QUICK HITS ON MEMPHIS
Memphis owns a 29-27 record and will play as the No. 7 seed in the American Championship following an 8-16 mark in league play.
The Tigers are coming off a series loss at home to Tulane – the league’s No. 5-seeded team.
Memphis is hitting .262 and slugging .401 with 109 doubles and 48 home runs.
Chris Carrier leads the club with a .318 average, 14 home runs and 44 RBI. He is followed by Tyler Webb, who is the team’s hit leader with 62 and runs scored leader with 41.
The Tigers have swiped 51-of-74 bases, led by Carrier’s 10 stolen bases.
The pitching staff for Memphis owns a 4.93 ERA and has 15 saves and one shutout on the year.
The Tigers have fanned 434 hitters and walked 226, while holding opponents to a .282 average.
Connor Alexander (6-3) and Drew Crosby (6-3) share the team-high in wins with a 6-3 record, while Jonathan Bowlan owns the best ERA at 3.81 with a 4-5 record in 17 appearances and nine starts. He has fanned 72 in 78.0 innings.
SERIES HISTORY VS. MEMPHIS
Houston and Memphis have met 64 previous times, dating back to 1997.
The Cougars own the all-time series at 46-18.
The two teams have met once in Clearwater, Fla. since 2014 with the Cougars winning, 17-3.
Houston won the 2017 series on the road at Memphis, 2-1.
Last Meeting: April 15, 2017 | Houston 9, Memphis 8