Category Archives: Big 12

2014 Lubbock Super Regional: Texas Tech 1 College of Charleston 0

LUBBOCK, Texas- No. 10 Texas Tech was led by junior left-handed pitcher Chris Sadberry’s eight shutout innings on its way to a 1-0 shutout over No. 16 College of Charleston in game one of the NCAA Lubbock Super Regional on Saturday afternoon in front of a Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park stadium record 4,811 fans in attendance.

Texas Tech (44-19) has a nation’s best 15 consecutive wins at home while having shutout three of its last four opponents – all coming in the NCAA Tournament. CofC drops to 44-18 on the season while suffering its first loss in the NCAA Tournament. Continue reading 2014 Lubbock Super Regional: Texas Tech 1 College of Charleston 0

2014 Fort Worth Super Regional: TCU 3 Pepperdine 2

FORT WORTH – The trio of Brandon Finnegan, Trey Teakell and Riley Ferrell helped TCU to a game one, 3-2 victory over Pepperdine in the NCAA Super Regional Saturday afternoon. Derek Odell led the offense with two hits and two RBIs. Continue reading 2014 Fort Worth Super Regional: TCU 3 Pepperdine 2

2014 Austin Super Regional: Texas 4 Houston 0

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Pitcher Parker French and the bullpen combined for Texas’ 11th shutout of the season, while the offense rallied for all four of its runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to claim UT’s record 35th trip to Omaha. Continue reading 2014 Austin Super Regional: Texas 4 Houston 0

2014 Stillwater Super Regional: UC Irvine 8 Oklahoma State 4

STILLWATER, Okla. — UC Irvine generated seven runs in the middle innings and held off Oklahoma State, 8-4, in the first game of the Stillwater Super Regional at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater, Okla., Friday night. Continue reading 2014 Stillwater Super Regional: UC Irvine 8 Oklahoma State 4

2014 Austin Super Regional: Texas 4 Houston 2

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas struck for four runs in the first five innings, while receiving yet another excellent outing from pitcher Nathan Thornhill, en route to a 4-2 victory over Houston in game one of the Austin Super Regional on Friday.

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Super Regional Friday Roundup: Death By Small Ball

Two wins. That’s all it takes. Two wins during the Super Regional round punches a ticket for a team to advance to the ultimate college baseball destination…Omaha.

For eight squads, that first win was within grasp on Friday. See who took the early advantage on the left side of the bracket:

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Texas Mark Payton looking to extend streak to 100 Games

Texas outfielder Mark Payton will take the field today as he looks to extend his on-base streak to 100 games.

The Texas senior outfielder and former St. Rita High School star has reached base safely in a Big 12-record 99 straight games heading into Friday’s Super Regional three-game series against Houston in Austin.

Payton never discusses the streak unless it’s brought up by others. His sole focus is getting Texas back to next week’s College World Series in Omaha, Neb., a feat the Longhorns last accomplished during his freshman season.

“It’s something I think other people think about way more than I do,” said Payton, who was regional co-MVP after accruing four hits, four runs, five walks, four stolen bases and an RBI over four games.

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Texas Tech wins the Coral Gables Regional

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – No. 23 Texas Tech shutout No. 3 Miami (Fla.) 4-0 to win the NCAA Coral Gables Regional Tournament championship game behind a complete-game shutout by junior left-handed pitcher Cameron Smith on Monday afternoon at Alex Rodrigues Park – Mark Light Field. Continue reading Texas Tech wins the Coral Gables Regional

2014 Houston Regional: Day 3 Recap

Texas A&M 9 Rice 8 

HOUSTON, Texas – Texas A&M came back from a 6-0 deficit to defeat Rice 9-8 in 10 innings in the Houston Regional of the NCAA Baseball Championship. Krey Bratsen scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning. Continue reading 2014 Houston Regional: Day 3 Recap

2014 Fort Worth Regional: Day 3 Recap

Sam Houston State 9 Siena 2

FORT WORTH — Sam Houston State staved off elimination with a 9-2 win over Siena to reach a second NCAA Regional final in the last three seasons. The Bearkats (43-18) will get a rematch with TCU (44-15) Sunday at 7 p.m. If the Kats beat the Horned Frogs Sunday the two teams will meet again Monday night at 7 p.m. Continue reading 2014 Fort Worth Regional: Day 3 Recap