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GAME LOG: Four Home Runs Fuel Texas to 8-1 Win and the Series Victory

The Longhorns take on the Jayhawks in the second game of the series.

Looking to finish their season strong, the Longhorns came out in the first game of their final series against Kansas and looked absolutely dominant. They would cruise to an easy 12-4 win in game one and will now look to replicate that outing and clinch the series win on Friday. 

Pregame

The Longhorns have released their starting lineup and it is as follows: 

CF Hodo

LF Kennedy

1B Melendez

RF Stehly

DH Todd

3B Messinger

C Ardoin

2B Daly

SS Faltine

P Gordon


Top First

Lucas Gordon (Texas) pitching

Burnham: Single 

Ditzenberger: Strikeout swinging

Ahuna: Single

Metcalf: HBP

Upshaw: Grounded into double play (6-3)

Bottom First

Cole Larsen (Kansas) pitching

Hodo: Groundout to short

Kennedy: Solo home run Texas leads 1-0

Melendez: Solo home run Texas leads 2-0

Stehly: Single

Todd: Single, Stehly to third

Messinger: RBI single Texas leads 3-0

Ardoin: Grounded into double play (5-4-3)

Top Second

Hammond: Groundout to short

Lichty: Strikeout swinging

English: Double

Cox: Strikeout swinging

Bottom Second

Daly: Groundout to short

Faltine: Double

Hodo: Single, Faltine to third (Hodo caught stealing)

Kennedy: RBI single Texas leads 4-0

Melendez: Walk

Stehly: Groundout to third

Top Third

Burnham: HBP

Ditzenberger: Double, Burnham to third

Ahuna: RBI groundout Texas leads 4-1

Metcalf: Groundout to third

Upshaw: Strikeout swinging

Bottom Third

Todd: Groundout to third

Messinger: Single

Ardoin: Fielder's choice, Messinger to second

Daly: RBI single Texas leads 5-1

Faltine: Pop out to first

Top Fourth

Hammond: Groundout to third

Lichty: Strikeout swinging

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English: Groundout to short

Bottom Fourth

Hodo: Groundout to third

Kennedy: Solo home run Texas leads 6-1

Melendez: Fly out to left

Stehly: Pop out to short

Top Fifth

Cox: Groundout to second

Burnham: Walk

Ditzenberger: Strikeout looking

Ahuna: HBP

Metcalf: Fielder's choice, Burnham out at third

Bottom Fifth

Todd: Solo home run Texas leads 7-1

Messinger: Pop out to short

Ardoin: Fly out to left

Daly: Pop out to short

Top Sixth

Upshaw: Groundout to second

Hammond: Fly out to center

Lichty: Single

English: Fly out to center

Bottom Sixth

Faltine: HBP

Hodo: Fielder's choice, Faltine out at second

Kennedy: Grounded into double play (3-6)

Top Seventh

Marcus Olivarez (Texas) pitching

Cox: Fly out to center

Burnham: Strikeout swinging

Ditzenberger: Pop out to third

Bottom Seventh

Melendez: Fly out to center

Stehly: Double

Todd: Single, Stehly to third

Messinger: Sac fly, Stehly scores Texas leads 8-1

Stone Hewlett (Kansas) pitching

Ardoin: Strikeout looking

Top Eighth

Ahuna: Walk

Metcalf: Grounded into double play (4-6-3)

Upshaw: Single

Hammond: Groundout to pitcher

Bottom Eighth

Daly: Groundout to third

Faltine: Groundout to second

Hodo: Single

Kennedy: Strikeout swinging

Top Ninth

Andre Duplantier II (Texas) pitching

Lichty: Single

Callahan (PH for English): Strikeout looking

Sweet-Chick (PH for Cox): Walk

Baker (PH for Burnham): Fly out to right

Ditzenberger: Groundout to second


You can find Connor Zimmerlee on Twitter @Connorjz98

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