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Switch-hitter who was the starting shortstop during the entire 2013 season.

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 multi-hit games ... had a team-high two walkoff hits, both singles ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI against #7 South Carolina at Greenville, SC on Mar. 2 ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run against #12 Virginia on Mar. 17 ... went 1-for-2 with a double, two RBIs, and two runs against Morehead State on Mar. 19 ... went 2-for-3 with a double and run against Morehead State on Mar. 20; he 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 #1 North Carolina on Apr. 1 ... went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, a run, walk, and steal at Western Carolina on Apr. 9 ... went 4-for-5 with a triple, one RBI, one run, and a steal against Presbyterian College on Apr. 10; he 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 Apr. 13 ... went 3-for-3 with two RBIs, one run, and two walks in the first game of a doubleheader against #19 Georgia Tech on Apr. 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 #19 Georgia Tech on Apr. 26 ... went 2-for-4 with one RBI, two runs, and a walk against #19 Georgia Tech on Apr. 27; he 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 ... #23 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game.

Before Clemson: Drafted in the 35th round (#1061 overall) by the Seattle Mariners in 2012 ... 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 Ithica ... majoring in community recreation, sport, & camp management ... born Tyler Bram Krieger on Jan. 16, 1994 in Laguna, CA.


*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
TOTAL... .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

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