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Longhorn legend Roger Clemens to play alongside his sons Kacy and Kody in Texas’ alumni game

This time, the annual showdown between the Texas baseball program’s past and present will be a family affair. Three members of the Clemens family will participate in UT’s annual alumni game on Feb. 2. Seven-time Cy Young Award winner and 1983 NCAA champion Roger Clemens is set to pitch the first … Read More

Texas baseball opens practice with an unexpected hole at shortstop and Hibbeler, Reagan in play

With the start of the 2019 baseball season just three weeks away, 39 Longhorns went through their first practice of the spring on Friday. If all-conference shortstop David Hamilton was healthy, Texas would have had 40 practice participants. Instead, Hamilton was an onlooker at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Hamilton, who was … Read More

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Texas to open the season as a top-20 team in Baseball America’s national poll

On Monday, Texas’ baseball program was once again listed among the top teams in the nation. Texas has been ranked 19th in Baseball America’s preseason poll for the upcoming college baseball season. Last week, Texas was found in the 21st slot in the preseason poll compiled by … Read More

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David Hamilton’s injury costs Texas positioning but not its place in a national preseason poll

After ending last season on NCAA’s biggest stage, Texas will still be in the spotlight when the curtain rises on the 2019 baseball season. Texas was ranked 23rd in D1Baseball’s preseason poll, which was released on Monday morning. Vanderbilt topped the organization’s rankings, and No. 3 Texas … Read More

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Texas shortstop David Hamilton to be sidelined for the 2019 season with an Achilles injury

Texas shortstop David Hamilton will miss the 2019 baseball season with an Achilles injury, the school confirmed on Saturday. Hamilton had what the school called a “successful surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles” on Friday afternoon. OrangeBloods was the first to report on Hamilton’s injury. A junior from … Read More

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Top pitching prospect flips his commitment from TCU to Texas

Prized pitching prospect Jared Kelley has decided to wear burnt orange instead of purple in college. Kelley, a right-handed pitcher from Refugio, announced on Friday night that he had given a verbal commitment to Texas. In addition to bolstering the future pitching staff at Texas, Kelley’s decision also impacts one … Read More

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LOOK: Texas’ baseball team reveals the new home for its NCAA championship trophies

Texas has a new trophy case for the six championship trophies won by the school’s baseball team. The Twitter account belonging to the UT baseball team unveiled the trophy case on Monday. The trophy case has been placed by the entrance at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Built by Forty Nine Degrees, the … Read More

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Texas could use Masen Hibbeler to fill an All-American void at second base

Depending on which game of the Orange and White Fall World Series they attended, Texas baseball fans may have been tipped off to where senior Masen Hibbeler will play this spring. In two of the three games, Hibbeler started at shortstop for the White team. David Hamilton and his gifted … Read More

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Local products and legacies among the notable signees for Texas’ baseball team

On Wednesday’s Signing Day, Texas added 15 names to the baseball team’s roster. This year’s signing class features only players who are still in high school, and only two of the incoming Longhorns are out-of-state recruits. The local signees are Rouse pitcher Jared Southard and Lake Travis infielder Brett Baty, … Read More

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White team beats Orange team in second game of Fall World Series

DJ Petrinsky went 4-for-4 as the White team defeated the Orange team 6-1 in the second game of the Fall World Series at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Friday. Cole Quintanilla and Michael Streitmann combined to pitch nine innings in the win. Quintanilla started and allowed one run on three hits … Read More

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First game of Orange and White Fall World Series goes to White team

Masen Hibbeler hit a single with the bases loaded to help the White team defeat the Orange team 5-2 at the Orange and White Fall World Series at UFCU Disch-Falk Field Thursday night. Hibbeler finished 3 for 5 with two RBIs as the White team had nine hits to the … Read More

Austin Todd, Ryan Reynolds will lead from the dugout at Texas baseball wraps up its fall

Austin Todd and Ryan Reynolds have found different ways to lead Texas’ baseball team to victories. Last February, for example, Todd hit a walk-off home run against Louisiana-Lafayette. From the third base position, Reynolds has recorded memorable plays to get UT out of jams … Read More

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Ex-Texas pitcher Brandon Workman earns his second World Series ring with Boston

For the first time in four years, Texas can claim a World Series champion. Brandon Workman, who pitched at Texas from 2008-10, is a member of a Boston Red Sox team that wrapped up the World Series with a win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday. San Francisco Giants … Read More

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Texas to battle junior colleges, itself during its fall baseball schedule

For those baseball fans who can’t wait until UT’s season opener on Feb. 15, Texas announced on Monday that it will play two junior colleges and three intrasquad scrimmages this fall. Texas has scheduled a 14-inning contest against McLennan Community College for 12 p.m. on Oct. 14. Two weeks later, … Read More

Ten Longhorns with a Lil’Talent: A guide to the top 10 Texas athletes to watch in 2018-19

Just in case any Texas coach wasn’t paying attention this spring, it’s worth repeating athletic director Chris Del Conte’s mission statement. “All of our athletic programs are in the top 10 in the country and need to be competing for national championships,” Del Conte said at … Read More

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Texas to host College World Series qualifiers and longtime rivals during 2019 baseball season

Seven baseball teams that reached the 2018 NCAA tournament are on Texas’ home schedule in 2019, the school announced on Friday. The first four of UT’s 31 home games will be played against Purdue from February 22-24. Sam Houston State, Texas State and Rice are among the scheduled mid-week guests. Read More

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Kody Clemens: ‘He is going to be someone to be reckoned with down the road’

Kody Clemens grew up around baseball. His family lived and breathed the game. He and his brothers grew up watching their father, Roger Clemens, become one of the most dominating pitchers in major league history. Kody watched as his older brothers followed the family tradition of becoming professional … Read More

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Ex-Texas standout Brandon Belt names newborn son after Augie Garrido

Ex-Texas baseball player Brandon Belt and his wife, Haylee, welcomed their second son into the world on Friday. The 9-pound, 9-ounce boy was named August Kyle Belt. The name is a tip of the cap to August “Augie” Garrido, who coached Belt at Texas. Belt currently plays for the San … Read More

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Kody Clemens, Bianca Turati represent Texas as Big 12 athlete of the year candidates

Kody Clemens and Bianca Turati already won Big 12 player of the year awards in their respective sports, and now they’re up for an even loftier honor. Clemens (baseball) and Turati (tennis) were chosen to represent Texas in athlete of the year voting. Fans will be able to choose their … Read More

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And the winner is: Kody Clemens and Jake McKenzie score twice as Texas hands out awards

Much like the Academy Awards, Grammys and MTV Movie Awards, Texas’ baseball team has found a way to recognize excellence. On Monday, UT announced its winners. Texas split its six team awards among four players who guided UT to the College World Series. Kody Clemens (Brooks Kieschnick Team MVP, Keith Moreland … Read More