Baylor Baseball Faces No. 6 TCU on Road in Weekend Series

WACO, Texas – Baylor baseball travels to Fort Worth, Texas to take on No. 6 TCU in a weekend three-game Big 12 series. The Bears and Horned Frogs will play Friday at 6:30 p.m. CT on FOX College Sports, Saturday at 3 p.m. on FOX Sports Southwest and Sunday at 1 p.m.

 

All Baylor baseball games are broadcast live on Waco's 1660 ESPN Central Texas (1330 AM/100.9 FM in Temple, Belton and Killeen). Derek Smith provides the play-by-play with Steve Johnigan adding color commentary. Live streaming audio, video and GameTracker also are available for all Baylor baseball home games online at BaylorBears.com.

 

SERIES INFO

Date(s): April 21-23, 2017

Time(s): 6:30 PM | 3 PM | 1 PM CT

Location: Fort Worth, Texas

TV: FCS (Fri.) | FSSW (Sat.)

Stadium: Lupton Stadium (4,500)

Radio: ESPN/KRZI 1660 AM (Waco)

Talent: Derek Smith (pxp), Steve Johnigan (color)

 

SERIES HISTORY

Overall: BU leads 142-121

Streak: TCU has won 2

Waco: BU leads 74-45

Fort Worth: TCU leads 59-50

Neutral Site: TCU leads 8-4

Rodriguez vs: 2-2

First Meeting: April 21, 1904

Last Meeting: May 25, 2016

 

SERIES MULTIMEDIA

Live Stats: GoFrogs.com

Audio: BaylorBears.com

Video: GoFrogs.com

Twitter Updates: @BaylorBaseball

 

BAYLOR BEARS                 

2017 Record: 23-14

2017 Big 12 Record: 5-7

Head Coach: Steve Rodriguez

Career: 333-341 (14th season)

BU: 47-43 (2nd season)

 

2017 STAT LEADERS

AVG: Aaron Dodson (.295)

2B: Tucker Cascadden (9)

HR: Shea Langeliers (6)

RBI: Cascadden, Esthay (23)

SB: T.J. Raguse (4)

 

TCU HORNED FROGS

2017 Record: 28-7

2017 Big 12 Record: 9-3

Head Coach: Jim Schlossnagle

Career: 670-308 (16th season)

TCU: 593-261 (14th season)

 

2017 STAT LEADERS

AVG: Austen Wade (.331)

2B: Elliott, Wade (9)

HR: Luken Baker (7)

RBI: Cam Warner (34)

SB: Nolan Brown (20)

 

TEAM QUICK NOTES

*Baylor’s 23-14 record through 37 games is its best since a 30-7 start in 2012.

 

*Baylor’s 15-2 start through 17 games was tied for its best in program history (started 15-2 in 1990 and 1961).

 

*JUCO Jr. SS Tucker Cascadden (Brooks Wallace Award), Jr. RHP Troy Montemayor (Pitcher of the Year Award) & Fr. LHP/OF Hunter Seay (John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award) were named to College Baseball Foundations’ midseason watch lists.

 

*Baylor has 3 walk-off wins this season (March 5 vs. Texas A&M, April 14 vs. Texas, April 18 vs. Stephen F. Austin) and 2 in the last 3 games.

 

*Baylor has won 4 of its 8 3-game series this season.

 

*Baylor is 6-6 against ranked teams this season.

 

*Baylor is 4-5 this season and 7-9 under Steve Rodriguez against Baseball America ranked teams and 201-297-1 all-time, including a 36-45 mark since 2011.

 

*Baylor is 1-3 this season (lost to No. 4 LSU, 2-1 at No. 6 Texas Tech) and 91-150 all-time against Baseball America top 10 teams with its last series win coming in Waco vs. No. 10 TCU (2-1) on May 13-15, 2016.

 

*Baylor is 7-5 away from Baylor Ballpark this season (5-4 on road, 2-1 in neutral sites).

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