Baseball Falls At Texas Tech
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  04/27/2004
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics
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April 27, 2004

LUBBOCK, Texas - The New Mexico baseball team was limited to four hits in a 10-1 loss at Texas Tech Tuesday night at Dan Law Field. The Lobos now stand at 17-21-1 for the season, while the Red Raiders - winners of 11 of their last 13 games - improve to 28-13.

After three scoreless innings to start the game, Texas Tech - ranked No. 28 in this week's Collegiate Baseball poll - built an 8-0 lead with four runs in the fourth and fifth innings on three home runs. Cameron Blair hit a two-out grand slam for the game's first runs in the fourth. In the fifth, Texas Tech hit a pair of two-run homers to extend the lead.

UNM scored its lone run in the sixth thanks to the Red Raider defense. Matt Young led off the inning with a two-base error, advanced to third on a fielder's choice, and scored on the same play on an error by the shortstop.

Texas Tech scored two more runs in the eighth on a solo homer and an RBI double.

John Milton of Texas Tech pitched seven innings of three-hit ball with three strikeouts to improve to 3-0 for the season. Petr Pacas (1-3) gave up four runs and five hits in four innings of work in the loss.

Young, Sean Murray, Chris Dabbs and Matt Foote each collected a hit for the Lobos.

New Mexico, currently in first place in the Mountain West standings, returns to conference action this weekend (April 30-May 2) for a three-game series at San Diego State. Live stats of all games will be available at www.GoLobos.com