Postgame Notes

May 2, 2010

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  • Texas Tech now stands at 26-22 on the season and 12-9 in Big 12 play.

  • Today's game marked the 47th all-time meeting between Texas Tech and Missouri.

  • Tech's series win has cut into the Missouri lead in the all-time series but the Tigers still hold the lead at 25-22. Texas Tech, however, holds a 14-7 advantage in games played in Lubbock.

  • Texas Tech has now won five consecutive Big 12 series which is a first for the program since the 1997 season.

  • Texas Tech has just six games remaining on the 2010 regular-season schedule as the Red Raiders host Baylor (May 14-16) and travel to Nebraska (May 21-23).

  • With nine doubles over the weekend, Texas Tech pushed its nation-leading total to 142.

  • Texas Tech won just its fourth game of the season when allowing 10-plus runs in a game.

  • The last time Texas Tech won a game in the bottom of the ninth inning was against then No. 2 Missouri back in 2008 when Doug Thennis blasted a grand slam home run to give the Red Raiders a 15-11 win. That win also clinched the series for Tech 2-1.

  • Today's game would have ended after the bottom of the ninth inning today, no matter the score, as a time limit had been placed on the game due to Missouri's travel schedule. The two head coaches and the umpire crew agreed before the game that no inning would begin at 3:45 p.m due to Missouri's 5:25 p.m. flight out of Lubbock International Airport. Today's game went 3:56 which was the longest game of the season for both teams.

  • Texas Tech cranked out a season-high six home runs in today's game and got a pair of three-run blasts from Michael Reed. Reed ended the game with a career-high six RBIs.

  • Texas Tech head coach Dan Spencer now owns a career record of 51-54 and is 24-24 in Big 12 play.

  • Sophomore designated hitter Scott LeJeune went 1-for-5 on the afternoon and extended his team-leading hit streak to 11 games.

  • Junior catcher Jeremy Mayo made his first career appearance on the mound and logged 1 2/3 innings of relief. He allowed one run on two hits while walking one and striking out one. At the plate, Mayo was 2-for-4 with a run scored.




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