TCU Continues Homestand; Hosts Houston For Three




March 24, 2011

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Houston Cougars

11-11 (0-0 Conference USA)


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TCU Horned Frogs

13-7 (2-1 MWC)

FRIDAY, MARCH 25 • 6:30 PM

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• PROBABLE STARTERS •
TCU - RHP Kyle Winkler
4-1, 0.99 ERA, 36.1 IP, 3 BB, 37 K
Houston - RHP Mo Wiley
1-1, 3.77 ERA, 14.1 IP, 5 BB, 7 K

SATURDAY, MARCH 26 • 2 PM

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• PROBABLE STARTERS •
TCU - LHP Matt Purke
3-1, 0.47 ERA, 19.0 IP, 5 BB, 24 K
Houston - LHP Jordan Lewis
2-0, 4.67 ERA, 27.0 IP, 7 BB, 15 K

SUNDAY, MARCH 27 • 1 PM

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• PROBABLE STARTERS •
TCU - RHP Steven Maxwell
2-0, 4.03 ERA, 29.0 IP, 8 BB, 21 K
Houston - RHP TBA

 


FORT WORTH, Texas - The TCU Horned Frogs welcome in-state rival Houston to Lupton Stadium for a three-game series beginning Friday night at Lupton Stadium. The Frogs, winner's of three straight, are in the midst of a season-long 13-game homestand.

TCU NOTABLES
• The Horned Frogs stretched their winning streak to three games with a 3-1 victory over Texas State Tuesday night.
Brance Rivera's hitting streak has hit 20 games. Twice in the last four games, he led off the game with a home run.
Aaron Schultz continues to show his smarts on the base paths. He is a perfect 7-7 in stolen bases this season.
• The Frog pitching staff walked just six and fanned 34 in the last four games.
Andrew Mitchell saw his streak of 24 innings without allowing an earned run come to an end.
Joe Weik had a good weekend, picking up four hits in the series finale and five on the weekend.

HOME NOTABLES
• TCU opened up a season-long 13 game homestand Tuesday night with a win over Texas State.
• TCU is 173-53 at Lupton under Head Coach Jim Schlossnagle.
• The Frogs rank ninth nationally in attendance with an average of 4,399 fans per game.

HOUSTON NOTABLES
• Two members of the Houston coaching staff are former Frogs. Head Coach Todd Whitting spent seven seasons (2004-10) with TCU, while assistant coach Steven Trout played two seasons at TCU (2006-07).
• The Cougars are 4-2 in their last six, but have won just one time away from home this season.
• Matt Creel is the offensive catalyst with a .397 average and Caleb Ramsey is the run-producer with 26 RBIs.
• On the mound, the staff has produced a 4.36 ERA.
• Defensively, the squad has committed 40 errors for a .955 fielding percentage.
• Houston is 27-37 in stolen bases.

SERIES NOTABLES
• Friday's meeting with the Cougars will be the 97th in the series.
• Houston holds a 52-42-2 series advantage.
• TCU holds a 10-3 series advantage since Jim Schlossnagle took over the program.
• The Horned Frogs have won four straight.
• Houston's last trip to Fort Worth was April 29-May 1, 2005. TCU won the series 2-1.


 

 


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