Moments after the diminutive Brooks Marlow powered the first Texas home run of the year over the right-field wall in the bottom of the eighth inning, he disappeared into the home dugout amid a raucous celebration.
Asked what he’d told the No. 9 hitter in his lineup, Augie Garrido shook his head.
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