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Baylor Baseball Welcomes Texas State for Tuesday Midweek Game

WACO, TX (KXXV) -

Baylor baseball hosts Texas State on Tuesday at 6:35 p.m. CT at Baylor Ballpark in midweek action before hitting the road again for Big 12 Conference play this weekend.

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): April 25, 2017

Time(s): 6:35 PM CT

Location: Waco, Texas

Stadium: Baylor Ballpark (5,000)

Radio: ESPN/KRZI 1660 AM?(Waco)

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

SERIES HISTORY

Overall: BU leads 50-24

Streak: BU has won 1

Waco: BU leads 36-16

San Marcos: BU leads 13-8

Neutral Site: BU leads 1-0

Rodriguez vs: 1-1

First Meeting: March 26, 1919

Last Meeting: Feb. 22, 2017

SERIES MULTIMEDIA

Live Stats: BaylorBears.com

Audio: BaylorBears.com

Video: BaylorBears.com

BAYLOR BEARS                 

2017 Record: 24-16

2017 Big 12 Record: 6-9

Head Coach: Steve Rodriguez

Career: 334-343 (14th season)

BU: 48-45 (2nd season)

2017 STAT LEADERS

AVG: Aaron Dodson (.312)

2B: Tucker Cascadden (9)

HR: Dodson, Langeliers (6)

RBI: Cascadden, Dodson, Esthay (23)

SB: T.J. Raguse (4)

TEXAS STATE BOBCATS

2017 Record: 22-19

2017 Sun Belt Record: 9-9

Head Coach: Ty Harrington

Career: 585-449-1 (18th season)

TXST: 585-449-1 (18th season)

2017 STAT LEADERS

AVG: Theodore Hoffman (.366)

2B: Theodore Hoffman (13)

HR: Theodore Hoffman (12)

RBI: Theodore Hoffman (38)

SB: Jonathan Ortega (16)

TEAM QUICK NOTES

*Baylor’s 24-16 record through 40 games is its best since a 33-7 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 has finished its home schedule with a .500 record or better (15-9 in 2017) in all 18 seasons at Baylor Ballpark (since 1999) and is 412-191 all-time at the park.

*Baylor is 7-3 in midweek games this season.

*Baylor posted its largest winning deficit vs. a Baseball America top 10 team since a 12-1 win at No. 5 Texas A&M on April 16, 2011 with a 16-5 win at No. 6 TCU April 22.

*Baylor scored its most runs vs. a Baseball America top 10 team since a 16-5 win at No. 8 Vanderbilt on March 12, 2005 with a 16-5 win at No. 6 TCU April 22.

*Baylor has 3 walk-off wins this season (March 5 vs. Texas A&M, April 14 vs. Texas, April 18 vs. Stephen F. Austin) and 2 in the last 3 games.

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