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.
University of Houston Baseball Head Coach Todd Whitting signed a five-year contract extension, which will run through the 2019 season, Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Mack Rhoades announced Friday afternoon.
Recognized for leading Houston Baseball to a historic season a year ago, head coach Todd Whitting, was named 2014 Best Coach by the Houston Press as part of the Best of Award issue, announced Wednesday afternoon.
University of Houston Baseball 2015 season tickets are now on sale, and fans are encouraged to purchase early as the Cougars begin another exciting season in the American Athletic Conference and look to return to NCAA postseason play after coming off a Regional title in 2014.