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Texas A&M Aggies vs. Texas Longhorns

After conveniently stacking the cards in a way that favored adding a new installment to the long-standing rivalry between the Texas A&M Aggies and Texas Longhorns by placing the last Big 12 school in the same region as the SEC’s former national seed, both sides upheld their positions. end of the sale.

Texas A&M – despite some shaky pitching early in the game – cruised to an 8-0 shutout victory over the Grambling State Tigers and Texas found 12 runs in a three-inning series to add a run to the postseason record of Louisiana Ragin’ Cajun, as both the Aggies and Longhorns won their first game.

If the Aggies win, they will punch their ticket to the regional finals where they will have the opportunity to face Louisiana or Texas again to sweep the regional and advance to the NCAA Super Regionals, but if not, they will welfare. forced to play two more games to progress and survive.

Leaving Texas out of the equation is the last thing Jim Schlossnagle and his team want. They know what it will take to prevent that, and they hope they can get things done.

“Every mistake counts in this case,” the Aggies coach said. “(Whether) you win with a group, lose with a group or whether it is a close game.”

June 22, 2022; Omaha, NE, USA; Texas A&M Aggies head coach Jim Schlossnagle watches batting practice before the game against the Oklahoma Sooners at Charles Schwab Field. / Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

The Aggies will watch or practice Saturday ahead of the first pitch of their showdown with the Longhorns. Then it comes down to what they add to the diamond.

The first pitch is scheduled for 8:00 PM CT from Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park.

— LIVE GAME UPDATES WILL APPEAR BELOW AFTER THE FIRST PITCH —

Texas is the designated home team in this winners game and Junior Lebarron Johnson Jr. (R) gets the start on the mound for the Longhorns at 6-5, 210 pounds.

Gavin Grahovac works hard and is eliminated after a called strike three on the corner.

Jace LaViolette strikes out swinging.

Braden Montgomery works the count and walks as the pitch goes into the ground for Johnson.

Jackson Appel hits a grounder to first base.

Ryan Prager (L) gets the start on the mound for the Aggies.

Jared Thomas homers to left center field on the first pitch he sees.

Jalin Flores counts a 3-0 count and then walks on four pitches.

Peyton Powell hits into a 4-6-3 double play.

Max Belyeu hits a grounder to the pitcher.

Ted Burton flies out to right field.

Hayden Schott strikes out swinging.

Ali Camarillo flies out to deep centerfield.

Kimble Schuessler doubles down the left field line.

Porter Brown hits a bunt, out at 1B, Schuessler moves to 3B.

Rylan Galvan works Prager down to his first full count of the night and then draws a walk.

Will Gasparino strikes out swinging.

Dee Kennedy hits a grounder to first base.

Caden Sorrell hits a grounder in the deep shift at second base.

Travis Chestnut hits a grounder to the pitcher.

Grahovac works the count full on Johnson (his fourth of the evening) and then strikes out swinging.

Thomas flies to midfield.

Flores strikes out swinging, much to the delight of the Aggies faithful in the stands at Blue Bell Park.

Powell sneaks a single up the middle.

Belyeu hits a fielder’s choice to 2B to end the threat.

Lebarron Johnson Jr. 3.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 4 K, 1 BB

LaViolette strikes out swinging.

Montgomery works Johnson all over again (his fifth) and then singles up the middle for the first hit of the night for Texas A&M.

Appel handles a 3-0 hit by Johnson and then walks. Montgomery to 2B.

Burton flies out to centerfield, runners cannot advance.

Schott hits out swinging, Johnson’s 6th K.

Ryan Prager 3.0 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 2 K, 2 BB

Schuessler swings on three pitches, Prager’s third K of the evening.

Brown swings out on three pitches, Prager’s 4th.

Galvan strikes out on three pitches. Pragers 5th.

It’s a flawless inning for Prager. Nine pitches, three strikeouts.

Camarillo hits out swinging, Johnson’s 7th K.

Sorrell handles a 3-0 hit by Johnson, after which HOMERS moves to left field.

Chestnut reaches 1B on an E5.

Chestnut steals 2B.

Grahovac pops out to 1B.

LaViolette works a 3-0 strike on Johnson (97 pitches) and then walks.

Runners advance on a wild pitch, LaViolette to 2B and Chestnut to 3B.

Montgomery gets a strikeout, the 8th for Johnson.

Gasparino hits a grounder to 3B.

Kennedy takes a walk.

Thomas pops out in foul territory to the catcher.

Flores fouls to LF as Prager completes an eight-pitch inning.

Lebarron Johnson Jr. 5IP 2H 1ER 3BB 8K is replaced on the mound by Gage Boehm.

Apple lines out to the shortstop.

Burton counts the count to 3-0 off Boehm, then walks.

Schott drives in a fielder’s choice, Burton out at 2B, Schott to 1B as the Longhorns can’t get the double play.

Camarillo works the count full, then singles to right field, Schott moves to 3B.

Sorrell strikes out swinging.

Ryan Prager 5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 5 K, 3 BB

Powell hits out swinging, Prager’s 6th K.

Belyeu hits a grounder to 1B.

Schuessler homers to left field.

Brown strikes out and looks, Prager’s 7th K.

Hank Bard squeezes hits for Travis Chestnut and strikes out.

TU pitching now has 10 Ks on the evening.

Grahovac strikes out swinging (0-4).

LaViolette flies out to left field.

Ryan Prager 6.0 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 7 K, 3 BB, 81P

Galvan hits a leadoff walk.

Gasparino lays down a sac-bunt, out at 1B, Galvan moves to 2B.

Ryan Prager 6.1IP, 4H, 2ER, 4BB, 7K replaced by LHP Evan Aschenbeck

Kennedy flies out to midfield, Galvan moves to 3B.

Thomas counts Aschenbeck full after being 0-2 behind and then flies out to midfield.

Montgomery (1-2, BB) safely at 1B after a throwing error by short stop.

Appel (0-2, BB) counts to 3-0 off Boehm and then equalizes with a walk. Montgomery advanced to 2B.

Burton (0-2, BB) flies out to deep midfield on the court, Montgomery moves to 3B.

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Schott (0-3, 2K) is called out for a time violation on an 0-2 count.

Camarillo (1-3, 1K) hits the ball short, the throw to first base is offline and Camarillo is safe at 1B, Montgomery scores. The second E6 of the Longhorns.

Sorrell (1-3, HR) strikes out swinging.

Flores (0-2, 1BB, 1K) flies out to midfield.

Powell (1-3, 1K) hits a grounder to 2B.

Belyeu (0-3) popped out to 2B.

Kent goes to work for the Aggies.