By Steve Habel, Senior Contributing Writer
AUSTIN, Texas — The Memorial Day weekend is upon us. For Texas baseball fans, that usually means that a big part of the three-day ‘it’s-almost-summer” respite is spent watching the Longhorns battle for the Big 12 Tournament championship as a prelude to a trip to the NCAA playoffs and, eventually, a berth in the College World Series.
That’s not the case in 2019, a calamitous season filled with key injuries, lack of player leadership and endless disappointment.
When Texas lost, 13-0, at home May 17 to Oklahoma, the Longhorns’ opportunity to