Texas Sweeps Tech
Kyle Russell didn't homer. Chance Wheeless' hitting streak ended. Statistical records didn't fall, but the Longhorns got their second sweep in conference play, taking down Texas Tech 4-2 in Sunday's series finale.
Krebs' good start brightens sweep
The Texas Longhorns won on Sunday. They swept a series. They did it in a come-from-behind fashion. All those things haven't happened very often this season. With so many positives in Sunday's 4-2 Big 12 win over Texas Tech, the biggest one for Texas (31-10, 12-3) might have been overlooked: Joseph Krebs.
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The actual game events, however, looked painfully familiar to the Red Raiders (22-16, 5-9 Big 12), who lost 7-2 and 10-1 in the series' first two games to the surging Longhorns (31-10, 12-3). Tech's misery wasn't really caused by a flurry of pests — more like a swarm of Longhorns, who outscored the Red Raiders 21-5 over the three games.
Texas earns second sweep in Big 12
Joseph Krebs' day was about to be over. He'd just let Texas Tech get its second lead of the game, and there was still a runner on first with just one out in the fifth inning, so pitching coach Skip Johnson headed out to the mound, and the Texas bullpen started stirring. But the senior responded by striking out the next two batters and going another 1 2/3 innings without surrendering a run, taking No. 6 Texas (31-10, 12-3 Big 12) to a 4-2 win over Texas Tech (22-16, 5-9) at UFCU Disch-Falk Field and completing the Longhorns' second conference sweep of the season.
Kyle Russell proves he can
The pressure couldn't be greater. Kyle Russell sat on the verge of hitting his record-breaking 21st home run all weekend against Texas Tech. But once Russell stopped trying to break the single-season record for home runs, he started doing everything else right.
Red Raiders succumb to Longhorn mystique
At times during the 2007 season, the Texas Tech baseball team has beaten itself with costly mistakes or missed opportunities. In the mind of at least one player, the Red Raiders were beaten before ever taking the field against No. 6 Texas three days ago. Even though they led for a good portion of the game, the Red Raiders still couldn't close out the Longhorns, who showed why they lead the Big 12 Conference by rallying for three runs in the seventh to take a 4-2 victory and a series sweep of Tech on Sunday at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.
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