TCU Defeats Memphis Baseball 22-2
Go Tigers!
Go Tigers!

Go Tigers!

March 20, 2004

Box Score

Fort Worth, Texas -

TCU handed Memphis its worst Conference-USA baseball loss in school history as the Horned Frogs defeated the Tigers 22-2 Saturday at Lupton Stadium. TCU (14-8, 2-0 C-USA) clinched the series win over Memphis (10-6, 0-2 C-USA) as the Horned Frogs hit five home runs and pounded out 23 hits. TCU won game one Friday 11-5.

TCU second baseman Ramon Moses had a pair of home runs and Chad Huffman hit an inside-the-parker. Third baseman Shelby Ford connected on his team-leading seventh home run in the first and pinch-hitter Austin Adams added a two-run shot as TCU scored 10 runs in the eighth inning.

Huffman and shortstop Herman Duran each had a team-high four RBIs while Moses added three. Duran led the team with a 4-for-7 effort at the plate after being retired in his first three plate appearances.

Memphis starter Derek Hankins (2-2) took the loss while TCU starter Eugene Espineli (3-1) posted the win after striking out six in five innings of work. Hankins also had six strikeouts.

The Tigers had nine hits as Kurt Welch, Adam Amar and Brent Dlugach each had two hits a piece. Amar and Dlugach also had a RBI.

The Tigers conclude their opening C-USA series with TCU Sunday with first pitch set for 2 p.m.



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