Baseball To Play ORU in Tulsa

The Arkansas Razorbacks will take a mid-week break from conference action with a Tuesday contest against the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles at J.L. Johnson Stadium beginning at 7:07 p.m.

The game will be televised by Cox Cable in Tulsa and Oklahoma City. Arkansas residents should contact their local cable provider for broadcast information in their area.

Arkansas stands at 19-13 overall and is coming off a weekend series against the Mississippi State Bulldogs in Starkville. The Razorbacks lost two of three to the Bulldogs, but have won seven of their last 10 games overall.

The Razorbacks have won six straight non-conference games with their last loss coming March 10 against McNeese State.

Junior outfielder Ryan Fox has powered the Arkansas offensive attack of late, hitting four home runs in the last seven games. Fox has nine dingers on the year with 33 runs batted in. Fox is also hitting .293, second on the squad, and has 10 doubles.

Arkansas has a trio of pitchers with three wins or more. Scott Woods (4-0), Josh Merryman (3-1) and Gary Hogan, Jr. (3-4) are the team leaders in victories. Hogan as a team-high 36 strikeouts, while Woods leads the team with a 1.84 earned run average.

Following Tuesday's game against Oral Roberts, the Razorbacks will return home for a Wednesday night game against Pittsburg (Kan.) State at 6:30 p.m.

Arkansas will also host the Tennessee Volunteers in a three-game series this weekend at Baum Stadium. Game times are set for 6:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday.


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