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Texas Tech vs. TCU Baseball Preview

Tech hosts TCU in the biggest home series of the season. The Red Raiders are looking for revenge over the Horned Frogs in a rematch of the first round of the 2014 College World Series.

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Records:

#21 Texas Tech Red Raiders: 18-11 overall, 3-3 Big 12 (15-4 at home).

#3 Texas Christian University Horned Frogs: 21-5 overall, 4-2 Big 12 (4-2 on the road).

Game Times:

Game #1: Thursday, April 2 at 6:30PM/ Rip Griffin Park/ Lubbock, TX

TV: Fox College Sports- Atlantic, Radio: Texas Tech Sports Network

Game #2: Friday, April 3 at 2PM/ Rip Griffin Park/ Lubbock, TX

TV: Fox Sports Southwest in TX, Fox Sports Southwest+ outside of TX, Radio: Texas Tech Sports Network

Game #3: Saturday, April 4 at 2PM/ Rip Griffin Park/ Lubbock, TX

TV: Texas Tech TV, Radio: Texas Tech Sports Network

Probable Starters:

Probable starters had not been announced at press time.

Team Notes:

Texas Tech: The Red Raiders won their first Big 12 series this past weekend, against Kansas, 2-1… OF Stephen Smith leads the Big 12 with 26 walks in 25 games… RHP Corey Taylor leads the NCAA with a .29 ERA in 12 game appearances… Quinn Carpenter was named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week… Last year Tech won two out of three games at TCU, and lost a neutral site game in Abilene in the regular season.

TCU: The Horned Frogs swept their past weekend series 3-0 against Wichita State… TCU has a NCAA best 1.76 team ERA… TCU leads the all-time series against Tech 86-68-1… TCU defeated Texas Tech is Tech's first ever College World Series game, last year... The last time Tech hosted TCU, the Horned Frogs won the series 2-1, in 2013.

Big 12 Standings:

#18 Texas (17-11 overall, 5-1 Big 12)

#3 TCU (21-5 overall, 4-2 Big 12)

#17 Oklahoma State (19-8 overall, 4-2 Big 12)

#21 Texas Tech (18-11 overall, 3-3 Big 12)

Oklahoma (18-12 overall, 3-3 Big 12)

Baylor (12-15 overall, 4-5 Big 12)

West Virginia (15-10 overall, 2-4 Big 12)

Kansas (10-17 overall, 1-2 Big 12)

Kansas State (12-14 overall, 1-5 Big 12)

*All rankings based on March 31 ncaa.com rankings.