The University of Texas-San Antonio is hosting a great tournament on the opening weekend. Joining the Roadrunners this season is Army, Louisiana-Lafayette, Texas Tech, and Oral Roberts. The Red Raiders were a late addition to the tournament as Northern Illinois backed out of a three game set due to the tragedies on their campus last year. Continue reading UTSA Tourney Preview
Alan Trubow has continue with his preview of the Longhorn Baseball team. In this article he looks at the outfield and notes that this is an area of strength for the team.
The Longhorns open the season Friday at UFCU Disch-Falk Field against Virginia Commonwealth. While there are some areas of concern for Texas, the outfield is not one of them.
Here’s a look at who will be in the Longhorns’ outfield to start the season:
For the rest of the article go to the Statesman
Our friend Alan Trubow of the Austin American- Statesman has done a preview of the infield of the University of Texas. He has started with the infield with an emphasis on Preston Clark and what a he means to this team.
The Texas Longhorns open the 2008 baseball season Friday against Virginia Commonwealth at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.
The infield isn’t the biggest question mark for the Longhorns, but it is one with three newcomers (all transfers) and another player changing positions.
Here’s a look at how the infield will look this season.
For the rest of the article from the Statesman.
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IRVING, Texas–For the seventh consecutive year, Texas has been selected the preseason favorite to win the Big 12 Conference baseball regular season title in a vote of the league’s head coaches. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their teams.
The Longhorns (80 points) received eight of the possible 10 first-place votes to edge out second-place Missouri, which earned 71 points, including one first-place tally. Continue reading Texas picked to win Big 12
The Texas Tech Red Raiders have been added to the UTSA Baseball Classic this weekend after having to cancel their series against Northern Illinois after the tragedies that took place on that campus last week. The Red Raiders will open up play against Louisiana on Saturday at 10 am. They will then play Army on Sunday at 10 am and finish play against UTSA on Monday at 2 pm. The full release from Texas Tech is available here.
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Junior outfielders Jordan Danks and Kyle Russell each hit solo home runs to lead the Orange squad to a 6-0 win over the White in an intrasquad scrimmage, the cornerstone of the Longhorns’ Fan Appreciation Day at the newly renovated UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Sunday afternoon.
After two scoreless frames, Danks broke the scoring seal in the bottom of the third inning with a home run off freshman Stayton Thomas to give the Orange a 1-0 lead.
Continue reading Jordan Danks and Kyle Russell homers in Orange and White Scrimmage