Texas Coach Augie Garrido, second from left, looks at Tres Barrera, far right, before he goes to bat after he was hit by a foul ball against UNLV on Sunday, February 21, 2016. Player Michael Cantu is second from right. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Instant reaction: Texas 15, Baylor 3 — Horns avoid elimination in Big 12 tournament

Posted May 26th, 2016

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Where it went right: In the first inning, the Horns jumped out to a 3-0 lead and never looked back. After three innings, the score was 7-1. A seven-run seventh blew the game completely open, and the game was called off after that inning.

The starter: Morgan Cooper went seven innings for his longest outing of the season. It was ruled a complete game and his effort saved the bullpen from any wear and tear.

Top hitter: Tres Barrera, 3-5, HR, 4 RBI.

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Key stat: For the first time all season, every member of Texas’ lineup came through with a hit.

Next game: 7 p.m. Friday vs. Oklahoma State or TCU.

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