Texas beats Baylor for first sweep in Big 12 play since 2012

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By Christian Corona

For the first time since taking three in a row from Oklahoma more than two years ago, Texas swept a team in Big 12 play by beating Baylor, 4-0, on Sunday afternoon at Disch-Falk Field.

The Longhorns had played 17 series against Big 12 opponents -– going 21-30 in those series -– since their last sweep. Mark Payton hit a two-out, full-count bases-clearing walk-off double down the left field line to give Texas a 5-4 win in Friday’s series opener before Dillon Peters struck out a career-high nine batters in the Longhorns’ 6-3 victory over the Bears Saturday.

“I think what we demonstrated over the weekend was three different ways to win a ballgame,” said head coach Augie Garrido. “There’s something in us as humans that, we stay in our way of
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James Schleicher

James Schleicher is the publisher of Horns Illustrated magazine. He's also a fifth generation Texan and lifelong Austinite. Follow @HornsIllus twitter to keep up with all things Horns Illustrated.

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