COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The No. 11 Texas A&M baseball team will host Dallas Baptist in a three-game series at Olsen Field beginning Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
The two teams will then meet Friday and Saturday at 6:30 p.m. and 2 p.m., respectively.
The Aggies enter the weekend with an overall record of 35-11 and are 11-9 in Big 12 play. Last weekend, A&M won the first two games of a three-game series against Baylor, before dropping the series finale.
After losing to Texas Tech Tuesday night, the Patriots enter the weekend with a record of 25-20. DBU is not affiliated with a conference but is a member of Division I in baseball as an independent.
The Aggie and Patriots split a pair of games last year at Olsen Field. In the opener, five of Dallas Baptist’s runs were unearned in a 6-1 A&M loss. The Aggies needed 12 innings to salvage the final game, 4-3. A&M holds the all-time advantage in the series, 14-4.
POSSIBLE PITCHING ROTATIONS:
Texas A&M – Kyle Nicholson (RHP) – 10-1, 1.35 ERA
Dallas Baptist – Jordan Meaker (RHP) – 5-2, 2.89 ERA
Texas A&M – Scott Migl (RHP) – 5-1, 2.50 ERA
Dallas Baptist – Randall Taylor (RHP) – 5-3, 3.34 ERA
Texas A&M – David Newmann (LHP) – 7-1, 3.48
Dallas Baptist – Victor Black (RHP) – 4-4, 3.96
Tickets to all Texas A&M home games can be purchased by calling the Texas A&M Athletic Ticket Office at (979) 845-2311 or (888) 99-AGGIE. Fans may also purchase tickets online at 12thmanfoundation.com. The gates at Olsen Field open 90 minutes prior to first pitch for all games.
All Texas A&M baseball games will be broadcast live on WTAW AM-1620. Dave South, The Voice of the Aggies, will call the action and will be assisted throughout the season by Tom Turbiville, Chuck Glenewinkel, Scott Clendenin, and Gabe Bock. The pre-game show will begin 15 minutes prior to the start of each game.
Fans who are unable to attend Texas A&M’s home games can watch them live on the internet. Aggie All-Access will provide a live video and audio stream of all 32 of the Aggies’ home games in 2006. Aggie All-Access is a free membership site that can be accessed by logging onto www.AggieAthletics.com