Tech Sees 11-Game Home Streak Snapped in Tuesday Set Back to New Mexico

LUBBOCK, Texas – Tech Baseball saw its 11-game home winning streak snapped on Tuesday, as the Red Raiders fell 17-3 to New Mexico at Rip Griffin Park.

In the setback, Texas Tech (29-14) was undone by three key errors all of which came in the third and fourth innings where New Mexico (20-19) scored seven times.

Tech turned to junior Hudson Parker who fired a pair of scoreless inning despite struggling with command. Parker needed 48 pitches to get through the two frames.

After the scoreless first, the Red Raiders got off to a good start when a pair of doubles from Damian Bravo and Cade McGee scored the game’s first run.

The game remained 1-0 until the third when UNM used three straight hits to a 2-1 lead. After recording the first out of the inning the Lobos added one more run on a sac fly off of lefty Hudson Luce.

Luce ultimately allowed five runs (three earned) in an inning-and-a-third.

Up 3-1, UNM struck for four runs in the fifth due in large part to a pair of errors from the Red Raiders. The four-spot gave the Lobos a 7-1 lead.

Tech scored a pair of runs on back-to-back home runs from Landon Stripling and Drew Woodcox and loaded the bases with two outs, but a flyout from Kevin Bazzell stranded three on base.

The threat proved to be Tech’s last, as four Lobos relievers held Tech to just three hits over the final four innings.

The Red Raiders return to action on Friday night when they open a weekend series at Kansas. First pitch Friday is set for 6 p.m.

at Rip Griffin Park Sunday afternoon.


Release Provided By Andrew Stern Texas Tech Athletics

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