TCU coach gets 500th career win

Posted Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014  comments  Print Reprints
A

Have more to add? News tip? Tell us

Tyler Alexander and Trey Teakell combined to allow just five hits on Sunday at Whataburger Field to help No. 19 TCU beat UTSA 5-1 in its final game of the Kleberg Bank Classic.

The victory was Jim Schlossnagle’s 500th career win in his 13th year as a head coach, 11 of which have been at TCU.

Alexander (1-1), a Southlake Carroll product, turned in a career-high six innings in his second start of the season. The freshman allowed just one run on five hits, walked one, hit a batter and struck out two for the first victory of his career. Teakell retired all nine batters he faced, including four via strikeout, to notch his first career save.

UTSA (5-2) took an early 1-0 lead on Jesse Baker’s RBI double, but the Horned Frogs blanked the Roadrunners thereafter, allowing no hits after the second inning. Following a two-out walk in the fourth inning, Alexander and Teakell combined to retire the final 16 batters they faced in the game.

TCU (6-1) wasted no time rallying back to take the lead, scoring twice in the first, twice in the second and once in the third. The Horned Frogs made it a tough day for UTSA starter Justin Anderson (1-1), who allowed five runs (four earned) in five innings. He gave up eight hits, struck out four and walked four.

Center fielder Cody Jones had two hits and a run, and left fielder Boomer White added three hits and an RBI. Catcher Kyle Bacak went 2 for 3 and had an RBI in the third.

TCU next faces UT Arlington at 6:30 Tuesday night at Lupton Stadium.

Looking for comments?

We welcome your comments on this story, but please be civil. Do not use profanity, hate speech, threats, personal abuse or any device to draw undue attention. Our policy requires those wishing to post here to use their real identity.

Our commenting policy | Facebook commenting FAQ | Why Facebook?





Tuesday, September 30Full Scoreboard
Oakland8Final(12) | Box
Kansas City «9
Full Scoreboard
Tuesday, September 30Full Scoreboard
No games today
Full Scoreboard
Week 5Full Scoreboard
Thursday
Minnesota 8:25 PM ET
Green Bay TV: CBS/NFL Network
Sunday
Chicago 1:00 PM ET
Carolina TV: FOX
Houston 1:00 PM ET
Dallas TV: CBS
Buffalo 1:00 PM ET
Detroit TV: FOX
Baltimore 1:00 PM ET
Indianapolis TV: CBS
Pittsburgh 1:00 PM ET
Jacksonville TV: CBS
Tampa Bay 1:00 PM ET
New Orleans TV: FOX
Atlanta 1:00 PM ET
NY Giants TV: FOX
St. Louis 1:00 PM ET
Philadelphia TV: FOX
Cleveland 1:00 PM ET
Tennessee TV: CBS
Arizona 4:05 PM ET
Denver TV: FOX
NY Jets 4:25 PM ET
San Diego TV: CBS
Kansas City 4:25 PM ET
San Francisco TV: CBS
Cincinnati 8:30 PM ET
New England TV: NBC
Monday
Seattle 8:30 PM ET
Washington TV: ESPN
Full Scoreboard
Tuesday, September 30Full Scoreboard
NY Rangers2Final | Box
Philadelphia «4
NY Islanders «5Final | Box
Boston3
Ottawa1Final | Box
Winnipeg «2
Carolina1Final | Box
St. Louis «3
Tampa Bay «5Final | Box
Dallas1
Colorado0Final | Box
Calgary «2
Los Angeles «4Final | Box
San Jose1
Full Scoreboard