Baseball tops TCU in Super Regional opener, 10-4
June 6, 2009
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Michael Torres hit two home runs and had four RBIs to lead top-seeded Texas past TCU 10-4 on Saturday night in the opening game of the best-of-three super regional series.
Torres, who was 4 for 5, hit a solo home run in the second inning, giving the Longhorns (45-13-1) a 3-1 lead. His 3-run homer in the seventh broke the game open, giving Texas a 10-4 lead.
Chance Ruffin (10-2) struck out seven in his third complete game of the season. Kyle Winkler (7-1) gave up five hits and four earned runs for the Horned Frogs (39-17).
Taylor Featherston hit a homer in the first inning to give TCU a quick 1-0 lead, and Matt Vern added a two-run shot in the sixth.
Texas broke an NCAA record with seven sacrifices.