Notre Dame takes series with win on Sunday
CLEMSON, S.C. - Nick McCarty allowed just one unearned run on five hits in 6.0 innings pitched to lead Notre Dame to a 5-1 win over Clemson at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Fighting Irish, who won the series 2-1, improved to 14-4 overall and 3-3 in the ACC. The Tigers fell to 9-9 overall and 2-4 in ACC play.
McCarty (3-1) struck out just two batters against three walks and two hit-by-pitches, but did not allow a run in innings 2-7 after the Tigers’ leadoff batter reached base in four of those six frames. Tiger starter Zack ErwinZack Erwin
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Clemson scored the game’s first run in the first inning on Steven DuggarSteven Duggar
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The Tigers begin a five-game stretch of road games with a contest at Coastal Carolina on Tuesday at 6 p.m.