Horns open season in Houston this weekend against Rice. Baseball preview: at Rice - University of Texas Athletics PROBABLE STARTING PITCHERS FRIDAY–Texas Jr. RHP Bryce Elder (2-4, 2.93) vs. Rice Jr. RHP Alex DeLeon (N/A) SATURDAY–Texas So. RHP Ty Madden (4-1, 3.40) vs. Rice So. RHP Blake Brogdon (0-0, 27.00) SUNDAY–Texas So. Coy Cobb (1-3, 3.45) vs. Rice TBA After last seasons complete collapse the Horns have a lot to prove and that begins tonight at Reckling.