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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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Outfielder Porter Brown celebrates his home run during Texas game against Vanderbilt on March 3, 2024. The Longhorns lost 14-11.

No. 15 Texas baseball erupts in first half against No. 9 Vanderbilt, ultimately drops high-scoring game in 14-11 loss

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Desk Editor March 4, 2024

In a closed-dome Minute Maid Park on Sunday, fans found themselves in need of an umbrella, because No. 15 Texas and No. 9 Vanderbilt showered them with home runs. The opponents combined for a total of...

Junior David Shaw pitches during Texas game against Vanderbilt on March 3, 2024. The Longhorns lost 14-11.

Texas’ epic pitching collapses against Vanderbilt, gives up seven-run lead

Lindsey Plotkin, Associate Sports Editor March 4, 2024

After taking a 10-3 lead, the Texas bullpen failed to contain the bats of Vanderbilt and gave up eight straight runs, eventually falling 14-11.  “It wasn’t good,” head coach David Pierce said...

Catcher Kimble Schuessler goes to catch a ball during Texas game against Texas State on March 2, 2024. The Longhorns fell to the Bobcats 11-10.

Despite Texas leading all-time series, Texas State still manages to bully Longhorns out of win

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Desk Editor March 2, 2024

In what is likely to be the beginning of the end for two teams standing only 30 miles from each other, No. 15 Texas baseball faced unranked Texas State in its first game of three to be had in the season...

Infielder Jack ODowd celebrates his home-run during Texas game against Texas State on Saturday. The Horns fell to the Bobcats 11-10.

Texas comes up short in a home run battle against Texas State, falling 11-10

Lindsey Plotkin, Associate Sports Editor March 2, 2024

Texas State has nicknamed its home ballpark “Slam Marcos” and wasted no time showing No. 15 Texas and senior pitcher Charlie Hurley why. Texas State defeated Texas 11-10 by way of three home runs,...

Utility Peyton Powell slides back to first during Texas game against LSU on March 1, 2024. The Longhorns lost to the Tigers 6-3.

No. 15 Texas baseball struggles to contain No. 3 LSU, falls 6-3 on first day of Astros Foundation College Classic

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Desk Editor March 2, 2024

Facing off against the reigning College World Series champions on Friday night, No. 15 Texas baseball couldn’t seem to find home base against an aggressive No. 3 LSU, falling 6-3 in its first game of...

Pitcher Lebarron Johnson Jr. pitches during Texas game against LSU on on March 1, 2024. The Longhorns lost to the Tigers 6-3.

LSU outplays Texas on both sides of the mound, takes a 6-3 win

Lindsey Plotkin, Associate Sports Editor March 2, 2024

In its first game at the Astros Foundation College Classic, No. 15 Texas sent its best pitcher, redshirt junior Lebarron Johnson Jr. out against one of the best pitchers in the nation, No. 3 LSU junior...

Jalin Flores swings a grand slam in the fourth inning, putting Texas in the lead against St Johns University on Feb 25, 2024.

No. 15 Texas blasts past St. John’s 15-4

Lindsey Plotkin, Senior Sports Reporter February 28, 2024

With both teams tied at three runs each in the fourth inning, sophomore shortstop Jalin Flores launched a grand slam 418 feet to left field to give Texas a four-run lead. The four-run bomb was just what...

Redshirt junior pitcher Lebarron Johnson Jr. steps forward to pitch the ball on Feb. 16, 2024. Johnson forced six strikeouts to help the Longhorns win 7-3 in the season opener against San Diego.

From delayed debut to star: Johnson rises as Texas baseball’s Friday night pitcher

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Desk Editor February 26, 2024

Entering the spring season, Texas baseball was pleasantly surprised to find its star pitcher Lebarron Johnson Jr. back on the roster after he gained eligibility for the 2023 MLB draft at the end of last...

Rylan Galvan blocks a home run during Texas’ game against Cal Poly on Feb 25, 2024. Texas won 7-0 in the the third and final game of the series.

No. 16 Texas baseball comes away with weekend series sweep for the first time since 2002 versus Cal Poly

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Desk Editor February 26, 2024

In its final weekend game of February, Texas baseball celebrated Black History Month alongside a shutout series sweep for the first time since 2002, after shutting out Cal Poly 7-0 on Sunday and outscoring...

Jared Thomas runs downfield after hitting a home run during Texas game against Cal Poly on Feb. 24, 2024. Texas won 6-0 in the second game of the series.

Texas baseball leaves Cal Poly scoreless once again in 6-0 victory to claim series win

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Desk Editor February 24, 2024

Stepping up to the plate at the bottom of the fourth inning, sophomore outfielder Max Belyeu launched his first career home run and first hit of the season to left field, recording two RBI along the way...

Jared Thomas celebrates a completion to home base during Texas first game in the series against Cal Poly on Feb. 23, 2024. Texas won 2-0.

No. 16 Texas baseball sneaks away with 2-0 win over Cal Poly in first game of series

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Desk Editor February 23, 2024

With freshman Dee Kennedy set up on third base and a scoreboard full of nothing but Cheerios, sophomore Jared Thomas freed Texas baseball from a scoring drought that lasted until the bottom of the fifth...

Right-handed pitcher Andre Duplantier II prepares to pitch during the game against Houston Christian University on Feb. 20, 2024.

Texas baseball cruises past Houston Christian in dominant 20-3 victory

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Desk Editor February 21, 2024

In its first midweek game of the season, No. 16 Texas baseball put the Houston Christian Huskies in the dog pound after registering 24 total hits, including seven doubles, a triple and three home runs...

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