Feb. 21, 2011
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FORT WORTH, Texas -
The No. 3 TCU Horned Frogs will head south for their first road test of the 2011 season when they take on No. 16 Baylor Tuesday afternoon in Waco. The contest is slated for a 4 p.m. start at Baylor Ballpark. TCU will wrap up a stretch of four straight contests against the Big 12.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22 4 p.m.
RHP Andrew Mitchell (0-0, 4.50) vs. LHP Josh Turley (0-0, 5.40)
BAYLOR BALLPARK | WACO, TEXAS
TV: None | Radio: KTCU 88.7 FM
The Horned Frogs put together a solid weekend, going 2-1 against Kansas.
The lone loss came in a 14-inning affair on Sunday.
With the series win, TCU has now won 20 straight regular season series dating back to the 2009 season.
Kyle Winkler and Erik Miller combined to throw TCU's 16th one-hitter in school history on Saturday.
The Frogs averaged 4,964 fans per game, which ranked ninth nationally.
The Frogs established a school record with 6,099 fans on opening night.
TCU's motto for the season is "We Fight Back" in honor of the Frogs For The Cure campaign that benefits the Susan G. Komen Foundation in its quest to find a cure for breast cancer.
The Horned Frogs will play 22 road games in 2011.
TCU went 20-7 on the road in 2011.
Under Coach Schlossnagle, the Horned Frogs have a record of 104-66 on an opponent's home field.
Baylor is ranked as high as 16th in the land by Baseball America.
The Bears are coming off a 2-1 series victory over Oral Roberts this past weekend.
Baylor dropped the opener, won easily on Saturday and rallied for a 10th-inning victory on Sunday.
Brooks Pinckard is off to a good start for Baylor with a .500 batting average and the lone Bear home run.
Both of Baylor's victories have come out of the bullpen and Trae Davis has been the winning pitcher in both contests.
Tuesday's starter Josh Turley was tagged for two runs on opening night.
Baylor played solid defense, with just two errors on the weekend.
TCU and Baylor will be meeting for the 302nd time on Tuesday afternoon.
Baylor holds a 157-140-4 lead in the series.
TCU is 9-9 against Baylor since Jim Schlossnagle took over the reigns in 2004.
TCU took two of three from the Bears in 2010, including a 9-0 victory in the NCAA Regional.