Preview: The Missouri Series
April 29, 2010
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Network Radio - Texas Tech Sports Network
Live Audio/Video - RaiderVision All-Access
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Texas Tech Notes | Missouri Game Notes | Big 12 Notes
Texas Tech faces yet another challenge in the Big 12 Conference this weekend as the Red Raiders play host to the Missouri Tigers at Dan Law Field. The Red Raiders enter Friday's opener with a record of 24-21 after suffering a 16-8 setback on Tuesday afternoon against New Mexico at Isotopes Park in Albuquerque. Texas Tech is currently in third place in the Big 12 standings with a 10-8 record after taking 2-of-3 at Kansas last weekend. Missouri will bring a three-game win streak to the South Plains after earning a 10-2 decision in a wood bat game over Eastern Illinois on Tuesday night. The Tigers are currently in seventh place in the league standings at 6-8 after sweeping a doubleheader at home on Sunday in a weather-shortened series against Kansas State. The series gets underway at 6:30 p.m. on Friday and will resume at 5 p.m. on Saturday while the third and final game is set for noon on Sunday. All three games of the series will be carried live on the Texas Tech Sports Network.
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TEXAS TECH-MISSOURI SERIES NOTES
SCOUTING THE TIGERS
Offensively, the Tigers own a .294 team batting average along with 85 doubles, eight triples and 34 home runs. The Tigers are 28-of-36 in stolen bases and own a .962 team fielding percentage. Senior Aaron Senne leads the squad and is second in the Big 12 with an impressive .421 batting average. Senne also leads the team with 18 doubles and 11 home runs and is second with 45 RBIs.
On the mound, the Tigers own a 4.35 staff earned run average and are holding opponents to a .281 batting average. Reliever Kelly Fick leads the staff with a 1.71 ERA over 26 1/3 innings pitched and is 2-0 with one save.