UTA BASEBALL RAINED OUT ON SATURDAY
Feb. 26, 2005
ARLINGTON, Texas - The University of Texas at Arlington's scheduled baseball game with Texas-Pan American on Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. at Clay Gould Ballpark has been cancelled due to inclement weather in the Arlington area. The two teams will make up the game by playing a doubleheader on Sunday beginning at 11 a.m.
UTA will send junior right-hander Michael Gardner (0-2, 3.79 ERA) to the mound in the first game, while the Broncs will counter with left-hander Chad Linder (0-2, 6.30 ERA). In the second game, the Mavs will send senior right-hander Grant Varnell (1-0, 3.32 ERA) to the mound and UTPA will send right-hander Dane Mason (1-3, 3.52 ERA).
The Mavs took the first game of the series 13-0 on Friday evening as UTA scored at least one run in each of the first six innings. Boomer Welles, Ryan Nelson and Aaron Batlle each connected on solo home runs. Senior Jake Baxter continued his dominance on the mound as he allowed four hits and struck out six in six innings of work to improve to 3-0 on the season. He also lowered his season ERA to 1.08.