PREVIEW: Baseball Welcomes McNeese State Tuesday
Feb. 24, 2014
HOUSTON - Houston Baseball will look to build on its 7-0 record when it welcomes McNeese State to Cougar Field Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. for a midweek, non-conference contest before playing in the Houston College Classic this weekend at Minute Maid Park.
QUICK HITS ON HOUSTON
The pitching staff continues to impress, holding a team ERA of 0.84 through the first seven games. The staff has fanned 58 and walked just seven in 64.0 total innings played, while holding hitters to a mere .168 batting average.
Sophomore Jake Lemoine leads the way with a 0.00 ERA and a 1-0 record having logged a team-best 14.2 innings. The righty has fanned 12 and allowed just two walks and eight hits.
Junior Aaron Garza is 2-0 with a 0.68 ERA, while sophomore Jared West (2.53 ERA, 1-0), senior Tyler Ford (0.00 ERA, 1-0), junior Jared Robinson (0.00, 1-0) and sophomore Bubba Maxwell (13.50 ERA, 1-0) all have wins. Ford was named American Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week - notching the second straight week a Houston pitcher has received that honor.
Senior Chase Wellbrock has notched three saves in just 5.0 innings tossed. The right-handed closer has fanned nine and allowed just three hits for an ERA of 0.00.
QUICK HITS ON MCNEESE STATE
The Cowboys' pitching staff owns a 4.44 ERA and a 5-2 record with one save, allowing opponents to hit .302 against them. McNeese State is led by Tyler Erikson's 2-0 record out of the pen and 1.93 ERA. The staff has fanned 52 hitters and walked 33 in the seven games played.
HOUSTON vs. MCNEESE STATE
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