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No. 14/22 Baylor Baseball Hosts Dallas Baptist Tuesday

No. 14/22 Baylor baseball hosts Dallas Baptist at Baylor Ballpark on Tuesday evening at 6:35 p.m. CT on FOX Sports Plus.

All Baylor baseball games are broadcast live on Waco's 1660 ESPN Central Texas (1330 AM/100.9 FM in Temple, Belton and Killeen). Derek Smith provides the play-by-play with Steve Johnigan adding color commentary. Live streaming audio, video and GameTracker also are available for all Baylor baseball home games online at BaylorBears.com.

SERIES?INFO

Date(s): March 21, 2017

Time(s): 6:35 PM CT

Location: Waco, Texas

Stadium: Baylor Ballpark (5,000)

TV: FOX Sports Plus

Talent: John Morris (pxp), Pat Combs (color)

Radio: ESPN/KRZI 1660 AM?(Waco)

Talent: Derek Smith (pxp), Steve Johnigan (color)

SERIES HISTORY

Overall: BU leads 49-26

Streak: BU has won 2

Waco: BU leads 35-17

Dallas: BU leads 12-9

Neutral Site: BU leads 2-0

Rodriguez vs: 3-1

First Meeting: May 5, 1979

Last Meeting: March 15, 2017

SERIES MULTIMEDIA

Live Stats: BaylorBears.com

Audio: BaylorBears.com

Video: BaylorBears.com

Twitter Updates: @BaylorBaseball

BAYLOR BEARS                 

2017 Record: 16-4

2017 Big 12 Record: 0-0

Head Coach: Steve Rodriguez

Career: 326-331 (14th season)

BU: 40-33 (2nd season)

2017 STAT LEADERS

AVG: Richard Cunningham (.366)

2B: Richard Cunningham (7)

HR: Kameron Esthay (4)

RBI: Cascadden, Esthay (18)

SB: Four Players (1)

DALLAS BAPTIST PATRIOTS         

2017 Record: 13-6

2017 MVC Record: 0-0

Head Coach: Dan Heefner

Career: 359-193 (10th season)

DBU: 359-193 (10th season)

2017 STAT LEADERS

AVG: Matt Duce (.351)

2B: Austin Listi (9)

HR: Austin Listi (5)

RBI: Tim Millard (20)

SB: Jameson Hannah (4)

TEAM QUICK NOTES

*Baylor’s 16-4 record through 20 games is its best since a 17-3 start in 2000.

*Baylor is ranked in the top 25 across the board for the 3rd straight week for the 1st time since 2012.

*Baylor is 5-3 as a ranked team this season and 4-2 against ranked teams.

*Baylor is 1-2 on its current and season-long eight-game home stand.

*Baylor is 5-0 in midweek games this season.

*Baylor has finished its home schedule with a .500 record or better (11-3 in 2017) in all 18 seasons at Baylor Ballpark (since 1999) and is 408-185 all-time at the park.

*In 20 games, Baylor’s starting pitchers have combined to give up just 35 runs (33 earned) on 104 hits and 36 walks with 84 strikeouts in 111.1 innings for a 2.67 ERA and 1.26 WHIP. The quintet of Sr. RHP Nick Lewis, Jr. RHP Montana Parsons, Fr. LHP Cody Bradford, Fr. Luke Boyd and Jr. RHP Alex Phillips also has a record of 11-3.

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