Big 12 baseball tournament capsules

By Jake Trotter, Staff Writer, jtrotter@opubco.com Published: May 24, 2011
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Texas

No. 1 seed, 40-13 overall, 19-8 Big 12

Coach: Augie Garrido (15th season)

Ranking: No. 2

Scouting report: The Longhorns have scuffled at the plate at times, but the pitching staff, headlined by Big 12 Pitcher of the Year Taylor Jungmann, is among the best in the country.

Key stat: Opponents are hitting just .196 against Texas, which has also pitched 12 shutouts — five more than any other Big 12 team.

Starting lineup

Pos Player ;Yr ;Avg.;HR;RBI

SS Brandon Loy;Jr.;.327;1;22

RF Mark Payton;Fr.;.263;0;19

1B Tant Shepherd ;Sr.;.299;4;32

3B Erich Weiss;Fr.;.370;3;35

LF Paul Montalbano;Sr.;.286;0;25

DH Jonathan Walsh;So.;.237;2;22

2B Jordan Etier;Jr.;.242;1;21

CF Cohl Walla;So.;.239;0;15

C Jacob Felts;Fr.;.199;1;19

Rotation

Pos Player ;Yr ;W-L ;ERA ;WHIP ;K

RHP Taylor Jungmann;Jr.;12-0;0.95;0.78;109

RHP Cole Green;Sr.;6-3;3.11;1.02;87;

LHP Sam Stafford;Jr.;5-1;1.64;1.25;69

Closer

Pos Player ;Yr ;Saves;ERA ;WHIP ;K

RHP Corey Knebel;Fr.;16;1.44;0.74;52

Texas A&M

No. 2 seed, 38-18 overall, 19-8 Big 12

Coach: Rob Childress (sixth season)

Ranking: 13

Scouting report: The Aggies boast arguably the most complete rotation in the league as well as the Big 12 Player of the Year, right fielder Tyler Naquin.

Key stat: Naquin leads the Big 12 with a .392 batting average.

Starting lineup

Pos Player ;Yr ;Avg.;HR;RBI

RF Tyler Naquin;So.;.392;2;40

CF Krey Bratsen;Fr.;.349;0;31

3B Matt Juengel;Jr.;.298;4;39

1B Jacob House;Jr.;.281;3;38

DH Gregg Alcazar;Sr.;.286;0;9

C Kevin Gonzalez;Sr.;.239;4;17

LF Brandon Wood;So.;.259;1;17

SS Kenny Jackson;Sr.;.283;2;23

2B Andrew Collazo;Sr.;.247;0;10

Rotation

Pos Player ;Yr ;W-L ;ERA ;WHIP ;K

RHP John Stilson;Jr.;5-2;1.68;1.14;92

RHP Michael Wacha;So.;6-2;2.47;0.82;97

RHP Ross Stripling;Jr.;12-2;1.89;1.19;89

Closer

Pos Player ;Yr ;Saves;ERA ;WHIP ;K

RHP Joaquin Hinojosa;Sr.;8;2.67;1.23;27

Oklahoma

No. 3 seed, 40-15 overall, 14-11 Big 12

Coach: Sunny Golloway (seventh season)

Ranking: 18

Scouting report: The heart of the order featuring Tyler Ogle, Cameron Seitzer and Garrett Buechele is a lethal offensive threesome.

Key stat: OU leads the league with a .316 team batting average.

Starting lineup

Pos Player ;Yr ;Avg.;HR;RBI

CF Erik Ross;Jr.;.314;0;21

RF Chris Ellison;Jr.;.302;2;17

C Tyler Ogle;Jr.;.344;9;42

1B Cameron Seitzer;Jr.;.347;3;38

3B Garrett Buechele;Jr.;.336;8;61

SS Caleb Bushyhead;Jr.;.289;0;18

LF Casey Johnson;Sr.;.330;3;30

DH Cody Reine;Jr.;.260;4;27

2B Cale Ellis;Sr.;.309;0;8

Rotation

Pos Player ;Yr ;W-L ;ERA ;WHIP ;K

RHP Michael Rocha;Sr.;10-3;1.82;0.91;78

RHP Burch Smith;Jr.;9-3;3.91;1.34;82

LHP Jordan John;Fr.;4-0;2.68;1.28;44

Closer

Pos Player ;Yr ;Saves;ERA ;WHIP ;K

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