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Postgame Notes




May 22, 2009

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  • Today's win over Missouri snapped a three-game losing skid to the Tigers and marked the first win of the year for the Red Raiders. The all-time series now favors the Tigers 24-20.
  • Today's win snapped a six-game losing streak for Texas Tech in the Big 12 Championship as the Red Raiders last win here was a 5-3 upset of Nebraska back on May 25, 2005.
  • The Red Raiders are now 13-19 all-time in Big 12 Championship play.
  • Texas Tech's win over Missouri has given the Red Raiders at least one win over every Big 12 opponent this season, a first for the program since 2000. Additionally, Tech has managed this feat just four times since the league began (1997, 1998, 2000 and 2009).
  • Texas Tech held Missouri to just four hits on the day, the lowest total for the Tigers since a 19-0 setback at Baylor on April 11.
  • Texas Tech handed Missouri just its third loss in the last 15 games.
  • Chris Richburg snapped his nine-game hitting streak, finishing 0-for-3.
  • Taylor Ashby had his 22nd multiple-hit game of the season, going 2-for-4 with an RBI. He also picked up his 25th, two-out RBI in the bottom of the eighth that tied the game at 2-2.
  • Jeremy Mayo extended his total to 24 base runners caught stealing in a single season. He finished second in the Big 12 in this category in the regular season.


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