Tech is looking for its first series win in Austin since 2001 and for their first conference-opening series win since 2011.
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Tech will next begin a five-game homestand, taking on UT Arlington in a three-game series beginning Friday evening in Lubbock at 6:30 p.m.
Tech played three games in Orlando last weekend, and completed a two-game series with FIU in Miami this week.
The Red Raiders will continue play at the Wawa Weekend Classic this weekend. Their next game will be against UCF at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in Orlando.
The Red Raider was the highest ranked prospect in Texas, and second highest in the Big 12 Conference.
Tech will showcase their talents in the annual Red and Black series, which will begin on October 22nd, and will continue on October 29th and 30th.
Raley had a two-year professional playing career in the New York Yankees organization before joining the Oklahoma coaching staff, where he first worked with Red Raider Head Coach Tim Tadlock.
McGruder led the Big 12 in six offensive statistical categories in 2012, including triples, stolen bases, and on-base percentage, and is the first player in Tech history to lead the team in stolen bases and triples for three consecutive seasons.
New Head Baseball Coach Tim Tadlock made his first hire. J-Bob Thomas comes Howard College to be hitting coach at Texas Tech.
McGruder led the Big 12 in 10 statistical categories this season while batting .358, and is an All-Big 12 first team selection and a semifinalist for the Dick Howser trophy.