The Sooners are coming off an epic weekend, sweeping No. 2 ranked Baylor. But their bats couldn’t get it done this past Tuesday, as they lost to future conference foe, TCU 1-0. They will close out season play starting a three-game series with Samford starting Thursday night.
The series is set to start at 6:30 on Thursday, 6:30 on Friday and will conclude at 2:00 Saturday afternoon. The Sooners have won 18 of the last 24 games, and are ranked No. 24 in Collegiate Baseball’s poll. They also received votes in the USA Today Coaches’ and NCBWA poll. Samford is also coming off a big win, they beat the No. 3 Florida Gators Tuesday night.
Saturday’s game marks Senior Day for the the baseball team. The Sooners will be honoring Caleb Bushyhead, Evan Mistich, Cody Reine, Erik Ross and Tanner Toal before the game on Saturday. game. Bushyhead, Reine and Ross were all part of the Sooner’s 2010 College World Series team. The five players have combined to play in 629 games with 489 starts.
The Sooners go into the game with 33-20 record, while Samford is sitting at 34-19. As always, you can follow the game on SoonerSports.com or you can listen to the game on KREF 1400 AM if you are within listening range.
Let’s hope the Sooners rally to end the regular season with a couple “W’s”.