Wofford & Charleston Visit Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C. (CU SID) — The Tigers face Wofford and College of Charleston in midweek games. GAMES SETUP “¢ Who – Clemson (24-23) vs. Wofford (32-16) & College of Charleston (35-9) “¢ Rankings – CU – NR; WOF – NR; COC – No. 19 BA, No. 20 CB, No. 18 USA “¢ When – Tuesday (6 p.m.), Wednesday (6:30 p.m.) “¢ Where – Spartanburg, S.C. (Russell C. King Field), Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium) “¢ Watch – SoCon Digital Network (Tuesday), ESPN3 (Wednesday) “¢ TV Announcers – Marty Clary (Wednesday), Roy Philpott (Wednesday) “¢ Listen – TigerCast, Clemson Tiger Sports Network (Tuesday), WCCP (105.5 FM) (Wednesday) “¢ Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com “¢ Social Media – Twitter/Instagram (@ClemsonBaseball) “¢ Tickets – ClemsonTigers.com, 1-800-CLEMSON “¢ Promotion (Wednesday) – Purchase one adult-seat ticket and receive an additional reserved-seat ticket free of charge. SERIES HISTORY (WOFFORD) “¢ Overall Record – Clemson leads 78-23-1 (1898-2015) “¢ Record at Wofford – Clemson leads 34-14 (1898-2004) SERIES HISTORY (COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON) “¢ Overall Record – Clemson leads 23-1 (1899-2012) “¢ Record at Clemson – Clemson leads 16-1 (1899-2012) STARTING PITCHERS “¢ Tuesday – RHP Brody Koerner (CU) vs. RHP Connell Anderson (WOF) “¢ Wednesday – TBA (COC) vs. TBA (CU) CLEMSON OVERVIEW “¢ Clemson lost two of three home games against No. 3 Louisville from Saturday to Monday despite outscoring the Cardinals 17-15 in the series. “¢ The Tigers are averaging 6.0 runs per game and hitting .279 with a .369 on-base percentage and 45 steals. “¢ The pitching staff has a 3.69 ERA, .252 opponents‘ batting average and 2.44 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .963. WOFFORD OVERVIEW “¢ Wofford is led by eighth-year head coach Todd Interdonato. “¢ The Terriers won two of three home games against UNC Greensboro. They are hitting .299 and have a 4.59 ERA and .968 fielding percentage. “¢ Matt Ramsay is hitting a team-high .374 with 11 of Wofford‘s 113 steals. James Plaisted is batting .349 with seven homers and 37 RBIs. COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON OVERVIEW “¢ College of Charleston is led by seventh-year head coach Monte Lee. “¢ The Cougars swept William & Mary on the road last weekend. They are hitting .316 and have a 3.34 ERA and .964 fielding percentage. “¢ Blake Butler is hitting a team-high .356 with eight homers and 46 RBIs to lead the Cougars, who have won eight games in a row. QUICK HITS “¢ The Tigers beat Wofford 11-5 on Feb. 25, 2015 at Clemson. Reed Rohlman went 4-for-4 with four runs. “¢ The Tigers beat the Terriers 6-0 in their last meeting at Wofford on March 10, 2004. It is the only meeting at Wofford since April 19, 1977. “¢ Clemson won the first 23 games of the series against College of Charleston before the Cougars‘ 4-2 win in the series finale on May 7, 2012. LAST BUT NOT LEAST “¢ Eight Tigers have had at least one plate appearance as the No. 9 batter in the order in 2015. “¢ Those eight players have combined to hit .297, fourth-highest among all spots in the batting order, with a team-high 11 steals. “¢ Tyler Slaton is 6-for-10 (.600) with a .692 on-base percentage in three games in the nine-hole. “¢ Eli White, who has been the leadoff batter during the second half of the season, is hitting .319 in the nine-hole.

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