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Texas IF Alex Silver Cleared to Play

Texas freshman infielder Alex Silver was diagnosed with cancer in January. He recently completed treatments and was cleared to play for the Longhorns this past weekend. He has not made an appearance yet but could see his first action in the coming weeks. Heading into the season, Silver was expected to compete for the starting job at third base and could be an impact bat in the Longhorns lineup. You can check out a full video report from ABC 13 below on Silver completing treatments. Continue reading Texas IF Alex Silver Cleared to Play

Alex Silver Diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Texas freshman third baseman Alex Silver has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma and will miss the first couple months of the season according to Austin-American Statesman writer Alan Trubow. Silver was expected to contribute in the Longhorns lineup this season as he was slated to start at either third base or second base. Continue reading Alex Silver Diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma