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Texas Tech vs. Texas Baseball Preview

Tech travels to Texas for Big 12 baseball battle!

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Records:

#21 Texas Tech Red Raiders: 27-18 overall, 10-8 Big 12 (6-9 on the road).

Texas Longhorns: 23-22 overall, 8-10 Big 12 (16-7 at home).

Game Times:

Game #1: Friday, May 1 at 6PM/ UFCU Disch-Falk Field/ Austin, TX

TV: Longhorn Network, Radio: Texas Tech Sports Network

Game #2: Saturday, May 2 at 2PM/ UFCU Disch-Falk Field/ Austin, TX

TV: Longhorn Network, Radio: Texas Tech Sports Network

Game #3: Sunday, May 3 at 1PM/ UFCU Disch-Falk Field/ Austin, TX

TV: Longhorn Network, Radio: Texas Tech Sports Network

Probable Starters:

Game #1: TTU- Ryan Moseley (RHP); 3.04 ERA; W-L: 4-4. UT- Parker French (RHP); 2.62 ERA; W-L: 2.62.

Game #2: TTU- TBA. UT- Ty Culbreth (LHP); 2.94 ERA; W-L: 3-3.

Game #3: TTU- TBA. UT- Connor Mayes (RHP); 2.17 ERA; W-L: 1-3.

Team Notes:

Texas Tech: The Red Raiders hosted and lost their last Big 12 series verus #9 Oklahoma State this past weekend 2 games to 1… They were also swept by Grand Canyon in a 2-game midweek series this week... RHP Corey Taylor continues to lead the NCAA with a .36 ERA in 17 game appearances… OF Stephen Smith is tied for the Big 12 home run lead, with 4 in conference play… The Red Raiders won the last series against the Longhorns in Austin in 2013.

Texas: Texas was swept, in Fort Worth by the then #6 Horned Frogs… OF Ben Johnson leads is tied for the Big 12 lead in hits, with 18 in conference play… Last year, the Longhorns traveled to Lubbock and beat the Red Raiders 2-1 in the series… Texas leads the all-time series 105-40.

Big 12 Standings:

#13 Oklahoma State: 29-14 overall, 12-6 Big 12

#4 TCU: 34-8 overall, 10-5 Big 12

Oklahoma: 27-19 overall, 10-5 Big 12

#21 Texas Tech: 27-18 overall, 10-8 Big 12

Texas: 23-22 overall, 8-10 Big 12

West Virginia: 24-18 overall, 6-9 Big 12

Kansas: 19-25 overall, 6-9 Big 12

Kansas State: 20-23 overall, 7-11 Big 12

Baylor: 17-27 overall, 6-12 Big 12

*Rankings based off April 27, 2015 ncaa.com rankings