TCU set to open 16th season at Lupton Stadium
Baker hits first home run of the season.
Watson hits first home run of the season
Frogs score three in the ninth
19 Frogs earn honors throughout 2017 season.
TCU rallied to defeat Grand Canyon, 3-2, on Friday night.
TCU topped Florida, 9-2, at the 2017 College World Series on Friday, June 23.
TCU topped Louisville, 4-3, in an elimination game at the 2017 College World Series on Thursday, June 22.
TCU baseball topped Texas A&M, 4-1, at the 2017 College World Series on Tuesday, June 20.
TCU dropped the 2017 College World Series opener to Florida, 3-0, on Sunday, June 18.
• 2017 Big 12 Academic All-Rookie Team
Started 27 games as part of 33 appearances on the season... also appeared in five games as a defensive replacement and one as a pinch hitter.. made 11 starts as the catcher and 16 as the designated hitter... tallied a hit in 19 games and reached base safely in 26... posted seven multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI contests... hit .267 with 19 RBIs, three double, two triples and two home runs on the season... tallied five two-out RBIs... was 3-for-4 in stolen bases... had two RBIs and scored a run in his collegiate debut on Feb. 18 against Penn State... first career hit was an RBI-double at UT Arlington (21)... tallied two RBIs in the contest... went 2-for-4 against Arizona State (Feb. 26)... had an RBI single in a start against Ole Miss (March 5)... hit his first home run as part of a 2-for-3 day at the plate against UTRGV (March 29)... totaled three RBIs in the game... went 1-for-2 with three runs scored in a start against Murray State (April 9)... started two games in the series at Oklahoma (May 13-14)... doubled and homered in the series finale against the Sooners (May 14)... moved into the starting lineup full-time on May 20 at Cal... went 2-for-5 in the contest... tallied five RBIs in the Big 12 Tournament... also collected a pair of triples in the five games played... went 1-for-4 in the NCAA Fort Worth Regional opener against Central Connecticut State (June 3)... drove in two runs in the win over Virginia (June 4)... was 2-for-4 with two walks and two runs scored in the Regional championship game against Dallas Baptist (June 5)... went 3-for-5 with two runs scored against Missouri State in Game 2 of the NCAA Fort Worth Super Regional (Jun 11)... hit safely in three games at the College World Series... had two RBIs in the win over Florida (June 23).
Earned four varsity letters at Midlothian High School... earned all-state honors as a catcher his senior year... named the DFW SportsDay Offensive Player of the Year as a senior... earned Perfect Game Preseason All-American and All-Region honors as a senior... named a earned all-state honors as a sophomore... participated in the 15U and 16U WWBA National Championships, earning all-tournament accolades in both... hit .515 with 38 walks as a senior.
Parents are Mike and Dawn... has two brothers, Alec and Nathan... father, Mike, played baseball at Texas Tech and professionally for four years with the San Diego Padres and New York Yankees... brother, Alec, played baseball at Texas Tech and Tarleton State.
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