TCU Wraps Up Home Slate Tuesday Night


May 15, 2017

 No. 6 TCU (36-13) vs. UT Arlington (29-21)

 Date | Time  Tuesday, May 16; 6:30 p.m.
 Location  Fort Worth, Texas.; Lupton Stadium
 Radio  KTCU 88.7 FM
 TV  FSSW+
 Live Stats  Tuesday
 Watch Live  Tuesday
 Listen  Tuesday
 Game Notes  TCU Game Notes


FORT WORTH - TCU makes a brief stop at home Tuesday night to wrap up its regular season home schedule when it hosts UT Arlington at 6:30. The game is slated to be televised on FSSW+.

TCU NOTABLES
• TCU clinched at least a share of the Big 12 regular season title with Friday night’s win at Oklahoma.
• TCU dropped a hard-fought series at OU via two walk-off wins by the Sooners.
• TCU worked 17 walks over the weekend and now ranks sixth nationally with 277 on the season.
• TCU added three home runs over the weekend and is tied for third in the league with 47.
• TCU has allowed the second-fewest stolen bases in the Big 12.
• TCU’s 82 stolen bases rank 21st nationally.
Evan Skoug added a pair of home runs this season and now has 14 on the year, the most since Bryan Holaday had 17 in 2010.
Ryan Merrill hit .500 in the Oklahoma series and carries an 18-game on-base percentage into Tuesday.
Nolan Brown added his 24th stolen base over the weekend, a mark that leads the league and ranks 11th nationally.
• Durbin Feltman’s 12th save of the season on Friday was his 21st career save, moving him into 2nd place all-time at TCU.

UT ARLINGTON NOTABLES
• UT Arlington sits atop the Sunbelt Western Division with a 19-8 conference record.
• The Mavericks dropped three close games at home over the weekend to Coastal Carolina.
• UT Arlington is 3-7 in midweek games this season.
• The Mavericks have been good away from home with 16 wins in 21 contests.
• UTA is 15-5 in its last 20 contests entering Tuesday.
• Will Olson leads a Maverick squad that is hitting .277 with a .325 batting average.
• Omar Salinas leads the team with eight home runs and 40 RBIs.
• Noah Vaughn has 10 of the Mavericks 39 stolen bases this season.
• On the mound, the staff boasts a 3.83 ERA and is limiting opponents to a .260 batting average.
• Daniel James has 13 saves in 19 appearances out of the bullpen.
• Austin Gardner leads the Mavericks with 26 appearances this season.

SERIES NOTABLES
• The Horned Frogs and the Mavericks will be meeting for the 156th time on Tuesday.
• TCU holds a 97-58 edge in the all-time series.
• Tuesday is the final of three meetings between the two teams this season. TCU played twice at Clay Gould Ballpark this season.
• TCU has won both meetings this season, 7-2 (Feb. 21) and 5-4 at UTA (April 4).
• TCU went 2-1 in the season series in 2016. The Frogs won 17-4 in the only meeting in Arlington.
• Since 2004, the Frogs are 26-7 against UTA.
• TCU and UT Arlington have played every season since 1969.

HOME NOTABLES
• Under the guidance of Jim Schlossnagle, TCU is 335-106 in games played at Lupton Stadium.
• TCU is 106-23 at home over the last three-plus seasons, including a school-record 33 wins in 2015.
• TCU was tops among private schools and ranked 11th nationally in average attendance in 2016.
• TCU boasted a program-best average of 4,283 fans in 2016.
• TCU ranks 10th nationally in average attendance this year with an average of 4,840.
• TCU has had 11 crowds over 5,000 this year.

 

 

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