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Summer sessions: An update on the Longhorns playing in collegiate wood bat leagues

Instead of the beach or a campsite, some of Texas’ Longhorns are spending their summer vacations at a baseball field. This summer, Texas has sent a handful of its players to participate in various collegiate wood bat leagues across the country. Rising sophomores Kolby Kubichek and Dawson Merryman … Read More

Texas’ new tuition assistance program unlikely to give Longhorns athletics an unfair advantage

Starting next year, some University of Texas students will sure benefit from an endowment fund designed to help statewide families who make $65,000 or less. However, the $160 million in scholarship money earmarked for tuition and fees for in-state students is unlikely … Read More

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Summer sessions: An update on the Longhorns playing in collegiate wood bat leagues

Instead of the beach or a campsite, some of Texas’ Longhorns are spending their summer vacations at a baseball field. This summer, Texas has sent a handful of its players to participate in various collegiate wood bat leagues across the country. The collegiate wood bat leagues are populated … Read More

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Summer sessions: An update on the Longhorns playing in collegiate wood bat leagues

Instead of the beach or a campsite, some of Texas’ Longhorns are spending their summer vacations at a baseball field. This summer, Texas has sent a handful of its players to participate in various collegiate wood bat leagues across the country. Perhaps no Longhorn is having a better … Read More

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Looking to plug holes in its infield, Texas signs two junior college transfers

On Tuesday, another candidate officially entered the race to become UT’s next shortstop. Texas has announced the signing of Murphy Stehly, who will join the Longhorns for the 2020 season. Over the past two seasons, Stehly was an infielder at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, Calif. Over 41 games … Read More

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Drafted by Milwaukee, David Hamilton announces his departure from Texas’ baseball team

A Texas shortstop who grew up in nearby San Marcos, David Hamilton may soon be playing his home games in places like Colorado Springs, Colo., and Appleton, Wis. Hamilton tweeted on Friday night that he will resume playing baseball in Milwaukee’s farm system. Earlier this month, the … Read More

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Texas successfully makes its recruiting pitch to two right-handed prospects

On the recruiting trail this week, Texas’ baseball team was thinking about both next season and its future. The Longhorns have gained verbal commitments from right-handed pitchers Dawson Merryman and Matthew Porchas. Merryman, a rising sophomore who threw at Midland College in 2019, will join the Longhorns this upcoming season. Read More

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Seventeen years after his standout series, Huston Street gets a call to Omaha’s Hall of Fame

After shining on college baseball’s biggest stage, former UT closer Huston Street will be enshrined in the Omaha College Baseball Hall of Fame. Street will be honored this weekend alongside Eddie Bane, the star pitcher from Arizona State. The Omaha College Baseball Hall of Fame’s inaugural class in 2013 featured Longhorn … Read More

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Summer sessions: An update on the Longhorns playing in collegiate wood bat leagues

Instead of the beach or a campsite, some of Texas’ Longhorns are spending their summer vacations at a baseball field. This summer, Texas has sent a handful of its players to participate in various collegiate wood bat leagues across the country. Chatham, Mass., may not be a place … Read More

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Texas to reunite with LSU and Arkansas in its return to a Houston Astros-hosted showcase

After playing in two minor league stadiums this past spring, Texas will step onto a bigger stage in 2020. Texas has accepted an invitation to play in the 2020 Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic, the school announced on Monday. The three-day event will be held at Minute Maid Park, which … Read More

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As Ryan Reynolds exits, Texas officially adds infielder Camryn Williams to its roster

On the same day, the roster belong to Texas’ baseball team both added and deleted an infielder. On Wednesday, Texas announced the signing of infielder Camryn Williams. A rising junior from San Jacinto College, Williams gave Texas a verbal commitment in May. He is currently playing summer … Read More

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Summer sessions: An update on the Longhorns playing in collegiate wood bat leagues

Instead of the beach or a campsite, some of Texas’ Longhorns are spending their summer vacations at a baseball field. This summer, Texas has sent a handful of its players to participate in various collegiate wood bat leagues across the country. Second baseman Lance Ford has been responsible … Read More

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Bryce Elder takes home half of the prizes as Texas announces its team awards

During his sophomore season, Bryce Elder moved from the bullpen to the starting rotation to the awards stand. Elder won three of UT’s team awards on Thursday. He was named the recipient of the James and Huston Street (Longhorn), Brooks Kieschnick (Team MVP) and Greg Swindell (Pitcher of the Year) awards. Read More

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Matteo Bocchi to join former teammates in Chicago Cubs’ farm system

Over the past five years, Matteo Bocchi has lived in Italy, Odessa and Austin. One day, could Chicago be the next place he calls home? The Texas baseball team announced on Tuesday that Bocchi has signed with the Chicago Cubs as a free agent. A right-handed pitcher, Bocchi was not … Read More

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‘Not skipping steps’: Three recruits to attend Texas after being selected in the MLB Draft

This week, a quartet of Major League Baseball teams took a few swings at Texas’ 2019 recruiting class. Four high school standouts who had previously signed by Texas were selected in the MLB Draft, a three-day event that wrapped up on Wednesday. It is expected that Brett Baty … Read More

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Once compared to Anthony Rendon, Texas infielder Ryan Reynolds drafted by Chicago’s Cubs

In each of UT’s last 85 baseball games, Ryan Reynolds has been the Longhorns’ starting third baseman. That streak may end in 2020. On Wednesday, Reynolds was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the MLB Draft’s 14th round. The 432nd overall pick, Reynolds was selected one year after the Cubs … Read More

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A Longhorn becomes a Brewer: David Hamilton selected by Milwaukee in MLB Draft

After missing the entire 2019 season, David Hamilton will soon need to decide if he’ll be a Longhorn when he returns to the baseball field. The Texas shortstop was selected by Milwaukee in the eighth round of the MLB Draft on Tuesday. He was the 253rd overall pick. The estimated … Read More

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A Longhorn becomes an Astro: Blair Henley selected by Houston in MLB Draft

Texas junior pitcher Blair Henley was scooped up by Houston in the MLB Draft on Tuesday. The Astros used a seventh-round pick on Henley, who was the draft’s 226th overall selection. Henley, a 6-3 right-hander from Fort Worth, will have until July 15 to decide whether he’ll sign with Houston … Read More

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Bryce Reagan elects to transfer following an uneven debut at Texas

Texas crossed another name off its roster on Monday. Freshman shortstop Bryce Reagan has announced that he will not return to Texas for the 2020 baseball season. Orangebloods.com first reported on Monday that Reagan had entered the transfer portal. Texas later confirmed that news to the American-Statesman. Reagan joins pitchers … Read More

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Texas hurler Nico O’Donnell to pitch elsewhere in 2020

After two seasons at Texas, pitcher Nico O’Donnell will enter the NCAA’s transfer portal. Orangebloods.com was the first to report on O’Donnell’s plans. A Texas spokesperson later confirmed the news. A 6-5 right-hander from San Antonio, O’Donnell showed promise as a freshman. He started seven times during the … Read More