Longhorn baseball Archives

Texas 8, Cal State Fullerton 4: Todd’s homer helps Horns complete sweep

Five days before Sunday’s series finale with Cal State Fullerton, Texas racked up a season-high 11 hits. Those swings, though, went without merit in an 8-6 loss to visiting Arizona. Texas had no intention of allowing this weekend to yield similar results. The Longhorns (13–3) surpassed their previous benchmark with … Read More

Longhorns rally but fall short against Missouri

HOUSTON — Despite head coach David Pierce making several changes to the starting lineup, Texas’ offensive woes continued Sunday on the third day of the Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic at Minute Maid Park. A continued scoring drought, fielding errors and struggling relief pitchers allowed Missouri (6-5) to jump … Read More

Texas 2, Boise State 1: Madden pitches unnbeaten Longhorns past Broncos

Ty Madden started and ended his day on the mound Saturday about as well as he could have. When the first pitch rolled off the sophomore’s fingers, Texas fans roared in appreciation. Moments later, Madden retired the Boise State batter on his first strikeout of the afternoon. Eight innings later, … Read More

Zubia’s grand slam powers Texas in rout of K-State

Zach Zubia didn’t expect much when he hit a high fly to right-center field with two outs in the second inning Saturday. The Longhorn designated hitter would not have been surprised if the ball had been caught at the warning track. But instead of a Kansas State outfielder grabbing it, … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas Tech ‘green’ with envy after losing weekend series to Texas

Needless to say, this isn’t the blueprint David Pierce had in mind when he came to the ballpark for the series finale on the Big 12’s opening weekend. The Texas coach emptied his bullpen and used seven pitchers on Sunday. Those throwers walked nine Texas Tech batters. Pierce’s batters got … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas rides balanced offense, Austin Todd’s heroics to cream LSU

The remnants of shaving cream on Austin Todd’s face and neck said it all. Todd, who’s arguably Texas’ best hitter, wore the very visible vestiges of a crown with pride after driving in the decisive run of a three-run, ninth-inning rally Sunday afternoon for a 7-6 comeback win to bury … Read More