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Veteran pitcher to announce retirement today in New York

Trey Scott February 4, 2011

Andy Pettitte has finally called it quits. The 15-year veteran and winner of 240 games, who spent his career pitching for the New York Yankees, with a short stint as a Houston Astro, is set to announce...

Former Texas star headlines list of players in alumni game

Jon Parrett February 4, 2011

For Huston Street, alumni weekend at Texas is what it’s all about. It offers a chance to reminisce with former coaches and teammates, trading the crack of wooden bats for the ping of aluminum...

Rangers fans versus the world

Chris Hummer October 27, 2010

The Texas Rangers are in the World Series — finally. Tonight’s game one versus the San Francisco Giants ends a 50-year long wait for the franchise that has never been on baseball’s...

Stafford’s impressive performance on the mound proved how deep Texas’ pitching staff is this season

Austin Ries March 24, 2010

There was nothing memorable about Sam Stafford’s first and only inning on the mound this season before Tuesday’s start against Rice. No pre-game excitement or adrenaline rush when he got...

Etier’s hard work paying off

Austin Ries March 24, 2010

At 12:30 p.m. on the Thursday of spring break, Texas second baseman Jordan Etier isn’t just waking up or in the middle of playing video games with friends — that’s not his style. Etier...

Horns and Owls prepare for third matchup this year

Austin Ries March 23, 2010

No. 8 Texas has played like two completely different baseball teams against Rice this season. Which one will show up tonight when the rivals meet at 6 p.m. at UFCU Disch-Falk Field? The No....

Rupp’s big bat leads Texas to series victory

Austin Ries March 22, 2010

All week long, Texas worked on cutting down on strikeouts and putting the ball in play with two strikes. The Longhorns didn’t produce on Saturday, losing 5-3 to Nebraska and scattering eight...

Horns continue to struggle at the plate

Austin Ries March 18, 2010

As expected, the Longhorn baseball team has relied heavily on pitching this season to take control of games while waiting for hitting to follow along. It happened in Houston last weekend after the...