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LOOK: Texas’ baseball team reveals the new home for its NCAA championship trophies

Texas has a new trophy case for the six championship trophies won by the school’s baseball team. The Twitter account belonging to the UT baseball team unveiled the trophy case on Monday. The trophy case has been placed by the entrance at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Built by Forty Nine Degrees, the … Read More

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Texas could use Masen Hibbeler to fill an All-American void at second base

Depending on which game of the Orange and White Fall World Series they attended, Texas baseball fans may have been tipped off to where senior Masen Hibbeler will play this spring. In two of the three games, Hibbeler started at shortstop for the White team. David Hamilton and his gifted … Read More

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Local products and legacies among the notable signees for Texas’ baseball team

On Wednesday’s Signing Day, Texas added 15 names to the baseball team’s roster. This year’s signing class features only players who are still in high school, and only two of the incoming Longhorns are out-of-state recruits. The local signees are Rouse pitcher Jared Southard and Lake Travis infielder Brett Baty, … Read More

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White team beats Orange team in second game of Fall World Series

DJ Petrinsky went 4-for-4 as the White team defeated the Orange team 6-1 in the second game of the Fall World Series at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Friday. Cole Quintanilla and Michael Streitmann combined to pitch nine innings in the win. Quintanilla started and allowed one run on three hits … Read More

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First game of Orange and White Fall World Series goes to White team

Masen Hibbeler hit a single with the bases loaded to help the White team defeat the Orange team 5-2 at the Orange and White Fall World Series at UFCU Disch-Falk Field Thursday night. Hibbeler finished 3 for 5 with two RBIs as the White team had nine hits to the … Read More

Austin Todd, Ryan Reynolds will lead from the dugout at Texas baseball wraps up its fall

Austin Todd and Ryan Reynolds have found different ways to lead Texas’ baseball team to victories. Last February, for example, Todd hit a walk-off home run against Louisiana-Lafayette. From the third base position, Reynolds has recorded memorable plays to get UT out of jams … Read More

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Ex-Texas pitcher Brandon Workman earns his second World Series ring with Boston

For the first time in four years, Texas can claim a World Series champion. Brandon Workman, who pitched at Texas from 2008-10, is a member of a Boston Red Sox team that wrapped up the World Series with a win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday. San Francisco Giants … Read More

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Texas to battle junior colleges, itself during its fall baseball schedule

For those baseball fans who can’t wait until UT’s season opener on Feb. 15, Texas announced on Monday that it will play two junior colleges and three intrasquad scrimmages this fall. Texas has scheduled a 14-inning contest against McLennan Community College for 12 p.m. on Oct. 14. Two weeks later, … Read More

Ten Longhorns with a Lil’Talent: A guide to the top 10 Texas athletes to watch in 2018-19

Just in case any Texas coach wasn’t paying attention this spring, it’s worth repeating athletic director Chris Del Conte’s mission statement. “All of our athletic programs are in the top 10 in the country and need to be competing for national championships,” Del Conte said at … Read More

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Texas to host College World Series qualifiers and longtime rivals during 2019 baseball season

Seven baseball teams that reached the 2018 NCAA tournament are on Texas’ home schedule in 2019, the school announced on Friday. The first four of UT’s 31 home games will be played against Purdue from February 22-24. Sam Houston State, Texas State and Rice are among the scheduled mid-week guests. Read More

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Kody Clemens: ‘He is going to be someone to be reckoned with down the road’

Kody Clemens grew up around baseball. His family lived and breathed the game. He and his brothers grew up watching their father, Roger Clemens, become one of the most dominating pitchers in major league history. Kody watched as his older brothers followed the family tradition of becoming professional … Read More

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Ex-Texas standout Brandon Belt names newborn son after Augie Garrido

Ex-Texas baseball player Brandon Belt and his wife, Haylee, welcomed their second son into the world on Friday. The 9-pound, 9-ounce boy was named August Kyle Belt. The name is a tip of the cap to August “Augie” Garrido, who coached Belt at Texas. Belt currently plays for the San … Read More

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Kody Clemens, Bianca Turati represent Texas as Big 12 athlete of the year candidates

Kody Clemens and Bianca Turati already won Big 12 player of the year awards in their respective sports, and now they’re up for an even loftier honor. Clemens (baseball) and Turati (tennis) were chosen to represent Texas in athlete of the year voting. Fans will be able to choose their … Read More

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And the winner is: Kody Clemens and Jake McKenzie score twice as Texas hands out awards

Much like the Academy Awards, Grammys and MTV Movie Awards, Texas’ baseball team has found a way to recognize excellence. On Monday, UT announced its winners. Texas split its six team awards among four players who guided UT to the College World Series. Kody Clemens (Brooks Kieschnick Team MVP, Keith Moreland … Read More

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Former Longhorn Brandon Belt gets some help from the ‘Ballot Brothers’ in All-Star push

Former Texas baseball standout Brandon Belt has tagged in his San Francisco Giants teammates to help promote his 2018  National League All-Star campaign. Former Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland and veteran outfielder Hunter Pence sent a professional wrestling inspired message to All-Star fan voters in hopes to send first baseman … Read More

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Texas’ David Pierce named Baseball America college coach of the year

Texas coach David Pierce guided a team that stood 9-9 early this season all the way to the College World Series. That type of work was among the nation’s best, according to Baseball America. The well-respected baseball magazine named Pierce its national college coach of the year … Read More

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WATCH: Kody Clemens hits 1st professional home run, then another

Kody Clemens celebrated American independence with his first professional home run on July 4. Then he hit another one for good measure. Playing for the West Michigan Whitecaps in Single-A, Clemens went yard on back-to-back at-bats against the Lansing Lugnuts at Cooley Law School Stadium. The Whitecaps won 7-3. Through … Read More

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Texas reliever Josh Sawyer to join drafted teammates in the minor leagues

After five years at Texas and two trips to the College World Series, Josh Sawyer has decided to wear a new uniform. Sawyer announced on Tuesday night that he had signed with a Chicago Cubs franchise that used a 16th-round pick on him in last month’s MLB … Read More

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Report: Texas signee Korey Holland to sign with Cleveland and forgo his collegiate career

During the 2019 baseball season, Korey Holland won’t be an option in UT’s outfield. MLB.com’s Jim Callis reported on Tuesday that Holland had agreed to sign with the Cleveland Indians. Holland, a high school outfielder who received a signing bonus of $515,000, was drafted by the Indians in the 14th … Read More

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Texas ex Brooks Kieschnick to be inducted into Southwest Conference Hall of Fame

Texas baseball is getting closer to a full lineup of inductees in the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame. On Tuesday, the Texas Sports Hall of Fame announced that Brooks Kieschnick will be the latest Longhorn inducted into the SWC Hall of Fame in September. He will be the eighth Longhorns baseball … Read More