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Clemson Heads To Louisville

CLEMSON, S.C. (CAC) — The Tigers travel to Louisville for the first time to face the Cardinals in an ACC Atlantic Division showdown.   SERIES SETUP • Who – Clemson (24-9, 8-7 ACC) vs. Louisville (26-7, 10-5 ACC) • Rankings – CU – No. 23 CB, No. 18 USA; LOU – No. 11 BA, No. 6 CB, No. 7 USA • When –…

Nationals Look Great, Braves Drop To 0-8

WASHINGTON — Tanner Roark’s second start of the season came a little earlier than he expected. He was ready. Roark pitched seven innings, Stephen Drew and Jayson Werth homered in the fourth and the Washington Nationals defeated the winless Atlanta Braves 3-0 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight victory. Roark, who moved up a day when scheduled starter Stephen…

Tar Heels Hammer Gamecocks 15-0

CHARLOTTE (USC SID) — Sophomore right-hander Hunter Williams pitched 6.1 scoreless innings and 13th ranked North Carolina belted out 11 hits on the way to a 15-0 victory over second ranked South Carolina on Wednesday night at BB&T Ballpark.  The Gamecocks are now 28-6 on the year with North Carolina 24-9 for the season. Williams scattered six hits and walked…

Greenville To Host Benedict-Claflin HBCU Classic Game

GREENVILLE, S.C. (BC SID) — On Friday, the Greenville Drive and Michelin will team up to honor the storied legacy of Jackie Robinson, who broke baseball’s color barrier, and to celebrate the importance and value of diversity, by hosting the HBCU Classic at Fluor Field. Two of South Carolina’s historically black colleges and universities will take part in the contest, as…

Fireflies Strike Out Season-High 14, Get Sweep In Rome

ROME, GA (Fireflies) — Dominant pitching was the reason behind Columbia’s three-game sweep of Rome at State Mutual Stadium, especially on Wednesday, as the Fireflies took down the Braves, 3-2. Starter Chase Ingram (W, 1-0) and relievers Craig Missigman and Alex Palsha (S, 1) struck out a season-high 14 batters. Twice before this season, the Fireflies fanned 13 hitters in one game. Columbia…

Fireflies Sweep Doubleheader In Rome

ROME, GA (Fireflies) — Timely hitting was key for the Fireflies on Tuesday at State Mutual Stadium in Rome, Georgia — Columbia swept both games of the doubleheader, winning 3-1 in game one and 3-2 in the nightcap. The second game featured a seventh inning comeback. Starter Tyler Badamo (W, 1-0) tossed a gem in the first game, going six…

Tigers Host Western Carolina

CLEMSON, S.C. (CAC) — The Tigers conclude their home-and-home series with Western Carolina at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.   GAME SETUP • Who – Western Carolina (17-13) vs. Clemson (23-9) • Rankings – WCU – NR; CU – No. 23 CB, No. 18 USA • When – Tuesday (6:30 p.m.) • Where – Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium) • Watch – TigerCast…