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Texas drops out of D1Baseball poll following a rough weekend against Kansas State

Two losses over the weekend have cost Texas its standing among the nation’s top teams. Texas was voted out of the D1Baseball poll on Monday.  Previously ranked 14th, Texas (23-15) did add two wins to its resume last week. UT, however, was penalized by the pollsters due to … Read More

David Pierce guarantees changes after Texas is shut out by Kansas State in a series-deciding game

If Texas baseball coach David Pierce ever had questions about how his team would deal with adversity, he’s about to get some answers. Jordan Wicks threw a complete-game shutout Sunday as UT ended its weekend with a 2-0 loss to Kansas State at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. After the loss, Texas … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Kansas State 2, Texas 0

The fourth shutout thrown against Texas this season cost the Longhorns a chance to claim a conference series against the visiting Wildcats. On Sunday’s second pitch, Kansas State third baseman Cameron Thompson homered over the fence in right field. The Wildcats squeezed in a run with a fourth-inning bunt. Those … Read More

Texas drops below .500 in Big 12 play as Kansas State controls the scoreboard from start to finish

Kansas State took an early lead and then held off several comeback attempts by Texas in a 6-4 win at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Friday night. The win was Kansas State’s first in Austin since the 2013 season. Texas had been the top-billed team from the Big … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Kansas State 6, Texas 4

The top-ranked team in the Big 12, Texas dropped to 4-5 in conference play following Friday’s two-run loss at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Kansas State scored twice in the first inning before taking a 4-1 lead on Chris Ceballos’ two-run homer in the sixth session. Texas quickly responded with two runs … Read More

Texas baseball looks to stand up to Kansas State during ‘Made in Austin’ weekend

Ludacris and Texas’ football team won’t be the only shows in town this weekend. The baseball team will play three home games against Kansas State during the school’s “Made in Austin” weekend. On Sunday, the Longhorns will also hold a post-game clinic for young fans. Additionally, dogs will be allowed … Read More

‘Made in Austin’: Texas taking emotion-based approach this weekend to engage with fans

Two hours before the NIT championship game, Chris Del Conte was busy shaking hands and taking photos with Texas fans in the basement of Stout, the official bar of New York-based Texas Exes. “It’s like Pace picante sauce. ‘New York City?!’ Who knew?,” the Texas athletic … Read More

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Texas signee Brett Baty placed on watch list for prestigious baseball award

USA Baseball released its midseason watch list for the Golden Spikes Award on Wednesday, but no Longhorn made the cut. Texas, though, was not completely omitted from the conversation. The Golden Spikes Award is given annually to the nation’s top amateur baseball player. Last season, former Longhorn Kody … Read More

Texas takes down Rice behind senior Matteo Bocchi and his new pitching motion

A day or two before Texas’ baseball season began, senior Matteo Bocchi was asked to change the way he pitched the baseball. “It surprised me a little bit,” Bocchi said almost two months later. With Bocchi not pitching as well as they expected, Texas head coach David Pierce and pitching coach … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 3, Rice 1

Back in Austin after a wet weekend in Waco, Texas scored a two-run win over Rice on Tuesday night. After Texas outfielder Austin Todd drove in the first run at UFCU Disch-Falk Field with a first-inning single, Texas and Rice traded runs in the third inning. Texas accounted for its final … Read More

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Texas slips in the D1Baseball poll but remains Big 12’s top-ranked team

Following a week in which it was beaten by two rivals and Mother Nature, Texas was voted into the 14th slot of the D1Baseball poll on Monday. The Longhorns were ranked 12th in D1Baseball’s last poll, but the team’s week opened with losses to Texas A&M and Baylor. Read More

Down early, Texas has its players take ownership of a ‘must-win’ game against Baylor

WACO — Truth be told, Blair Henley would have preferred to play Baylor last week. Two weekends ago, Texas’ baseball team blew two games during a trip to TCU. The Longhorns had non-conference games against Xavier scheduled for this past weekend,  so Texas was stuck with the stench of … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 8, Baylor 6

WACO — After the start of its game on Saturday was delayed nearly three hours by weather, Texas stormed back from a five-run deficit at Baylor Ballpark. Baylor jumped on UT starter Blair Henley in the opening inning on Saturday. The first four Bear batters registered a hit, and Baylor pushed … Read More

Following a week away from the Big 12, Texas upended by Baylor in its return to conference play

WACO — After walking off to two 6-5 victories last week, Texas was forced to watch as Baylor celebrated the same accomplishment on Friday night. Davion Downey singled home Austin native Richard Cunningham in the ninth inning of Baylor’s 6-5 win at Baylor Ballpark. The loss was the fourth in Big … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Baylor 6, Texas 5

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Help arrives behind the plate as NCAA grants Texas’ appeal to bring back Turner Gauntt

The newest face in Texas’ dugout is a familiar one. Cut by the baseball team ahead of this season, freshman catcher Turner Gauntt has rejoined the Longhorns. Gauntt was in uniform for a 9-6 loss to Texas A&M at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Tuesday. His biography has … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Confounding Texas baseball team searching for consistency

With the baseball season well past its halfway mark, the Texas Longhorns renew conference play by traveling to Waco to face the Baylor Bears. And face themselves as well. That’s because this Texas baseball team has frequently met the enemy and it has closely resembled the same one it sees … Read More

Youthful Longhorns provided a lesson during a loss to No. 9 Texas A&M

Down early, Texas was unable to catch up to Texas A&M in a 9-6 loss at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Tuesday. The three-run defeat snapped a three-game winning streak for Texas, which is 4-2 against teams from the Southeastern Conference this spring. Ranked 12th nationally, Texas dropped … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas A&M 9, Texas 6

After twice rallying to beat Xavier this past weekend, Texas was unable to complete a comeback against rival Texas A&M on Tuesday. Texas appeared first on the UFCU Disch-Falk Field scoreboard as Ryan Reynolds singled in Austin Todd during the opening inning. Texas A&M quickly responded and hit two home … Read More

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Ranking raises set up a marquee midweek meeting between No. 9 Texas A&M and No. 12 Texas

Following a sweep of Xavier, Texas moved from No. 13 to No. 12 in the D1Baseball poll on Monday. Texas opened this past week with a surprising loss to Incarnate Word in San Antonio. The Longhorns then recorded three 6-5 wins over Xavier. Two of those victories … Read More