Texas baseball releases start times for home games


Texas baseball season gets underway this weekend with the annual alumni game. First pitch for Saturday’s exhibition matchup against former Longhorns is slated for 2 p.m. 

Two weeks later, the year truly fires up when Texas plays host to No. 23 Rice for a three-game weekend series. First pitch for the Longhorns’ first game of the season comes at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17. 

Friday’s contest is followed by a pair of midday matchups on Saturday and Sunday. Texas then hits the road to battle Sam Houston State on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 6:30 p.m. 

The Longhorns return home for another weekend series against Connecticut. They’ll take on the Huskies on Friday, Feb. 24, at 4 p.m. before battling UConn twice more on Saturday and Sunday. 

Texas doesn’t start Big 12 play until Friday, March 17 when it hosts the visiting Texas Tech Red Raiders for a weekend set. First pitch for the game is set for 6:30 p.m. 

Longhorn Network will televise over 30 games this season, beginning with Saturday’s alumni game. Texas’ first two regular season games can be seen on LHN, too.