CLEMSON BASEBALL

Billy Barlow continues in the midweek role for the Tigers, looking to improve on a 4-1 record.
Billy Barlow continues in the midweek role for the Tigers, looking to improve on a 4-1 record.

No. 4 Clemson at No. 17 Georgia: Gametime, TV and pitching matchup


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CLEMSON, S.C. - No. 4 Clemson travels to Athens to take on No. 17 Georgia in the only regular-season matchup.

GAME SETUP

• Who - Clemson (32-7) vs. Georgia (29-10)

• Best Ranking - CU - No. 4 Baseball America, NCBWA, Perfect Game, USA Today; UGA - No. 17 USA Today

• When - Tuesday (7 p.m.)

• Where - Athens, Ga. (Foley Field)

• Watch - ESPNU

• Video Announcers - Sam Ravech, Todd Walker

• Listen (Radio) - Clemson Athletic Network (locally on WCCP (105.5 FM))

• Listen (Internet) - ClemsonTigers.com

• Live Stats - ClemsonTigers.com

• Social Media - ClemsonBaseball

SERIES HISTORY

• Overall Record - Georgia leads 129-111-2 (1900-2023)

• Record at Georgia - Georgia leads 72-50 (1900-2023)

STARTING PITCHERS

• RHP Billy Barlow (CU: 4-1, 4.64 ERA) vs. RHP Zach Harris (UGA: 3-0, 9.49)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW

• Clemson, which has a 7-2 road record, won two of three home games over Pittsburgh last weekend.

• The Tigers are averaging 7.8 runs per game and hitting .288 with a .501 slugging percentage, .400 on-base percentage and 39 steals.

• The pitching staff has a 3.91 ERA, .227 opponents’ batting average and 2.63 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .968.

GEORGIA OVERVIEW

• Georgia, which has a 24-3 home record and is averaging 9.5 runs per game, is led by first-year Head Coach Wes Johnson.

• The Bulldogs won two of three home games over Ole Miss last weekend. They are hitting .318 and have a 5.23 ERA and .973 fielding percentage.

• Charlie Condon is hitting .483 with 26 homers, Corey Collins is batting .378 with 12 homers and Brian Zeldin has a team-high five saves.

QUICK HITS

• Clemson and Georgia played two regular-season games every year from 1998 to 2023.

• The Tiger pitching staff has a 3.28 strikeout-to-walk ratio in ACC games.

• Clemson's bullpen has a 20-3 record, 11 saves, a 4.06 ERA, .207 opponents' batting average and 181 strikeouts in 168.1 innings pitched.

TAYLOR GETTING ON BASE

• Junior outfielder Will Taylor [Editor's note: who is currently out for a wrist injury] has shown his ability to get on base during his career.

• He is hitting .230 with seven homers, a triple, two doubles, 19 RBIs, 28 runs and six steals in 32 games in 2024.

• He has a .465 on-base percentage thanks to 33 walks and 11 hit-by-pitches.

• He is riding a 26-game on-base streak.

• He is hitting .308 with a .561 on-base percentage with runners in scoring position.

• He is 3-for-5 with seven RBIs with the bases loaded.

• He went 3-for-3 with a Clemson-record-tying three homers and four runs against USC Upstate on Feb. 27.

• He became the 16th Tiger in history to hit three home runs in a game.

• He joined Blake Wright and Jimmy Obertop as the first Tiger trio in history with a three-homer game in one year.

• He suffered an injury against NC State on April 14 that will force him out of action until the postseason.

• In his career, he is hitting .313 with 18 doubles, three triples, 13 homers, 69 RBIs, 109 runs and 18 steals in 107 games (105 starts).

• He has a .470 on-base percentage in his career.

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