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B I O

Switch-hitter who has good speed ... started the first 101 games of his career at shortstop before suffering a shoulder injury that forced him to miss a game on April 22, 2014 ... a career .297 hitter with a .379 on-base percentage in 119 games (119 starts) over two seasons ... has 28 doubles, one triple, two homers, 59 RBIs, 77 runs, 53 walks, seven hit-by-pitches and 28 steals.
2014: Brooks Wallace Shortstop-of-the-Year Award Watch List member ... Second-Team All-ACC selection ... All-ACC Academic selection ... ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... hit .338 with 49 runs, 18 doubles, two homers, 32 RBIs, a .410 on-base percentage, 25 walks against only 24 strikeouts, three hit-by-pitches and 19 steals in 57 games (57 starts, including 40 at shortstop and 17 as the DH) ... fifth in the ACC in batting average, tied for fifth in runs, tied for fifth in doubles, tied for sixth in steals and tied for eighth in hits (74) ... led or tied for the team lead in batting average, runs, hits, doubles, on-base percentage and sacrifice bunts (6) ... had a 16-game hitting streak, which included the last game of 2013 and the first 15 games of 2014 ... reached base safely in 21 consecutive games from April to May ... went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a steal against Eastern Michigan on Feb. 15; was 5-for-11 with four runs and three steals in the series ... went 3-for-5 with an RBI against Maine on Feb. 22; was 5-for-9 with three walks and three runs in the series ... hit a three-run double at No. 3 South Carolina on Feb. 28 ... went 3-for-6 with a double, RBI and two runs at Western Carolina on March 4 ... went 2-for-5 with his first career homer, two RBIs and two runs in the second game of a doubleheader at Wake Forest on March 15 ... went 2-for-4 with two doubles, three RBIs, a run and walk against No. 1 Florida State on March 21 ... went 2-for-6 with a double, RBI and three runs at Georgia on March 25 ... went 2-for-5 with two RBIs and a run at No. 2 Virginia on April 12 ... went 4-for-5 with two runs and a steal against Coastal Carolina on April 15 ... went 3-for-5 with a double, run and steal at Pittsburgh on April 18 ... went 2-for-3 with two doubles and a run at Pittsburgh on April 20; was 6-for-12 with three doubles and three runs in the series ... went 3-for-4 with a homer, two RBIs, two runs and a steal against Boston College on May 15 ... went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBIs, two walks and two steals against Duke in the ACC Tournament on May 21 ... went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two runs against Xavier in the Nashville Regional on May 31 ... No. 54 sophomore in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game ... No. 9 ACC prospect for the 2015 draft in the preseason by Perfect Game ... No. 10 ACC prospect for the 2015 draft in the preseason by Baseball America.

2013: Hit .257 with 28 runs, 10 doubles, one triple, 27 RBIs, a .349 on-base percentage, 28 walks, four hit-by-pitches and nine steals in 62 games (62 starts at shortstop) ... had a .958 fielding percentage ... did not commit an error in the last nine games and committed only one error in the last 17 games ... one of three Tigers to start every game ... hit .310 with runners in scoring position ... had a team-high six sacrifice bunts ... had 14 multiple-hit games ... had a team-high two walkoff hits, both singles ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI against No. 7 South Carolina at Greenville, S.C. on March 2 ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run against No. 12 Virginia on March 17 ... went 1-for-2 with a double, two RBIs and two runs against Morehead State on March 19 ... went 2-for-3 with a double and run against Morehead State on March 20; was 3-for-5 with two doubles, two RBIs and three runs in the midweek series ... went 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run at No. 1 North Carolina on April 1 ... went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, a run, walk and steal at Western Carolina on April 9 ... went 4-for-5 with a triple, one RBI, one run and a steal against Presbyterian College on April 10; led off the eighth inning with a triple on a 1-2 pitch and scored the tying run on a wild pitch, then hit a walkoff single on an 0-2 pitch with two outs in the ninth inning ... had the game’s only RBI when he hit a run-scoring single with two outs in the fifth inning in Clemson’s 1-0 victory against Wake Forest on April 13 ... went 3-for-3 with two RBIs, one run and two walks in the first game of a doubleheader against No. 19 Georgia Tech on April 26 ... went 2-for-5 with one walk and a walkoff single with two outs in the 11th inning in the second game of a doubleheader against No. 19 Georgia Tech on April 26 ... went 2-for-4 with one RBI, two runs and a walk against No. 19 Georgia Tech on April 27; was 7-for-12 (.583) with one double, four RBIs and four walks in the series ... went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and one run against Georgia Southern on May 12 ... No. 23 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game ... played for Santa Barbara in the California Collegiate League in the summer, where he hit .387 with two homers, two doubles, six RBIs and three steals in eight games.

Before Clemson: Drafted in the 35th round (No. 1,061 overall pick) by the Seattle Mariners ... East Coast Pro Showcase ... Area Code Games ... all-state selection by ESPN.com ... team offensive MVP ... lettered three times in baseball ... coached by Josh Bartlett at Northview High School.

Personal: Pronounced KREE-guhr ... his father, Bram, played baseball at Ithaca ... majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management ... born Tyler Bram Krieger on Jan. 16, 1994 in Laguna, Calif.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

S T A T S

Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2013....  .257  62-62   218   28   56  10   1   0   27   68  .312  28   4  30   5  .349   2   6   9-15    85 192  12  .958
2014....  .338  57-57   219   49   74  18   0   2   32   98  .447  25   3  24   4  .410   2   6  19-24    52  79  19  .873
TOTAL...  .297 119-119  437   77  130  28   1   2   59  166  .380  53   7  54   9  .379   4  12  28-39   137 271  31  .929

      

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