Aggies set to battle Florida in SEC series opener on Thursday

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Logan Britt leads the offense over the span, batting .447 (17-for-38) with 12 runs, two doubles, three triples, two home runs, 14 RBI, and five stolen bases.

Ray Alejo is hitting .464 (13-for-28) with seven runs, one double, one home run, and 17 RBI. Will Frizzell is batting .378 (14-for-37) with 11 runs, 10 walks, three doubles, three home runs, and 10 RBI. Ol’ Sarge’s mound men have been equally impressive over the 11 game stretch. The staff has a 1.58 ERA and is holding opponents to a 1.76 batting average while striking out 141 in 97.0 innings of work. Texas A&M is moving up the NCAA pitching charts, climbing to third in the country with 12.9 Strikeouts Per Nine Innings. They also rank fifth in K-to-BB ratio (4.34).

Jonathan Childress (36 – 5th), Dustin Saenz (36 – 5th), Chandler Jozwiak (35 – 11th), and Bryce Miller (33 – 21st) rank in the top 25 in the nation in strikeouts. Jozwiak leads the nation with a 35.00 K-to-BB Ratio and ranks seventh with 17.18 Strikeouts Per Nine Innings. Miller ranks 26th in the nation with 15.10 Strikeouts Per Nine Innings. Frizzell is enjoying a monstrous start to the 2021 campaign. He currently ranks in the top 10 in the nation in total bases (4th – 53),  home runs (8th – 7), as well as the top 50 in hits (12th – 26), walks (14th – 15), Runs (17th – 19), Doubles (37th – 6), Slugging Percentage (43rd – .779) and RBI (45th – 18). The Aggies enter the weekend leading the nation in walks with 123.

Bryce Blaum, Will Frizzell, and Zane Schmidt are tied for 14th in the nation with 15 walks apiece.  

TEXAS A&M AGGIES (15-4, 0-0 SEC) vs. #5 FLORIDA GATORS (13-5, 0-0 SEC)Florida Ballpark (7,000) • Gainesville, Florida 

PROBABLE PITCHING MATCHUPS

• THURSDAY:  #37 Dustin Saenz (Sr., LHP, 3-1, 1.71) vs. #47 Tommy Mace (Jr., RHP, 3-0, 1.96)

• FRIDAY:  #32 Bryce Miller (Sr., RHP, 2-0, 2.75) vs. #23 Jack Leftwich (Jr., RHP, 3-0, 1.82)

• SATURDAY:  #21 Jonathan Childress (So., LHP, 2-1, 1.11) vs. # 12 Hunter Barco (Fr., LHP, 2-1, 5.95)

SCHEDULE Thursday, 6:02 p.m. • Friday, 5:32 p.m. • Saturday, 12:02 p.m.  

RADIO SportsRadio 1150/93.7 The Zone  •  Andrew Monaco, Will Johnson

TELEVISION Thursday – SEC Network • Tom Hart, Chris Burke

LIVE VIDEO SEC Network + (WatchESPN credentials required through cable provider)

LIVE AUDIO RadioAggieland.com

LIVE STATStamu.statbroadcast.com (PCs); tamustats.com (mobile devices)

SERIES HISTORYTexas A&M lead series vs. Florida, 12-7



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