No. 21/22 Baylor Baseball Visits Washington for Weekend Series - KXXV Central Texas News Now

No. 21/22 Baylor Baseball Visits Washington for Weekend Series

WACO, TX (KXXV) -

No. 21/22 Baylor baseball heads to Seattle this weekend for a non-conference three-game series vs. Washington. The games are scheduled for 8 p.m. CT Friday, 4 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.

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.

SERIES?INFO

Date(s): March 31-April 2, 2017

Time(s): 8 PM | 4 PM | 3 PM CT

Location: Seattle, Wash.

Stadium: Husky Ballpark (2,200)

Radio: ESPN/KRZI 1660 AM?(Waco)

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

SERIES HISTORY

Overall: UW lead 1-2

Streak: UW has won 1

Waco: UW leads 1-2

Seattle: N/A

Neutral Site: N/A

Rodriguez vs: 1-2

First Meeting: Feb. 19, 2016

Last Meeting: Feb. 21, 2016

SERIES MULTIMEDIA

Live Stats: GoHuskies.com

Audio: BaylorBears.com

Video: GoHuskies.com

Twitter Updates: @BaylorBaseball

BAYLOR BEARS                 

2017 Record: 18-7

2017 Big 12 Record: 2-4

Head Coach: Steve Rodriguez

Career: 328-334 (14th season)

BU: 42-36 (2nd season)

2017 STAT LEADERS

AVG: Richard Cunningham (.357)

2B: Richard Cunningham (7)

HR: Kameron Esthay (4)

RBI: Kameron Esthay (20)

SB: Five Players (1)

WASHINGTON HUSKIES

2017 Record: 14-9

2017 Pac-12 Record: 4-2

Head Coach: Lindsay Meggs

Career: 831-503-5 (23rd season)

UW: 216-196-1 (8th season)

2017 STAT LEADERS

AVG: MJ Hubbs (.338)

2B: Meggs, Morgan (8)

HR: MacIver, Meggs (2)

RBI: Willie McIver (16)

SB: MJ Hubbs (5)

TEAM QUICK NOTES

*Baylor’s 18-7 record through 25 games is its best since an 18-7 start in 2012.

*Baylor’s 15-2 start through 17 games was tied for its best in program history (started 15-2 in 1990 and 1961).

*Baylor is ranked in the top 25 by Baseball America for a 4th straight week for the 1st time since 2012.

*Baylor is 7-6 as a ranked team this season and 5-4 against ranked teams.

*Baylor is 5-1 away from Baylor Ballpark this season (3-0 on road, 2-1 in neutral sites) – Baylor has started 3-0 on the road for the first time since 2008.

*In 6 weekends, Baylor starting rotation has combined to give up just 40 runs (36 earned) on 105 hits and 40 walks with 85 strikeouts in 105.2 innings for a 3.08 ERA and 1.38 WHIP. The trio Sr. RHP Nick Lewis, Jr. RHP Montana Parsons and Fr. LHP Cody Bradford has a record of 8-5.

*Baylor has lost its last 2 three-game series of the season after winning three in a row with two sweeps.

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