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GoFrogs: Abilene Christian at TCU Baseball Preview


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TCU Horned Frogs (10-9, 1-2 Big 12) vs. Abilene Christian Wildcats (16-4, 5-1 WAC)


Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Field: Lupton Stadium
TV: Big 12 Now on ESPN+
Audio: KTCU 88.7 FM
Live Stats: GoFrogs.com
Live Video: WatchESPN.com
Twitter: @TCU_Baseball Instagram: @tcubaseball
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TCUBaseball

Record: 10-9
Home Record: 4-4
Big 12: 1-2
Head Coach: Kirk Saarloos

Record: 16-4
Away Record: 2-1
WAC: 5-1
Head Coach: Rick McCarty

Tuesday • March 21 • 6 p.m.
Chase Hoover vs. Blake Anderson

• TCU dropped a 2-1 series at Oklahoma in the opening weekend of conference play. The Frogs won the opener on Friday night before dropping the final two.
• TCU ranks eighth in the Big 12 with a .264 average and fifth with a 4.40 ERA.
• TCU hit four home runs over the weekend, running its streak to seven six straight games with a home run.
• The Horned Frogs have surrendered the second-fewest stolen bases (9) in the Big 12.
• TCU stole six bases over the weekend to run its season total to 27.
• Cole Fontenelle has reached safely in 12 straight contests.
• Brayden Taylor homered in all three games at Oklahoma and is tied for the league lead with seven on the season.
• Taylor has homered five times in the last six games.
• Kole Klecker (4th, 2.22) and Cam Brown (7th, 2.70) are ranked in the Top-10 among ERA leaders in the Big 12.
• Luke Savage and Garrett Wright made their returns to the mound over the weekend. Wright last pitched on Feb. 19 and Savage on March 3.
• Ben Abeldt leads the team with eight appearances out of the bullpen.

• TCU will play 32 home games during the 2022 season.
• TCU is 451-156 all-time at Lupton Stadium.
• TCU is 217-76 at home with Kirk Saarloos on staff.
• TCU has won 58-of-71 home series under Saarloos.
• TCU owns a 99-36 mark in midweek games at home.
• TCU has won 20 or more games in 15 of the 20 seasons Lupton Stadium has been in existence.
• TCU is one of 16 programs averaging over 4,000 fans per game this season (4,071).

• Abilene Christian is coming off a road series win at UT Arlington.
• The road games were the first true road games for the Wildcats this season.
• Abilene Christian is 2-0 in midweek games, defeating Oklahom 4-3 in 10 innings at Globe Life Field and Oral Roberts 10-8 at home.
• As a team, the Wildcats are hitting .310, pitching to the tune of a 5.63 ERA and boast a .993 fielding percentage.
• Garrett Williams leads the way with a .390 average, while Grayson Tatrow has a team-high 23 RBIs.
• Logan Britt has 11 of the team’s 32 stolen bases.
• Blake Anderson and Drake Boggan co-lead the team with eight appearances out of the bullpen.
• Anderson has tallied two of the teams saves and also has one start on the season.
• Opponents are hitting .257 against ACU this season.

• TCU and Abilene Christian will be meeting on the diamond for the 29th time on Tuesday night.
• TCU holds a 26-2 record all-time against the Wildcats.
• The contest marks is the first of two meetings against the Wildcats this season.
• TCU will travel to Abilene on April 11.
• TCU went 1-1 against the Wildcats in 2023 with each team recording a road victory.
• With the exception of the 2021 season, TCU and Abilene Christian have met every year since 2015.
• The 2015 season marked the first time the teams had met since the 1995 campaign.
• TCU is 3-2 all-time against Abilene Christian at Lupton Stadium.
• TCU is 9-2 against the Wildcats since 2015.

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Scoreless after one. Our offense coach TJ Bruce serving suspension after getting tossed Sunday. So maybe his batboy kids made the lineup. Boyers led off, followed by Taylor. Nunez 7th. Oookay.
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