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GALLERY: Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic Day 2

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Photo by Brandon Holmes

The Aggies circle up together in a pre-game ritual. 

Aggie Baseball defeated the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs Saturday night in Minute Maid Park with a score of 1-0. A&M will take on the University of Houston Cougars on Sunday, March 3 at 3 p.m.

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  • Each player’s jersey has a tournament patch for the weekend.

  • Junior right fielder Logan Foster and freshman third baseman Ty Coleman make their way back to the dugout after warming up.

  • Sophomore Christian Roa signs hats and balls for Aggie fans before the game. 

    Photo by Brandon Holmes
  • The first pitch was thrown by one of the Shriners Hospital patients. 

    Photo by Brandon Holmes
  • Shriners Hospital for Children patient and America’s Got Talent finalist Kechi Okwuchi sang the national anthem.

  • Fans were seated throughout all of Minute Maid Park.

  • The Aggies break their huddle from first base before the first pitch.

  • Sophomore Asa Lacy pitched seven innings for the Aggies.

  • Junior second baseman Bryce Blaum is hitting .286 on the season.

  • Sophomore pitcher Asa Lacy faced 24 TCU batters and struck out nine of those players. 

    Photo by Brandon Holmes
  • Senior left fielder Allonte Wingate had the first hit for A&M in the game.

  • With the bases loaded, TCU pitcher Brandon Williamson walked in the only score of the game.

  • Junior catcher Mikey Hoehner had one of the Aggies’ four hits against the Horned Frogs.

  • Little Aggie player helps retrieve bats after the players make it on base.  

    Photo by Brandon Holmes
  • Sophomore pitcher Asa Lacy finished the night with nine strikeouts.

  • Junior first baseman Hunter Coleman had eight putouts against TCU.

  • Junior second baseman Bryce Blaum attempts to make the tag at second.

  • Junior right fielder Logan Foster had one RBI.

  • Sophomore pitcher Kasey Kalich struck out one player and walked one player.

    Photo by Brandon Holmes
  • Pitchers Joseph Menefee and Kasey Kalich warm up in the bullpen. 

  • Freshman pitcher Joseph Menefee struck out one TCU player. 

    Photo by Brandon Holmes
  • Minute Maid Park is home to the Houston Astros baseball team.

  • Aggie players have to react quick when caught trying to steal a base.

    Photo by Brandon Holmes
  • Each game of the tournament was separated by an hour so the teams could warm up. A portion of that time was also allotted to the grounds crew to recondition the field.

  • Junior infielder Hunter Coleman stays ready as the ball comes toward him. 

    Photo by Brandon Holmes
  • Sophomore pitcher Kasey Kalich was the Aggies closer on the mound. He was awarded the save.

  • Junior pitcher John Doxakis and the A&M dugout cheer on teammate Kasey Kalich with one out to go in the game.

  • The Aggie crowd runs the War Hymn on their own to help support the players. 

    Photo by Brandon Holmes
  • Between both TCU pitchers they had a total of eight strike outs.

    Photo by Brandon Holmes
  • Sophomore pitcher Kasey Kalich closed out the game for the Aggies. 

    Photo by Brandon Holmes
  • The TCU players freak out as a pop fly comes crashing down towards their dugout. 

    Photo by Brandon Holmes
  • Junior infielder Hunter Coleman repeatedly tries to tag out the TCU player. 

    Photo by Brandon Holmes
  • The Aggie players in the dugout watch nervously as the pressure arises in the stadium. 

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  • The TCU pitchers had a total of one error for the day. 

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  • Junior second baseman Bryce Blaum celebrates after leaping to catch the last out needed for the win.

  • Juniors Braden Shewmake and Bryce Blaum celebrate after Blaum caught the last out to win the game.

  • Aggies “saw em off” in Minute Maid Park after defeating TCU 1-0.

  • Head coach Rob Childress salutes his players after winning a tought fight with the TCU team. 

    Photo by Brandon Holmes
  • Some of the Aggie players were emotional after tonight’s win. 

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