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Texas Tech vs. Baylor Baseball Preview

The Red Raiders look to win their second Big 12 series of the year against the Bears.

Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports

Records:

#23 Texas Tech Red Raiders: 19-14 overall, 4-5 Big 12 (16-6 at home).

Baylor Bears: 13-19 overall, 4-5 Big 12 (2-8 on the road).

Game Times:

Game #1: Friday, April 10 at 6:30PM/ Rip Griffin Park/ Lubbock, TX

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

Game #2: Saturday, April 11 at 2PM/ Rip Griffin Park/ Lubbock, TX

TV: Fox Sports Southwest Plus, Radio: Texas Tech Sports Network

Game 3: Sunday, April 12 at 2PM/ Rip Griffin Park/ Lubbock, TX

TV: Fox Sports Southwest Plus, Radio: Texas Tech Sports Network

Probable Starters:

Probable starters had not been announced as of press time.

Team Notes:

Texas Tech: The Red Raiders have lost three out of four games played in April… Tech has the second lowest team batting average in Big 12 play, .217… LHP Cameron Smith earned his second Big 12 Player of the Week honor for the week of March 30-April 6… Tech leads the all-time series against Baylor 79-76.

Baylor: The Bears have lost five of their last six games… Baylor has the second highest team ERA in Big 12 play, sitting at 4.73… Baylor won the series last season against Tech 2-1, in Waco.

Big 12 Standings:

#13 Oklahoma State: (23-9 overall, 7-2 Big 12)

#5 TCU: (25-6 overall, 6-3 Big 12)

Oklahoma: (22-13 overall, 6-3 Big 12)

#25 Texas: (18-15 overall, 5-4 Big 12)

West Virginia: (18-12 overall, 4-5 Big 12)

#23 Texas Tech: (19-14 overall, 4-5 Big 12)

Baylor: (13-19 overall, 4-5 Big 12)

Kansas State: (13-17 overall, 2-7 Big 12)

Kansas: (12-20 overall, 1-5 Big 12)

*Rankings based on April 6 ncaa.com rankings