By the time we get to that point when every pitch and at-bat feels like the end of the world -- you know that feeling, when your team is a strike, an out, or an RBI single away from victory -- TCU's season-opening series at Grand Canyon University will seem like ancient history.
TCU baseball coach Jim Schlossnagle delivered the cold, hard truth to pitcher Jared Janczak during their end-of-the-season meeting in June 2015. The Horned Frogs had just been to their second consecutive College World Series and Janczak, a true freshman from Belton High School, was forced to watch it all from afar after being redshirted.
TCU is looking for some history. A deep pitching staff could lead the way for the Horned Frogs. TCU heads into the 2018 baseball season looking to join Stanford as the only programs to make five straight College World Series appearances since the NCAA went to its current tournament format in 1999.
No. 5 TCU rode a dominating performance on the mound from Brian Howard and home runs from Evan Skoug and Elliott Barzilli to an 8-1 victory over Missouri State on Sunday night. The win punched TCU’s ticket to Omaha for the fourth consecutive year.
Dallas Baptist coach Dan Heefner weighs in on the Missouri Valley Conference champion Bears of Missouri State and the “really, really good pitching” of the Horned Frogs.
It was supposed to be one of the tournament’s toughest regionals, but the TCU Horned Frogs ended up sweeping the field, despite rain delays, postponements and contests that lingered long into the night.
The 2017 NCAA Baseball Tournament bracket has been released. The Oregon State Beavers come in as No. 1 overall seed in the tournament. Regionals start Thursday, June 1 in Stanford. The other 15 regionals begin Friday, June 2.
The Texas Tech baseball team is set to host the regional round of the NCAA Tournament in Lubbock this weekend.
Preparations already were underway for Virginia to host a baseball regional this weekend when event organizers had another idea.
The Frogs will start in Fort Worth for the fourth consecutive year.
The Horned Frogs are hosts for the Fort Worth Regional beginning Friday at Lupton Stadium. Texas Tech of the Big 12 also was named a host site.
After tying atop the Big 12 regular-season standings, TCU and Texas Tech will each host NCAA baseball regionals.
Mitchell Traver’s dominating performance got the Horned Frogs within a win of the Big 12 tournament title game, but the rally ended in a Game 2 defeat against the Longhorns.
No. 5 seed Baylor baseball was eliminated from the 2017 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship by No. 1 seed and No. 3 nationally ranked Texas Tech in a 4-1 decision on Thursday morning at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. The Bears (34-21) had scoring chances every inning but the Red Raiders' (43-14) pitching hung tough.
Oklahoma State starter Blake Battenfield got out of a first-inning jam and pitched the Cowboys to a victory over the Red Raiders.
Texas Tech loads up on Regular Season All-Big 12 Awards including Player of the Year, Pitcher of the Year and Freshman of the Year.
The Texas Tech baseball team swept the Kansas Jayhawks this weekend to become Big 12 Champions for the second consecutive year.
Texas Tech secures Big 12 regular season title with sweep of Kansas
TCU returns a stacked roster in 2017 as they begin their quest to avenge last year's CWS loss.
For 725 days, Texas Tech coach Tim Tadlock has thought about getting back to the College World Series.