Led by an impressive pitching effort and clutch hitting, White earned a 3-2 win over Red to clinch the Red-White World Series at Cougar Field. The series finale will still be played Friday at 2 p.m.
An all-around impressive look to the end of the 2014 fall campaign was on showcase Wednesday night when Houston Baseball began its fall World Series, highlighted by a 3-1 Game 1 win by the White Team over the Red Team.
Houston Baseball will test the work of its fall preparation when it hosts its annual Red-White World Series at Cougar Field this Wednesday-Friday (Oct. 29-31). Game times are slated for 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday and 2 p.m. on Friday.
Houston Baseball was honored as having one of the Top 35 recruiting classes in the nation by Baseball America on Thursday. The Cougars were recognized on the outlet's next 10 list outside the Top 25.
The Texas Rangers have hired Houston Cougar ('86) and Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as their new manager, the club announced Thursday. The Rangers have announced an 11 a.m. CT Friday press conference to introduce the new manager.