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The Final Pitch: Purdue 4, Texas 0

After scoring 20 times over the first two games of this weekend’s series against Purdue, UT’s offense disappeared in the second half of a doubleheader on Saturday. Texas opened the doubleheader with a 13-6 pummeling. The momentum gained from that 11-hit performance, however, didn’t carry over. The … Read More

Backed by a bit of presidential power, Texas blows out Purdue in doubleheader opener

With the 2020 election cycle heating up, the Freshmen Presidents polled well at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Saturday. Lance Ford, Eric Kennedy and Bryce Reagan — you can see where UT’s media relations team got that nickname — guided Texas past Purdue in the first game of a doubleheader. Kennedy and Reagan … Read More

Led by Bryce Elder and patience at the plate, Texas records a victory in its home opener

At home for the first time this season, Texas walked away a winner. Now, we’re talking about actual walks here. Last year, Texas ended three games at UFCU Disch-Falk Field with walk-off homers. But instead of the big bombs on Friday, Texas was boosted by 10 walks … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 7, Purdue 2

One season after it went 32-8 at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, Texas upended Purdue in its home opener on Friday night. Four Purdue pitchers issued 10 walks, three of which loaded the bases in the first inning. Ryan Reynolds took advantage of that opportunity with a two-run single. Purdue cut UT’s … Read More

After opening the season on the road, Texas prepares for its first run of shows at home

It’s happening a little later than usual, but spring has finally arrived at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The Texas baseball team will greet its burnt-orange fans and Purdue at its home opener on Friday. The No. 23 Longhorns began their season with four games on the road, an occurrence that has happened … Read More

Texas heads back to Austin with a winning record after taking down Rice on the road

HOUSTON — Texas, which has been out of town since last Thursday, is heading back to Austin with three souvenir victories. Texas produced 11 runs on 13 hits and Beau Ridgeway and Donny Diaz both had successful returns to the mound in an 11-4 win at Rice on Tuesday night … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 11, Rice 4

HOUSTON — The 23rd-ranked team in D1Baseball’s national poll, Texas improved its record to 3-1 with a seven-run win over Rice on Tuesday night. Rice struck first at Reckling Park with an unearned run in the second inning, but UT responded with five runs in the following … Read More

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Big 12 honors Texas hurler Bryce Elder after his season-opening gem in Louisiana

Bryce Elder was unable to pick up a win in UT’s season opener this past Friday, but he did earn another kind of victory three days later. Elder was named the Big 12’s Pitcher of the Week on Monday. For the first week of the 2019 baseball stand, Elder joined … Read More

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After a solid season-opening showing on the road, Texas remains attached to its No. 23 ranking

After earning a win in the first series of its baseball season, Texas held onto its national ranking on Monday. Texas has once again been ranked 23rd in the D1Baseball poll. The Longhorns earned that same ranking in the online publication’s preseason poll. None of the 25 teams … Read More

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Texas baseball team wins another close one against Louisiana-Lafayette

The Texas baseball team opened the season with a win Friday night in extra innings and followed it up with an afternoon victory Saturday at Louisiana-Lafayette to win the series. It took 10 innings to decide the first game of the season for the Longhorns, but they came away with … Read More

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Longhorns baseball opens season with extra-innings win

It took 10 innings to decide the first game of the season for the Longhorns baseball team, but it came away with a 3-1 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on the road Friday night. A two-out double by Austin Todd in the top of the 10th plated Duke Ellis and Bryce Reagan … Read More

As 2019 season gets underway, Texas will begin to answer this offseason’s many questions

Since the last out of its 2018 season was recorded in Omaha last June, Texas baseball has had to field a few questions about 2019. How will Texas replace Kody Clemens’ All-American bat in the heart of the lineup? Who will step up on the mound after five of UT’s … Read More

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Moving from the bullpen to a bigger stage, Bryce Elder earns the first start of UT’s season

Texas has chosen Bryce Elder to lead the Longhorns into the 2019 baseball season. Elder has been named the starting pitcher for UT’s season-opening game at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette on Friday. A sophomore right-hander, Elder was primarily used out of the bullpen in 2018. Over … Read More

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LOOK: In 2019, will Texas look better than TCU and Texas A&M on both the runway and scoreboard?

At its annual alumni game this past weekend, the line-up card wasn’t the only place where Texas’ baseball team showcased a new look. Fans at UFCU Disch-Falk Field got a look at the Longhorns’ new white and orange jerseys on Saturday. Catcher DJ Petrinsky and outfielder Duke Ellis … Read More

Texas celebrates the past and gets the best of its alumni as the opener for the 2019 season nears

After battling both teammates and alumni on Saturday, the eyes of Texas can now shift to the opponents on this season’s schedule. Texas scored a 7-4 win in the baseball program’s annual alumni game at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The alumni team started a handful of ex-Longhorns before the showcase turned … Read More

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Texas honors Augie Garrido with a bust outside of UFCU Disch-Falk Field

On Saturday, Texas found a permanent place for Augie Garrido at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Texas honored Garrido ahead of its annual alumni game. During a short ceremony, Texas unveiled a bust of the longtime baseball coach. Garrido is the fourth head coach to receive such an honor, joining Bibb Falk, … Read More

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Who’s on first? As season approaches, questions must be answered about Texas’ next first baseman

Two years ago, Kacy Clemens started at first base in 62 of the 63 games on the UT baseball team’s schedule. He likely would have been 63-for-63 had he not served a one-game suspension following an ejection against rival Oklahoma. Clemens was drafted by the Toronto Blue … Read More

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Defending champs left off the Big 12’s medal stand ahead of 2019 baseball season

The Big 12’s baseball coaches do not expect Texas to defend its championship this spring. Texas was ranked fourth in the Big 12’s preseason poll on Thursday. With 40 points, Texas edged fifth-place Oklahoma State by a point. Texas Tech topped the poll with 61 points and six of the nine … Read More

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Rival coaches vote Texas’ Duke Ellis and Zach Zubia onto the Big 12’s preseason team

Over seven months have passed since Texas’ last baseball game, but Duke Ellis and Zach Zubia have maintained their reputations in the Big 12. Ellis, a junior outfielder, and Zubia, a sophomore designated hitter, were named to the Big 12’s preseason baseball team on Wednesday. Five of the 18 honorees … Read More

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‘I’ll be ready for it’: Matteo Bocchi is feeling confident as Texas remakes its pitching staff

When it comes to pitching, Texas is not lacking in quantity. UT currently has 22 pitchers on its 2019 roster. Experience, however, is another matter. The MLB Draft recently swooped up four pitchers who were responsible for nearly 46 percent of the 569 innings thrown by UT pitchers in 2018. Parker … Read More