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Friday - April 6, 2012

Game 28: Texas at Texas Tech

Briefly: Texas lost to Texas Tech 6-7 (in 14 innings) in Lubbock.

I missed most of the game but listened to the final 4 or 5 innings. It was heart-breaking. Texas managed to tie the score at 4-4 in the 7th and it remained 4-4 until the 14th when the Horns scored 2 on a pinch-hit 2-run single by Kevin Lusson. The Horns had sent Corey Knebel to the mound in the 8th and he was still in the game as the 14th started. The 14th went like so:

And, then, the Tech team and many fans dog-piled at home plate. Huh? I've never seen fans dog-pile after any game. Or any team dog-pile after a regular-season game. Bizarre. In addition, some Tech fans took their aggression out verbally against the Texas radio broadcasters as well as the team and many of the Texas fans. They also trashed one of the team vehicles in the parking lot. Ugliness. Sigh...

It was a tough loss and the ugliness of the crowd made it that much worse.

Posted by Joanna at 11:55 PM