Clemson Baseball Preview vs. COC


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CLEMSON, S.C. - The Tigers conclude the home-and-home season series with College Charleston at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Tuesday night.

GAME SETUP
• Who - College of Charleston (20-20) vs. Clemson (33-8)
• Rankings - COC - NR; CU - No. 6 BA, No. 5 CB, No. 3 USA
• When - Tuesday (6:30 p.m.)
• Where - Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)
• Watch - ACC Network Extra
• Listen - TigerCast, WCCP (105.5 FM)
• Live Stats - ClemsonTigers.com
• Social Media - ClemsonBaseball
• Tickets - ClemsonTigers.com, 1-800-CLEMSON
• Promotion - $1 Hot Dog Night
• Promotion - Two on Tuesday - Fans can buy one regular-price ticket and get one of equal value for free.

SERIES HISTORY
• Overall Record - Clemson leads 26-2 (1899-2017)
• Record at Clemson - Clemson leads 18-2 (1899-2016)

STARTING PITCHERS
• RHP Tucker White (COC) vs. RHP Tyler Jackson (CU)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW
• Clemson won two of three home games against No. 17 Wake Forest last weekend.
• The Tigers are averaging 6.6 runs per game and hitting .285 with a .390 on-base percentage and 40 steals.
• The pitching staff has a 3.09 ERA, .245 opponents’ batting average and 3.96 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .968.

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON OVERVIEW
• College of Charleston is led by second-year head coach Matt Heath, who served as the pitching coach there under head coach Monte Lee.
• The Cougars swept Towson at home in three games last weekend. They are hitting .285 and have a 5.42 ERA and .973 fielding percentage.
• Tommy Richter is hitting .389, Luke Manzo is batting .347 and Logan McRae is hitting .333 with 12 homers and 48 RBIs.

QUICK HITS
• Clemson, Louisville and North Carolina have clinched spots in the 12-team ACC Tournament at Louisville, Ky., from May 23-28.
• Tiger head coach Monte Lee served as head coach (2009-15) at College of Charleston after lettering four years (1996-99) for the Cougars.
• Clemson defeated College of Charleston 8-4 in Mount Pleasant on March 21 behind four home runs, including two by Chris Williams.

ANDREWS PITCHING IN SIXTH SEASON
• Graduate righthander Patrick Andrews is in his sixth season in the Tiger program.
• He has made 81 career appearances, tied for seventh in Tiger history, and 80 career relief appearances, third in Clemson history.
• In 2017, he is 0-0 with a save, 2.87 ERA and 16 strikeouts against two walks in 15.2 innings pitched over 13 relief appearances.
• He is holding opponents to 3-for-21 (.143) with runners in scoring position in 2017.
• In his career, he has three saves, a 3.65 ERA, .251 opponents’ batting average and 93 strikeouts against 37 walks in 111.0 innings pitched.

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