Baylor Press Relase:
WACO, Texas – Baylor baseball ends a five-game home stand with a weekend series and return to Big 12 play against TCU at Baylor Ballpark. Games are slated for 6:35 p.m. CT Friday, 3:05 p.m. Saturday and 1:05 p.m. Sunday (FOX Sports Southwest Plus).
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.
For tickets, visit: http://www.baylorbears.com/tickets/. For updates on the program follow @baylorbaseball on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.
Date(s): April 20-22, 2018
Time(s): 6:35 PM | 3 PM | 1 PM CT
Location: Waco, Texas
Stadium: Baylor Ballpark (5,000)
Radio: ESPN/KRZI 1660 AM (Waco)
Talent: Derek Smith (pxp), Steve Johnigan (color)
TV: FSSW+ (Sunday only)
Talent: John Morris (pxp), Pat Combs (color)
Overall: BU leads 143-123
Waco: BU leads 74-45
Away: TCU leads 61-51
Neutral Site: TCU leads 8-4
Rodriguez vs: 3-4
First Meeting: April 21, 1904
Last Meeting: April 23, 2017
Live Stats: BaylorBears.com
Twitter Updates: @BaylorBaseball
2018 Record: 19-17
2018 Big 12 Record: 3-9
Head Coach: Steve Rodriguez
Career: 363-367 (15th season)
BU: 78-69 (3rd season)
2018 STAT LEADERS
AVG: Andy Thomas (.344)
2B: Davis Wendzel (13)
HR: Shea Langeliers (7)
RBI: Shea Langeliers (24)
SB: Richard Cunningham (4)
TCU HORNED FROGS
2018 Record: 19-14
2018 Big 12 Record: 6-5
Head Coach: Jim Schlossnagle
Career: 711-333 (17th season)
TCU: 634-286 (14th season)
2018 STAT LEADERS
AVG: Michael Landestoy (.322)
2B: A.J. Balta (14)
HR: Luken Baker (9)
RBI: A.J. Balta (29)
SB: A.J. Balta (12)
TEAM QUICK NOTES
*Baylor has won five of its last six games.
*Baylor is 4-4 in three-game series this season (1-3 on road, 3-1 at home) and has a combined record of 10-12.
*Baylor has finished its home schedule with a .500 record or better (13-5 in 2018) in all 19 seasons at Baylor Ballpark (since 1999) and is 429-198 all-time at the park.
*Baylor has 10 shutouts under third-year head coach Steve Rodriguez (three in 2018, six in 2017, one in 2016).
*Baylor has hit 114 home runs in 146 games under Rodriguez. BU hit 51 in 2017 for its most homers since 2010 (57). BU has 29 in 2018.
*Baylor has 32 multi-home run games under Rodriguez (nine 2016, 14 in 2017, nine in 2018).
*So. IF Davis Wendzel has reached base in a career-high 25 straight games, marking Baylor’s longest since a 35-game streak in 2013 by Lawton Langford.
*Among NCAA leaders, Baylor ranks 42nd (fourth in Big 12) in shutouts (3) and 47th (third in Big 12) in ERA (3.59).
*Among NCAA individual leaders, Hayden Kettler ranks tied for 17th (second in Big 12) in starts (9), Troy Montemayor ranks 20th (second in Big 12) in saves (8), Kyle Hill ranks 38th (second in Big 12) in hits allowed per nine innings (5.84) and Davis Wendzel ranks 51st (fourth in Big 12) in doubles (13).