Fan social media campaigns for Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Mike Mussina could be the path for supporters of former Texas Rangers catcher Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez if he’s left off the 2017 induction class.
The Horned Frogs (14-3, 3-2 in Big 12) finished No. 26 among vote-getters in Monday’s updated AP poll, narrowly missing out on the team’s first ranking of the season. TCU plays Wednesday at Texas Tech (13-4, 2-3).
The Dallas Stars were frustrated in a lackluster 4-1 loss at Buffalo on Monday. In the second game of an NHL back-to-back, Dallas faces the New York Rangers, losers of two straight, in Madison Square Garden.
The Horned Frogs’ 6-foot-11 forward averaged 22 points and 10 rebounds per game in victories over Iowa State and Texas that lifted TCU (14-3, 3-2 in Big 12) above .500 in league play. The Frogs’ next game is Wednesday at Texas Tech.