf and a new look in the outfield. There are 11 freshmen on the roster. There’s also new head coach David Pierce, who took over … Read More

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Bohls: Why are players giving hugs to one head coach on the 40 Acres?

Kirk Bohls released this week’s nine things and one crazy prediction. A few were dedicated to the Longhorns. Here’s Kirk’s take on some Bevo-related items: Why are players giving hugs to one coach on the 40 Acres? The fences at Disch-Falk Field have been brought in. New baseball coach … Read More