Baseball to Host Oral Roberts Tuesday
• Oklahoma starts a six-sport homestand on Tuesday in opposition to Oral Roberts. The first pitch is about for six:30 p.M. At L. Dale Mitchell Park.
• This is the primary of two conferences among OU and ORU. The Sooners are scheduled to visit Tulsa on April sixteen.
• Oklahoma is at the least 22-7 to start a season for the second time in 3 years. In 2017 – when Skip Johnson joined OU as pitching teach – the group commenced the season 24-5.
• OU ranks twelfth inside the united states of America with a 2. Ninety-one group ERA. The Sooners rank 12th in us of in triples (12), 15th in shutouts (four), and 6th in double performs (28). OU leads the Big 12 in ERA (2.91) and walks consistently with 9 innings (3.65).
• Until Sunday, Oklahoma had gained 14 instantly rubber games in the Big 12 conference collection dating lower back to the cease of the 2014 season.
• Following Tuesday’s sport, the Sooners play host to TCU for a three-recreation Big 12 series Friday thru Sunday at L. Dale Mitchell Park. OU will then host Texas Southern for a two-recreation midweek set April 9-10.
• Junior catcher Brady Lindsly ranks seventh nationally – and first amongst catchers – with four triples. Sophomore first baseman Tyler Hardman ranks thirty-sixth nationally in hits (41), sophomore outfielder Jordan Vujovich and junior shortstop Brandon Zaragoza rank thirteenth (27) and 38th (23) in walks, respectively.
• Fans have the simplest 10 more possibilities to look the Sooners play at L. Dale Mitchell Park this season. In May, OU will host Texas Tech for 3 video games and the Sunday sport of the Bedlam collection. The ultimate sixteen contests, along with the primary games of the Bedlam collection, could be performed on the road or at neutral sites.
ON THE AIR
• The sport will be broadcast online via SoonerSports.Television with observation furnished via Chad McKee and George Frazier. Toby Rowland will provide radio insurance on Sportstalk 1400 AM/99. Three FM and the Sooner Sports Network. The radio call will also be streamed Sportstalk1400.Com and the TuneIn cellular app.
• The ticket workplace and gates open 90 minutes before the scheduled sport time. The ticketing workplace and will name windows are positioned at the back of the domestic plate, alongside W. Imhoff Rd.
CLEAR BAG POLICY/STADIUM ENTRY
• Consistent with all University of Oklahoma Athletics occasions, a clear bag policy affects the 2019 baseball season at L. Dale Mitchell Park.
• The authorized clean plastic bag size is 12 inches x 6 inches x 12 inches or a one-gallon clear plastic freezer bag. Stadium policy will allow non-transparent snatch handbags, which can be no larger than four.5 inches by 6.Five inches.
• In addition, metallic detectors may be placed at each stadium entrance gate.
• Lawn chairs and metallic body seats with chairbacks are allowed in L. Dale Mitchell Park and could be required to go through suitable safety screening at the principal gate west front.
• For extra data, visit SoonerSports.Com/gameday.
ABOUT THE SOONERS
• OU is in its 2d yr underneath the path of head teach Skip Johnson. Johnson is 60-32 as OU head instruct and led the Sooners to an NCAA local look ultimate season.
• Oklahoma gained its 2,600th recreation in software history on March 24. The Sooners are 2,601-1,504-12 (.633) all-time of their 119th season of opposition.
• OU has allowed 3 or fewer runs in 19 of 29 games this season and allowed one or 0 runs in 12 instances.
• OU is batting .278 as a group and averaging 6. Forty-one runs according to the game, with 53 doubles, 12 triples, and 15 home runs. The Sooners allow warring parties three.5 runs in step with recreation and a .230 batting average.
• The Sooners have a 2.91 crew ERA with 253 strikeouts to 104 walks in 256.2 innings. The starting pitchers have a 2.21 ERA and have struck out 159 batters and allowed a hundred twenty-five hits in 159.Zero innings.
• Sophomore Cade Cavalli struck out a career-high 8 batters and allowed just four hits and three walks in five.0 innings Friday, turning in what head educate Skip Johnson defined as his satisfactory pitching performance the season up to now. He also tallied two hits and scored runs on the plate.
• Junior Jason Ruffcorn picked up his seventh shop of the season and fourth in a span of six games on Friday night time. He leads the Big 12 and ranks 11th nationally in saves. He additionally leads the league and ranks 7th nationally with 17 appearances.
• Freshman Wyatt Olds ranks tenth nationally and second within the Big 12 with 16 appearances. He pitched 2.2 innings across two appearances last week, permitting no runs, one hit, one stroll, and hanging out 3 batters. He retired all six batters he confronted on Sunday.
• Freshman Jaret Godman pitched 4.1 innings in appearances in a final week. He struck out three batters and allowed 3 hits, a run, and no walks, and retired eight immediately batters to give up his day out Sunday.
• Three of 4 hits through junior 2nd baseman Conor McKenna last week went for additional bases. He homered at Oklahoma State on Tuesday and doubled twice against West Virginia Friday. In 15 games given March 9, he has batted .404 (23-for-57) with 15 RBIs and 11 runs scored, raising his batting average a hundred factors from .212 to .312.
• Sophomore outfielder Jordan Vujovich has reached base in 20 of the 21 games he has begun this season. He leads the group with a .500 on-base percent, tied for 2nd in the Big 12, and ranks 40th nationally. In addition, he has drawn 27 walks and been hit by a pitch eight times.
ABOUT THE GOLDEN EAGLES
• Oral Roberts is in its seventh 12 months beneath head coach Ryan Folmar, who has led the Golden Eagles to a 228-143 file.
• The Golden Eagles received 3 video games at domestic towards North Dakota State ultimate weekend and defeated Little Rock ultimate week. ORU has performed just 3 road video games this season, posting an 0-3 mark in away video games so far.
• ORU is hitting .262 as a crew and averaging 6. Sixteen runs and three. Zero extra-base hits in step with the sport. Spencer Henson leads the team with a .357 batting common and 24 RBIs, even as Hunter Wilson bats .333 and has scored a team-high 23 runs.
• The Golden Eagles have a four.91 group ERA and 206 strikeouts in opposition to 100 walks in 220.0 innings. Tuesday starter Caleb Lee has made appearances, and one begins, pitching five. Zero innings with a 7.20 ERA.
• Oklahoma and Oral Roberts have played 75 times. The Sooners lead the overall series, 41-34.
• OU received each meeting’s final season, 5-2 in Tulsa and 20-3 in Norman. Additionally, the Sooners have received 4 of the last 5 within the series.
• The teams split video games in 2016 and 2017, with each crew prevailing on its home discipline.
• OU received five immediately between 2012 and 2013, observed by four ORU wins in a row between 2014 and 2016.
• Oklahoma leads the collection in Norman, 23-17. As a result, the Sooners gained the primary eight meetings inside the series, dating back to 1970.