OU and Tech meet in Amarillo

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Tuesday, April 12 / Amarillo, TX / Hodgetown

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Tuesday, 6 pm LHP Braden Carmichael RHP Andrew Devine

the first show

• Oklahoma (18-12) travels to Amarillo, Texas, for a non-conference meeting with Texas Tech (27-8) in Hodgetown, home of Amarillo Sod Poodles (the Double-A subsidiary of the Arizona Diamondbacks). Playing time is set to 6 PM
• This is the second consecutive season that the Sooners and Red Raiders have met in a non-conference match in Amarillo. Texas Tech won 14-4 last year.
• Tuesday’s competition concludes with nine matches spanning two weeks, with the Sooners facing eight teams ranked in the top ten nationally. OU is 4-4 through the first eight games of this stretch.


Watch / Listen / Follow

• The game will be streamed live via ESPN+, broadcast on Sooner Radio Network (locally on Sportstalk 99.3 FM / 1400 AM KREF, Sportstalk1400.com and Varsity Network app anywhere) • With Toby Rowland on radio call.
Live stats will be available at OUStats.com.


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• During the first eight weeks of the season (30 games), the Sooners were 11-9 against the Top 100 in the RPI, including eight wins out of the Top 50 (8-8) and five of the Top 25 wins (5-5). The OU’s overall schedule strength is ranked 3rd in the country while SOS Without Conferences is ranked 6th nationally.
• Oklahoma scores .282 as a team averaging 6.1 assists, 9.0 hits, and 2.7 additional key strokes per game (55 doubles, 19 home runs). The shooting crew totaled 5.40 ERAs, 274 strikes to 110 walks and 279 hits in 243.0 rounds and allowed an opponent to hit an average of 0.66.
• On the other hand, Texas Tech hit 306 as a team. The Red Raiders average 9.7 runs, 10.8 hits, and 4.2 extra key strokes per game (84 doubles and 53 home runs). The firing squad totaled 4.35 ERAs, 364 hits to 120 gaits and 269 hits in 310.0 runs and allowed an opponent hitting average of 0.231.
• Oklahoma in its fifth season under the guidance of the coach skip johnson (Including the 2020 season that has been cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic.) Johnson, who spent the 2017 season on the staff as an assistant coach, has led the Sooners to a record 130-92 since taking over as head coach prior to the 2018 season.


Series History

• Oklahoma leads the overall series against Texas Tech 49-44-1, although the Red Raiders have won eight of the last 10 meetings and 16 of 24 since the start of the 2014 season. In a similar number of games from 2007-13, the Sooners have won 17 meetings Out of 24. From 2003 through 2013, OU 28-9 went against TTU.
• The Sooners won the Big 12 games last season, 9-8 in 10 runs. And the Red Raiders the next two games with a score of 15-2 and 13-2, as well as meeting Amarillo (14-4).


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The return of the #LaunchPad for 2022. For the second year in a row, a donation of a dedicated dollar amount has been pledged for every Homer hit by the OU baseball team in 2022 toward the stadium renovation project. For more information, visit TheSoonerClub.com/LaunchPad.
• All donations from the Pledge to Every Home Run campaign will be treated as charitable donations that support either the OU Softball Stadium Project or the OU Baseball Stadium Renovation Project and are tax deductible.


Pointing to sooner

• D• Over the first 10 games of the season, Oklahoma scored a total of 35 runs (averaging 3.5 points per game). The Sooners have scored 147 points in their last 20 games (7.4 per game). OU scored at least seven runs in 15 of those 20 games.
• OU is 43 vs. 55 in steals base attempts in the last 20 games (average 2.2 steals per game). Thirteen different players scored at least one steal during that period, led by Tanner Tradeway And Peyton Graham Seven thefts. Kendall Pettis He has scored six steals in the last 17 competitions.
Blake Robertson He leads the Sooners with a hitting average of 355 (38 vs. 107), 28 walks and 10 doubles. Graham has a team best of eight runs, 26 RBIs and 27 hits scored while batting .310 (36 vs. 116). Tredaway hits 0.316 (36 for 114) with seven doubles, 25 RBIs and scored 21 points.
• During her 12-game home run (9-3 record at L. Dale Mitchell Park March 8-27), Oklahoma committed the crime. The Sooners hit 0.336 with 40 additional base hits (average 3.3 per game), 26 doubles, 12 home runs, 67 walks (5.6 per game) and 29 base steals. OU totaled 100 points (8.3 per game) and scored 133 scores (11.1 per game).
• OU scored at least seven runs in eight consecutive games between March 8-19. The Sooners had the same results in eight games between March 9 and 21 last season, but this was their third event in the last 11 years. Oklahoma opened the 2011 season by scoring at least seven games in nine consecutive games.


