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Baylor Baseball Continues Big 12 Road Swing at Kansas this Weekend

WACO, TX (KXXV) -

Baylor baseball continues its nine-game road swing in Big 12 play with a three-game set at Kansas this weekend. Games are scheduled for 6 p.m. CT Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday, all on ESPN3.

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 28-30, 2017

Time(s): 6 PM | 2 PM | 1 PM CT

Location: Lawrence, Kan.

Stadium: Hoglund Ballpark (2,500)

Radio: ESPN/KRZI 1660 AM?(Waco)

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

SERIES HISTORY

Overall: BU leads 50-18

Streak: BU has won 2

Waco: BU leads 28-8

Lawrence: BU leads 17-10

Neutral Site: BU leads 5-0

Rodriguez vs: 2-1

First Meeting: 1957

Last Meeting: April 3, 2016

SERIES MULTIMEDIA

Live Stats: KUathletics.com

Audio: BaylorBears.com

Video: ESPN3.com

Twitter Updates: @BaylorBaseball

BAYLOR BEARS                 

2017 Record: 25-16

2017 Big 12 Record: 6-9

Head Coach: Steve Rodriguez

Career: 335-343 (14th season)

BU: 49-45 (2nd season)

2017 STAT LEADERS

AVG: Aaron Dodson (.320)

2B: Tucker Cascadden (9)

HR: Dodson, Langeliers (6)

RBI: Dodson, Langeliers (25)

SB: T.J. Raguse (4)

KANSAS JAYHAWKS

2017 Record: 21-20

2017 Big 12 Record: 8-7

Head Coach: Ritch Price

Career: 672-651-4 (23rd season)

KU: 456-422-3 (15th season)

2017 STAT LEADERS

AVG: Taylor Owen (.289)

2B: Foyle, Karre (9)

HR: Matt McLaughlin (2)

RBI: Jaxx Groshans (25)

SB: Rudy Karre (8)

TEAM QUICK NOTES

*Baylor has won 25 or more games for the first time since 2014 (26-31) and 21st time in the last 23 seasons.

*Baylor’s 25-16 record through 41 games is its best since a 34-7 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 8-7 away from Baylor Ballpark this season (6-6 on road, 2-1 in neutral sites).

*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.

*Baylor has won 4 of its 9 3-game series this season.

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