Mark Ecker
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Mark Ecker talks his ascension, Aggies' prep for visit from Ole Miss
8 yr ago by Abby Kowal
From an on-again, off-again flamethrower to one of the SEC's most dominant forces on the mound, Mark Ecker's evolution has coincided with No. 2 Texas A&M's run. With another top-10 clash at Olsen Field looming to close the regular season, Ecker gave his take.
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Diamond Thoughts: Aggies hit final week with ultimate goal in sight
8 yr ago by Gabe Bock
Once again deftly handling the grind of the elite SEC slate, No. 2 Texas A&M hit the road and took a series from No. 9 USC to position itself as a near-lock for a national seed. However, the four games remaining will determine the outcome of the Aggies' season.
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1, 2, 3 Baseball Thoughts: Texas A&M 3, South Carolina 0
8 yr ago by David Sandhop
In a series opener worthy of a top-10 SEC clash, No. 2 Texas A&M and No. 9 South Carolina went into the seventh inning knotted at 0-0. Unlikely heroes at the plate and another elite effort on the mound made the difference for the Aggies, who took Friday's game 3-0.
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Diamond Thoughts: Texas A&M's clear path to a national seed
8 yr ago by Gabe Bock
It's that characteristic all elite teams have: when push comes to shove, at the plate or on the mound, Texas A&M finds a way to win. Holding at No. 2 in the polls, the Aggies have positioned themselves well for a top-eight seed; with two series left, they can take it.
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1, 2, 3 Baseball Thoughts: Texas A&M 1, Vanderbilt 0
8 yr ago by Gabe Bock
In a meeting between two of the SEC's titans, pitching was the story of Game 1. Turner Larkins, Andrew Vinson and Mark Ecker combined to make a single first-inning run stand for Texas A&M, as the No. 2 Aggies shut out No. 8 Vanderbilt on Thursday night.
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Series Preview: #2 Texas A&M vs. #8 Vanderbilt
8 yr ago by David Sandhop
National seeds are set to be divvied up among no less than five SEC teams — and one contender may be eliminated this weekend. Another clash of the conference's titans features Texas A&M and Vanderbilt, whose strengths sit opposite on the spectrum. Whose will win out?
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Diamond Thoughts: Nine games, four teams, two national seeds
8 yr ago by Gabe Bock
It seems a foregone conclusion at this point that the SEC will land three top-eight national seeds — and, perhaps, a fourth. Three series remain for No. 2 Texas A&M, which can all but lock it up beginning this weekend. Are the Aggies peaking at the right time?
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1, 2, 3 Baseball Thoughts: Aggies split Saturday double-header with Hogs
8 yr ago by David Sandhop
Rain forced Texas A&M and Arkansas to play two on Saturday, and concerns arose as the Aggies' pitching fell by the wayside. Still, A&M fought back in the second game to salvage a split — with Sunday's rubber match set to answer some pointed questions.
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Series Preview: No. 2 Texas A&M at Arkansas
8 yr ago by David Sandhop
With 'Bama in the rear-view and USC and Vandy ahead, No. 2 Texas A&M's "respite" this weekend is a suddenly hot Arkansas team — just another weekend in the best conference in the nation. The stakes are high for the Aggies, but the path to a series win is clear.
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Diamond Thoughts: Talent, depth paving Aggies' stretch run road
8 yr ago by Gabe Bock
Playing far from its best against one of the SEC's better pitching staff, Texas A&M found a way to take another series. Now positioned solidly at the head of the West, the Aggies — led by Boomer White's greatness and surprising pitching depth — face their make-or-break stretch.
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Getting It Done: Aggies grab tough victory over Alabama, 4-3, in extras
8 yr ago by Cavender Neutze
Coming into Friday's game with Alabama, the Aggies had scored ten runs or more in seven consecutive games. On this night, they had to find a different way to win. In the 10th inning, Austin Homan did just that.
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Diamond Thoughts: Aggies' blistering offense carries Starkville sweep
8 yr ago by Ryan Brauninger
Is any lineup in college baseball as terrifying as Texas A&M's at the moment? The Aggies rose to No. 3 in all the relevant polls after a dominant sweep of Mississippi State in Starkville, but the how and the why carry implications for every weekend that follows.
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Diamond Thoughts: Takeaways from A&M's painful trip to Gainesville
8 yr ago by Gabe Bock
There are no kind ways to look back on Texas A&M's performance in a sweep at the hands of Florida. There are, however, plenty of ways to overreact. What does the forgettable weekend mean for the Aggies, and how can they undo the damage?
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Diamond Thoughts: Aggies hop off the Plains & into 'the gauntlet'
8 yr ago by Gabe Bock
Conference play is underway in the nation's very best — the SEC — and No. 2 Texas A&M held serve in its series at Auburn. However, there are a few kinks to be worked out in short order before a two-week stretch that may define the Aggies' season.
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Series Preview: #3 Texas A&M at Auburn
8 yr ago by David Sandhop
It's business as usual for Texas A&M, which rolls into Auburn at 16-1 and ranked No. 3 in the nation. However, accompanying SEC play's arrival is a jump in competition. The Tigers could get swept or take two of three — how will the Aggies respond?
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Texas A&M uses Olsen magic to down Fresno State, 4-3, in 10 innings
8 yr ago by Cavender Neutze
Down by a run in the tenth inning, A&M utilized some sorcery to score two runs and walk-off as winners. The team effort included a great start from Tyler Ivey, clutch hits from Ryne Birk, Walker Pennington and more
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1, 2, 3 Baseball Thoughts: Texas A&M 3, Houston Baptist 2 (13 innings)
8 yr ago by Ryan Brauninger
It wasn't pretty, and it wasn't easy. Yet, despite trailing entering the seventh inning and falling behind in the 13th, despite missing its best player, Texas A&M used a bit of Olsen Magic on Tuesday to defeat a regional team and its ace and improve to 8-1 on the season.
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Diamond Thoughts: Balance, business and Texas A&M's 3-0 start
8 yr ago by Gabe Bock
Easily and impressively, No. 4 Texas A&M opened the season with a sweep. Yes, it was Hofstra. Nonetheless, that the Aggies took care of business was less impressive than the fact that it was done with a balanced effort at the plate and the emergence of a stellar freshman on the mound.
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Series Preview: #4 Texas A&M vs. Hofstra
8 yr ago by David Sandhop
Expectations are high for a Texas A&M team pegged as a consensus top-five squad and contender for the SEC title — and thus, the national title. It begins Friday with a visit from the Hofstra Pride, which will allow the Aggies to define some important up-in-the-air roles.
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2016 Texas A&M Baseball preview: The 100-mph co-closers
8 yr ago by Gabe Bock
A great deal of Texas A&M's early-season success in 2015 was its ability to trot out a two-headed monster at the back of the bullpen. Ryan Hendrix and Mark Ecker both return, both have hit 100 on the gun in the preseason ... and the Aggies should again have them both as the last line of defense.
 
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