TCU Defeats Memphis Baseball 22-2
March 20, 2004
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 conclude their opening C-USA series with TCU Sunday with first pitch set for 2 p.m.