A&M Corpus Christi next in line for Horned Frogs

The 23-11 baseball team will return to action today to begin a two-game series with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.

The Islander hitters are lead by senior infielder Martin Parra who comes into the series with a .329 average and 35 RBIs. Sophomore pitcher Trey Hernandez leads the team in long balls with 11.

Sophomore Roy Ferdin leads A&M-Corpus Christi’s pitchers with a 5.15 ERA in 57.2 innings pitched. Brett Carnline has tallied the most wins for the Islanders with a 3-4 record in 12 appearances.

TCU vs. A&M-Corpus Christi
When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday
Where: Lupton Stadium

The Horned Frogs come home after a snowstorm hit Colorado over the weekend, forcing the cancelation of the entire series against conference foe Air Force. The last game for the team was a 7-5 loss to Oklahoma in Norman on April 14.

The Horned Frogs’ offense is lead by senior Matt Vern who has hit .375 with nine home runs and 31 RBIs so far this season. The team has seven other batters hitting above .300 and boasts a .319 team batting average.

Senior Taylor Cragin leads the pitchers with a 2.12 ERA in 34 innings pitched and a 3-0 record coming out of the pen. Usual weekday starter Stephen Maxwell is 2-2 with a 4.34 ERA in 29 innings pitched.

After the two-game series against A&M-Corpus Christi, the Horned Frogs will travel to California for a weekend conference series against San Diego State beginning Friday. The team will return home for a seven-game homestand beginning next Wednesday when it hosts Houston Baptist.

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