Red Raiders shutout University of South Florida 8-0

Red Raiders shutout University of South Florida 8-0
Texas Tech baseball shut out the University of South Florida in the second game of their series, 8-0 Saturday afternoon. (Source: Texas Tech Athletics)

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Texas Tech baseball shut out the University of South Florida in the second game of their series, 8-0 Saturday afternoon.

The Red Raiders got off a fast start scoring two runs in the bottom of the first inning, then finished strong in the end adding another two runs on the board in the bottom of the eighth.

Tech recorded 13 hits in the game while giving up seven. Texas Tech’s defensive play was on full display in this game, stranding five runners on base for the Bulls and striking out seven batters. USF also had a decent game forcing the Red Raiders to leave 12 batters on base and tallying 12 strike outs in the game, but the sometimes-sloppy play helped push Tech to the win. The Bulls had three costly errors in the game, while Texas Tech did not have any.

The Red Raiders will attempt to sweep the series, Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. in Rip Griffin Park. The game will be broadcasted on ESPN Plus.

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