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After postponement, Texas and Oklahoma State to wrap up series on Sunday

Posted April 29th, 2017


It appears that Mother Nature had tickets to see Texas and Oklahoma State play on Sunday.

Weather has postponed the series finale featuring Texas and Oklahoma State. Instead of meeting at 6 p.m. on Saturday, the Longhorns and Cowboys will battle in Stillwater on Sunday afternoon.

This is the second time that weather has altered Texas and Oklahoma State’s schedule this weekend. The Longhorns and Cowboys were supposed to play three games over the course of three days, but the teams looked at the forecast and opted to open the series with a double-header on Friday. Texas and Oklahoma Stat got both games in on Friday, but another weather-related alteration has moved the series-ending game back to Sunday.

Texas junior Kyle Johnston (2-1, 3.26 ERA) will start for the Longhorns on Sunday. Blake Battenfield (2-2, 4.85) is Oklahoma State’s expected starter.

Texas recorded 5-4 and 7-0 wins on Friday, and that performance vaulted the Longhorns into fourth place in the Big 12 standings. Texas (30-16) is 9-8 in Big 12 play. Oklahoma State (23-18) has lost 11 of the 17 games it has played against its conference opponents.

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