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Texas-San Diego baseball game canceled, double-header set for Sunday

Posted February 27th, 2015

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Poor weather forced Texas to cancel Friday’s series-opening baseball game against San Diego.

As a result, Sunday will now be a double-header. A seven-inning game will start at 11 a.m., followed by a nine-inning game 45 minutes later.

It would stand to reason that Longhorns right-hander Parker French, who was slated to start Friday, will instead be on the mound for Saturday’s tilt at 6:30 p.m. Left-hander Josh Sawyer and right-hander Kacy Clemens are in line to start Sunday’s double-header.

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This is the first time these two teams will have played since 2007. Texas holds the all-time series lead, 7-5.

For San Diego (2-6), right-hander David Hill (0-2, 6.35 ERA) will likely start Saturday. Right-hander Gary Cornish (0-0, 4.22) and left-hander PJ Conlon (1-0, 2.45) are slated to start the Sunday games.

This marks the second time in four days that Texas had to reschedule a game due to rain. Tuesday’s meeting with visiting UT-Pan American was moved to Wednesday, and the ninth-ranked Longhorns prevailed 5-4 on Bret Boswell’s walk-off RBI single.

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