Texas' Zane Gurwitz returns to the dugout in the middle of the first inning against UT Pan American during a NCAA college baseball game at Disch-Falk Field Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. (Stephen Spillman for AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

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Augie Garrido sets lineup for baseball season opener

Posted February 17th, 2016

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On Wednesday, Texas baseball coach Augie Garrido met with the media and set his lineup for Friday’s season opener against UNLV.

It goes as follows:

  1. Zane Gurwitz, CF
  2. Bret Boswell, SS
  3. Patrick Mathis, RF
  4. Tres Barrera, C
  5. Michael Cantu, DH
  6. Kacy Clemens, 1B
  7. Kody Clemens, 3B
  8. Jake McKenzie, 2B*
  9. Tyler Rand, LF

*Joe Baker, who was scheduled to start at 2B, will likely miss the three-game series with a leg injury.

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Garrido previously announced his pitching rotation. Kyle Johnston will open the series on Friday followed by Ty Culbreth (Saturday) and Connor Mayes (Sunday).

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