ANCHORAGE, AK – The six-team Alaska Baseball League held its annual All-Star Game and Home Run Derby on Sunday, July 19th at Mulcahey Park in the state’s largest city, Anchorage, Alaska. The American league was comprised of players from the Anchorage Bucs, Kenai Peninsula Oilers and Fairbanks Goldpanners while the National squad was made up […]
Dodgers ace starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw is having an outstanding season with the Dodgers which will lead him to the 2014 NL Cy Young Award as the most dominant MLB pitcher. Kershaw didn’t attend Texas but has a deep connection with the Longhorns program as UT pitching coach Skip Johnson serving as Clayton’s personal pitching […]
OMAHA, Neb. — Fans outside of TD Ameritrade Park waited to sing “Happy Birthday” to Vanderbilt outfielder Rhett Wiseman, who had turned 20 just minutes earlier at midnight. But after the night Wiseman had, this was no work office birthday party of mumbling co-workers. The Vanderbilt faithful that stuck around, boisterously bellowed the tune for Wiseman.
OMAHA, Neb. — A lucky break can be the difference in the College World Series. That was the case for Texas on Friday afternoon at TD Ameritrade Park. An umpire’s lack of evasive maneuvering turned a potential double play into a big momentum swing for the Longhorns, who took an early lead and never looked […]
OMAHA, Neb. — Texas (46-20) lives to play at least one more day after a 4-0 victory over Vanderbilt (48-20) Friday afternoon at TD Ameritrade Park. The Longhorns’ win sets up a winner-takes-all matchup between the same two teams tomorrow with a chance to advance to the 2014 College World Series championship series. Texas jumped out to a 2-0 lead […]
“Four players fainted,” Texas head coach Augie Garrido said. “I had a mild heart attack.” Centerfielder Mark Payton said the bullpen looked like a bunch of caged monkeys. Reliever Travis Duke agreed, saying he was scaling the fence in the bullpen. “A lot of us were like spider monkeys on the fence. Numerous fist pumps. […]
OMAHA, Neb. — Texas sophomore shortstop C.J. Hinojosa turned on a 2-0 fastball in the seventh inning Wednesday night and produced the first home run of the 2014 College World Series. It also proved to be the only run of the night as Texas defeated UC Irvine, 1-0, in a Bracket One elimination game won […]
OMAHA, Neb. — Texas (45-20) kept its season alive with one gigantic hit to beat UC irvine (41-25) Wednesday night, 1-0, eliminating the ‘Eaters from the 2014 College World Series. Chad Hollingsworth pitched 8.1 scoreless innings in his second start of the season to outduel Evan Manarino (6.1 IP, 5 H, ER, 7 K), but Manarino made one big mistake, […]