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


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.


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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