CJ HINOJOSAAS ANOTHER season of promise turned into one of disappointment — with the Longhorns missing the NCAA tournament for the second-consecutive season — the baseball team dis- covered a silver lining.

Freshman infielder C.J. Hinojosa is the building block for Texas’ future. His .298 average was the third-best on the team this season, with two walkoff hits by mid-March.

And while Mark Payton and Erich Weiss (who hold the team’s top two averages, respec- tively) determined whether...

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