Eyes on Texas: Hogs get old rival at Baum


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.



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


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.


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

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


FRIDAY Kentucky, 6:30 p.m.

SATURDAY Kentucky, 2 p.m.

SUNDAY Kentucky, 1 p.m.


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