TCU scored five runs in the third inning — three coming in on passed balls — and beat West Virginia 6-2 in Big 12 baseball Saturday.
Preston Morrison, making his school-record 55th career start, ran his record to 10-1. He allowed five hits and two runs in eight innings and struck out six.
The coaches’ poll No. 5-ranked Horned Frogs (36-9, 12-5) sent nine batters to the plate and scored five times in the third inning to open a 6-0 lead.
Dane Steinhagen doubled to start the inning and scored on Evan Skoug’s single.
Keaton Jones was hit by a pitch, forcing in a run. A passed ball brought in a run. Garrett Crain was hit by a pitch. Then there were back-to-back passed balls, the second one bringing in another run.