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Tate Shaw comes through in the clutch as Texas ends the month of March with a sweep of Xavier

For Texas’ baseball team, the month of March ended the same way it began. At UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Sunday, Texas senior Tate Shaw doubled home two teammates in the ninth inning of a 6-5 victory over Xavier. Texas beat the Musketeers by the same score on both Friday and … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 6, Xavier 5

After opening the weekend with two 6-5 wins over Xavier, Texas walked off with a win of the same score at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Sunday. Xavier starter Conor Grammes issued two bases-loaded walks in the first inning, and UT also scored on a groundout. The Musketeers got runs in the … Read More

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Texas baseball team uses big inning and defense to beat Xavier

A five-run fifth inning and a timely double play late turned out to be enough for the No. 13 Texas baseball team to make it two straight wins over Xavier at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Saturday night. Texas (19-11) led by four runs heading into the final inning and ended … Read More

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Cool Cat: How Duke Ellis was involved in Texas’ last five walk-off wins

Among the nation’s leader in walks, junior outfielder Duke Ellis led Texas to a walk-off win at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Friday night. With the bases loaded in the 12th inning, Ellis hit a ground-rule double that brought home two runs and secured a 6-5 victory. Xavier … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 6, Xavier 5 (12 innings)

In its first-ever meeting with Xavier, Texas lost an early lead but rallied twice and eventually recorded its second walk-off win of the season. Texas got ahead in the second inning as Ryan Reynolds drove home Masen Hibbeler with a single and Lance Ford scored on a two-out wild pitch. Read More

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Eric Kennedy quickly makes a name for himself at Texas, but growing pains still exist

This weekend, Xavier will be in town for a three-game series at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Like baseball programs across the Big 12, the Musketeers will be getting to know UT freshman outfielder Eric Kennedy. Among Big 12 freshmen, Kennedy ranks first in batting average (.311), runs (27) and RBIs (20). Read More

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Longhorns to be represented by a Texas trio on the opening day of the 2019 baseball season

Texas is 28 games into its baseball season, but some ex-Longhorns are just getting their springs started. For those who don’t want to recognize the two games that Seattle and Oakland played in Japan last week, the 2019 Major League Baseball season gets underway on Thursday. Texas will have three … Read More

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Texas baseball falls to Incarnate Word on the road

Instead of bouncing back from a conference series loss, the Texas baseball team has now lost three out of four after falling 3-2 to Incarnate Word in San Antonio on Tuesday. The Longhorns, fresh off a series defeat to TCU, struggled early and couldn’t produce enough runs to beat the … Read More

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Ty Madden (shoulder) to return to the mound for Texas’ midweek trip to San Antonio

Texas has announced that freshman Ty Madden will start on Tuesday when the Longhorns battle Incarnate Word at San Antonio’s Wolff Stadium. This season, Madden is 3-0 with a 0.52 ERA. He has also struck out 21 batters over 17 1/3 innings. A 6-3 right-hander who was selected by Kansas … Read More

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Losses to Arkansas and TCU costs Texas its top-10 ranking

Following a rough week, Texas moved down to the No. 13 spot in the D1Baseball poll on Monday. Texas (17-10) was ranked ninth last week and it did record two wins over Arkansas and TCU. The Longhorns, however, opened the week with an 11-4 … Read More

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Texas unable to prevent another rally as TCU claims its Big 12 series in Fort Worth

Another late-inning stumble prevented Texas from winning its first series at TCU since 1992. Texas lost a late lead in a 12-8 loss at TCU’s Lupton Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Sunday’s setback came two days after the Horned Frogs scored three times in the ninth inning of a 3-2 … Read More

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Texas baseball blasts its way to even series with TCU

The Texas baseball team tied the series with TCU at a game apiece with a 13-1 win in Fort Worth on Saturday night. The No. 9 Longhorns (17-9, 3-2 Big 12) hit four extra-base hits on the night—two doubles, a triple and a home run. Zach Zubia, robbed of a … Read More

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TCU scores three in bottom of the ninth to down Texas baseball

Kamron Fields and the Texas baseball team had a bottom of the ninth to forget as TCU topped the Longhorns 3-2 in Fort Worth on Friday night. Johnny Rizer hit an RBI single to score pinch runner Brad Czerniejewski to end the game. Rizer also had the top play on … Read More

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American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas baseball is winning ugly, yet putting together a pretty good run

Those hardy souls who braved the finale of the Texas-Arkansas baseball mini-series at UFCU Disch-Falk Field have to be hoping for one conclusive piece of data. Please don’t let Wednesday night’s marathon be a preview of the type of College World Series game this June. But what the near-four hour … Read More

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Blair Henley heads home to Fort Worth as Texas looks to address its issues with walks

When he starts at TCU’s Lupton Stadium on Saturday night, Texas junior Blair Henley will have nearly two dozen members of his fan club in the stands. Henley grew up in Fort Worth, so this weekend will serve as a homecoming. Henley said his mother has secured around 25 tickets for Saturday’s … Read More

Down early, No. 9 Texas rallies to win a ‘character check’ and snap a losing streak to No. 11 Arkansas

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but Texas will have a hard time convincing anyone that Wednesday’s game against Arkansas wasn’t ugly. Still, don’t expect the ninth-ranked Longhorns to give back their 7-6 victory over the 11th-ranked Razorbacks. The one-run victory at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, which took … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 7, Arkansas 6

Texas fell into an early hole during a wild game at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Wednesday, but the Longhorns rallied and earned a split of a midweek series with Arkansas. One day after it scored six times in the second inning of an 11-4 win, Arkansas struck … Read More

Arkansas blows by Texas as midweek meeting gets underway in Austin

In town for the first time since 2005, the Arkansas Razorbacks supplied the fireworks in Tuesday’s 11-4 blasting of Texas at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The seven-run decision in the opener of this two-game series was UT’s fifth straight loss to Arkansas. Texas was beaten three times by Arkansas last year … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Arkansas 11, Texas 4

Texas was no match for Arkansas in a Tuesday tussle between two old foes from the Southwest Conference. Both teams went down in order during the opening inning at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, but Arkansas sent nine batters to the plate in the second session. The Razorbacks exited the frame with … Read More

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Texas climbs to No. 9 in NCAA poll, but five games against ranked foes await on this week’s schedule

Texas’ baseball team earned a promotion on Monday, but the Longhorns won’t have much time to celebrate. Texas has claimed the ninth spot in national poll compiled by D1Baseball, the publication revealed on Monday. The Longhorns were ranked 12th last week, but the team … Read More