March 31, 2008
FORT WORTH, Texas -
The TCU Horned Frogs return home to host the Baylor Bears Tuesday night in a nationally televised game at Lupton Stadium. The game is set to air on CBS College Sports with first pitch slated for 7:15 p.m. The game begins a stretch of eight-of-10 at home for the Frogs, who enter the game with a 14-12 record. Seth Garrison
will get the start for the Horned Frogs.
After stringing together four victories to open up last week, the Frogs faltered, losing two of three at UNLV.
The Frogs' offense hit .327 in six games, but still struggled to find the big hit as they left 49 runners on base.
Bryan Kervin and Bryan Holaday totaled 11 hits during the week.
On the mound, the pitching staff posted a 2.70 ERA with 42 strikeouts.
Defensively, the Frogs committed 11 errors on the week.
LUPTON STADIUM NOTES
The Frogs own a record of 121-45 in the five-year history of the stadium.
The Frogs' tallied the series attendance record against Cal State Fullerton as 7,486 fans passed through the turnstiles.
TCU is 100-36 at Lupton under Coach Schlossnagle.
The Bears are coming off their second straight Big XII series loss this past weekend, but are 3-2 in their last five.
The Bears have struggled offensively, hitting just .272 as a team and are averaging 6.2 runs per game.
They rely on power as they have 74 extra base hits this season.
On the mound, the Bears have posted a 4.60 ERA with 171 strikeouts. Opponents are hitting .268 against them.
SERIES BASE KNOCKS
TCU and Baylor will be meeting for the 295th time.
The Bears own a 154-136-4 series record.
TCU took 3-for-4 from Baylor a year ago, with both teams claiming victory on the opponents' field.
The Frogs ended the Bears season in 2007 with two victories in the NCAA Rice Regional.