The No. 28 Horned Frogs baseball team caps off a five-game trek as it heads to College Station tonight to take on the No. 8 Texas A&M Aggies in a showdown of top-30 Texas teams.TCU (18-7, 5-1 MWC) is currently 7-7 on the road and riding a 3-1 stretch during the most recent set of games away from Lupton Stadium.
Tonight’s game will be the second time the Horned Frogs have faced a top-10 opponent during the 2007 season. When TCU played the No. 9 Rice Owls on March 9, the Horned Frogs were handed a 20-6 loss. The Aggies are 22-5 this season and 3-3 in the Big 12 after Sunday’s loss to the No. 20 Oklahoma Sooners.
The Horned Frogs road trip began down I-30 against the UT Arligton Mavericks, where TCU won 10-6.
A day after the victory against the area opponent, the team took to the skies where it won two out of three games against the BYU Cougars in Provo, Utah.
The first game in the series extended the Horned Frogs’ winning streak to six games, but the glory was short-lived as game two put an end to the TCU streak.
The loss turned the final game of the series into the rubber match between the Horned Frogs and Cougars. TCU made up for the Friday’s loss by pounding out 20 hits en route to a 12-3 victory. During the series, five different players hit home runs. Senior center fielder Keith Conlon added to his team-lead by hitting his sixth long ball of the season, while Andrew Walker tacked on his third home run in the past eight games.
Steven Trout continued adding to his team-leading RBI count from the No. 2 spot in the lineup. He now has driven in 24 runs this season.
The mid-week matchup with the Aggies is slated for a 6:30 p.m. start at L. Dale Mitchell park in College Station. The current record in the TCU vs. A&M series is 85-156-4.