Nebraska Baseball: Huskers vs Aggies Game Day Thread

Nebraska Cornhuskers (36-9-1, 15-6-1 Big 12)  vs. Texas A&M Aggies (42-8, 19-3 Big 12)
Series History: Tied 2-2

Date: May 9th, 10th

Park: Haymarket Park

Game time: Saturday, 5:05 pm; Sunday, 1:05 pm

Saturday’s game will be live on NET (Ch. 12 and Ch. 112) and shown on a tape-delayed basis on CBS College Sports (CSTV) with the first airing Sunday afternoon.
Webcast: Games can be seen online for free at

Radio: Husker Sports Network and on the Internet at

  • The start of today’s game has been delayed until 5:05 pm due to weather issues. I wouldn’t be surprised if they don’t make that either.
  • Oklahoma State won last night 3-2 over Texas Tech, so the Huskers maintain a half game lead for second place.
  • Last night’s game was an instant classic, two top teams battling it out in a game that went extra innings. The Aggies lead 3-2 going into the bottom of the ninth when the Huskers scored to tie it. Neither team had lost an extra inning game this season.
  • In the 16th inning, the Aggies’ Dane Carter hit a three RBI double after the Huskers had given up three straight singles, giving the Aggies the win.
  • It was shades of the 2005 Texas 16-inning game but Nebraska won that game and then went on to lose the series. Perhaps fortune will go our way this time, that this loss will turn into a series win for the Huskers.
  • In the 15th inning, Mike Anderson filed a protest after the batter struck out swinging then called for batter interference on the throw to second to pick off a runner. The umps conferred, then sent the Aggie back to second. If there was batter interference, the guy should have been ruled out.
  • Aggie coach Rob Childress had a problem with Mitch Abeita’s bat, at least that’s what I have down. It may have been Jake Optiz’ bat. The bat was confiscated for later examination. Maybe there was a nuclear device hidden in it, who knows.
  • Last night’s crowd of 8,708 was the largest home crowd in the Big 12 this season and the third-largest crowd in Nebraska’s school history.

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