Plus, big expectations for Texas Baseball?
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After suffering a season-ending injury in March, the Round Rock product will return for a sixth season on the Forty Acres.
After dropping in the 2021 MLB Draft, the slugger from El Paso is coming back to prove himself as a fielder and improve his draft positioning.
Cole Quintanilla, Cam Williams, and Zach Zubia have also signed with a imminent decision expected from Ivan Melendez.
With the selection of Cam Williams by the Royals, the Longhorns moved quickly to secure a replacement.
The Missouri product went undrafted despite an impressive redshirt junior season.
The Llano product appeared in three games for the Aggies before entering the NCAA transfer portal.
The big right-hander was lights out working out of the bullpen in 2021.
The speedy outfielder stole 41 bases in his season with the Longhorns.
A Longhorns player had not been selected in the first round since 2013.
Tanner Witt leads a talented young core for the Longhorns.
The Longhorns couldn’t hang on to an early lead as Landon Sims gave the Bulldogs a chance to win it in the ninth.
The Bulldogs mounted a three-run comeback in the eighth inning before falling to the Melendez blast.
After Zach Zubia and Ivan Melendez broke through on Thursday evening, the Horns are hoping to break through against the Bulldogs.
Starter Pete Hansen couldn’t maintain a two-run lead, but four runs over the final two innings helped the Longhorns win another elimination game.
The Cavaliers blew an early 4-0 lead against the Bulldogs in a six-run eighth inning.
The offense regained its footing, the defense turned two big double plays, and Tanner Witt was phenomenal in relief for a mostly ineffective Tristan Stevens.
In a battle of aces, the Bulldogs standout set a school record for strikeouts in the College World Series as the Longhorns struggled to even put the ball in play.
The Bulldogs strike out opponents at an incredible rate. The Longhorns struggle with strikeouts. Can Texas put the ball in play enough on Sunday?
Three years ago, the Horns overachieved by making the College World Series. Now Texas has a team that intends to compete on college baseball’s biggest stage.
The Longhorns have been preparing for this moment since losing the season opener to the Bulldogs.
The Longhorns earned an Omaha berth for the 37th time in program history.
The Longhorns blew a three-run lead in the top of the ninth, but Kennedy came through in the bottom half with the biggest swing of the game.
The Horns fixed the hitting issues from Oklahoma City and arguably possess the nation’s best pitching staff.
Seeded fourth in the Gainesville Regional, the Bulls upset the field to advance to Austin.