Texas carries 11-game win streak into series against Texas Tech

Texas Tech at Texas

Friday: 7 p.m.
Saturday: 2:30 p.m.
Sunday: 2:30 p.m.

Did you know? The 14th-ranked Texas Tech Red Raiders (18-4, 2-1) will travel to face the Texas Longhorns (15-7, 0-0), with the Longhorns riding an 11-game winning streak. Texas hasn’t lost since March 5 at Cal State Fullerton. Tech pitcher Brandon Beckel is serving a four-game suspension for his ejection from Sunday’s series finale against Oklahoma State in Lubbock, according to the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.

Kansas at TCU

Friday: 6:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m.

Did you know? TCU outfielder Luke Boyers from Boerne Champion went two for five and homered against Abilene Christian on Tuesday night and then went two for four and homered against Northwestern on Wednesday. Boyers is batting .228 for the season. TCU (12-9, 1-2) lost two of three at Oklahoma last weekend. Collin Baumgartner starts for Kansas (8-11, 0-0) tonight against TCU’s Ryan Vanderhei.

Baylor at Oklahoma State

Friday: 6 p.m.
Saturday: 1 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m.

Did you know? Riding a three-game winning streak, Baylor (9-12, 2-1) will travel to play 20th-ranked Oklahoma State (17-5, 1-2). Baylor won the last two of a home series last week against Kansas State before taking a mid-week victory against Sam Houston State. Hunter Simmons is 10 for 12 at the plate in Baylor’s last three games.

Texas A&M at Tennessee

Friday: 5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m.
Sunday: noon

Did you know? The Aggies (15-6, 1-2) rallied with four runs in the eighth inning Sunday to down LSU 8-6 and salvage a 1-2 series at home against the No. 1-ranked team in the nation. The Aggies will take a 2-3 record against ranked teams into Knoxville, against the No. 12 Tennessee Vols (16-6, 0-3). The Vols lost all three of an SEC-opening series at Missouri last week. Coach Tony Vitello was ejected in the first game of Sunday’s doubleheader against the Tigers.

UTSA at Rice

Friday: 3 p.m.
Saturday: 2 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m.

Did you know? The Roadrunners (18-4, 3-0 in Conference) lead the conference in batting average (.336) and earned run average (2.72). They had a 10-game winning streak snapped Tuesday night at UT Rio Grande Valley. The Owls (11-10, 3-0) will welcome back members of the 2003 College World Series champions. Rice, coached by Jose Cruz Jr., hit four home runs in an 8-7 loss at Texas A&M Tuesday.

Texas State at Coastal Carolina

Friday: 5 p.m.
Saturday: 1 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m.

Did you know? Levi Wells, the projected starter tonight for the Texas State Bobcats, was ranked in the offseason by mlb.com as the 49th best prospect in the 2023 draft. Wells is 4-0 with a 1.14 earned run average. He’s 12-3 with a 2.67 ERA over the past two seasons.

Houston Christian at Incarnate Word

Friday: 6:30 p.m.
Saturday: 2 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m.

Did you know? Former major league baseball player Lance Berkman‘s is in his second season as head coach at Houston Christian. Berkman played in high school at New Braunfels Canyon. HCU is struggling at 2-18 going into Southland Conference play.

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