Baylor baseball’s reputation on the road has not been great this season. Baylor has yet to win a conference game, much less a series away from Baylor Ballpark this year.
The Bears claimed it first win in six games after a revival of the team’s offensive power Tuesday night at Baylor Ballpark, beating UT-Arlington 10-7.
When the No. 20 University of Houston Cougars came to Baylor Ballpark Tuesday night to deal the Bears an 11-0 shellacking, head coach Steve Smith made no bones about it. In his own words, his team is “either too young or not good enough” at this point in the season.
Baylor baseball was scorched by the red-hot No. 20 Houston Cougars 11-0 Tuesday night at Baylor Ballpark. Houston crushed Baylor’s pitching staff behind seven runs scored in the final three innings.
Baylor baseball has been on a bit of a rough stretch over the last few weeks. The Bears picked up just one win in the 12 games leading up to their Big 12 home opener against West Virginia this weekend at Baylor Ballpark.
No. 25 Baylor baseball extended its winning streak to three games after an 8-4 win at Baylor Ballpark Wednesday night against Northwestern State. Freshman pitcher Theron Kay started for the Bears, pitched five innings and allowed zero runs.
It was 39 degrees at No. 21 Baylor Baseball’s midweek tilt against Dallas Baptist University Tuesday night. The Patriots cooled down the Bears’ hot start to 2015 with a three-run ninth inning, making it a 9-6 final score in favor of Dallas Baptist.
The Bears’ pitching lineup has been tested this season. The talk of its quality and grit have been put to the test. Injuries have plagued the pitching staff in 2014, but they have overcome the obstacles for now, thanks to recent heroics from freshman left-handed pitcher Daniel Castano.
It has all been about the wins for head coach Steve Smith. He helped make Baylor baseball into a Big 12 powerhouse. Smith is in the middle of his 20th season with the Bears, but this season marks a special new experience for him— coaching his two sons at Baylor.
Junior right-handed pitcher Ryan Smith and freshman first baseman Case Smith are both members of Baylor’s baseball team and are coached by their father at the collegiate level.
No. 3 Baylor baseball will take on the No. 25 New Mexico State Aggies tonight and Saturday. Both games of the two-game series will be at Baylor Ballpark, and the top 25 showdown should test both teams.