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Sunday’s Texas-Oklahoma baseball game moved to noon

Sunday’s Texas-Oklahoma baseball game has been moved to noon due to a threat of rain. The game was originally set for 2:30 p.m. at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. OU claimed Friday’s game, 3-2, in 12 innings. It was Texas’ sixth straight extra-innings defeat. Saturday’s start time, 3:30 p.m., is … Read More

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Texas RHP Chad Hollingsworth out with shoulder injury

Texas RHP Chad Hollingsworth will miss his start this weekend against Oklahoma with a shoulder injury, according to Longhorns coach Augie Garrido. Garrido said on Thursday that he’s considering three pitchers — freshman right-handers Connor Mayes and Kyle Johnson, and left-hander Josh Sawyer — to work Sunday’s series … Read More

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Texas tops Kansas State, 6-1, sweeps series

Texas 6, Kansas State 1 Why Texas (16-8, 5-1) won: Tied 1-1, Texas erupted for three runs in the fifth. Zane Gurwitz, who drew a nine-pitch walk, scored from first on Ben Johnson’s double to left field. The next batter, Collin Shaw, hit an 0-2 pitch out of the park to right … Read More

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Texas tops Kansas State, 5-3

Texas 5, Kansas State 3 Why Texas (14-8, 3-1) won: The bats came alive in the eighth, with Texas scratching out three runs and coming from behind. Bret Boswell (left-center) and Michael Cantu (right-center) doubled to start the inning before Kacy Clemens came through with his first hit of the season. K-State right fielder … Read More

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Texas to play K-State at 4 p.m. Saturday; double-header set for Saturday or Sunday

*Update, 4:10 p.m.* Texas and Kansas State will play their series-opener at 4 p.m. Saturday with the hope of playing a second game that night. For that to happen, the first game cannot be postponed, and the second game must start by 8 p.m. If either of those two things … Read More

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Texas’ Kacy Clemens promoted to weekend starter

Texas has chosen sophomore Kacy Clemens over freshman Connor Mayes for its vacancy on the weekend pitching rotation. Clemens, who replaces the struggling Josh Sawyer, will start Sunday at home in the finale of a three-games series against Kansas State. Parker French (Friday) and Chad Hollingsworth (Saturday) will start games one and … Read More

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LHP Josh Sawyer demoted from weekend role; Kacy Clemens/Connor Mayes vying for spot

Texas LHP Josh Sawyer has lost his spot in the weekend rotation, marking the first significant shake-up to a pitching staff performing at below hopes. Longhorns coach Augie Garrido announced the demotion Wednesday. He had not decided on Sawyer’s replacement, leaving the door open for either Kacy Clemens or Connor Mayes to throw this … Read More

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Texas falls to UT Arlington in 10 innings

UT Arlington 6, Texas 5 (10) At Globe Life Park in Arlington Why Texas (13-8) lost: It was a collapse. Texas held a 5-2 lead entering the ninth, but it took three pitchers to get three outs. By then, UT Arlington had tied the game. In the 10th, Ty Culbreth, yet another reliever, … Read More

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Texas RHP Connor Mayes the Big 12’s top newcomer; game time changed for Tuesday

Texas freshman RHP Connor Mayes has been named the Big 12’s newcomer of the week. Mayes, of Lake Travis High, relieved starter Josh Sawyer in Saturday’s loss to West Virginia and struck out 10 batters in 6 2/3 innings. At one point, Mayes retired 15 straight batters before surrendering a … Read More

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Horns fall at Stanford for second straight night

The Texas Longhorns baseball team fell for the second straight game against the Stanford Cardinal, 5-3 late Friday in Palo Alto, Calif. Taylor Stell homered in the second inning to give the Longhorns (8-6) an early 3-0 lead, but it was all the offense Texas could muster. Chris Viall (1-1) … Read More

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Longhorns fall to Stanford late Thursday

Despite two home runs by Ben Johnson, the Texas Longhorns baseball team fell to the Stanford Cardinal 5-4 in Palo Alto, Calif. late Thursday night. Johnson went 3-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored, but his heroics weren’t enough to put Texas over the top. The Longhorns trailed by … Read More

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Texas-San Diego baseball game canceled, double-header set for Sunday

Poor weather forced Texas to cancel Friday’s series-opening baseball game against San Diego. As a result, Sunday will now be a double-header. A seven-inning game will start at 11 a.m., followed by a nine-inning game 45 minutes later. It would stand to reason that Longhorns right-hander Parker French, who was … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

FROM THE ARCHIVES (June 26, 2005): Texas proves big things can be accomplished with small ball

OMAHA, Neb. — Major-league scouts, baseball coaches and reporters have raved for two seasons about the five tools of Texas outfielder Drew Stubbs, the Longhorns’ top home run hitter this year. Like few others in college baseball, the sophomore center fielder can hit, hit with power, … Read More