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Baseball Preview: Texas Tech vs San Diego State

The Red Raiders head to California this weekend to take on the San Diego State Aztecs in a 3-game weekend series.

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Texas Tech baseball kicks off a weekend series with San Diego State today in San Diego. Tech just finished a midweek series sweep of New Mexico State and hopes to carry the momentum with them to San Diego.

Texas Tech: 12-4 (winners of 2 in row)
San Diego State: 14-3 (winners of 2 in row)

Game Times:
Game #1: Friday, March 13 at 8pm / Tony Gwynn Stadium / San Diego, CA
Game #2: Saturday, March 14 at 4pm / Tony Gwynn Stadium / San Diego, CA
Game #3: Sunday, March 15 at 3pm / Tony Gwynn Stadium / San Diego, CA

Starting Pitchers:
Game #1: Ryan Moseley; 1-1, 3.21 ERA (TTU) vs. Bubba Derby; 1-1, 2.96 ERA (SDSU)
Game #2: TBA (TTU) vs. Cody Thompson; 1-0, 6.16 ERA (SDSU)
Game #3: TBA (TTU) vs. Mark Seyler; 4-0, 3.33 ERA (SDSU)

Team Notes:
TTU: The Red Raiders are coming off of a midweek sweep of New Mexico State, including a 12th inning walk off win on Tuesday.........Tech is 7-0 when scoring 6 or more runs this season......... The Red Raiders own an 8-1 record versus the Aztecs, including a win in their last meeting in 2001.........Texas Tech continues to lead the Big 12 in batting (.304) and on-base percentage (.393)

SDSU: The Aztecs are 2-2 in their last 4 games. They lost the first 2 games of their 3-game series with New Mexico last weekend before winning the third game and winning their midweek game versus Long Beach State.........The Aztecs' 14-3 record is their best start since the 1997 season.........The Aztecs rank 11th in the NCAA in batting average (.321) and 4th in hits (192)

Big 12 Standings:
TCU: 11-2
Texas Tech: 12-4
Texas: 11-6
Oklahoma: 12-7
Oklahoma State 10-6
West Virginia: 7-6
Kansas State: 8-8
Baylor: 6-9
Kansas: 6-11