April 22, 2010
FORT WORTH, Texas -
The eighth-ranked Horned Frogs will look to get back on the winning track when they host UNLV for a key three-game conference series. All three games can be seen on The Mtn. Friday's series-opener is set for 6:30 p.m. Game two on Saturday starts at 4 p.m. and Sunday's game time has been moved to 12:30 p.m.
#8 TCU vs. UNLV
FRIDAY, APRIL 23 -- 6:30 p.m. (The Mtn.: Tape Delay: 8:30 p.m)
Matt Purke (5-0, 3.47) vs. Tanner Peters
SATURDAY, APRIL 24 -- 4 p.m. (The Mtn.: Live)
Kyle Winkler (6-0, 2.85) vs. Steve Singer (1-5, 5.31)
SUNDAY, APRIL 25 -- 12:30 p.m. (The Mtn.: Live)
Steven Maxwell (5-0, 3.30) vs. Matt Hutchison (4-2, 3.38)
LUPTON STADIUM | FORT WORTH, TX
Internet: www.gofrogs.com | Radio: KTCU
TCU saw its seven-game winning streak come to an end on Tuesday at Oklahoma.
The Frogs notched two road sweeps (Houston and BYU) as well as a victory over Texas A&M during the streak.
The Frogs surrendered six two-out runs to the Sooners en route to the loss.
Bryan Holaday and Jason Coats homered.
The Frogs continue to be one of the top offensive clubs with a .342 batting average.
They have pounded out 158 extra base hits this season and have .540 slugging percentage.
Defensively, the Frogs committed have committed just six errors in the last eight games for a .970 fielding percentage.
The Horned Frogs are 14-3 at home this season.
TCU holds a 175-56 (.757) road record under head coach Jim Schlossnagle.
Under head coach Jim Schlossnagle, the Frogs are 154-47 (766) at Lupton Stadium.
TCU's average of 3,028 fans ranks in the top 20 nationally.
The Rebels did not play a midweek game this week and have lost two straight.
They enter the weekend with a 21-15 mark and a 5-4 league record.
Offensively, the Rebels are hitting at a .308 clip, but have just 28 home runs on the season.
Drew Beuerline is the leading hitter with a .379 average and 38 RBIs.
Pitching is the Achilles Heel as they have a 6.38 ERA and an oppontents batting average of .318.
There is not a lot of speed on the bases with just 20 stolen bases on the year.
Defensively, they have a .964 fielding percentage with 53 errors.
TCU and UNLV will be meeting for the 36th time on Friday night.
TCU holds a 23-12 lead in the series.
Since joining the Mountain West, the Frogs are 16-2 against the Rebels.
TCU has a seven-game winning streak against UNLV dating back to 2007.
UNLV is 0-7 at Lupton Stadium against TCU.