TCU earns second series win

TCU improved to 6-1 on the season and earned its second series win.

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FORT WORTH  –  A three-run seventh inning helped No. 1 TCU rally for a 5-2 win over Arizona, giving the Horned Frogs their second series victory of the season. Four of TCU’s five runs were scored with two outs. 

The Rundown

A pitcher’s battle between TCU’s Jared Janczak and Arizona State’s Spencer Van Scoyoc kept the game scoreless until the fifth inning when the Sun Devils broke through for a pair of runs on three hits. https://twitter.com/TCU_Baseball/status/835987385577943040

TCU battled back to cut the lead in half in the bottom of the inning. Mason Hesse worked a one-out walk and moved to third on a Zach Humphreys base hit. Hesse raced home on a grounder off the bat of Austen Wade to make it a 2-1 game. 

Hesse once again triggered a TCU rally as he worked a lead-off walk in the seventh. Two outs later, pinch runner Ryan Merrill was standing on second. Elliott Barzilli ripped a double down the left field line to tie the game at two. Evan Skoug followed with a bloop double to left field for a 3-2 lead. Cam Warner added an insurance run with a base hit to right center.

The Frogs tacked on another two-out run in the eighth. Humphreys singled with two outs and scored on Wade’s triple for a 5-2 lead.

Janczak (2-0) earned the win after allowing just two runs on five hits in seven innings of work. Sean Wymer pitched a scoreless eighth before giving way to Durbin Feltman in the ninth. Feltman pitched around a pair of one-out singles to record his second save of the season.

Stat of the Game

4 – TCU scored four two-out runs to rally for the 5-2 victory on Sunday.

Notes:

• TCU has scored multiple runs in an inning 16 times this season.

• TCU has won nine of its last 10 home games dating back to the 2016 season.

• The three game series saw an attendance of 14,696.

• Durbin Feltman recorded his second save of the season and the 11th of his career.

• Evan Skoug and Austen Wade have reached base safely in six straight games

• Austen Wade stretched his hitting streak to six games.

• Wade tallied his first multi-RBI game and the eighth of his career.

• Cam Warner has reached base in all six games this season.

• Zach Humphreys collected his first career multi-hit game.

Next Up:

With the win, TCU improves to 6-1 on the season. The Horned Frogs wrap up a four-game homestand Tuesday when they hosts Rice. First pitch at Lupton Stadium is set for 6:30 p.m.


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