Category Archives: Baseball

Texas takes advantage of A&M’s sloppy play, defeat rivals, 4-3

UFCU Disch-Falk Field (Joe Cook/IT)

AUSTIN — During rivalry games, players who let the emotions of the game interfere with their play often come out on the losing end.

Whether the No. 17 Texas A&M Aggies were playing too high or low emotionally may not be determined, but the multiple Aggie errors in the Longhorns’ fourth and fifth innings produced enough opportunities for Texas to take advantage.

Rivalry returns to action on diamond

David Pierce (Joe Cook/IT)

Since late November 2011, the Texas vs Texas A&M rivalry has yet to take place on a football field. It has taken place online in arguments between UT and A&M fans, on the cover of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football, and in various press conference swipes from coaches on both sides over the years.

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.