Milwaukee reliever Corey Knebel pitches against the Cincinnati Reds at the Great American Ball Park on June 28, 2017 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati defeated Milwaukee 4-3. (Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

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Quartet of ex-Longhorns open the baseball season on a MLB roster

Posted March 29th, 2018

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Since Major League Baseball’s 2018 season got underway on Thursday, Texas fans now have four reasons to root for teams that don’t play at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.

According to Texas, four ex-Longhorns opened this season on a MLB roster. San Francisco first baseman Brandon Belt is joined in the major leagues by pitchers Corey Knebel (Milwaukee), Hoby Milner (Philadelphia) and Dillon Peters (Miami).

Knebel and Belt have each made an all-star team in the last two years. In 2014, Belt also won UT’s last World Series ring.

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