Run support is a pitcher’s best friend.
17 hits makes it easy for pitchers to attack hitters early, and that’s exactly what Parker French did in Friday’s series opening 13-2 win against Minnesota. Hits came early and often from senior right fielder Collin Shaw and freshman catcher Michael Cantu, who had five RBIs on a 3-for-5 night.
With what seemed to be a game that held a pitching change every inning, gaining momentum was difficult for each team. Thanks to an error on a routine single by Ben Johnson that slipped under the centerfielder’s glove, Texas was able to open the floodgates, and eventually won 14-2 in the first game of the 2015 season at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.
When I stepped on campus in 2012, I knew Texas had come off of two of its most disappointing football seasons. We had just come off of a win against Cal in one of our many Holiday Bowls. Mack Brown was going to right the ship with evil genius Bryan Harsin and long-time favorite Major Applewhite. Manny Diaz’s defense was going to be one of the best in the country. We even beat Ole Miss. Texas Football was going to mean something while I was a student, just like it should be.
Texas is back in Omaha. And like 38 Special says,” they’re back where they belong.”
The State of the Union for Texas baseball in 2014.
Texas beats PVAMU, 6-3, tonight during an in-week contest.
Texas takes down UTPA, 5-4, with clutch hitting and a Ben Johnson dinger.
Texas was held to one-hit tonight as Rice won, 7-2.
Eight strong from Nathan Thornhill helps Horns sweep Baylor.
Texas coach Augie Garrido became the all-time winningest coach in college baseball history tonight as his Longhorns beat Texas State, 5-1.