Tigers Go For 5 In A Row Wednesday

CLEMSON, S.C. (CU SID) — The Tigers face High Point for the first time since 2008 on Wednesday night at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. GAME SETUP “¢ Who – High Point (25-18) vs. Clemson (29-19) “¢ Rankings – HPU – NR; CU – No. 24 USA “¢ When – Wednesday (6:30 p.m.) “¢ Where – Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium) “¢ Watch – TigerCast “¢ Listen – TigerCast, WCCP (105.5 FM) “¢ Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com “¢ Social Media – Twitter/Instagram (@ClemsonBaseball) “¢ Tickets – ClemsonTigers.com, 1-800-CLEMSON “¢ Promotion – Get a Family Four Pack of tickets (two adults, two youth) for only $20 at ClemsonTigers.com or at the gate. SERIES HISTORY “¢ Overall Record – Clemson leads 9-0 (1976-08) “¢ Record at Clemson – Clemson leads 8-0 (1976-08) STARTING PITCHERS “¢ LHP Jon Carlson (HPU) vs. RHP Clate Schmidt (CU) CLEMSON OVERVIEW “¢ Clemson defeated UNLV twice in two games from Sunday to Monday. “¢ The Tigers are averaging 5.9 runs per game and hitting .284 with a .359 on-base percentage and 77 stolen bases. “¢ The pitching staff has a 3.80 ERA, .238 opponents‘ batting average and 1.97 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .964. HIGH POINT OVERVIEW “¢ High Point is led by sixth-year Head Coach Craig Cozart. “¢ The Panthers won one of three games against Radford last weekend. They are hitting .282 and have a 3.52 ERA and .971 fielding percentage. “¢ Spencer Angelis is hitting a team-high .382 with 12 doubles, one triple, two homers, 32 RBIs and a .455 on-base percentage. QUICK HITS “¢ Clemson is 24-5 when outhitting its opponent and 3-12 when getting outhit. “¢ Clemson is 19-2 when scoring six runs or more and 10-17 when scoring five runs or less. “¢ Tyler Krieger leads the team with a .393 batting average in non-conference games. FIRST INNING “¢ Clemson has scored 43 runs in the first inning, the most by the Tigers in any inning. “¢ The Tigers have allowed only 18 runs in the first inning, their fewest allowed in an inning. “¢ Clemson‘s .344 batting average in the first inning is best in an inning by 50 points (.294 in the fourth inning). “¢ The Tigers have a .446 on-base percentage in the first inning, best in an inning by 82 points (.364 in the eighth inning). “¢ Leadoff batter Tyler Slaton is hitting .421 with a .542 on-base percentage and 12 runs in the first inning. “¢ Clemson‘s 2.62 ERA in the first inning is tied for the best with the second inning (also a 2.62 ERA). “¢ The Tigers‘ .201 opponents‘ batting average in the first inning is the best of any inning.

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