Baylor outfielder T.J. Raguse (20) watches Texas catcher DJ Petrinsky's home run clear the fence at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on April 6, 2018. NICK WAGNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

BEVO BEAT Baseball

The Final Pitch: Texas 9, Baylor 5

Posted April 6th, 2018


After opening the week with wins over McNeese State and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Texas remained perfect in the month of April with a 9-5 win over Baylor.

Texas fell into a 4-0 hole at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Friday. The Longhorns, though, bounced back behind DJ Petrinsky’s two-run homer in the third inning and Tate Shaw’s two-run triple in the fifth frame. Texas scored twice more in the fifth inning to take a 6-4 lead.

Petrinsky and Shaw later added their third RBIs of the game in the eighth inning.


Baylor designated hitter Richard Cunningham hit two home runs in his homecoming. The Austin High product went 4-for-5 at the plate with three RBIs and two runs.

Texas (20-12; 7-3) and Baylor (14-14; 3-7) will resume this weekend’s series at 4 p.m. on Saturday.

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