TCU Horned Frogs Baseball Schedule
The Texas Christian University Horned Frogs Men's Baseball team has been one
of the most successful teams in the sport over the past decade, winning the Mountain West Conference every season from 2004-2012,
when they moved to the Big 12 Conference. Now as a member of this major conference, the Horned Frogs are getting used to a
new level of competition. TCU is looking for redemption in 2014 after missing the NCAA Tournament in 2013 for the first time
in a decade. The Horned Frogs are led by legendary Head Coach Jim Schlossnagle, the 2010 National Coach of the Year. Horned
Frogs fans need to get down to Lupton Stadium to cheer on the home team and help get back to the NCAA Team in 2014.
first order of business for TCU is beating in state rival Texas Tech, the 25th ranked team in the country. The Red Raiders
are in the middle of an impressive home winning streak, but when they come to Fort Worth they will be in Horned Frog territory,
where wins are hard to come by for the visiting team. The Red Raiders are in the top 10 in hitting and batting in the Big
12, led by Senior outfielder Adam Kirsch and Junior right-hander Dominic Moreno. This match-up is sure to feature all of the
exciting college baseball you can handle when two teams who hit and pitch well meet up for an exciting series in Fort Worth.
series that Horned Frogs won't want to miss is the Oklahoma Sooners May 9-11 visit to Lupton Stadium. In order to move up
in the Big 12 standings, the Horned Frogs will need to get through the Soooners, so this three game series during the last
week of the regular season will be extremely important to TCU. Expect the Horned Frogs to come out swinging for the fences.
Oklahoma is the #1 hitting team in the Big 12 and the Horned Frogs will need to pitch their best games to take the series
from a team that is out-slugging every team in the conference. Come and check out these two exciting teams face off as they
position themselves for a postseason tournament run.
TCU Horned Frogs Baseball Team
Since Head Coach Jim
Schlossnagle left UNLV and took over the Texas Christian University Horned Frog Men's Baseball program in 2004, they have
been one of the most successful teams in the country. While still in the Mountain West Conference, the Horned Frogs were the
Conference Champions from 2004-2012, leading to the team departing the conference for the Big 12. The Horned Frogs have seen
All Americans like Lance Broadway, Robbie Findlay, Jake Arrieta and Chad Huffman don the purple and white in the last decade,
bringing the program to new heights. Now in the Big 12, the Horned Frogs are finding that the competition is even tougher
than in the Mountain West Conference. TCU is one of the top pitching teams in the Big 12 and they will need all of their great
pitchers to mow down the talented hitters in the Big 12 this season. Pitchers like Preston Morrison and Tyler Alexander are
red hot this season, and hoping to pitch the Horned Frogs back into the NCAA Tournament.
TCU Horned Frog Baseball
Players in MLB
The TCU Horned Frog's Men's Baseball program has enjoyed a storied history that includes 11 NCAA Tournament
appearances and a trip to the College World Series in 2010. During this golden age, the Horned Frogs had many standout players
move along to the Major League ranks. One of the best known is third baseman Matt Carpenter, who played for TCU from 2006-2009.
Carpenter went on to be drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 13th round of the 2009 draft and made his Major League debut
for the Cardinals in June 0f 2011, and Carpenter and the Cardinals went on to win the World Series. Carpenter was an All Star
in 2013, leading the Majors in hits and doubles on his way to winning the Silver Slugger Award. Another notable Horned Frog
in the Majors is 2nd Team All American pitcher Jake Arrieta, who was drafted in the 5th round of the 2007 draft by the Baltimore
Orioles. Arrieta made his debut in 2010 for the Orioles and was their Opening Day starter in 2012. Now a member of the Chicago
Cubs, Arrieta has competed for Team USA, winning a bronze medal in Beijing and a gold medal at the World Championships in
Havana in 2006.
TCU Horned Frogs Baseball Trivia
Can you name the five difference conferences in which
the TCU Horned Frogs Men's Baseball team has competed?
The Horned Frogs were independent from 1896 to 1922 when they
joined the Southwest Conference. They competed in the Southwest Conference until 1996, when they moved to the Western Athletic
Conference (WAC) from 1997-2001. In 2002, the Horned Frogs became members of Conference USA until 2005, when they moved to
the Mountain West Conference (MWC), where they won the conference title 9 years in a row before leaving for the Big 12 at
the start of the 2013 season.