Texas baseball parts ways with pitching coach Sean Allen

Texas baseball is reportedly making some staff changes following the Longhorns elimination from the College World Series.

According to a report by D1 Baseball writer Kendall Rogershead coach David Pierce is parting ways with Texas pitching coach Sean Allen.

“In a rather bizarre move, (Texas baseball) has parted ways with pitching coach Sean Allen,” Rogers reported on Twitter Monday night.

“Allen’s pitching staff ranked 26th (4.22) nationally in ERA and led the Big 12 in ERA this spring. He was the D1 Baseball Assistant of the Year in 2021 as well.”

The reported coaching change comes one day after the Longhorns were sent packing from Omaha following a 10-2 loss to Texas A&M in Sunday’s College World Series elimination game. Allen had spent more than a decade as a member of Pierce’s staff at Sam Houston State, Tulane and Texas.

The Longhorns pitching rotation suffered a substantial loss that impacted this team earlier this season when sophomore right-handed pitcher and Sunday starter Tanner Witt underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery.

“Given the fact that Tanner Witt had Tommy John surgery and Aaron Nixon wasn’t the same guy this year, I thought Allen did a pretty good job with that Texas pitching staff, ” Rogers said in a follow up tweet to his initial report announcing Allen’s departure. “Someone is going to get a very, very good assistant.”

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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