COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Following a three-game sweep of Pepperdine in its first road trip of the 2012 season, the No. 6 Texas A&M baseball team returns to the friendly confines of Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park to begin a nine-game homestand Tuesday night when the Aggies host Houston Baptist. First pitch is slated for 6:35 p.m.
PROBABLE PITCHING MATCHUPS
TUESDAY (MARCH 27)
Texas A&M - #23 Gandy Stubblefield (Fr., RHP, 0-0, 3.52)
Houston Baptist - #8 Dalton Schafer (Sr., RHP, 2-3, 4.14)
HOUSTON BAPTIST SEASON STATS
TEXAS A&M SEASON STATS
FOLLOWING THE ACTION
• RADIO — Fans can listen locally on WTAW-AM 1620 ... Dave South (play-by-play) along with selected commentators will call the action ... pregame show begins 30 minutes prior to first pitch.
• INTERNET — aggieathletics.com will offer live play-by-play and statistics ... fans can watch the game free of charge on aggieathletics.com.
• MOBILE PHONE — listen to the game on your iPhone, Blackberry or PDA free of charge ... log on to radioaggieland.com for more information.
TEXAS A&M/HOUSTON BAPTIST SERIES NOTABLES
The Aggies lead the all-time series against the Huskies 3-0 with the two schools having first met on the baseball diamond in 1967 when the Aggies shutout HBU 4-0 in College Station ... two years later in 1969, A&M defeated HBU in a close contest by the score of 6-5 ... Most recently the two school faced off on March 18, 1998, with the Aggies earning a 9-2 victory on Olsen Field.
Following Tuesday’s contest against Houston Baptist, Texas A&M baseball will jump back into Big 12 Conference play this weekend when it hosts the Missouri Tigers for a three-game series on Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park.
• TUESDAY ... Bow Tie Night - Fans are invited to come out in their bowties for the chance to participate in different on-field promotions and win lunch with Dr. Loftin. There will also be a table set up for kids to make their own bow ties ... Baseball Bingo - Fans may pick up a bingo sheet from the Diamond Darlings on the concourse and fill out their cards based on the plays the Aggies make throughout the game.
• FRIDAY ... Free Giveaway Friday - The first 250 fans will receive Ring Pops in celebration of Aggie Ring Day.
• SATURDAY ... Have A Catch - Fans are invited to play catch on the Field for 30 minutes after the game ... Diamond Darling Poster giveaway.
• SUNDAY ... Sunday Rundday - presented by the Junior Aggie Club and the “Pool Guy” - Kids are invited to run the bases following the gam