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The Red Raiders Host The Aggies

The Texas Tech Red Raiders start a 2-game midweek series with the New Mexico State Aggies today.

Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Tech baseball kicks off a midweek series with New Mexico State today in Lubbock. Tech looks to get back on track after getting swept over the week by Cal State Fullerton.

Game Times:

Game #1: Tuesday, March 10 at 6:30pm / Dan Law Field / Lubbock, TX

Game #2: Wednesdays, March 11 at 2pm / Dan Law Field / Lubbock, TX


Texas Tech: 10-4 (losers of 3 in row)

New Mexico State: 1-12 (losers of 3 in row)

Starting Pitchers:

Game #1: Tyler Dameron; 2-0, 3.95 ERA (TTU) vs. Trey Higginbotham; 0-2, 6.10 ERA (NMSU)

Game #2: Johnathon Tripp; 1-0, 0.00 ERA (TTU) vs. Robert Kraft; 0-2, 10.80 ERA (NMSU)

Team Notes:

TTU: Tech was swept in a 3-game series over the weekend versus Cal State Fullerton. They batted .216 and scored only 7 runs over the course of the 3 games………Tech is 6-0 when scoring 6 or more runs this season………Texas Tech has won 5 straight games versus New Mexico State………Texas Tech leads the Big 12 in batting (.300) and on-base percentage (.388)

NMSU: Their weekend series with North Kentucky scheduled for March 6th-7th was cancelled due to weather issues that wouldn’t allow UNK to leave the state of Kentucky………New Mexico State is batting .206 as a team and has a team ERA of 7.07………The Aggies one win this season came versus Incarnate Word in extra innings.

Big 12 Standings:

TCU: 10-2

Texas Tech: 10-4

Oklahoma: 12-6

Texas: 10-6

Oklahoma State 8-6

West Virginia: 7-6

Kansas State: 7-7

Baylor: 6-8

Kansas: 6-10