Baseball series preview: No. 17 Oklahoma
March 31, 2010
No. 7 Texas (18-7, 4-2 Big 12) vs. No. 17 Oklahoma (22-3, 3-1 Big 12)
TV: Thursday & Friday - Cox Cable Oklahoma; Saturday - ESPNU
PROBABLE PITCHING MATCHUPS
Friday, April 2, 2010 - 6:30 p.m. Central
Saturday, April 3, 2010 -12 p.m. Central
• With his 32 career sacrifice bunts, Brandon Loy is tied with Travis Tucker (2007-09) for fifth place on the UT all-time list. The only players ahead of Loy on the all-time list are Tommy Nicholson (38 - 1998-2000), Nick Peoples (37 - 2004-07), Chance Wheeless (35 - 2004-07) and Preston Clark (33 - 2006-09).
• Longhorns starter Brandon Workman has been roughed up a bit in the first innings of games this season, but after that he has been nails. Workman owns a 9.00 ERA in the first inning, allowing six runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out five in 6.0 innings. He is allowing the opponent to hit at a .280 clip in the first inning. After the opening frame, Workman settles down and has allowed the opposition to score just nine runs, seven earned, on 34 hits and six walks while striking out 29 over 32.2 innings. His ERA in innings 2-thru-8 is 1.93.