Preview: UC Irvine

March 2, 2018


#3 TCU
UC Irvine

March 2-4, 2018 | Fort Worth, Texas | Lupton Stadium | Game Notes | Twitter

Friday | 6:30 p.m. | Watch Live | KTCU 88.7 FM | Live Stats

Saturday | 2 p.m. | Watch Live | KTCU 88.7 FM | Live Stats

Sunday | 1 p.m. | FSSW | KTCU 88.7 FM | Live Stats

FORT WORTH – TCU will continue its stretch of playing four days in a row Friday night when it opens up a three game series against UC Irvine. The Horned Frogs are riding a three game hitting entering the weekend.

RHP Jared Janczak vs. RHP Andre Pallante
Saturday: LHP Nick Lodolo vs. RHP Louis Raymond
Sunday: TBA vs. RHP Trenton Denholm

• TCU made it 2-for-2 in series victories with a 2-1 series win over Long Beach State this past weekend.
• TCU stretched its winning streak to three games with a 14-1 run-rule victory over UT Arlington Thursday.
• The bullpen has tossed 16 1/3 consecutive scoreless innings over the last four games and boasts a 0.90 ERA this season.
• Defensively, the Frogs committed just one error on in their last four games, raising their fielding percentage to .980.
• TCU’s offense has tallied double-digit hits in five of seven games this year.
Josh Watson (.440) and Adam Oviedo (.408) have hit safely in all seven games this season.
• Oviedo’s .407 average ranks 20th among all freshmen in the NCAA.
Luken Baker stretched his reached base safely streak to 35 games dating back to last year.
Durbin Feltman is inching closer to the school career record for saves with his 28th on Sunday. He needs just five more to own the record.

• UC Irvine has won both of its series this season, taking two of three from Nevada and Gonzaga.
• The Anteaters are coming off a 9-4 victory against San Diego State.
• UC Irvine’s lone road contest came at Loyola Marymount, a 6-5 victory in 11 innings.
• The Anteaters are hitting .262 as a team and averaging 4.5 runs per game.
• Jacob Castro has gotten off to a solid start hitting .438, while Nick Anderson leads the way with eight RBIs.
• On the mound, the Anteaters boast a 2.80 ERA and have fanned 73 batters in 74 innings of work.
• Friday night starter Andre Pallante has not allowed a run in 13 1/3 innings pitched this season.
• Defensively, UC Irvine has been sound with just six errors for a .980 fielding percentage.
• They have surrendered seven stolen bases in eight attempts.

• TCU and UC Irvine are playing a weekend series for the second year in a row.
• UC Irvine is the second opponent from the Big West on TCU’s schedule this season (Long Beach State).
• The Horned Frogs and the Anteaters will be meeting for the fourth time on the field on Friday night.
• UC Irvine took two of three on its home field in 2017.
• The Anteaters won 11-2 and 6-3 in the first two games of the season before the Frogs won 16-7 in the series finale.

• TCU will play 31 games at home this season.
• TCU went 28-4 at home last season.
• Under the guidance of Jim Schlossnagle, TCU is 339-106 in games played at Lupton Stadium.
• TCU is 114-23 at home over the last three-plus seasons.
• TCU sold a school-record 2,764 season tickets.
• TCU ranked 10th nationally in average attendance this year with an average of 4,785.



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