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Andy McGuire drafted by Toronto Blue Jays during comeback season at Texas

The Toronto Blue Jays have taken notice of Andy McGuire’s return to Texas’ dugout. McGuire was scooped up by Toronto in the 28th round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday. McGuire was selected with the draft’s 836th overall pick. Last year, Toronto took UT first baseman Kacy … Read More

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After a successful return to the mound, Josh Sawyer selected by Chicago Cubs in MLB Draft

Josh Sawyer’s comeback story now includes a chapter about the Chicago Cubs. Sawyer, a 6-3 left-handed pitcher for the Texas Longhorns, was drafted by the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday. The Cubs chose Sawyer in the 16th round with the draft’s 488th overall pick. Chicago, … Read More

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Not long after teammate Nolan Kingham, Chase Shugart taken off MLB’s draft board by Boston

Like teammate Nolan Kingham, Texas junior Chase Shugart didn’t have to wait long on Wednesday to get a call from the major leagues. Shugart has been selected by Boston in the 12th round of the MLB Draft. The Red Sox used the draft’s 370th overall pick on Shugart. Eighteen picks … Read More

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Texas ace Nolan Kingham taken by Atlanta in the MLB Draft’s 12th round

One day, Texas junior Nolan Kingham and his brother may be rivals in the National League. On Wednesday, Kingham was selected by Atlanta in the 12th round of the MLB Draft. The Braves used the draft’s 352nd overall pick on Kingham. Atlanta hadn’t drafted a Longhorn since 1990. Read More

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A Texas Tiger? Kody Clemens selected by Detroit in the third round of the MLB Draft

Detroit has given Texas junior Kody Clemens an opportunity to continue working in the family business. On Tuesday, Clemens was selected by the Detroit Tigers with the first pick of the MLB Draft’s second day. The Tigers used a third-round pick (79th overall) on Clemens. Clemens’ selection comes one year … Read More

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First pitch of Texas and Tennessee Tech’s super regional to be thrown on Saturday afternoon

The NCAA has announced the official dates and times of the super regional featuring Texas and Tennessee Tech. Saturday and Sunday’s games at UFCU Disch-Falk Field will be played at 2 p.m., and both games will be televised on ESPN2. If necessary, a third game in the best-of-three series is … Read More

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Top Texas recruit selected by New York Mets in the MLB Draft

One of Texas’ highest-rated recruits will need to choose between the minor leagues and playing college baseball. On Monday, the New York Mets selected Sugar Land Kempner pitcher Simeon Woods-Richardson in the second round of the MLB Draft. Woods-Richardson, who was the 48th overall pick, is a member of Texas’ … Read More

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Texas and Tennessee Tech to battle at UFCU Disch-Falk Field for a ticket to the College World Series

Texas is not done playing baseball at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Texas has earned the right to host Tennessee Tech in a super regional. The first-ever meeting between the two schools was set up by the Golden Eagles’ 15-5 and 3-2 wins over Ole Miss on Monday. The Longhorns (40-20) … Read More

Super Longhorns: Texas survives an eccentric ending to beat Indiana, advance to super regionals

These Longhorns, they still don’t dogpile. At least not until Omaha. On Sunday night at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, fist pumps and a few firings of Smokey the cannon had to do. Texas survived a frantic finish and claimed the Austin regional with a wild win over Indiana. With the 3-2 … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas armed and ready for super regional

This time the Texas starters bailed out the bullpen. Turnabout, in this case, was more than fair play. It was spectacular play as Blair Henley, the Longhorns’ erratic No. 3 starter, and Friday starter-turned-gutsy closer Chase Shugart combined to stifle a potent Indiana offense that had put up nine runs … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 3, Indiana 2

On Sunday at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, Texas rallied past Indiana and into the super regionals for the 10th time in school history. With a trip to the College World Series on the line, Texas (40-20) will next meet the winner of Ole Miss’ regional in a best-of-three series. Texas will … Read More

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After holding onto early lead, Indiana ends Texas A&M’s season and advances to play Texas

The weather forecast on Sunday called for an 80-degree day in Bloomington, Ind. Over 1,000 miles away, the Indiana Hoosiers planned for a long day of fun in the sun. Indiana’s offense exploded in the first inning of a 9-7 win over Texas A&M at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The result … Read More

Kody Clemens, Nolan Kingham lead Texas past A&M; Horns one win from super regionals

The dates have changed. As has the venue. The opponents are different, too. One year later, however, the scenario remains the same for Texas’ Longhorns. Behind Kody Clemens’ homers and Nolan Kingham’s health, Texas stormed to an 8-3 win over Texas A&M in an NCAA regional game at UFCU Disch-Falk … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: This K Clemens krushed it to beat the Aggies

Kody Clemens didn’t prepare when it was announced Monday morning that Texas A&M would be trespassing into UFCU Disch-Falk Field. He salivated. Five days later, he’s still salivating. And hitting. And hitting. And hitting. “I just want to bottle him up,” his coach, David Pierce, said. Or clone him. “He’s … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 8, Texas A&M 3

In front of 7,046 fans at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Saturday night, Texas rolled past a rival and put itself in the driver’s seat of an NCAA regional. Still unbeaten in the double-elimination competition, Texas (39-20) will play either Indiana (39-18) or Texas A&M (40-21) at 8 p.m. on Sunday. Read More

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After Aggies’ annihilation, Indiana avoids exit from Austin regional with a shutout of Texas Southern

On Saturday afternoon, Indiana returned to form. Its opponents from Texas Southern couldn’t do the same. One day after opening the postseason with a 10-3 loss, Indiana bounced back with a 6-0 shutout of Texas Southern at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Led by Pauly Milto’s four-hitter on the mound and RBIs … Read More

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Texas vs. Texas A&M: A (brief) lesson to the Longhorns-Aggies postseason rivalry

When Texas and Texas A&M meet at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Saturday, more than bragging rights will be on the line. Texas (38-20) and Texas A&M (40-20) are set to play at 6 p.m. in the winner’s bracket of a regional that is being hosted by UT. On Friday, the … Read More

Guided by Chase Shugart and its newcomers, Texas makes postseason plans with Texas A&M

Led by a quartet of newcomers, Texas has set up a date with an old foe. UT opened its 59th appearance in the NCAA tournament with a 10-0 shutout of Texas Southern on Friday night. Texas improved to 38-20 with the win in its opener of an NCAA regional hosted … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Longhorns on full display, ready for Aggies

Texas put on a show Friday night. If one didn’t know better, Texas was trying to show up his opponent. That’s how spectacular the top-seeded Longhorns were at UFCU Disch-Falk Field to open play in the Austin Regional before a delighted crowd of 6,914. The Longhorns had a little bit … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 10, Texas Southern 0

In its opener of an NCAA regional at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, Texas was not very welcoming to its guests from Texas Southern. Friday’s 10-0 score sets up a postseason meeting between Texas and a Texas A&M team that opened its postseason with a rout of Indiana. The … Read More