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Texas Tech names Joe Hughes as Director of Baseball Operations

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LUBBOCK, Texas – Nearing the completion of his first coaching staff as head coach at Texas Tech, Tim Tadlock has hired Joe Hughes as the program’s director of baseball operations.

Hughes played under Tadlock at both Grayson County College (2004-05) and Oklahoma (2006-07) while spending the past year as an assistant director of event management at Oklahoma. Continue reading

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New Mexico hires Dan Spencer as Pitching Coach

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The University of New Mexico baseball team is proud to announce the hiring of Dan Spencer as its new pitching coach. Spencer joins the Lobos after spending the last four seasons as the head coach of Texas Tech, compiling a 115-112 record.

“This is huge for the continued success of our program as we try to get to Omaha,” UNM head coach Ray Birmingham said. Continue reading

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Texas Tech names Ray Hayward as Pitching Coach

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LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech head baseball coach Tim Tadlock announced the hiring of Ray Hayward as the Red Raiders pitching coach on Tuesday.

“When the thought of getting Ray on board came to mind, I thought he was overqualified to be available to teach and mentor on our staff,” Tadlock said. “His pedigree along with the combination of teaching and evaluating and all of the experience he brings to the table is something that all of us will benefit and grow from.” Continue reading

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J-Bob Thomas named Texas Tech Assistant Coach

LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech head baseball coach Tim Tadlock hired the first assistant to his coaching staff on Wednesday with the addition of J-Bob Thomas, who will work primarily with the Red Raider catchers and assist with the team’s hitters.

Thomas, 29, spent the previous seven seasons as the assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Howard College. Continue reading

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Texas Tech hires Tim Tadlock as Head Coach

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LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech Director of Athletics Kirby Hocutt has removed the interim tag and named Tim Tadlock the ninth head baseball coach in school history.

Tadlock will be formally introduced at a news conference tomorrow at noon inside the stadium club at Rip Griffin Park. The news conference will be streamed live on texastech.com. Continue reading

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Dan Spencer out at Texas Tech

Texas Tech head coach Dan Spencer has been fired according to sources close to the situation. The school has scheduled a 10:30am press conference to announce the move on Monday. Spencer came to Texas Tech in 2008 from Oregon State where he was the associate head coach for the Beavers back to back national championships. He took the same position at Texas Tech for 2008 before taking over for retiring head coach Larry Hays before taking over as the head coach for the 2009 season. The Red Raiders went 29-26 in 2012 while going 7-17 in Big 12 play. Continue reading

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2012 Houston College Classic Tournament Team Announced

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HOUSTON, TX — The three-day Houston College Classic baseball tournament (March 2-4) concluded tonight at Minute Maid Park, with Arkansas, Rice and the University of Houston each finishing with 2-1 records. Tennessee, Texas and Texas Tech rounded out the field with 1-2 marks.

Each team placed at least one player on the 2012 Houston College Classic All-Tournament Team, which was highlighted by the Classic’s Most Outstanding Player P Jordan Stephens from Rice, who pitched 7.0 scoreless frames in tonight’s nightcap. Continue reading

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Whitting’s weekend reaction from Minute Maid Park

The Houston Cougars tallied two impressive wins against Tennessee and Arkansas to open play at the Houston College Classic but surrendered 10 runs on 15 hits Sunday afternoon to fall to Texas Tech, 10-4. College Baseball Daily caught up with head coach Todd Whitting to gauge his reaction on the weekend.

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