Category Archives: Baseball

Longhorns take care of Texas State, 6-2 (+full Pierce and Bocchi quotes)

David Hamilton (E. Lewallen/special to IT))

In order for the upcoming weekend to remain relevant to Texas’ hosting chances, the Longhorns needed to make sure they went undefeated in the midweek at home in 2018 and defeat the Texas State Bobcats Tuesday night. Despite an early 1-0 deficit and a two hour rain delay, Texas did what they needed to do in a 6-2 victory to set up for an important weekend series against TCU.

Inside Texas Magazine – Spring Review 2018

Inside Texas Magazine - April/May 2018

The April/May edition of the Inside Texas Magazine is here. We’re talking spring football, Augie Garrido, Lil Jordan Humphrey, and recruiting in this issue. and Special thanks to Will Gallagher for putting another fantastic copy of the magazine together.

Longhorn reliables come through in series-clincher over TTU, 7-5

Zach Zubia (E. Lewallen/special to IT)

LUBBOCK – Texas’ most reliable options in 2018 have been the trio of Parker Joe Robinson, Kody Clemens, and Zach Zubia.

In order to clinch a Big 12 series victory over Texas Tech, UT head coach David Pierce had to rely on those three in what was the most important game of the Longhorns’ season. The trio delivered to help Texas to a 7-5 victory over the No. 8 Red Raiders at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park.

Red Raider bats punish sloppy Texas pitching, 16-5

Chase Shugart (Emily Lewallen/IT)

Despite the Longhorns’ resiliency and the quality of bats up and down the lineup in 2018, neither could overcome a season-high ten walks issued to Texas Tech hitters. The Red Raiders recovered from Friday’s down-by-their-standards offensive performance to score in seven of eight at bats and explode offensively to tie the series with a 16-5 win.

Hamilton’s grand slam caps ninth-inning comeback against Texas State

David Hamilton (Will Gallagher/IT)

It didn’t look good for Texas after 2.5 innings, but then the Longhorns came back to take a one run lead in the third and extend that lead to three runs in the fourth. It didn’t look good for Texas after 6.5 innings following three straight multi-run frames by the Texas State Bobcats. It didn’t look good for Texas heading into the ninth trailing by four, but then the Longhorns scored one run and had the bases loaded with nobody out. Then David Hamilton came to the plate.