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April 16, 2018


GM 35-36
BAYLOR vs. TSU/UAPB
April 17-18 | Baylor Ballpark | Waco, Texas | Twitter
April 17: 6:35 PM CT | Video | Radio | Live Stats  
April 18: 6:35 PM CT | Video | Radio | Live Stats 
Baylor Game/Series Notes


MEDIA INFORMATION
GAME 35 | APRIL 17
Video: BaylorBears.com
Radio: ESPN 1660/Baylor All-Access
Radio Talent: Derek Smith (pxp), Steve Johnigan (analyst)
Live Stats: BaylorBears.com
Twitter: @BaylorBaseball | #SicTSU 
Pitching Matchup: BU RHP Jimmy Winston (0-0, 1.17 ERA) vs. TSU TBA
GAME 36 | APRIL 18
Video: BaylorBears.com  
Radio: ESPN 1660/Baylor All-Access
Radio Talent: Derek Smith (pxp), Steve Johnigan (analyst)
Live Stats: BaylorBears.com
Twitter: @BaylorBaseball | #SicUAPB 
Pitching Matchup: BU TBA vs. UAPB TBA
MATCHUP

BAYLOR

17-17
Ranking: NR
2018 Big 12 Record: 3-9
Head Coach: Steve Rodriguez
Career Record: 316-367 (15th season)
BU Record: 76-69 (3rd season)

TEXAS SOUTHERN

16-20
Ranking: NR
2018 SWAC record: 10-4
Head Coach: Michael Robertson
Career Record: 350-440 (16th season)
TSU Record: 187-269 (10th season)

ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF

12-16
Ranking: NR
2018 SWAC record: 9-7
Head Coach: Carlos James
Career Record: 133-178 (8th season)
UAPB Record: 133-178 (8th season)

WACO, Texas -- Baylor baseball begins a five-game home stand with games Tuesday at 6:35 p.m. CT vs. Texas Southern and Wednesday at 6:35 p.m. vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Baylor Ballpark.

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.

For tickets, visit: http://www.baylorbears.com/tickets/. For updates on the program follow @baylorbaseball on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.

TEAM QUICK NOTES
*Baylor is 22-10 in midweek games under third-year head coach Steve Rodriguez with a 14-9 home mark and 8-1 road record. BU is 5-2 in 2018 (2-2 at home, 3-0 on road).

*Baylor is 14-8 in non-conference play this season.

*Baylor has finished its home schedule with a .500 record or better (11-5 in 2018) in all 19 seasons at Baylor Ballpark (since 1999) and is 427-198 all-time at the park.

*Among NCAA leaders, Baylor ranks 42nd (fourth in Big 12) in shutouts (3) and 49th (third in Big 12) in ERA (3.56).

*Among NCAA individual leaders, Hayden Kettler ranks tied for 14th (second in Big 12) in starts (9), Troy Montemayor ranks 31st (second in Big 12) in saves (7), Kyle Hill ranks 39th (second in Big 12) in hits allowed per nine innings (5.84) and Andy Thomas ranks 64th (fourth in Big 12) in walks (27).

*Baylor hit four home runs in a game on April 13 at Memphis for the first time since doing the same on May 18, 2017 vs. Kansas State.

*Baylor has 10 shutouts under third-year head coach Steve Rodriguez (three in 2018, six in 2017, one in 2016).

*Baylor has hit 111 home runs in 144 games under third-year head coach Steve Rodriguez. BU hit 51 in 2017 for its most homers since 2010 (57). BU has 26 in 2018.

*Baylor has 31 multi-home run games under Rodriguez (nine 2016, 14 in 2017, eight in 2018).

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