Posted June 24th, 2009 by Brian
Filed under: Baseball, Feature, Live, World Series

Follow along below with our live thoughts and analysis during tonight’s final, College World Series finals deciding game 3 between Texas and [tag]LSU[/tag]. The series is tied 1-1 and it’s winner take all tonight in the best-of-three series for the NCAA title. Texas will start pitcher [tag]Cole Green[/tag] with the chance to win the Longhorns’ 6th all-time baseball championship tonight at ESPN at 6:00pm.

We will be posting live on Twitter at twitter.com/40AcresSports and it will also be embedded below. Follow along in either place to participate in the conversation and check back here later for news and analysis of the game. Hook ’em! (more …)

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Follow along below with our live thoughts and analysis during tonight’s opening game for the Texas Longhorns at the 2009 College World Series. [tag]Cole Green[/tag] will get the start as the Horns take on [tag]Southern Miss[/tag] at 6pm on ESPN2 and we’ll be posting live on Twitter at twitter.com/40AcresSports. Follow along there to participate in the conversation. Hook ’em!

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Soon after the Longhorns took the championship trophy off the field in Oklahoma City the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship All-Tournament Team was announced. Three Texas players were named to the team and first baseman [tag]Brandon Belt[/tag] was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player. Belt hit .588 with two doubles, one home run and 10 RBI in four games.

Check below for the full team:

All-Tournament Team

1B – [tag]Brandon Belt[/tag], Texas
2B – Jake Opitz, Nebraska
SS – Drew Biery, Kansas State
3B – Nate Tenbrink, Kansas State
C – Luis Flores, Oklahoma State
OF – Jacob Priday, Missouri
OF – [tag]Jordan Danks[/tag], Texas
OF – [tag]Russell Moldenhauer[/tag], Texas
DH – Rebel Ridling, Oklahoma State
P – Daniel Edwards, Kansas State
P – Andrew Doyle, Oklahoma

Most Outstanding Player

1B – Brandon Belt, Texas

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Posted May 13th, 2007 by Joanna
Filed under: Baseball

Texas ended up with a hole in their schedule and had to wait until last Monday to find an opponent that was under the NCAA-mandated 56-game limit to fill it. The Golden Lions of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff ended up being that team. The Horns beat UAPB 10-4. For the most part, the pitchers were very much on their game. James Russell, Adrian Alaniz, Austin Wood, Joseph Krebs, and Randy Boone combined for 8.1 innings of shut-out pitching. Josh Prince started the 7th and struggled, giving up 4 runs on 3 walks and 3 singles before being replaced. The starting line-up combined for 9 hits and also reached base an additional 5 times on walks and 2 times by getting hit by pitches (ouch). [tag]Russell Moldenhauer[/tag] was the offensive hero of the day, going 3-for-3 with a home run (his 5th of the year) and 4 runs batted in.

Happily, Kyle Russell and Jordan Danks both started today. Last week it looked like they both might have to miss today’s game (Danks with an injury to his shoulder and Russell with a jammed wrist). But, they were both in the line-up and seemed to be just fine.

I think today’s “tune-up” served them well and they look to be in good shape for the upcoming series against the Aggies.

For more in-depth coverage of today’s game, see the game report on my baseball page.

Big 12 Regular Season Championship watch: OU and Mizzou split their first two games this weekend. OSU is up 2 at Tech.

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