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U.T Baseball: Texas Experiencing Unusual Recruiting Troubles

Published by on May 30, 2015

As the calendar changes from May to June, the NCAA Regionals are under way. After nearly four full months of baseball, 64 teams comprise 16 different regional sites. The penultimate goal is to win enough games to be one of the eight teams that are fortunate enough to advance to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.

The Texas Longhorns are once again part of the field of 64, as the third seed in the Dallas Baptist Regional. But it was a rough year for Augie Garrido's squad - they finished the season with a 30-26 record - and they needed a late push to even make the tournament, winning the Big 12 tournament to claim the conference's automatic bid.

In the first decade of the 21st century, the Longhorns entrenched themselves as one of the premiere college baseball programs in the country. They have made it to Omaha eight times since 2000, winning the National Championship in both 2002 and 2005.

However, they haven't lived up to their recognition in recent years. That sounds weird considering they came within a few outs of making the CWS finals last year, but simply put, they haven't been as good.

They went a combined 57-46 in 2012 and 2013, and even wh...

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