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Quick baseball thoughts – Texas 5 UCLA 4

Center field at Disch-Falk (Joe Cook/IT)

Sat in the stands tonight to soak up some nice Austin weather and to just get a feel for the Disch. Sometimes I feel like I get too caught up in the numbers rather than what’s actually going on in the game. Here are some quick thoughts I’ve got from sitting down the left field line.

Texas dominates A&M-CC in seven-inning run-rule, 15-0

UFCU Disch-Falk Field (Joe Cook/IT)

Texas followed up a 9-0 Tuesday victory over Richmond with the rare (for Texas) Wednesday victory as the Horns clobbered Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 15-0 in a game that, while originally scheduled for a full nine innings, ended after seven in a run rule. Senior Jon Malmin earned the win in relief following a dominating start from sophomore Nick Kennedy.

David Pierce era begins in losing fashion as Horns fall to Rice, 3-2

UFCU Disch-Falk Field (Joe Cook/IT)

Even with all the excitement about the new energy coming into the program under head coach David Pierce, at bats still need to produce hits and move runners and pitchers need to escape jams. It does not help when the opponent is able to move runners when umpires miss calls in important situations. Texas struggled to put themselves in position to score tonight and No. 23 Rice was the beneficiary of an improperly called bunt off the batter’s foot as the Owls took down Texas in the season opener, 3-2.

Baseball inks 10 signees for 2018 season

David Pierce and Mike Perrin pose during the new baseball coach's PC. (Joe Cook/IT)

Via UT Release: The University of Texas baseball program and head coach David Pierce announced today the signing of 10 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent for the 2018 season.

Pierce, along with assistant coaches Sean Allen and Philip Miller, bolstered their future roster by adding four junior college players and six high school signees.