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GAME LOG: Texas Rides Five Home Runs to 11-6 Victory and Sweep of Kansas

The Longhorns wrap up their regular season against the Jayhawks.

The Longhorns came out on Friday and matched their Thursday performance, cruising to an 8-1 victory to clinch the series over the Jayhawks. Now they will look to pick up their fifth straight win and sweep the series over Kansas before the Big 12 Tournament next week. 

Pregame

The Longhorns have released their 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 Morehouse


Top First

Zane Morehouse (Texas) pitching

Burnham: Strikeout swinging

Ditzenberger: Single

Ahuna: Single

Metcalf: Strikeout swinging

Upshaw: Strikeout swinging

Bottom First

Ryan Vanderhei (Kansas) pitching

Hodo: Groundout to third

Kennedy: Groundout to second

Melendez: Fly out to right

Top Second

Hammond: Strikeout swinging

Lichty: Groundout to second

McMurray: Solo home run Kansas leads 1-0

Cox: Strikeout swinging

Bottom Second

Stehly: Double

Todd: Groundout to pitcher

Messinger: Strikeout swinging

Ardoin: Fly out to right

Top Third

Burnham: Lineout to short 

Ditzenberger: Fly out to center

Ahuna: Walk, caught stealing 

Metcalf: Will lead off fourth

Bottom Third

Daly: Groundout to third

Faltine: Fly out to center

Hodo: Walk

Kennedy: Fly out to right

Top Fourth

Metcalf: Single

Upshaw: Fielder's choice, Metcalf out at second

Hammond: Walk

Tristan Stevens (Texas) pitching

Lichty: Fly out to left

McMurray: Two-run double Kansas leads 3-0

Cox: Infield single, McMurray to third

Burnham: Walk

Ditzenberger: Strikeout swinging

Bottom Fourth

Melendez: E4

Stehly: Fly out to left

Todd: Pop out to short

Messinger: Strikeout looking

Top Fifth

Ahuna: Single

Metcalf: Fielder's choice, Ahuna out at second

Upshaw: Pop out to short

Hammond: Walk

Lichty: Single, E7, two score Kansas leads 5-0

McMurray: Walk

Cox: Walk

Luke Harrison (Texas) pitching

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Burnham: Fly out to center

Bottom Fifth

Ardoin: Groundout to short

Daly: Solo home run Kansas leads 5-1

Faltine: HBP

Hodo: Single, E6, Faltine to third and Hodo to second

Kennedy: HBP

Melendez: Sac fly, Faltine scores Kansas leads 5-2

Stehly: Fielder's choice, Kennedy out at second

Top Sixth

Ditzenberger: Fly out to right

Ahuna: Walk

Jared Southard (Texas) pitching

Metcalf: Strikeout swinging

Upshaw: Strikeout swinging

Bottom Sixth

Todd: Strikeout swinging

Messinger: Pop out to third

Ardoin: Walk

Daly: Pop out to short

Top Seventh

Hammond: Double 

Lichty: HBP

McMurray: Strikeout looking

Cox: Strikeout swinging

Burnham: Walk

Ditzenberger: Groundout to second

Bottom Seventh

Faltine: Strikeout looking

Hodo: Pop out to short

Kennedy: HBP

Melendez: Single

Kolby Dougan (Kansas) pitching

Stehly: RBI single Kansas leads 5-3

Todd: Walk

Messinger: Grand Slam Texas leads 7-5

Ardoin: Walk

Jake Adams (Kansas) pitching

Daly: Groundout to third

Top Eighth

Aaron Nixon (Texas) pitching

Ahuna: Walk, advance to second on wild pitch

Metcalf: Walk

Upshaw: Strikeout swinging

Hammond: Single

Lichty: Sac fly, Ahuna scores Texas leads 7-6

McMurray: Strikeout swinging

Bottom Eighth

Knolton Clark (Kansas) pitching

Faltine: Walk, advance to second on a wild pitch

Hodo: Groundout to short

Kennedy: Two-run home run Texas leads 9-6

Jonah Ulane (Kansas) pitching

Melendez: Fly out to center

Stehly: Solo home run Texas leads 10-6

Todd: Solo home run Texas leads 11-6

Messinger: Groundout to third

Top Ninth

Callahan (PH for Cox): Groundout to short

Burnham: Single

Ditzenberger: Walk

Ahuna: Line out to left

Metcalf: HBP

Upshaw: Groundout to short


You can find Connor Zimmerlee on Twitter @Connorjz98

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