The Texas Tech Red Raider Baseball team will open up their 2011 season this weekend with play in the Red Raider Classic at Dan Law Field. The Red Raiders will play four games over the weekend starting tonight at 6 with Western Michigan.

The 2011Red Raider baseball team has 12 returning lettermen to this year’s squad that went 28-29 last season under the second year of head coach Dan Spencer. One of the returning starters for the Red Raiders will be Sophomore Barrett

Barnes who has received double digit preseason awards this year. Barnes, and a few other players on the team, has received Big 12 recognition.

The Red Raider baseball team will play a total of four games this weekend in the Red Raider Classic. The season opener is set for tonight at 6 from Dan Law Field. Tech will then play two games on Saturday in doubleheader action. The Red Raiders will play Northwestern on Saturday at 2:30 and will turn around and play Utah Valley at 6:00. Texas Tech will wrap up play in the Red Raider Classic on Sunday with Northwestern again at 1:30.

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