April 13, 2009
FORT WORTH, Texas - The TCU Horned Frogs will take a break from the road as they return home to host Texas Tech Monday afternoon. Game time is slated for 3 p.m. at Lupton Stadium.
Kyle Winkler (2-0, 4.30) vs. Nathan Karns (2-3, 6.28)
√ TCU went 3-1 last week to improve its record to 22-10 overall.
√ Four Frogs combined to throw TCU's ninth no-hitter in school history on Friday.
√ In Saturday's win, four more Frog pitchers combined to throw the school's 15th one-hitter.
√ Chris Ellington was the Frogs leading hitter on the week with six hits.
√ Matt Vern led the way with six RBIs. √ The pitching staff posted an ERA of 1.80 in 35 innings pitched, including back-to-back shutouts.
√ TCU owns a record of 126-40 (.759) at Lupton Stadium under Jim Schlossnagle.
√ TCU has won four straight home games heading into Tuesday night's contest.
√ The Frogs play just nine games at home in the month of April and are 4-0 so far this month.
TEXAS TECH NOTABLES
√ The Red Raiders lost two of three at Oklahoma this past weekend and were shut out in two of those games.
√ Texas Tech's biggest series victory this season came at home against Texas A&M.
√ Offensively, they are hitting just .286 and have just five hitters over .300.
√ On the mound, the Red Raider pitching staff has posted a 5.38 ERA.
√ Defensively, the Red Raiders have committed 67 errors for a .955 fielding percentage.
√ TCU and Texas Tech will be meeting for the 134th time on Tuesday night.
√ The series is tight as the Frogs hold a 69-68-1 lead.
√ The Frogs and the Red Raiders last met in 2007, splitting the two meetings.
√ TCU has won the last two meetings in Lupton Stadium.