Utah's Trevor Eastman was 2-for-4 in Friday's loss at TCU.
Feb. 12, 2005
FORT WORTH, Texas -- The University of Utah baseball team is still searching for its first victory of the 2005 campaign. The Utes dropped a 10-0 decision to the TCU Horned Frogs Friday night at Lupton Stadium.
TCU jumped on top 2-0 in the bottom of the first. The Horned Frogs scored on a balk from Utah starter Jason Price (0-2) and an RBI double from Shelby Ford. TCU added single runs in the fourth and fifth innings. The Horned Frogs put together back-to-back doubles in the fourth and got another run-scoring hit from Ford in the fifth to go on top 4-0.
Utah had its chances. The Utes had runners in scoring position in each of the first five innings, but couldn't push a run across against TCU starter Lance Broadway (1-0). For the game, Utah was 0-for-14 at the plate with runners in scoring position. The Utes left a total of 18 runners on base after rapping out nine hits in the contest.
The contest got away from Utah in the seventh, when the Horned Frogs pushed four runs across to take an 8-0 lead. Matt McGuirk delivered the big blow for TCU with a two-run single. Matt Carpenter tallied a two-run single in the eighth for the Frogs, accounting for the final tally.
Price pitched five innings for the Utes and allowed four earned runs. He struck out seven and walked just two. First baseman Clayne Garrett and designated hitter Trevor Eastman were each 2-for-4 at the plate for Utah.
Broadway went five innings on the hill for TCU and gave up six hits, while striking out six and walking three. The Frogs were paced at the plate by Ford, who was 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBIs.
Game two of this series is slated for 2 p.m. CST Saturday afternoon.