The Texas Tech Red Raiders finished off the series against the South Alabama Jaguars with a score of 9-7. The victory puts Texas Tech at 13-0 for the season. The series victory marks the first time since 1996 the Red Raiders have swept a ranked opponent in a four-game set.
Texas Tech used four pitchers in Sunday afternoon’s game: Ryan Sublette, Jose Quezada, John Henry Gonzalez, and Caleb Freeman. Freshman Ryan Sublette started for the game for the Red Raiders with a strike out against Dylan Hardy in the first pitch. Sublette pitched for three innings allowing only two runs and two hits. Junior Jose Quezada pitched for two innings. He had four strikes and two hits. The sophomore from Edinburg, Texas, John Henry Gonzalez took over for Quezada in the sixth. In his second time to pitch this season he managed two hits, two strikes, and one walk. Sophomore Caleb Freeman finished the game for the Red Raiders allowing two hits.
The bottom of the fourth was an interesting one for the Red Raiders. Five hits and four runs allowed them to take the lead over the Jaguars. Martin Davis hit a two run homer to left field and attained two RRBI’s in Sunday’s game. Gabriel Little also had a homerun on Sunday. It is his third homer of the season, and is now tied with Josh Jung in homeruns this season. Willems got his first RBI as a Red Raider with a hard hit to center field. Cameron Warren also impressed with two runs
The Red Raiders are back in Rip Griffin Park on Wednesday afternoon at 1 p.m. against the University of New Mexico Lobos.