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Postgame Notes




April 2, 2006

Recap |  Box Score

  • Today's game marked the 129th all-time meeting between Texas Tech and Baylor and the Red Raiders increased their lead to 69-60 in the series that dates all the way back to 1928. Texas Tech is now 12-3 against the Bears at Dan Law Field since the inception of the Big 12.
  • Today's 14-1 seven-inning run rule of Baylor marks the first Big 12 run-rule since an 18-7 win at Kansas on May 2, 2004 and the first at home since beating Baylor 11-1 in the final game of the 2002 regular-season (May 19).
  • The series win over Baylor marks Tech's first Big 12 series win since a 2-1 series win over Oklahoma State back on April 8-10, 2005. Until today, the Red Raiders had lost or tied seven-straight Big 12 series.
  • Tech's 2-1 series win over Baylor is Tech's first three-game series win over a ranked opponent since beating then No. 8 Texas A&M 2-1 here at Dan Law Field March 18-20, 2005.
  • Roger Kieschnick hit .455 (5-for-11) in the three-game series against Baylor to move his batting average from .398 on Thursday to its current mark of .403. Kieschnick, one of two Tech candidates for Big 12 Player of the Week honors, paced the Red Raiders with nine RBI over the weekend and hit two home runs. The two hits also gave him his 20th multiple-hit game of the year.
  • Junior shortstop Kyle Martin added his third home run of the season and all three have come in the last two games. Martin hit .417 in the three-game series against the Bears to increase his average from .296 to .313.
  • Brian Capps and Roger Kieschnick both have .400-plus batting averages in Big 12 play as Capps leads the way with a .441 clip while Kieschnick totals a .433 mark.
  • The Tech offense has now produced 23, 10-plus hit games so far this season and three in the last four games. Tech also has nine multiple home run games.
     

     

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