What exactly is the meaning of life? Not too many Texas baseball players know, either. But they’d all quizzically look toward John Curtiss for a guess.
Asked whether Curtiss was indeed the smartest player on the team, fellow pitcher Parker French said, “Oh, by far. There is no second place.”
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COLLEGE WORLD SERIES
Texas vs. UC Irvine, 2 p.m. Saturday, Omaha, ESPN2, 1300
TEXAS’ TOP CLOSERS
The three best closers for Texas during the Augie Garrido era:
Tied with North Carolina’s Andrew Carignan with five career saves for most in CWS history (2002-04)
J. Brent Cox
Tied with South Carolina’s Matt Price with 13 career appearances for most in CWS history (2003-05)
Reached Omaha in 2011 and led the Longhorns in saves from 2011-13. Ranks second in school history (37).