Baseball opens season with series win over UNLV

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The Texas Longhorns took two of three from UNLV in the first series of the season (photo courtesy of texassports.com).
The Texas Longhorns took two of three from UNLV in the first series of the season (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Blanche Schaefer

AUSTIN, Texas — The bats came alive as No. 23 Texas took two out of three games from UNLV over the opening weekend in Austin. Despite dropping the season opener in 12 innings, Texas came back to score a combined 18 runs over the next two games, while the pitching staff allowed six total runs throughout the series.

Texas head coach Augie Garrido said his team’s complete performance right out of the gates is encouraging as the season begins.

“It means we’re doing all parts of the game,” Garrido said. “We’ve been 

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