Well, it's real simple folks. Tech absolutely HAS to win this series if it wants to keep its NCAA tournament hopes alive, and really, in all reality, needs a sweep.
But that starts with winning Game 1, which will prove challenging for both teams as today's winds have created a brown haze around Dan Law Field and any ball lifted in the air to left is likely going out.
Welcome back one and all to a sunny Dan Law Field for a Wednesday tilt bertween Texas Tech and New Mexico.
Tech won the first game of the midweek last night 6-1 on the strength Duke von Schamann's 6.1 scoreless innings and Stephen Hagen's grand slam home run. A win today would give Tech the series sweep over the Lobos in a series of more than two games for the first time since 2005 (3-0).
We have Tech's starting lineup in hand but waiting on the double-secret probation list from the Lobos.
Welcome back one and all. After being on the road for what seems like forever the Texas Tech baseball team is back at Dan Law Field to open a two-game midweek series against New Mexico.
Tech and UNM clashed two weeks ago in Albuquerque with Tech winning both games, 4-1 and 7-6.
Apparently there's some big news about to come out somewhere about renovations to Dan Law Field moving forward.
But those of us who haven been around the program on a daily basis, and not just dipping their toes in the water when there's no news coming from other Tech sports, have known this for awhile.
In fact, if you go to Texas Tech's Facilities and Planning Page, you'll see the Dan Law Field renovation project listed as part of those currently in design.
Welcome back one and all for the third and final game of this weekend's Big 12 Conference series between Texas Tech and No. 6 Texas A&M.
I feel this game is crucial to Tech's postseason hopes. A win here gets them to 6-6 and keeps them in the top half of the league.
Welcome back one and all to Dan Law Field for Game 2 of this weekend's Big 12 Conference series between No. 6 Texas A&M and Texas Tech.
The series got off to a thrilling start as Tech outlasted A&M 4-3 in 12 innings Friday night. Today should be a good game as well, though with a 30 mph wind and gusts to 40 we could see a few more balls leave the yard.
Here are today's starting lineups:
TEXAS A&M (22-8, 7-3 in Big 12)
1. Tyler Naquin, RF
2. Krey Bratsen, CF
3. Jacob House, 1B
4. Matt Juengel, DH
5. Kenny Jackson, SS
6. Charlie Curl, 2B
Welcome everybody to the series of the weekend in the Big 12 Conference as Texas Tech tries to get back in gear in the league after being swept last weekend at Oklahoma.
Unfortunately, the best team in the conference to this point, No. 6 Texas A&M, stands in the way with the best pitching staff in the nation. Tech has a tall task trying to solve fireballing right hander John Stilson, who is 2-1 with a 1.45 ERA. He has struck out 53 in just under 50 innings of work.
Tech counters with freshman right-hander David Paiz, who was rocked last week in Norman.
Welcome one and all from Foster Field in San Angelo, home of the independent San Angelo Colts, where today Tech plays a "home" game -- two actually -- agaisnt UT-San Antonio.
Think of this as the annual game Tech plays in Midland, just a little farther south and east. Foster Field has an interesting layout. Imagine a green-monster-height wall all the way from the right field foul poll to straightaway left, then the home bullpen that looks kind of like the front a convienence store the rest of the way.
Welcome back one and all to the rubber match between Texas Tech and Nebraska from Dan Law Field.
The series is tied at 1 win apiece after the Red Raiders held on for a 10-8 win on Saturday. Today's game is crucial for the Red Raiders if they want to finish in the top half of the Big 12.
A win today would give Tech a 4-2 conference mark. The last time the Red Raiders had a winning record through their first two conference series was 1999 (5-1). Plus Tech needs the win to hold serve at home and not erase the progress made from the road series win at Baylor.
Welcome back to Dan Law Field for today's second game of a three-game Big 12 Conference series between Texas Tech and Nebraska.
It's an interesting game for the Red Raiders to see how they respond after getting boatraced last night, 15-5, at the hands of the Cornhuskers. Tech needs a win today to have a chance at winning the series and finishing above .500 through the first two weeks of conference play for the first time since 1999.
Nebraska has all the confidence and momentum right now, and that's huge on the road.