Danny Davis

Longhorns sports reporter

A graduate of the University of Montana, Danny Davis has worked at the Austin American-Statesman since 2007. In his free time, the Austin resident can be found either hanging out with his wife or watching "Law and Order" re-runs. Contact him via email or Twitter with any tips on sports or the location of the city’s best meatloaf.

Latest from Danny Davis

Texas packs a five-run win over Lamar ahead of its trip to LSU
 With its first road trip of the year approaching, Texas took care of business at home on Wednesday night. Texas produced 10 hits and cashed in on several miscues in a 7-2 win over Lamar at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The five-run victory
            served as a tune-up for UT, which is set to travel to nationally-ranked LSU this weekend. &ldquo...

Posted: 15 hours ago

With its first road trip of the year approaching, Texas took care of business at home on Wednesday night. Texas produced 10 hits and cashed in on several miscues in a 7-2 win over Lamar at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The five-run victory served as a tune-up for UT, which is set to travel to nationally-ranked LSU this weekend. &ldquo...
The Final Pitch: Texas 7, Lamar 2
 Boosted by a mid-game scoring spree, Texas coasted to a 7-2 win over Lamar on Wednesday. Lamar struck first at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, but Texas forced a 1-1 tie in the second inning. Three errors by Lamar’s defense
            in the fourth inning led to two runs, and UT added four runs in the following frame. Texas ended the game with...

Posted: 15 hours ago

Boosted by a mid-game scoring spree, Texas coasted to a 7-2 win over Lamar on Wednesday. Lamar struck first at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, but Texas forced a 1-1 tie in the second inning. Three errors by Lamar’s defense in the fourth inning led to two runs, and UT added four runs in the following frame. Texas ended the game with...
Finally back, Texas pitcher Josh Sawyer looking to stay healthy and contribute
 For Josh Sawyer, 659 days — the span between April 30, 2016 and Feb. 18, 2018 — was a long time. In between, the Texas junior pitcher underwent three surgeries for what he referred to as “freak” injuries. The Longhorns
            played 80 baseball games without him. Had he wanted to, Sawyer could have watched one...

Posted: a day ago

For Josh Sawyer, 659 days — the span between April 30, 2016 and Feb. 18, 2018 — was a long time. In between, the Texas junior pitcher underwent three surgeries for what he referred to as “freak” injuries. The Longhorns played 80 baseball games without him. Had he wanted to, Sawyer could have watched one...
After claiming season-opening series, Texas ascends in national baseball poll
 Following the first week of the baseball season, Texas is trending upward. On Monday, Texas was ranked 19th in D1baseball.com’s national poll. The Longhorns 
            opened the year as the 21st-ranked team. UT’s two-spot jump was only exceeded by No. 15 Southern Miss, which wasn’t included in the preseason poll, and...

Posted: 3 days ago

Following the first week of the baseball season, Texas is trending upward. On Monday, Texas was ranked 19th in D1baseball.com’s national poll. The Longhorns opened the year as the 21st-ranked team. UT’s two-spot jump was only exceeded by No. 15 Southern Miss, which wasn’t included in the preseason poll, and...
Texas unable to complete a season-opening sweep as walks lead to year’s first loss
 One day after it secured a walk-off win, Texas walked to its first loss of the baseball season. Two walks drawn by Louisiana-Lafayette’s Daniel Lahare felled Texas in a 2-1 defeat at UFCU Disch Falk-Field on Sunday. The
            loss was the first of the season for UT. The Longhorns won their Saturday showdown with 
            the...

Posted: 3 days ago

One day after it secured a walk-off win, Texas walked to its first loss of the baseball season. Two walks drawn by Louisiana-Lafayette’s Daniel Lahare felled Texas in a 2-1 defeat at UFCU Disch Falk-Field on Sunday. The loss was the first of the season for UT. The Longhorns won their Saturday showdown with the...
Ex-defensive lineman Max Cummins to compete as a tight end when Texas opens spring drills
 With spring drills set to start next month, Texas has edited to its roster. Freshman Max Cummins will enter this spring as a tight end. The 6-6, 260-pound Cummins redshirted during the 2017 season,
            but he was listed as a defensive lineman. Cummins’ position change was first noticed by 247Sports. Cummins was a three-star...

Posted: 3 days ago

With spring drills set to start next month, Texas has edited to its roster. Freshman Max Cummins will enter this spring as a tight end. The 6-6, 260-pound Cummins redshirted during the 2017 season, but he was listed as a defensive lineman. Cummins’ position change was first noticed by 247Sports. Cummins was a three-star...
The Final Pitch: Louisiana-Lafayette 2, Texas 1
 A 2-1 loss to Louisiana-Lafayette forced Texas to keep its brooms in the dugout on Sunday. Victors 
            against Louisiana-Lafayette on Friday and Saturday, Texas was attempting to earn its first season-opening sweep since it took four games from Illinois-Chicago in 2009. Texas,
            though, was instead undone by an offense...

Posted: 3 days ago

A 2-1 loss to Louisiana-Lafayette forced Texas to keep its brooms in the dugout on Sunday. Victors against Louisiana-Lafayette on Friday and Saturday, Texas was attempting to earn its first season-opening sweep since it took four games from Illinois-Chicago in 2009. Texas, though, was instead undone by an offense...
Texas rallies past Louisiana-Lafayette behind Austin Todd’s walk-off swing
 Before Saturday, Texas sophomore Austin Todd had never hit a walk-off home run. He didn’t hit one while playing with the Austin Banditos during his youth. That feat was never accomplished over three years
            of varsity baseball at Round Rock High. The only home run that Todd hit over his first 49 games at Texas was a third-inning...

Posted: 4 days ago

Before Saturday, Texas sophomore Austin Todd had never hit a walk-off home run. He didn’t hit one while playing with the Austin Banditos during his youth. That feat was never accomplished over three years of varsity baseball at Round Rock High. The only home run that Todd hit over his first 49 games at Texas was a third-inning...
Guided by Nolan Kingham, Texas opens its 2018 baseball season in the win column
 Even on a team with 20 new players, some things never change. Texas opened its 2018 baseball season on Friday with 20 fresh faces 
            and newcomers starting at catcher, second base and center field. Ex-third baseman Ryan Reynolds made his first-ever start at first base, while Kody Clemens returned to third base 
            after...

Posted: 5 days ago

Even on a team with 20 new players, some things never change. Texas opened its 2018 baseball season on Friday with 20 fresh faces and newcomers starting at catcher, second base and center field. Ex-third baseman Ryan Reynolds made his first-ever start at first base, while Kody Clemens returned to third base after...