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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


Texas’ Bryce Elder selected in 5th round of MLB draft

Nathan Han June 12, 2020

The Atlanta Braves selected former Texas right-handed pitcher Bryce Elder with the 156th pick in the virtual 2020 MLB draft Thursday night.  Elder was the only Longhorn from the 2019-2020 Texas...


Big 12 cancels remainder of spring season due to COVID-19 concern

Marcus Krum March 13, 2020

Editor’s note: This story is part of The Daily Texan’s coverage of how coronavirus concerns are affecting UT-Austin. Read the rest of our coverage here. One day after the NCAA canceled all...


How Texas came to the forefront of baseball analytics

Nathan Han March 13, 2020

When Ryan Monsevalles, director of player personnel and analytics, first started working for the Texas baseball team as a student video manager, he was part of a three-man crew that tried to keep track...


Texas baseball cruises to midweek victory over Abilene Christian

Nathan Han March 12, 2020

On Sunday, the Longhorn offense had its best game of the season against Cal State Fullerton, setting a season high of 12 hits and matching their season high of eight runs.  But it only took the...


Texas’ nonconference opponents will continue to be challenges

Emily Barton March 11, 2020

In their last few games, the Longhorns have been strong across the board. From the pitching staff stepping up and saving each other to batters putting together runs of hot hitting and big innings, this...


Texas baseball offense explodes in 8-4 win to secure series sweep

Nathan Han March 9, 2020

The Longhorn offense was relentless in Sunday’s 8-4 win over Cal State Fullerton (4–12), matching their highest run total of the year and setting a season high of 12 hits. But the story of...


Longhorns save themselves with spectacular seventh inning

Emily Barton March 8, 2020

The Texas Longhorns played their first of a three-game series in what has been dubbed the “Augie Series” for former beloved head coach Augie Garrido. And in Friday’s series opener against...


Texas baseball beats Cal State Fullerton off junior Stehly’s bat

Nathan Han March 8, 2020

Heading into this weekend’s series against Cal State Fullerton, Texas head coach David Pierce decided to give junior infielder Murphy Stehly his shot at second base. “Just trying to find...


How a new mindset helped senior Austin Todd become Texas baseball’s best hitter

Nathan Han March 5, 2020

When senior outfielder Austin Todd returned to campus in the fall, Texas head coach David Pierce didn’t think he was mentally ready for the 2020 baseball season. The right fielder was one of the...


Texas’ comeback launched too late against Arizona

Emily Barton March 4, 2020

Coming off a weekend series in Houston and their first real challenge, the Longhorns faced a real challenge at home Tuesday night against Arizona. After the Wildcats jumped out all over sophomore starting...

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Importance of two-strike hitting showed last weekend for Texas baseball

Nathan Han March 3, 2020

Despite a nine-game winning streak to start the season, head coach David Pierce still had some unanswered questions about the offense of this Texas baseball squad before last weekend’s games against...


Errors costly in Texas baseball’s loss to Missouri

Nathan Han March 2, 2020

Just 15 hours after the team’s best win of the season against No. 6 Arkansas, Texas played its sloppiest game of the season against Missouri. In Sunday’s 9-8 loss against the Tigers, Texas...