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No. 7 Stanford takes three of four games from No. 23 Texas baseball

Starter Chase Shugart gave up three hits and three earned runs, dropping his record this season to 0-2, in Sunday's 11-1 loss to Stanford (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel/Senior Contributing Writer

AUSTIN, Texas — If the Texas baseball team uses its annual series with Stanford as a measuring stick for its progress and as a tool to determine how good it will be once the Big 12 Conference season begins, the Longhorns found out they have a long way to go after losing three of four games to the seventh-ranked Cardinal this weekend at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.

Texas captured Thursday's first game of the four-games-in-four-days series, 8-6, and then got shellacked in the final three, losing 7-1 Friday, 9-3 Saturday and 11-1 Sunday.

For those scoring at home, Stanford outscored the 23rd-ranked Longhorns, 33-13, in the series and never

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .