Trent Blank is expected to start on Saturday. He leads the Big 12 with a perfect 5-0 record.
March 21, 2012
WACO, Texas - Baylor's Saturday baseball game against Kansas has been pushed back one hour to 4:05 p.m. to avoid a conflict with the Baylor women's basketball team's Sweet 16 game against Georgia Tech, which is scheduled for approximately 1:30 p.m. The baseball game was originally scheduled for 3:05 p.m.
Additionally, Baylor's Friday baseball game was moved to 3:05 p.m. in order to avoid a conflict with the men's basketball team's Sweet 16 game against Xavier, which is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. Friday.
Sunday's series finale remains scheduled for 1:05 p.m. and will be the first of two Dogtopia Bark in the Park games at Baylor Ballpark this season. The other Bark in the Park game is still scheduled for April 11 against Louisiana-Monroe. For more information, visit www.baylorbears.com/barkinthepark.
Baylor (14-7, 3-0 Big 12) is coming off a three-game sweep of Texas Tech to open Big 12 play - its first 3-0 start to Big 12 play since sweeping No. 1-ranked Texas in 2005. The Bears' sweep of Tech helped them move back into the Collegiate Baseball Top 30 rankings at No. 27.
Prior to hosting a three-game series against Kansas, Baylor takes on Sam Houston State at Don Sanders Stadium in Huntsville, Texas, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Joey Hainsfurther is scheduled to take the mound for the Bears in his first career start as a pitcher. Hainsfurther has experience starting at shortstop, third base, second base, catcher and designated hitter.
BAYLOR BASEBALL SERIES vs. KANSAS
Friday - 3:05 p.m.
Saturday - 4:05 p.m.
Sunday - 1:05 p.m.
BAYLOR MEN'S BASKETBALL IN SWEET 16
Friday - Baylor vs. Xavier, 6:15 p.m.
BAYLOR WOMEN'S BASKETBLAL IN SWEET 16
Saturday - Baylor vs. Georgia Tech, approximately 1:30 p.m.