15 Apr

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Late-innings swoon costs UT baseball game, series against Baylor

 

The Texas baseball team wasted a stellar performance by starting pitcher Morgan Cooper, who allowed just three hits over five innings before watching the lead slip away in a 4-3 loss at Baylor (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Lansdale

WACO, Texas — Sometimes being close just isn't enough.

The Texas Longhorns could taste victory, almost reach out and grab it. UT had a 3-0 lead after seven innings in Waco against Baylor, and were within two innings of a victory that would have set them up for a rubber match Saturday to decide the winner of the three-game series.

Unfortunately for Texas, the game