Summary of last week

• OU started the week with a 8-2 victory over Oral Roberts on Tuesday at L. Dale Mitchell Park and won the opening game of the Bedlam Series 8-7 Friday night in Stillwater. OSU has won its last two games, 8-7, 9-4.
• On Tuesday night, the Sooners team jumped in front of Oral Roberts with two runs in the first and another in the second, then they went in two runs in the fifth and three in the seventh. Five pitchers of the OU grabbed the Golden Eagles with six hits and singles in the seventh and ninth inning.
• triple Peyton Graham (3 for 4, 2 RBIs, home run), Tanner Tradeway (3 for 5, two RBIs, two rounds) and Blake Robertson (2 vs. 4, triple RBI in the first half). Jimmy Crooks He added a triple and two RBIs, as the second-to-fifth hitters in the OU lineup account for nine of the team’s 10 hits and all seven hits.
Braden Carmichael He allowed a hit and a two over the course of 4.0 innings, retiring nine in a row to end his descent. Carson Atwood Work around two strokes in frame 2.0, Carter Campbell He hit three of the five hits he faced in 1.1 runs and Griffin Miller Close it at nine.
• On Friday night, Oklahoma scored two runs in the ninth inning to defeat OSU, just as it did on March 29th. Robertson scored the equalizer and Sebastian Ordono He led on the winning tour with one RBI single. The game ended with a robbery caught when Crocs shot him Jackson Nicklaus In the second rule. bullpen combo of Colton SundloveAnd Carter Campbell And trevin michael Only two hits were allowed during 4.0 innings stops.
• On Saturday, the Sooners scored three games in the third game to tie the match, then broke the tie by four games at the top of the seventh game. However, OSU scored a run in seventh, three in eighth, and won the match in the bottom nine. The Cowboys took an 8-0 lead on Sunday, before the Sooners scored three games in the seventh inning and added another in the ninth in Graham’s eighth home run of the season.
• Robertson led Oklahoma in batting last week with a batting average of 467 (7 for 15) and three doubles. Tredaway hit .444 (8 for 18) with six RBIs, and Graham hit .389 (7 for 18) with five RBIs, two doubles, two Homers and seven runs.


kidnappers base

• The Sooners scored 65 stolen bases in 83 attempts in 30 games this season. OU exceeded their total for the whole of last year (46 steals) in their eighteenth game of the season. The last time Oklahoma finished a season with no fewer than 65 steals was in 2011 (79).
• Oklahoma ranks 11th nationally in base steals (65) and steals per game (2.2). Both numbers are ranked second in the Big 12, only behind West Virginia’s 102nd steals and an average of 3.4 steals per game.
Kendall Pettiswho led the OU with seven heists in 2021, already has 12 stolen team bases. Tanner Tradeway (six steals last year) has 11 and Peyton Graham He has 10 stolen bases, and Blake Robertson Eight steals so far this season. Kid Horton and holder Jimmy Crooks Each has five stolen bases.
• The most OU heists over the past 12 seasons were 98, in 2010. The Sooners scored 56 heists in 2016, 62 in 2013, and 79 heists in 2011.
• Oklahoma came out with 11 robberies against Wichita State on February 22. Three players – Graham, Pettis, and Tredaway – each had three stolen bases in the game. Graham made three heists again against Texas on April 2. It was the fourth time a single player has scored three steals in a single game this season.
• Prior to February 22, Sooner had not stolen three bases in a game since Eric Ross against Hartford in 2012. He finished Oklahoma (3-1) the Wichita State game with one steal shy of the school record of 12, set in 1937 against East University Middle (Oklahoma).


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