Baseball comes up short in Big 12 Tourney; Selection Show is Monday

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For a chance to move on to the semi-final match in the Phillips 66 Big12 Baseball Championships, the Horned Frogs (33-21 overall) came up short 11-10 in the 9th to Kansas.  After giving up 9 runs in the first inning, it was all Frogs the remainder of the game.

The bats came alive including clutch hits from sophomores, Jack Basseer and Jack Arthur, one being a home run from Bassser to get TCU on the board.  Sam Myers continues to pass the bat and Karson Bowen gets a 2-run home run, Kurtis Byrne knocks two out of the park for 4 RBIs, and Luke Boyers ties the game in the 7th with a 2-run shot scoring Anthony Silva.

On the mound through the middle innings, Colt Taylor throws and impressive 3 plus innings giving up only 1 hit and no runs followed by Hunter Hodges, Braeden Sloan, and Zach Cawyer.

Head coach, Kirk Saarloos and Luke Boyers talk about the game and what it will take to go on a deep run in the NCAA’s to get back to the College World Series for the 7th time.  NCAA Selection Show is Monday at 11am on ESPN2.

Byrne and Myers were selected to the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championships All-Tournament Team.

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