http://www.gofrogs.com/sports/m-basebl/spec-rel/031218aab.html GoFrogs: Baseball travels to Rice tonight TCU (9-4) at Rice (7-10) Tuesday, March 13, 2018 | 6:30 p.m. CT | Houston, Texas | Reckling Park Watch Live KTCU 88.7 FM Live Stats Game Notes Twitter HOUSTON - TCU will wrap up its road trip on Tuesday night when it takes on Rice at Reckling Park. Game time against the Owls is set for 6:30 p.m. STARTING PITCHERS Tuesday: LHP Russell Smith vs. RHP Roel Garcia TCU NOTABLES • TCU saw its fifth game impacted by weather already this season when its game against UCLA was canceled on Saturday. • The Frogs went 1-1 over the weekend with a win a USC and a loss to Vanderbilt in Dodger Stadium. • TCU ranks fourth in the Big 12 in offense (.282), third in pitching (3.14) and second in fielding (.976). • TCU is 14th nationally with just 2.68 walks allowed per game and 11th in K:BB ratio (3.66). • TCU’s seven errors are the fewest in the Big 12, while the eight stolen bases against are the second fewest. • Jared Janczak was named the Big 12 Pitcher of the Week for the third time in his career. • Josh Watson is the lone Frog to have tallied a hit in all 13 games this season. • Watson is one of five hitters in the Big 12 batting over .400 this season. • Conner Shepherd hit his first career home run at Dodger Stadium on Sunday and led TCU with 4 RBIs over the weekend. • A.J. Balta has reached base safely in 12 straight games and leads the team with six doubles. RICE NOTABLES • Rice dropped a home series to Gonzaga over the weekend to fall to 7-10 on the year. • The Owls are just 4-6 in their last 10 games. • Rice is 2-1 in midweek games, including a 1-0 mark at Reckling Park. • As a team, the Owls are hitting .271 and averaging 4.6 runs per game. • Ford Proctor leads the Owls offensively with a .467 average and 17 RBIs. • Justin Collins owns three of the Owls’ nine home runs. • On the mound, the staff has a collective ERA of 4.29 and they are limiting opponents to a .251 average. • Evan Kraveta and Willy Amador lead Rice with six appearances on the season. • Defensively, the Owls have surrendered 16 stolen bases and have committed 22 errors for a .965 fielding percentage. SERIES NOTABLES • Tuesday marks the 244th all-time meeting between the two former SWC rivals. • Rice owns a 123-119-1 record in the all-time series. • TCU has won four straight over the Owls, including two victories in 2016. • The Frogs are 5-10 against the Owls under Jim Schlossnagle. • TCU is 2-5 at Reckling Park since the start of the 2004 season. • The Frogs took a 6-4 win over the Owls in their last trip to Reckling Park on March 15, 2016. • The midweek series with Rice started in 2014. ROAD NOTABLES • TCU will play 22 games on the road this season. • The Frogs opened the season on the road and boasts a 3-1 mark away from home in 2018. • Under the guidance of Jim Schlossnagle, TCU is 203-125 in games played on the opposition’s home field. • TCU is 36-28 in midweek road games under the guidance of Schlossnagle. • TCU is 59-32 on the road since the start of the 2014 season.