Oberste went 7 for 10 in OU’s two-game sweep of Oral Roberts earlier this week. It’s doubtful TCU is going to give Oberste much to hit today or over the weekend in the final two games of the series.
There’s a maturity required to handle being pitched around. You have to be ready if a pitcher makes a mistake and finds the fat part of the plate. However, an overaggressive approach will turn a hot hitter into a slumping one in the blink of an eye.
“He has to stay patient. In league play, it’s like a whole new stat sheet. I don’t want him to try to do too much,” Golloway said. ”If he doesn’t get the same pitches and he tries to hit at this pace, he could find himself getting into trouble. We’ll address it when it comes. We won’t worry about it until it happens.”
Perhaps, Oberste will get the same opportunities today he has all season. Odds are he won’t. Big 12 Conference play means all involved have to make adjustments.
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