Login

ADVERTISEMENT

Eyes on Texas: Hogs get old rival at Baum

photo.caption|escapejs

Photographs by J.T. Wampler

Arkansas (11-4) hosts former Southwest Conference rival Texas today and Wednesday at Baum Stadium.

The meaning of the No. 10 Arkansas Razorbacks' non-conference series against Texas today and tomorrow is not lost on Coach Dave Van Horn.

UP NEXT

ARKANSAS BASEBALL

vs. Texas

WHEN 7 p.m. today

WHERE Baum Stadium, Fayetteville

RECORDS Texas 9-7; Arkansas 11-4

SERIES RECORD Texas leads 54-28

LAST MEETING Arkansas won 7-3 in Houston on March 4, 2012

COACHES David Pierce (48-31 in second year at Texas, 245-140 in seventh year overall); Dave Van Horn (606-347 in 16th year at Arkansas, 1,191-587 in 30th year overall)

STARTING PITCHERS Texas RHP Beau Ridgeway (1-0, 8.31); Arkansas LHP Kacey Murphy (1-0, 0.00 ERA)

RADIO Razorback Sports Network. Not all games will be carried by all affiliates. Check local listings.

TV SEC Network

SHORT HOPS

Senior Luke Bonfield has reached base in all 15 games. … Freshman Heston Kjerstad has reached base in 14 of 15 games. His career-opening stretch of reaching base in 13 consecutive games was snapped in Friday night’s 10-4 loss to Kent State. … First baseman Jared Gates tweaked a hamstring while stretching to catch a throw in the fourth inning and was replaced in the fifth inning by pinch hitter Jordan McFarland, who hit a solo home run in the seventh and a grand slam in the eighth. … Texas has announced RHP Nico O’Donnell (1-0, 2.13 ERA) as Wednesday’s starter while Arkansas has listed the starter as TBA.

UPCOMING SCHEDULE

TODAY Texas, 7 p.m. (SEC Network)

WEDNESDAY Texas, 4 p.m. (SEC Network-Plus)

THURSDAY Off

FRIDAY Kentucky, 6:30 p.m.

SATURDAY Kentucky, 2 p.m.

SUNDAY Kentucky, 1 p.m.

MONDAY Off

This story is only available from the Arkansas Online archives. Stories can be purchased individually for $2.95. Click here to search for this story in the archives.

Log in to comment